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Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi has written to the chief of the Met Police, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to ask him to investigate the comments by Liberal Democrat MP David Ward.
Pro-Russian rebels have shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets, a spokesman for Ukraine's military operations says.
The spokesman said the two were downed near Savur Mogila in eastern Ukraine. No details were known about the pilots.
The number of cases of gout, once known as "the disease of kings", are on the rise according new figures.
Far from being consigned to the history books, hospital admissions in England for the painful condition have risen by a fifth in the last five years, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has said.
Gout is a type of arthritis where crystals of sodium urate form around the joints. The most common symptoms are a sudden and severe pain in the joint along with swelling and redness.
Seven in 10 patients admitted primarily for gout were above the age of 60 and two thirds of those admitted were male. People living in the poorest areas are more likely to be affected, HSCIC said.
The Liberal Democrats have distanced themselves from the comments made by former MEP, Ed McMillan-Scott, who labelled a Jewish community group "disputatious Jews".
In a statement to ITV News, a party spokesperson said:
– Liberal Democrats spokesman
The Liberal Democrats have the utmost respect for the Board of Deputies and the Jewish Chronicle, and do not endorse these comments in anyway. Edward has since removed the tweet and has rightly apologised for his comments.
The death of Peaches Geldof was "not entirely" a case of history repeating itself, the coroner has told an inquest.
North West Kent Coroner Roger Hatch said: "By November last year she had ceased to take heroin as a result of the considerable treatment and counselling that she had received.
"This was a significant achievement for her, but for reasons we will never know prior to her death she returned to taking heroin."
Ms Geldof's mother, Paula Yates, died from an accidental heroin overdose in 2000 at the age of 41.
Boris Johnson says checks should be made on the Russian banker who bid £160,000 for a tennis match involving the London Mayor and David Cameron.
Speaking to Sky News, Mr Johnson appeared to suggest the match might not go ahead if her husband - Russian ex-finance minister Vladimir Chernukhin - turned out to be "an intimate or a crony" of Mr Putin's.
"I think you have to do stuff that actually hits Putin and his government where it hurts," he said.
"I know about this tennis match they volunteered me for with some geezer. It is very important full checks are carried out to make sure this is not someone who is an intimate or a crony."
Daniel Radcliffe, famous for his role as the young wizard in the Harry Potter films, marks his 25th birthday today.
With estimated annual earnings of around £12.5m, the London-born actor is worth a staggering $110m (£65m), according to Celebrity Net Worth.
At 11-years-old, the star first hit our screens as Harry Potter in 2001, playing his wizard role for ten years, before hanging up his cloak for good.
Since the release of the franchise’s final film, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2, Daniel has continued his success, starring in a variety of films including The Woman In Black.
The initial assessment of the scene found that Peaches had taken heroin and collapsed and died on the bed.
Detailed searches of the whole premises took place and located heroin and various items used for the preparation and consumption of heroin.
Next to the bed was a box containing a capped syringe with a small amount of a brown fluid left in the main chamber and some residue/fluid inside the cap - which forensics have found to contain traces of heroin.
– Dr Harris
Persons taking heroin on a regular basis develop a tolerance to the drug, and such individuals can use doses that would be toxic, or fatal, to people with no tolerance. However, tolerance to heroin (and other opiate drugs) appears to be lost fairly rapidly when users cease to use the drug, and deaths commonly occur in people who have previously been tolerant and have returned to using heroin”
Police found 79 syringes hidden inside a black cloth bag with "importation quality" heroin at Peaches Geldof's home, an inquest has heard.
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Fotheringham, who led the investigation into Ms Geldof's death, said: "The black bag also contained 34 medical syringes, some were with needles and some without, some were sealed in original packaging and some contained traces of a brown coloured residue.
"There were also 45 packaged and sealed syringes, alcohol wipes and cotton buds."
Police also found a pair of knotted black tights under Ms Geldof's body and two other pairs of tights with knots in them elsewhere in the property, likely to have been used while she took the drug.