Entries by Charlie Lindlar from 07/2012

Lolong Declared World's Largest Crocodile In Captivity After Being Caught By Filipino Villagers (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

A gigantic crocodile captured by citizens of the Philippines has been officially declared the largest in captivity by the Guinness World Records. T...

Barclays Share Price Up After Chairman Marcus Agius Leaves Post

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Barclays shares rose by more than 5% to the top of London's leading shares index as investors responded to Marcus Agius's decision to resign as chairm...

Rottweiler Max Undergoes Emergency Surgery After Scoffing Wimbledon Strawberry Spoon (PICTURES)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

It is not just the Wimbledon crowds who have a taste for strawberries - a dog had to undergo surgery after wolfing down the fruit along with the spoon...

Missing Man Graham Gibson Wanted After 'Domestic Incident' In Middlesborough Leaves Woman Dead

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Police have warned the public not to approach a man wanted in connection with the death of a woman following a domestic incident. Cleveland Police ...

Police Cuts Mean 6,000 Fewer On The Frontline, Report Says

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Nearly 6,000 fewer police will be on the streets in the three years' time as the government's budget cuts take hold, it has been revealed. Nationwi...

Gay Marriage: Schoolchildren Could Learn About Same-Sex Marriage

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Children in schools in England and Wales could be taught about same-sex marriage should proposals to allow gay people to wed go ahead, according to in...

Serious Fraud Office Will Decide Whether To Launch Criminal Rate-Rigging Prosecutions By August

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

The Serious Fraud Office said that it hopes to reveal within a month whether it will bring any criminal prosecutions in relation to the bank rate-rigg...

Nick Clegg Raises Pressure On Barclays Boss Bob Diamond

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Nick Clegg today ramped up the pressure on Bob Diamond by indicating he believed the Barclays chief executive should follow lead of the bank's chairma...

Hampton Court Flower Show Features Wrecked Car On Pile Of Dirt (PICTURES)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Concrete, washing lines and a car wreck are not the first images that spring to mind when thinking of the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. But on...

UK Weather: June Officially The Wettest On Record (PICTURES)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

April may be the cruellest month but June is almost certainly the wettest. According to the Met Office, the past month was the officially the most ...

New GoCompare Adverts Being Defaced By Public... Or Are They?

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

The GoCompare singing man, 'Gio Compario', is one of the most loved/hated advertising characters of recent memory. His hilarious/unbearable singin...

Pc Simon Harwood Admits He Was Wrong To Hit Ian Tomlinson

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

The police officer accused of the manslaughter of newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson accepted on Tuesday that he was "wrong" to have hit and pushed him. ...

Edward Putman, £5m Lottery Winner And Convicted Rapist, Admits £13,000 Benefit Fraud

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

A convicted rapist who won nearly £5 million on the lottery admitted fraudulently claiming around £13,000 in benefits on Tuesday. Edward Putman p...

Undiagnosed Tumour Causes Kate Woodwood To Grow To 6'5"

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

A woman who feels like a freak because of the effect on her growth of an undiagnosed tumour is claiming £2 million damages. Kate Woodward says her...

Olympic Missile Systems Set To Go Ahead Despite Local Outcry (PICTURES)

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Surface-to-air defence systems will be deployed at six sites in and around London during the 2012 Olympic Games, the government confirmed on Tuesday. ...

Barclays Chief Operating Officer Jerry Del Missier Resigns Over Libor Scandal

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

The bloodbath on the Barclays board continued today as its chief operating officer Jerry del Missier followed chief executive Bob Diamond out of the d...

Middleton's New Home? Kate, Duchess Of Cambridge's Parents 'Set To Buy' £4.7m Manor

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK
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The Duchess of Cambridge's parents are reportedly preparing to move into a £5m Georgian manor house, not far from their current home in Berkshire. ...

Bob Diamond Reveals Memo Claiming Bank Of England Told Barclays To Manipulate Libor Rate

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Barclays has released a memo from Bob Diamond that claims to show a conversation with the Bank of England led to the rate-fixing scandal, in a signal ...

Bob Diamond's Released Memo To Barclays Chiefs In Full

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Following his departure from Barclays, former CEO Bob Diamond has released a memo documenting a phone call he had with the Bank of England's deputy go...

Overcrowding On London Trains Increases To 4%... Before Olympics Even Start

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

Overcrowding on rush-hour trains in London and south east England is getting worse, official figures showed on Thursday. Normal passenger capacity ...

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, In Another Star Turn As Prince William Earns Knight Of The Thistle (PICTURES)

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge made her first appearance as the Countess of Strathearn as her husband, Prince William, was awarded the Knight of the Thistle...

More Dismembered Body Parts May Be Scattered Around Southsea, Hampshire Police Warn

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating the discovery of a torso in a bin liner on a beach believe other body parts may have been dumped nearby. The body, without...

Flight 447 Report: 5 Other Mysterious Plane Crashes

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

The released report into the crash of Air France's Flight 447, which plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in 2009, will hopefully take the mystery a step c...

UK Weather: Weekend Deluges To Bring Month's Rain In Two Days

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

More than a month's rain is expected to fall over just two days in parts of the UK this week. A severe weather warning has been issued by the Met O...

Gay Marriage: Nick Clegg Backs Gay Couples' Hopes For Church Weddings

Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Politics

Churches and other religious premises should be allowed to host gay weddings, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has said. The Lib Dem leader stresse...