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02/02/2008 - 22:29

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Injured captain plucked off storm-lashed ship off Ireland - Conway insists he is not a crook - Search continues for missing woman - Cops 'Too Hasty' Over Madeleine's Parents - Egg withdraws cards from riskier customers.



Injured captain plucked off storm-lashed ship off Ireland
The injured captain of a storm-lashed ship loaded with fresh fruit from Latin America was airlifted ashore to Britain on Saturday after winter gales caused chaos at sea.
The Lithuanian skipper of the Horncliff, a Liberian-flagged refrigerated cargo ship carrying fruit from Costa Rica to England, sustained spinal injuries and internal bleeding as the vessel hit a fierce storm 180 miles (290 kilometres) south of Ireland.

Conway insists he is not a crook
The MP at the centre of this week's controversy over House of Commons expenses has declared: "I am not a crook."
Derek Conway insisted he had done nothing wrong in employing his sons Henry and Freddie as researchers and rejected claims that they did little or no work in return for tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money.

Search continues for missing woman
Police are continuing to search land around the East Sussex home of a missing award-winning TV make-up artist.
Officers could be seen throughout the day walking in lines across grounds close to the house in Duddleswell, Uckfield which Diane Chenery-Wickens shared with her husband David.
Two forensic officers entered the property carrying sets of equipment.

Cops 'Too Hasty' Over Madeleine's Parents
Portugal's top policeman has said detectives were "hasty" in making Madeleine McCann's parents suspects in her disappearance. Kate and Gerry McCann were named as 'arguidos' - or formal suspects - four months after their daughter vanished from their holiday flat in the Algarve resort of Praia da Luz.
Alipio Ribeiro, national director of the Policia Judiciaria (PJ), revealed he believes there "perhaps should have been another assessment" before this happened.

Egg withdraws cards from riskier customers
Egg, the Internet bank owned by Citigroup, will withdraw credit cards from 161,000 customers following a risk review, a spokesman for Egg said on Saturday. The company has given seven percent of its credit card customers 35 days' notice that it was ending their card agreements, he said.
"The credit profiles of affected customers had deteriorated between the time they joined Egg and the acquisition (by Citigroup) in May," Egg said in a statement. "The decision to end these customers' agreements was taken after conducting a one-off, extensive risk review of our (customers)..."

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