Policeman, 49, ‘told woman she was ”too pretty” for her boyfriend’, tribunal hears 

Policeman, 49, accused of ‘trying it on’ with four domestic abuse victims ‘made up to 30 unannounced trips to one woman’s home and told her she was ”too pretty” for her boyfriend’, tribunal hears PC Colin Noble allegedly touched leg of a woman and asked to see her tattoos The 49-year-old is accused of ‘trying … Read more

Baby killed after his pram was struck by BMW died after suffering major trauma, inquest hears

A two-week-old baby boy who was killed after his pram was struck by a car died as a result of ‘major trauma’, an inquest heard today. Ciaran Leigh Morris was pinned to a wall by a BMW that mounted the pavement in Brownhills, West Midlands, at around 4pm on Easter Sunday. The newborn was rushed … Read more

Mother-of-three, 44, was mauled to death by her two American bulldogs, inquest hears

A mother-of-three died after she was attacked by two American bulldogs in her home following a ‘heated’ argument with her daughter, an inquest has heard.   Elayne Stanley, 44, suffered multiple dog bite injuries at her home in Widnes, Cheshire, on September 24 2019. An inquest at Parr Hall, Warrington, on Wednesday, heard the dogs had … Read more

Patient, 21, died because staff did not understand sickle cell disease, inquest hears 

Evan Smith, 21, was forced to call 999 from his temporary bed in a hospital corridor when he grew concerned about his oxygen levels A patient in sickle cell crisis who rang 999 from his hospital bed after being refused oxygen would not have died if medical staff had recognised his symptoms and offered a … Read more

Firearms police officer was caught spying on his ex-girlfriend, misconduct tribunal hears

A firearms officer was caught spying on his ex-girlfriend by ‘staking out’ her home and peering over her wall in an eight-month stalking campaign, a misconduct tribunal heard today.   Benjamin Robinson, 33, was caught lurking outside the home in full uniform and while carrying a police issue sidearm by his Humberside Police colleagues.    The armed officer had gone … Read more

Bankrupt oil tycoon once worth £125m was caught squatting in office, tribunal hears

A bankrupt oil tycoon once worth £125million charmed a struggling business by posing as an investor, only to have his mum pay a fraction of his funds and be caught living out of a sleeping bag in their office. Calum Melville, former Dundee FC director, used his ‘charm and charisma’ to lure in the luxury … Read more

Bankrupt oil tycoon once worth £125m was caught squatting in office, tribunal hears

A bankrupt oil tycoon once worth £125million charmed a struggling business by posing as an investor, only to have his mum pay a fraction of his funds and be caught living out of a sleeping bag in their office. Calum Melville, former Dundee FC director, used his ‘charm and charisma’ to lure in the luxury … Read more

Toddler suffocated after falling down gap behind his mother’s bed while watching TV, inquest hears

19-month-old toddler suffocated after falling down gap behind his mother’s bed while watching TV, inquest hears, as coroner rules death was ‘tragic accident’ L-Jay Leon Crossling Meads died at the family home in Grove Hill, Middlesbrough He fell down the side of his mother’s double bed before being rushed to hospital Pathologists ruled toddler died from … Read more

Council accused worker who lost family in Grenfell fire of ‘jumping on bandwagon’, tribunal hears

A council accused an employee of ‘jumping on the Grenfell bandwagon’ when she told them she suffered PTSD after losing five members of her family in the fire, a tribunal heard. Labibun Nessa, 42, launched a discrimination claim against her employers the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea after suffering PTSD, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. … Read more

Fire risk consultant who downplayed safety concerns invented his qualifications, inquiry hears 

‘Fake credentials’ of Grenfell assessor: Fire risk consultant who downplayed safety concerns invented his qualifications, inquiry hears Carl Stokes insisted the Grenfell tower block cladding compiled with regulations when the London Fire Brigade raised concerns just two months before the fire Inquiry heard he ‘invented’ a series of letters after his name on risk assessments … Read more