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UK NEWS: MAN JAILED FOR KILLING BNP ACTIVIST

An Asian man who killed his BNP activist neighbour in a dispute has been jailed for eight years. Habib Khan, 50, of Stoke-on-Trent, was convicted in May of the manslaughter of 52-year-old Keith Brown whom he stabbed with a kitchen knife last year. Mr Khan’s son, Kazir Saddique, was sentenced to a year in prison and a year on licence after admitting the unlawful wounding of Mr Brown’s son. Khan said that living next door to Mr Brown for five years had []

UK NEWS: QUADRUPLETS ACHIEVE TOP A-LEVEL EXAM GRADES

(Left to right) 18-year-old quadruplets Tobi, Tayo, Tolu, and Tosin, who are all members of the Oke family. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire A-level results are being hit by sibling inflation as the number of photogenic twins gaining top grades and places at the same university rose again for the 17th year in a row. And 2008 saw the usual twins being trumped by the appearance of the Oke quadruplets – Tolu, Tayo, Tobi and Tosin – who achieved A and B grades []

ANTIGUA TO INTRODUCE DEATH PENALTY AFTER THE MURDERS OF BRITISH HONEYMOON COUPLE

Antigua’s government will introduce the death penalty for crimes involving weapons in the wake of the murders of a British honeymoon couple. Catherine was killed and Ben Mullany died later in hospital in Swansea The new sentencing legislation will be introduced for anyone who uses a gun or knife in a crime which results in death or serious injury. The inquest into the fatal shootings of honeymoon couple Ben and Catherine Mullany has been opened and adjourned. Three forensics staff from the []

UK NEWS: TEENAGER SHOT DEAD IN CROSS FIRE

A teenager shot dead in a supermarket was an innocent bystander caught in crossfire, police have said. The 18-year-old was killed in the Costcutter store in Walworth, south-east London on Wednesday night. Officers said he was with family members when he was shot as two men tried to force their way past him while trying to get away from someone. About five men were then seen to leave the area on mopeds. A 19-year-old man has been arrested. The 18-year-old victim is []

UK NEWS: MC HARVEY ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED KNIFE THREAT TO GIRLFRIEND JAVINE HYLTON

Javine Hylton and Harvey Oh dear..oh dear! Trouble in paradise already? Awwww say it ain’t so!!! According to The Daily Mirror all isn’t well in the Javine and Harvey household……  MC Harvey was arrested for allegedly holding a knife to his girlfriend and threatening to kill her, it emerged last night. Singer Javine called police after a row with the So Solid Crew rapper, 29, during which she threw his clothes out of their home in Dollis Hill, London. Police said: “On July 30 a []

UK NEWS: FINGERS HORROR IN BENEFIT FRAUD CASE

Remi Fakorede A voodoo-obsessed mother who unveiled what she claimed was her baby daughter’s disembodied fingers during her trial has been convicted of a £1m benefit scam. Remi Fakorede, 46, offered the three digits as macabre proof of a curse which led to her bank accounts being hijacked during the five-year tax credit scam. The mother of six left at least one of the jurors in tears during her evidence when she pulled out the three fingers and police arrived to seize []

UK NEWS: FACEBOOK WATER FIGHT EVENT ENDS IN VIOLENCE

Girl sprays man during water fight organised on Face Book Man chases her   Then slaps her to the ground Photographs: The London Paper This is the shocking moment a water fight organised on the internet descended into chaos in Hyde Park. A teenage girl was chased and knocked to the ground by a thug who she upset during the mass water fight arranged on Facebook. The attack happened at around lunchtime yesterday near the Serpentine in front of horrified tourists. It []

UK NEWS: BOASTING KILLER JAILED FOR LIFE

Laura Milne was brutally murdered by Stuart Jack A man who boasted on a mobile phone video that he enjoyed murdering a teenager then cutting up and hiding her body has been jailed for life. Stuart Jack, 22, smiled as he spoke of killing charity worker Laura Milne, 19, and mutilating her body in Aberdeen. Jack admitted murdering Ms Milne at a Union Street flat last year. He was jailed for a minimum of 18 years. Debbie Buchan, 19, received nine years []

UK NEWS: PASTOR STANDS DOWN AFTER GETTING THE SISTER OF “BIG BROTHER” STAR PREGNANT

A pastor has stood down after a relationship with one of his congregation – Big Brother bully Alexandra de Gale’s sister – left her pregnant. Leon Richardson, of El-Shaddai Outreach Ministry, confessed to his West Croydon congregation that he had been seeing Donna de-Gale. Although the minister, who has three children from a previous failed marriage, has stood down he continues to attend church activities and was at a bible reading session this Tuesday. As a result around half a dozen church-goers []

UK NEWS: MAYOR’S £700K TO CUT YOUTH CRIME

Mayor Boris Johnson A £700,000 funding package has been announced by the mayor of London to help tackle knife and gun crime among young people. The money will fund projects which hope to steer youngsters away from violent crime, said Boris Johnson. The announcement follows a spate of high-profile deaths of young people in London. So far this year, 21 teenagers have been killed violently in London. The mayor said he hoped the money would raise aspirations among youths. The new funding []