• Seed sows own downfall

    Election day was full of choices for everyone.

    Away from the political stage, Judge Armstrong at Durham Crown Court also had a choice to make. He had to decide what to do with the man in front of him: Andrew Peter Seed of Low Willington, County Durham, a man who had pleaded guilty to 17 offences relating to the smuggling, trading and keeping of birds' eggs.

    The species involved included rare breeding birds from…

    • 12 May 2010