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Murder in the Sky: Flight MH17 – Channel 4 Dispatches

Murder in the Sky: Flight MH17 – Channel 4 Dispatches

SUMMARY On Thursday July 16, a flight full of tourists, travellers and families took off from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on its way to Malaysia. Four hours later, the Boeing 777 crashed in war-torn eastern Ukraine. Although it is still not clear why the plane came down, both sides in the country’s civil conflict have accused

EXCLUSIVE – A bitter rivalry with Amelia Earhart, a mixed-race marriage and a ban from flying because of her menstrual cycle: The incredible and utterly tragic story of ‘Lady Icarus’ – the first person to fly solo across Africa

EXCLUSIVE – A bitter rivalry with Amelia Earhart, a mixed-race marriage and a ban from flying because of her menstrual cycle: The incredible and utterly tragic story of ‘Lady Icarus’ – the first person to fly solo across Africa

Lady Mary Heath was feted as hero after flying the length of Africa in 1928 But 11 years later she died falling from London tram, an alcoholic She was banned from being commercial pilot because she was a woman  Her third husband, a Trinidadian jockey, was called ‘little n*****’ by society Feat eclipsed by Amelia

Superyachts on steroids: Sales of ‘floating palaces’ DOUBLE to £2.4 billion a year… and here are the top 15 at the crest of the wave

Superyachts on steroids: Sales of ‘floating palaces’ DOUBLE to £2.4 billion a year… and here are the top 15 at the crest of the wave

Business tycoons, princes and movie moguls rule the waves in this sumptuous set of spectacular sea cruisers The luxury boats have their own basketball courts, wine cellars, cinemas, helicopters, submarines and discos Sales of superyachts have more than doubled in five years – up from 194 in 2010 to 412 at the end of 2014  Boom mirrors

Four decades of glory ruined by a white lie

John Browne had turned sleepy BP into a global player worth £100bn, picking up a peerage on the way. Then his male ex-lover threatened a tabloid expose, causing him to make a puzzling misjudgment that has cost him his reputation Lord Browne of Madingley, lover of cigars and good conversation, was enjoying his winter holiday

Residents ready to fight mega-basement plans beneath two Chelsea mansion blocks

Residents ready to fight mega-basement plans beneath two Chelsea mansion blocks

Residents of one of London’s most exclusive addresses fear their lives will be ruined by the noise and disruption of a proposed mega-basement extension. A company founded by the billionaire prime minister of Lebanon Najib Mikati wants to dig out a two-level subterranean extension for a 50ft pool, cinema, wine cellar, and staff quarters below

Max Mosley-funded press regulator Impress arbitrates £2.5k libel payout by website Byline which he has shares in

Max Mosley-funded press regulator Impress arbitrates £2.5k libel payout by website Byline which he has shares in

When Max Mosley began his campaign for tighter controls on the press he could not have foreseen that the press regulator he funds would end up fining a publisher which he has shares in. But this was what happened yesterday when the arbitration service used by regulator Impress ordered Byline Media to pay freelance journalist Dennis Rice

Website linked to Max Mosley penalised by his regulator

Website linked to Max Mosley penalised by his regulator

A press regulator funded by Max Mosley has made its first damages award, demanding that £2,500 be paid by a media company in which the former Formula One boss is a shareholder. Impress is a press regulator whose £3.8 million in funding comes largely from Mr Mosley’s family charity and operates as a rival to

Undercover probe reveals the ‘buckets of money’ made from speed cameras

Britain’s booming speed camera network is at the center of a giant ‘scam’ aimed at making ‘buckets of money’ for the Government, the boss of a leading supplier of the devices has admitted. Watch our undercover report on the great speed camera scam here The sensational confession was made by the chief executive of Tele-Traffic,

Deliver us from courier firms and their excuses for missing parcels

Deliver us from courier firms and their excuses for missing parcels

One of Britain’s biggest parcel firms has been caught doing what infuriated customers have long suspected – falsely claiming that a courier had attempted a delivery. MyHermes customer Dennis Rice had sent two phones to a repair shop in London and staff there were adamant that no courier came. But when Mr Rice checked his

News of the world ‘Hacked rivals to steal stories’

A leading tabloid journalist has joined those suing the News of the World for allegedly hacking into voicemail, reviving claims that the Murdoch paper has been spying on its rivals in order to steal their stories. According to the High Court registry, Fleet Street veteran Dennis Rice has issued proceedings against the News of the

2013 Phone-hacking trial reports Nov/Dec

Date at the top of each story is the date of the hearing. Reports were written for the following day’s paper. Hence use of ‘yesterday’ in some of them. October 30 2013 Three former news editors from the News of the World have pleaded guilty to plotting to hack mobile phones during a six-year period

Hague ‘lobbied’ for Tory donor

AN OIL executive and Tory party donor was given access to restricted Foreign and Commonwealth Office ministerial correspondence during a diplomatic campaign to help his company avoid paying a £210m tax bill in Africa, it was claimed last week. Aidan Heavey, chief executive of Tullow Oil, who has donated more than £50,000 to the Conservatives,

Phone Hacking Trial: Hundreds of hacking calls made from ‘private wire’ inside NI HQ, jury told – Martin Hickman

Day 24: Hundreds of hacking calls were made from a “private wire” inside News International’s headquarters, the Old Bailey heard today. Among those whose voicemails were accessed from the “generic” phone link at Wapping in east London were Katie Price, Tessa Jowell, celebrity PR advisor Alan Edwards and three Mail on Sunday journalists – Sebastian

Lloyds boss quits over mil­lions chan­nelled to firms run by friends

Lloyds boss quits over mil­lions chan­nelled to firms run by friends

A SE­NIOR banker at bailed-out Lloyds TSB has quit fol­low­ing claims that mil­lions of pounds was chan­nelled to com­pa­nies set up by a pair of young In­dian men he be­friended. An­drew Tay­lor, 46, re­signed cit­ing ‘ill health’ as au­di­tors were sent in to probe the ac­counts of a firm con­trolled by the two col­leagues. The

£10m: The p­rice­ of a life ­to Browne’s BP

£10m: The p­rice­ of a life ­to Browne’s BP

IN THE in­ter­na­tional oil busi­ness, ev­ery­thing has a price – even hu­man life. Lord Browne told his lover that BP had coldly cal­cu­lated the value at £10 mil­lion: that was how much the com­pany…

Nine nominations for The Mail on Sunday in prestigious awards

Nine nominations for The Mail on Sunday in prestigious awards

Shortlisted: Mail on Sunday exclusives that have been nominated for British Press Awards LIVE and You, The Mail on Sunday’s unique his-and-hers magazines, have both been nominated in this year’s British Press Awards. The pair are on a shortlist of six in the Supplement of the Year category. In a total of nine nominations, the

Dennis Rice and Peter Jukes – a correction

Dennis Rice and Peter Jukes – a correction

Press Gazette yesterday published an extract from a book by Peter Jukes, Beyond Contempt, which referenced freelance journalist Dennis Rice. It quoted a Tweet from Rice to Jukes which read:  “So I am now going to write a blog about @peterjukes and his family – so he can enjoy a taste of his own medicine.” The