Monday , April 23 2018

Bedford Hospital nurse struck off for 'squeezing' patient's breasts

Image caption Gbadebo Olasunkanmi Alabi started working at Bedford Hospital in 2004A nurse who "squeezed" a patient's breasts has been struck off for "completely unacceptable" behaviour. Gbadebo Olasunkanmi Alabi, who worked in A&E at Bedford Hospital, was found to have made "sexually-motivated" advances in October 2012. A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) fitness to practise committee ruled his actions brought the profession into disrepute. He admitted to several other charges relating to two other shifts. They included failing to administer prescribed medicine and not conducting and/or recording neurological observations. The panel heard that on a night shift between 25 and 26 October on Folwell Ward, Mr Alabi - who said he was a happily married family man and active in the church - performed an electrocardiograph (ECG) on a female patient, known as Patient A, without a chaperone present. It was proved he said to her "Your breasts are not too big and not too small" and "..

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German supreme court rejects ad-block challenge

Image copyright AFP Image caption Google Chrome and some other browsers now block some adverts by defaultGermany's supreme court has rejected a legal case that sought to stop people using the popular Adblock Plus program that removes ads from websites. The lawsuit was started three years ago by German publishing giant Axel Springer. It alleged that the way Adblock Plus stopped people seeing adverts on its sites amounted to unfair competition. Axel Springer said it would continue its legal challenge by taking the issue to Germany's Constitutional Court. Free speech Adblock Plus is widely used to stop intrusive pop-up adverts and limit tracking by websites of where people go online. Adblock Plus creator Eyeo, which is based in Cologne, claims the PC version of its software has been downloaded more than 400 million times. The German publishing firm first complained about Adblock Plus in 2015, alleging that it broke competition laws by letting firms pay to be on a "white lis..

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Facebook removes 'gay sex for rent' posts

Image copyright Getty ImagesFacebook has removed a group in which landlords were offering young men free accommodation in return for sex. A BuzzFeed News investigation found dozens of UK posts on Facebook, Craigslist and RoomBuddies offering men a place to live in return for sex. Offering accommodation in exchange for sex is illegal under the Sexual Offences Act 2003. Facebook and RoomBuddies said they removed such adverts when they were reported. BuzzFeed News found posts on several sites including Facebook, created by men seeking "houseboys" or "live-in personal assistants". Many of the posts were explicit about the nature of the agreement. "This position would ideally include sex and lots of affection from our boy," said one post. "You will clean and provide sexual services in return for free accommodation and board," said another. The news site also found posts from those desperate to find accommodation who had turned to Facebook as a last resort. "Willing to [go] where eve..

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