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West Ham fan admits 'moment of madness' free kick

A football fan has admitted running on to the pitch and taking a free kick during a Premier League match.

Jordan Dunn, 22, from Dover in Kent, became an internet sensation after he kicked the ball towards the goal West Ham United were defending at Upton Park against Tottenham last month.

Jordan Dunn runs on to the pitch during the Premier League match at Upton Park last month.
Jordan Dunn told the court he hadn't planned on taking the free kick: Credit: PA

His shot was saved by West Ham's goalkeeper while he was chased by a steward amid cheers from the crowd on August 16.

Today he apologised for a "moment of madness" as he pleaded guilty to a charge under Section 4 of the Football Offences Act 1991.

He is facing a ban from matches and a fine.

Dunn told police in an interview after he was arrested that he had been a West Ham fan since he was a little boy and it had always been one of his dreams to "run on the pitch and kick the ball", the court heard.

Naked celebrity hack 'could have been password attack'

The online hack which led to the posting of hundreds of explicit photographs of celebrities online could have been a password attack.

Hollywood stars including Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton saw intimate photos posted on forum site 4chan on Sunday.

Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence confirmed the pictures posted of her are real.
Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence confirmed the pictures posted of her are real. Credit: Reuters

Initial reports concluded Apple's iCloud service had been compromised to access the images.

But a piece of computer code that repeatedly guesses passwords has been found online.

The script was posted to software site GitHub which apparently uses the top 500 most common passwords approved by Apple to try and gain access to user accounts.

If successful, it would give the hacker full access to the iCloud account, and therefore photos.

Apple have now apparently "patched" or fixed the bug. A posted update later said: "The end of the fun. Apple has just patched."

The technology giant is yet to make any comment on the incident.

Lorry driver who killed charity cyclists jailed for 8 years

A lorry driver who fell asleep at the wheel killing two cyclists taking part in a charity ride from Land's End to John O'Groats has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.

Toby Wallace and Andrew McMenigall died 40 miles into their 960-mile charity bike ride.
Toby Wallace and Andrew McMenigall died 40 miles into their 960-mile charity bike ride. Credit: Leigh Day /PA Wire

Robert Palmer, 32, mowed down Andrew McMenigall, 47, and Toby Wallace, 36, on the A30 in Newquay, Cornwall, on July 2 last year.

Palmer, of Bude, Cornwall, admitted two charges of causing death by dangerous driving and using his mobile at the time of the crash.

Lorry driver Robert Palmer also admitted a further charge of dangerous driving over a second crash just weeks later.
Lorry driver Robert Palmer also admitted a further charge of dangerous driving over a second crash just weeks later. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police/PA Wire

Jailing him, Judge Christopher Harvey Clark QC said: "At the time this accident occurred you had almost certainly fallen asleep but it is equally clear you were disregarding the rules of the road by texting continuously.

"You completely ignored their presence on the road. You should not have been driving at all at that time.

"Your driving involved a deliberate decision to ignore or a flagrant disregard for the rules of the road and an apparent disregard for the danger caused to others."

Palmer was also banned from driving for 10 years and ordered to take an extended driving test.

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Conductor jailed for indecent assaulting Chetham's pupil

An music conductor who indecently assaulted a teenage girl has been jailed for eight months.

Nicholas Smith's victim went to police 36 years after the assault following the high-profile death of sex attack victim Frances Andrade, a fellow pupil at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester, the city's Minshull Street Crown Court heard.

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Nicholas Smith Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Smith, 66, was investigated in the aftermath of Mrs Andrade's death during last year's sex abuse trial of Michael Brewer, the former music director at Chetham's.

Brewer was jailed for six years for indecently assaulting ex-pupil Mrs Andrade, 48, when she was 14 and 15 in the 1970s. Mrs Andrade killed herself at her home in Guildford, Surrey, a week after giving evidence against him.

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Smith's victim told police the death of Mrs Andrade, whom she knew while at the school, was like the "curtain of a stage lifted".

The single indecent assault by Smith when his victim was aged 15 and he was 30, took "minutes" but ruined her life, the court heard.

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Chetham's School of Music in Manchester Credit: Press Association

Smith, a visiting conductor at Chetham's in the 1970s, at first denied the sex attack but later admitted one count of indecent assault against his vulnerable victim, now in her 50s, on a date between 1976 and 1978, at his country cottage in Derbyshire.

Smith went on to become an internationally-renowned conductor working across the world but his reputation now lies in ruins, the court heard.

Jailing him for eight months, Judge Peter Lakin told Smith:

"You breached the trust placed in you in a most serious way. She was highly vulnerable and you knew it.

"When you were alone with her, you cynically took advantage of her vulnerability and subjected her to a deeply unpleasant and frightening ordeal.

"You pushed her to the ground, dragged her clothes up and then fondled and kissed her exposed breasts.

"This was a forceful sexual assault by someone in authority."

Michelle Keegan not hacked in naked picture scandal

Former Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan has said she is not a victim of a hacker who claims to have accessed hundreds of naked photographs of celebrities through their laptops and iPhones.

Michelle Keegan says there is no evidence she is a victim of the anonymous hacker.
Michelle Keegan says there is no evidence she is a victim of the anonymous hacker. Credit: PA

A list of 101 celebrity names, including Miss Keegan's, appeared on image sharing forum 4chan on Sunday with the poster threatening to publish intimate snaps online.

Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has confirmed naked pictures posted of her are real.

A spokeswoman for Miss Keegan said she was aware of her client's name being on the list.

But she said: "There's no evidence that Michelle's phone or computer has been hacked and nothing has appeared online to suggest she has either."

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