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Viking, the classic Danish bike at €43K

18 Apr 2014

  • Premium concept motorcycle unites two of Denmark’s most innovative industry names: Anders Kirk Johansen and Henrik Fisker
  • Viking Concept design study indicates possible future direction for bespoke Danish custom bike builder, Lauge Jensen
  • Viking Concept is the first motorcycle to be Euro IV compliant without compromising the character and soul of the V-twin engine
  • Signature Fisker design strengths applied to...
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VW Touareg debuts at the Auto China show in Beijing

17 Apr 2014

Volkswagen Touareg, larger photos below 

The redesigned Volkswagen Touareg has made its debut at the Auto China show in Beijing.  With a refreshed styling front and rear, new features and trims and greater efficiency, Volkswagen’s rugged yet refined premium SUV is more competitive than ever.

The front-end design of the Touareg features larger headlights (now bi-xenon as standard across...

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Juliette D'Souza to stand trial in London court

17 Apr 2014

Juliette D'Souza 

A woman from Hampstead is to stand trial on theft & fraud charges on 28th April.

The woman, who is described as a spiritual healer, is charged with fraudulently taking money from people to send to a Shaman (witch doctor) in the South American Amazon jungle ostensily for the purposes of healing.

Juliette D’Souza, 59, of Perrin’s...

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McLaren GT celebrate win at Monza

17 Apr 2014 

Celebrating McLaren's success; larger format HD race photos below  

The 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series got underway this weekend at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Italy, with McLaren GT present for the third consecutive year.

Customer teams ART Grand Prix and Boutsen-Ginion Racing both fielded a two car line-up with the 12C GT3, and showed early pace during...

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Fake carer stole £50K from Alzheimer's victim

16 Apr 2014

A man has been jailed after stealing over £50,000 from an elderly man he was caring for

Sean Mockler robbed elderly victim with dementia while pretending to look after him 

Sean Mockler, 47, of Gledhill Avenue, Ordsall in Manchester pleaded guilty to theft and was sentenced yesterday, Tuesday 15 April 2014, at Manchester Crown Court to two years six...

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Bentley's strut their stuff at Monza

16 Apr 2014

A Bentley Continental GT3 cornering on 2 wheels at Monza (with large high-definition photos)

Team M-Sport Bentley opened their 2014 racing account with a strong performance at the first race of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza, Italy. After three hours of racing in sunny and warm conditions at the famous circuit, the two Continental GT3s finished line astern in...

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Foreclosed Properties: UnionBank 216th auction of Luzon property 26th April 2014

16 Apr 2014

UnionBank of the Philippines will conduct another half-day Public Auction of real estate properties on Saturday 26 April in Pasig City 

UnionBank's latest auction for Luzon contains many condominiums - lists below with pictures of the properties 

Just bring PhP 20,000 show money (cash or manager's check) to qualify to bid for each property. The sale is on "as...

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Toyota invent app for rice farmers

15 Apr 2014

Toyota is using its wealth of knowledge about production control systems and process improvements to help rice farmers with a new IT tool to manage their workload 

Large-scale tests begin this month of the cloud-based system as part of a Japanese government-backed project to create advanced agricultural management models. These are needed to support the growing numbers of small-scale...

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Jensen name comes back from the dead

15 Apr 2014

One of the most loved British marques of all time has a new champion in the classic car restoration industry

Jensen Motors Ltd is now trading from its Oxfordshire premises.

The company may be new, but the team has over 30 years' experience in all aspects of restoration and rebuild.

Fully acquainted with Jensen-focused traditional techniques, machine presses, model range and history, Jensen Motors Ltd's...

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Nine charged in conspiracy to steal millions of dollars using “Zeus” malware

15 Apr 2014

Hacking gang stole millions from people's bank accounts by getting into thousands of computers 

Yuriy Konovalenko left, and Yevhen Kulibaba, both Ukrainians were extradited from Britain to stand trial in the "Zeus" trial 

Nine  alleged members of a wide-ranging racketeering enterprise and conspiracy who infected thousands of business computers with malicious software known as “Zeus” have been...

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Lea Salonga's dad fired and indicted over graft charges

15 Apr 2014

The father of world famous Filipina singer and actress Lea Salonga is facing jail over a corrupt contract at Subic Bay 

Lea Salonga may next see her father behind bars. Photo credit: Frank Tang 

Feliciano Salonga, along with 17 other former and serving executives, has been charged in relation to the corrupt handling of a contract at ports...

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Foreclosed Properties: BDO's latest lists of Philippine repossessed real estate

14 Apr 2014

The BDO has released its list of Philippines properties on offer

The Banco de Oro (BDO) has just released its foreclosed property lists for the Philippines.

This one is for residential and commercial real estate throughout the archipeligo.

The list has many various properties on offer, as well as very many condominiums which will be of interest to foreigners.


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Foreclosed Properties: PNB auction of prime properties by sealed bids

14 Apr 2014

The Philippine National Bank (PNB) are holding a special auction by sealed bids of prime foreclosed properties on 25th April 2014. This will be held in Pasay. Details on the flyer below. 

Public Sealed Bidding is one of the channels traditionally engaged by PNB in the disposal of its foreclosed assets. It is a more proactive approach to ensure that... [More]
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Raped woman & child, judge puts animal away for 18 years

13 Apr 2014

Stoke double rapist gets 18 years

Francis Gilbert raped  woman & a child 

A man has been jailed for 18 years after being found guilty of raping a child and adult.

Francis Gilbert, of Ridgway Road, Hanley, was sentenced at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court Fri 11 April following two earlier, separate trials.

The 48-year-old was found guilty of raping a...

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Car crash scam left innocent driver dead

13 Apr 2014

Crash for Cash fatal collision final defendant convicted – Denham, Buckinghamshire

Ireneusz Marek Staniak gets 9 years for insurance fraud crash leaving a man dead 

The final defendant standing trial for the landmark case investigated by Thames Valley Police into a fatal Crash for Cash collision on 11 June 2011, was convicted and sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment 11th...

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Greek rapist gets 9 years after extradition

13 Apr 2014

Fled to Greece but eventually brought to justice with a European Arrest Warrant 

Andreas Ververopoulos thought he was safe in Greece but is now serving 9 years for rape 

A 27-year-old man has, Friday, 11 April, pleaded guilty to the rape of a teenage girl in Ash seven years ago.

He appeared at Guildford Crown Court in Surrey,...

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Scotland Yard's gun gang net machine pistol, arrest 9 in major drugs raid

12 Apr 2014

A sub-machine gun has been removed from the streets of London following an operation by Trident officers

The Skorpion machine gun seized in the Mitcham drugs raid 

Police recovered the Scorpion sub-machine gun and 70 rounds of ammunition during the operation in Mitcham in South London at approximately 2350 hrs last night, Friday, 11 April.

Officers also found also...

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Lifestyle brought crook with mansion in Pakistan to British jail

12 Apr 2014

A Birmingham man who built a house the size of Buckingham Palace by dodging taxes has been jailed after an "Al Capone" style investigation 

Mohammed Suleman Khan - police mugshot

  • "Godfather" thought he was untouchable
  • Local community fears brought to police attention 
  • Police & tax officials mounted a similar operation to the FBI one that brought down Chicago Mafia...
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Internal Home Office document reveals staff procedures for removing people from the UK

11 Apr 2014

Staff document reveals instructions for deportations from Britain 

An internally circulated Home Office document has come into the possession of Balita Pinoy detailing staff instructions for the removal of people from Britain.

Although without any heading that it is Secret, Confidential or Restricted and is on the British government's own website, it is clearly not meant for public consumption....

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Police warn on growing ATM courier fraudsters

11 Apr 2014

Detectives from Surrey Police are warning residents to remain vigilant after several recent reports of scams involving fraudsters obtaining bank details using bogus telephone calls. In one case a woman was persuaded to part with £45,000.

All three incidents happened on Tuesday 1 April and each time someone with a Scottish accent has called the victim saying his name is...

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Ferrari kit car destroyed after being stolen

11 Apr 2014

Detectives from North Surrey CID are appealing for information after a kit car was stolen from a property in Walton-on-Thames and later found burnt out in West Molesey 

The car was last seen parked outside an address in New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames at around 6.30pm on Monday, 24 March. It is believed that the car keys may have been...

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City of London police takeover Action Fraud

11 Apr 2014

Experts get hold of oft-criticized Action Fraud

As a world financial center, the City of London is always prone to fraud, so the City's police are specialists in investigating this type of crime. Photo credit: KrakenHammer 

The national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, Action Fraud, today becomes part of the City of London Police, strengthening the UK’s...

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City of London cops get fraudster back from Dubai

11 Apr 2014

Criminal extradited from UAE jailed for £15m bank fraud

Sohail Qureshi was safe in Dubai until the extradition treaty was signed with the UK  

The mastermind of a £15 million banking fraud against the Royal Bank of Scotland who was extradited from the United Arab Emirates to the UK to stand trial has been jailed for eight years at Southwark...

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South London murderer gets life

11 Apr 2014

Man sentenced to life for murdering deaf man in Southwark

Soufiale Essabri sentenced to life for homicide of disabled man 

A man who strangled a deaf man with limited speech has been sentenced at the Old Bailey, Wednesday 9 April, to life imprisonment for murder.

Soufiale Essabri, 23, an unemployed French national of Rathmore Road, SE7 was found...

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Illegal gun supply gang run from behind bars

11 Apr 2014

Firearms operation set up at Swaleside prison by convicts 

Ringleaders Paul Alexader (l) & Carl Gordon organized everything while serving life sentences (more hotos below) 

Two individuals who were part of a sophisticated criminal network supplying illegal firearms and ammunition, have been found guilty at Woolwich Crown Court on 8th April. A third was found guilty on Friday...

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Army pervert had pictures & videos of young children on computer

10 Apr 2014

Man sentenced for indecent images of children offences 
Reserve soldier Anthony Malcolm had obscene images of children on his computer 

An army reservist from Ruislip in West London was sentenced on Wednesday, 9 April, to 12 months imprisonment, suspended for 24 months, for 13 counts of various offences involving indecent images of children.

Anthony Malcolm, 27,...

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Limited edition MV Augusta superbike worth £45,000 stolen from London car park

10 Apr 2014

Appeal after rare superbike stolen in Chelsea 
M V Augusta 750 F4 Oro, one of the rarest bikes in the world stolen from a London car park - click image to enlarge 

Officers from west London are appealing for witnesses and information after a rare and valuable motorbike was stolen in Chelsea.

The theft occurred between...

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London park attacker gets the bird

10 Apr 2014

Pet parrot saves woman assault victim 

Police are appealing for information after woman was saved from a serious assault by her pet parrot.

Barnet officers are appealing for information following an assault in Sunny Hill Park, Hendon in North London last week.

At 12:30pm on Friday, 4 April a 25-year-old woman took her pet African Grey parrot for a walk and...

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Pinay loan shark's sentencing adjourned

10 Apr 2014

Filipino loan shark Arlyn Pirzada will have to wait again to be sentenced 

Arlyn Pirzada, the Fulham based 5/6 loan shark, has to wait to learn her sentence after the court case was adjourned 

A 49 year old Philippine woman from Fulham who pleaded guilty to illegal money lending and money laundering, following a hearing at Isleworth Crown Court...

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British diplomat in Manila ignites the European Union debate

10 Apr 2014

Diplomat's winning entry will spark new interest on Britain's position in Europe and the coming referendum 

Manila based British diplomat Iain Mansfield receiving the 100,000 Euros prize in cash flanked by two impassive security men 

A senior trade official in the British embassy in Manila has submitted a paper to a London based free market think tank...

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