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In 2011 police launched an investigation into a series of deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital Greater Manchester.
Nurse Victorino Chua, 49, of Heaton Norris is charged with the murder of three patients although he faces additional charges. Friday the jury in his trial was dismissed as one member is unable to continue due to family problems.
Monday a new jury will be appointed.
Chua denies all charges and believes he is being made a scapegoat.
In 2011 a nurse at Stepping Hill hospital Greater Manchester was arrested on suspicion of murder.
Nurse Rebecca Jane Leighton was the prime suspect in the death of multiple patients but ultimately she was released without charge; however not before she had spent six-weeks in custody.
She was still sacked from her post and a subsequent appeal against her dismissal from nursing failed.
In late March 2014 male nurse, father of two Victorino Chua was arrested in connection with the hospital murders.
Chua, 48, appeared in court for a brief hearing. He was to face a total of 34 charges, including the murders of Tracey Arden, 44, Arnold Lancaster, 71, and Derek Weaver, 83.
They and 18 others were poisoned with deliberately contaminated products at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, Greater Manchester.
The deaths were traced to saline contaminated with insulin but who was responsible and why was not known. The victims all had exceptionally low insulin levels in their blood stream.
The criminal investigation began after staff alerted police to the low insulin issue.
A number of patients suffered hypoglycaemic attacks after being given contaminated saline.
A lengthy police investigation followed, and a number of hospital deaths were put into question.
Were the deaths natural or murder?
The lengthy investigation eventually led to the arrest of Chua first in 2012 but in 2014 he was re-arrested.
Police faced a tough challenge in this investigation. It involved numerous members of staff and health care workers. It has taken time but police are confident that Mr Chua was the killer.
The trial will continue when a new jury has been appointed.
If you knew redundancy was on the cards you would spend accordingly. Finding out you will lose your job when you have spent up is cruel.
Administrators have already warned of substantial redundancies in the coming days.
City-Link failed to attract a buyer previously and that is bound to still be the case.
Coventry based City Link is owned by Better Capital.
Sub-contractors have also been left out in the cold.
If you are expecting a delivery from City Link the latest news is that operations are suspended at all depots. From Monday people will able to collect parcels but don't expect any refund of delivery costs.
Updates as available.
Det Insp Jon Cross said on Tuesday evening: "This was a vicious attack on two elderly and vulnerable members of the community in their own home."
Yet the couple's age probably means a thief would have been able to foil them without violence.
So was the attack gratuitous violence?
If either of the victims tried to fight of the intruder what sort of individual would use force against two frail elderly people?
A sick individual? A selfish one? A downright nasty thug?
The only descriptions that spring to mind are such.
This is one case that surely must warrant a heavy sentence being given to whoever is proved guilty.
Scunthorpe is not a rich area of the country but it is not a hell-hole.
In the case of an alleged high-profile paedophile ring with links to government no suspect has been named.
Instead police have ensured suspects remain unknown to the public.
News Friday that "An MP tells Sky News that David Cameron "wants to move on" from allegations of sexual abuse involving political figures" is disconcerting. It means he does not care about the victims or justice. It also indicates he will not go the extra mile to get the inquiry underway.
Instead it could end up stalled until after the May 2015 General Election.
Simon Danczuk, an "MP leading the campaign to uncover allegations of sexual abuse involving political figures in the 1980s has accused David Cameron of being "dismissive" of the issue; he believes there is a "schism" in the Cabinet over the issue".
He said: "I think the Prime Minister, and I don't say this lightly, but I think the Prime Minister is quite dismissive of the issue and wants to move on from it.
The allegations reportedly involve high-profile members of the British establishment.
The fact that Cameron appears dismissive indicates that those people were not Labour politicians but rather had links to the Tories.
Danczuk insists it is a big issue in terms of the number of suspects and victims but also "who" were the abusers.
The establishment may not want the truth to emerge but it must. If it involves murder heads must roll.
Details at the Telegraph of the alleged abuse make for grim reading.
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Even assuming you could see any slight sense in Duncan Smith's rant what about such families?
As a kid in 50s Britain child benefit was a fairly new welfare state concept.
Then it was not paid for the first child and when it licked in for the second child it was around 8shillings a week. Successive children also were eligible for child benefit.
However it would always seemed odd that the first was ignored as that child can be the most costly.
It was quite a few years before that changed and child benefit was paid for the first and successive children.
It is a benefit but was never means-tested. It was an automatic, almost a right of the day.
The current coalition government has implemented a range of austerity measures that have cut incomes for the poorest and most vulnerable.
They have managed to fund free school meals for all kids under a certain age, which means this available for the very wealthy not just the needy.
They have made child benefit changes but have shied away from taking it away from rich parents.
Instead they have set new guidelines which are a mockery and an insult to the poor.
The rates are currently £20.50 for the eldest or only child and £13.55 per additional child. But rather than make it a true means tested benefit the coalition has changed the income limits but set them far too high.
The new rules man that you can claim Child Benefit if "Either you or your partner earns between £50,000 and £60,000 per year. If either you or your partner has an income of between £50,000 and £60,000 a year each, you have to pay a proportion of your Child Benefit back in extra Income Tax."
So if a couple both earn £49,000 a year each they will still receive full child benefit.
That of course shows that austerity measures have been nothing about reducing the deficit or balancing the UK's books but more about reducing the state and any safety nets that have previously helped the poor survive.
The Nasty Party, also called the self-servatives and Conservatives, of the UK is alive and well.
With the help of the Liberal Democrats they are pushing through reforms that will hit the poorest people in the UK.
Why would they hit the rich when many are millionaires in their own right?
They have worked hard to divide and conquer the people of Britain by trying to blame the poor and socialists for the 2008 global economic downturn.
They may feel 'mission accomplished' as they now set to attacking further and deeper but they could be wrong.
On Wednesday there is a Commons vote on the infamous Bedroom Tax.
The last time there was a vote on the Bedroom Tax the Liberal Democrats supported the Tories. With an election just around the corner will they dare to do the same again?
Election King Maker squandered his wave of support in the 2010 election to buddy up to his old school chummie David Cameron.
Now he is tarnished as one of the gang.
And with a gang member like Iain Duncan Smith who would want to join?
Limiting child benefit to two children is an insidious hint that the “poor shouldn’t breed”
The Mirror asked "Question Time: Did we just witness the end of Russell Brand?" That report generalises that Brand only impresses his fans all aged under 20 but this new fan, aged 62 plus, hopes not.
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