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Arrogant doctors and a sinister abuse of State power, from a father who's spent 20 years fighting to get the best of care for his daughter

dailymail.co.uk — By Ian Birrell for the Daily Mail Ashya King's parents are not murderers, terrorists or vicious thieves. They are just a couple from Hampshire who are determined to do the best for their dreadfully-sick son who lies under police guard in a foreign hospital bed, torn from his family.
Sep 02, 2014

Must read MT @ianbirrell Arrogant doctors, a desperate couple & sinister abuse of State power? My piece on Ashya King dailym.ai/1x2S83M

Sep 02, 2014

Arrogant doctors, a desperate couple & a sinister abuse of State power? My piece in today's Mail on Ashya King case dailym.ai/1x2S83M

The private school jihadist: As PM unveils new terror crackdown, a Scots girl incites bloody massacre on British streets

dailymail.co.uk — Glasgow-born Aqsa Mahmood, 20, was educated at top private school She left university last year to fight in Syria, now married and living there Tweets Islamic State propaganda praising 'brothers from Woolwich' In June she wrote: 'If you cannot make it to battlefield, bring it to yourself' Police and security services have confirmed they are aware of Mahmood By Khaleda Rahman For The Daily Mail and Victoria Allen This is the Scottish private schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join Islamic fighters - and is calling on Muslims to carry out a bloody atrocity on British streets.
Sep 02, 2014

Private schools don't just provide journalists, politicians, doctors & lawyers - at least one jihadist too! goo.gl/7SdbUV

As comedienne Joan Rivers, 81, is on life-support after a stroke... Queen of the one-liners who aims her most vicious gags at herself

dailymail.co.uk — By Guy Adams for the Daily Mail Last Wednesday, during an hour-long stand-up show at the Laurie Beechman Theater in New York, Joan Rivers told one of her favourite jokes. 'I'm 81,' it went. 'I could go at any moment. I could fall over right here, on stage.

Five geckos launched into space as part of experiment into sex at zero gravity die during their mission

dailymail.co.uk — One male and four female lizards blasted into space by Russian scientists They wanted to see effect of zero gravity on the creatures' sexual behaviour But after the satellite landed yesterday, it was revealed they had died in orbit It is thought the lizards - the latest animals to die in space - may have frozen By Richard Spillett for MailOnline Five geckos sent into space in an experiment to see the effects of weightlessness on sexual behaviour have all died.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @MailOnline: Geckos launched into space for experiment into sex at zero gravity die during mission dailym.ai/1lFDR8l

Hospital managers 'demanded cleaners shower them with gifts including cash, jewellery and cigarettes in return for time off'

dailymail.co.uk — Managers allegedly asked non-white employees to hand over gifts, 60 workers claim in employment tribunal Carillion, who employed the catering and cleaning staff, said there had been incidents of gift giving for favours Private contractor Carillion strongly denies claim of racial discrimination By Anna Edwards Indian workers were forced to give their managers gifts of perfume and a duvet so they could be allowed take holiday, it was claimed today.

David Cameron's crackdown on jihadis in chaos after Nick Clegg refuses to fall in line

dailymail.co.uk — David Cameron vowed to implement law to ground British jihadis But many Liberal Democrats fiercely opposed motion in cross-party talks Also confusion over practicality of PM's plan to relocate terrorists By James Slack, Ian Drury And Jason Groves For The Daily Mail A crackdown to prevent British jihadis fighting in Iraq and Syria from bringing bloodshed to Britain's streets was in disarray last night.
Sep 01, 2014

RT @TomJHarper: Now clear these new security measures Cameron shot his bolt on last Fri was attempt 2 knock Carswell off front pages dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…

Sep 01, 2014

Now clear these new security measures Cameron shot his bolt on last Fri was attempt 2 knock Carswell off front pages dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…

Three fundraisers and a wedding: President Obama and first family attend White House assistant chef's nuptials on a busy Labor Day weekend

dailymail.co.uk — Dressed in all black, the Obamas jetted off to Westchester, New York, to celebrate the wedding of chef Sam Kass and MSNBC host Alex Wagner The ceremony and reception are being held at farm-to-table restaurant in Blue Hill at Stone Barns The president took part Friday in three fundraisers in

'You are not up to this job': Parents of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action call for President Obama's resignation

dailymail.co.uk — Billy and Karen Vaughn lost their only-son Aaron Carson Vaughn in 2011 The SEAL Team Six member was one of 33 killed when a Chinook helicopter was gunned down in Afghanistan On Monday, the Vaughns wrote a letter condemning President Barack Obama's actions following the release of the video depicting

One bedroom property for sale at £120k pictured with PIG asleep in living room

dailymail.co.uk — One of the publicity pictures featured a pig snoozing in the living room Another photo of the property features a cat perched on top of the oven By Stephanie Linning for MailOnline Buyers might be reluctant to describe a potential new home as a pigsty - but in this case the comment would be justified.

One's getting so fed up of selfies! Queen admits she finds fans taking photos on their mobiles 'strange' (but does that include Harry photobombing?)

dailymail.co.uk — Sovereign shared feelings with US Ambassador to the UK Matthew Barzun The 43-year-old diplomat was invited to Buckingham Palace last year Recalled her saying she finds it 'strange' that crowds hold up their phones By Rebecca English for the Daily Mail She was captured 'photo-bombing' two Commonwealth Games athletes over the summer and has even posed for her first 'selfie'.
Sep 02, 2014

Much like Kate Bush, the Queen hates being snapped on folks' phones dailym.ai/1x2IyxQ via @MailOnline

Fourfold rise in sales of super vacuums before new EU regulations

dailymail.co.uk — Shoppers made feelings clear about ban on models of more than 1,600 watts Many have been stockpiling two or more models to beat the regulation New EU directive is intended to reduce energy use, but has infuriated public Online electrical retailer ao.com said sales had soared by 380 per cent By Andrew Levy for the Daily Mail The stampede to buy powerful vacuum cleaners intensified yesterday as retailers reported a fourfold surge in sales.
Sep 02, 2014

People really want to make sure they get their Henry Hoover. There's been a fourfold surge in "super vacuum" sales dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…

Nordic diet volunteers lost three times as much weight as others

dailymail.co.uk — Emphasis is on fresh vegetables and fruit, fish, less meat and more game The key to the diet is only eating foods in season All participants encouraged to eat until they were satisfied, paying some attention to portion size, but never counting calories By Jenny Hope, Daily Mail Medical Correspondent Forget the Mediterranean diet, the latest in healthy eating is the Nordic diet.
Sep 02, 2014

Forget the Mediterranean diet... go Nordic! Danish cuisine scores for weight loss dailym.ai/1oyQWeh via

David Cameron, Barack Obama and world leaders BANNED from Russian airport's duty free shop

dailymail.co.uk — A sign announcing the ban was photographed at Vladivostok Airport Thirteen world leaders or Ukrainian officials are named on the sign It was put up after the EU and US placed sanctions against Russia By Chris Kitching for MailOnline It appears Prime Minister David Cameron, US President Barack Obama and a few other political heavyweights will have to look elsewhere for discounted booze or oversized chocolate bars if they ever find themselves in the Russian city of Vladivostok.
Sep 02, 2014

David Cameron and other world leaders banned from Russian duty free at Vladivostok Airport. dailym.ai/1vGJ0QL pic.twitter.com/62Gq4LenAX

Sep 01, 2014

Japan PM Abe among world leaders banned from Russian duty-free shop over Ukraine sanctions dailym.ai/1oyd0FY via @travelmail