A shameless scrounger who has 22 children by 11 different women avoided prison after telling a judge he needed to be at home to look after his latest baby. Raymond Hull, 58, was initially jailed for 18 months for drug-dealing. But the sentence was suspended after he claimed that he needed to look after seven-month-old Barry while his girlfriend Emma McNeil, 26, goes out to work. Read more >>
If someone is described as shameless, they do not feel ashamed of something they have done, although other people think they should. • Some said Mitterrand was shameless. But one could also say that he showed an intelligent pragmatism.