Bacteria killed British couple at Egypt hotel | UK | News

Egyptian officials initially said their deaths were caused by respiratory and heart failure, which they branded “normal for an old English man and his wife”.  But daughter Kelly Ormerod, 40, claimed her parents, from Burnley, were “fit and healthy” and has demanded a full investigation.  Egypt’s prosecutor-general Nabil Sadek said tests showed Mr Cooper suffered acute intestinal dysentery caused by E.coli.  His wife had hemolytic-uremic syndrome, also likely to have been due to the bacteria.  He added that there was nothing suspicious in the hotel’s air and water. It is…

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Scotland news: SNP minister accused of ‘rewriting history’ over blog scandal | UK | News

But the Aberdeenshire East MSP was dropped before she could be confirmed by parliament after a blog mocking black, Jewish and transgender people emerged.  Ms Martin previously apologised and said she deeply regretted the remarks, describing her language as “inappropriate and offensive”. But in a newspaper interview with, Ms Martin suggested the outcry over her comments was “done to score political points”. Despite losing her government job, she has now been appointed convener of Holyrood’s environment, climate change and land reform committee. Ms Martin told The Press and Journal she…

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Alex Salmond condemned as ‘Russian PROPAGANDA TOOL’ for appearing on RT show | UK | News

Former First Mr Salmond has come under mounting pressure to axe The Alex Salmond Show on RT after Russian military intelligence officers were named in the Salisbury poisoning investigation. At Prime Minister’s Questions, Mr Lamont said: “Given what we know about the Russian State’s involvement in the Salisbury poisoning, does the Prime Minister think it appropriate that parliamentarians both current and former should appear on Russian state television?” She replied: “I’m sure we all have doubts about the objectivity of the reporting on Russia Today (RT), which does remain a…

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Gleneagles raiders face jail – and how they were caught | UK | News

Gleneagles Hotel where they carried out one of their raids (Image: uns Edinburgh ) Jurors during the 12-day-long trial were told that the third man said to have been involved has yet to be apprehended. Witnesses told the High Court in Edinburgh that they initially thought they were witnessing a “terrorist attack” when the gang struck in June of last year. During the robbery, Fleming threatened two employees at the five-star resort in Perthshire with a gun, a machete and hammers. The gang escaped with 50 of the 51 watches…

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Homeless man COVERED in red paint in horrific attack by thugs | UK | News

The short recording shows the unfortunate man sitting against a wall at the back of The Shed pub in Normanby, Middlesbrough. He is covered in red spray paint and a man can be heard saying: “This is how we deal with the beggars on the street.” He then adds: “He’s not even a beggar.” Cleveland Police confirmed they were aware of the video, which was said to have been uploaded on Facebook over the weekend. It reportedly had to be taken down after provoking widespread outrage. The homeless man subsequently…

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