1868 William Larkin, of Wingham, was charged with indecently assaulting Sarah Jane Martin, a servant in his employment, on Sunday, the 9th February. The details of the case were deemed unfit for publication. Prisoner was fined 10 and costs. *
2017 The British government announced that Cressida Dick (56) is to be commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, making her the first woman to serve as Britain's most senior police officer.
2013 Frozen food maker Birds Eye said it would withdraw some products in Britain and Ireland after it found traces of horse DNA in one of its ready meals sold in Belgium.
1995 Stehpen Fry pulled out of Simon Gray's play 'Cell Mates' 3 days after the production opened. Neither his agent or the theatre knew where he was.
2012 Falkirk MP Eric Joyce assaults four people during a brawl at a House of Commons bar for which he was fined 3,000 and banned from pubs for three months.