Entries by Dina Rickman from 06/2012

Chris Huhne And Ex-Wife Vicky Pryce Due In Court Over Perverting The Course Of Justice

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics

Former energy secretary Chris Huhne and his ex-wife are due to appear in court charged with perverting the course of justice. Huhne allegedly persu...

Syria Crisis: Hague To Hold Talks With Syrian Opposition

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague will hold talks with Syrian opposition groups as the government seeks to maintain international pressure on Bashar al-...

Ireland Referendum: Counting On Europe Fiscal Treaty Ballot To Begin

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics

Counting of ballots in Ireland's referendum on the European fiscal treaty kicks off at 9am on Friday. With a low voter turnout reported across the ...

Diamond Jubilee: Royal Household Staff Lists Published Online

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Rarely-viewed records showing who served Britain's Kings and Queens are to be made available online for the first time. The collection will help pe...

Government Credit Cards Rules Should Be Tightened, Say Public Accounts Committee

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics

Stricter rules must be introduced to stop government credit cards being open to abuse by civil servants, MPs warned today. A one-off Cabinet Office...

Diamond Jubilee: Nation Set For Weekend Of Celebrations For The Queen

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

The nation is set to enjoy a weekend of celebrations to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee - with fingers crossed that the weather stays dry. The fou...

Madonna Kickstarts World Tour In Israel With Rifle Routine And Gaga Rendition (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Pop superstar Madonna kicked off her world tour with a bang on Thursday, brandishing a rifle as she took to the stage in front of 32,000 screaming fan...

Cheryl Cole: I Don't Even Think About Simon Cowell Any More

Posted 06.01.2012 | Huffington Post

Former X Factor judge Cheryl Cole has said she does not "even think" about show supremo Simon Cowell any more. The singer, who shot to fame with Gi...

MPs 'Unhappy With Commons Toilets'

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics

A third of MPs are unhappy with the cleanliness of toilets inside the House of Commons, a study has revealed. One in five also said they were dissa...

UK Economy: Government Urged To Take Bold Action From British Chambers Of Commerce

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Bold action from the Government is needed to deliver growth or the economy will "bump along the bottom" for longer than expected, a leading business g...

Doctors 'Could Prevent Cardiac Arrests In Acutely Patients'

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Cardiac arrests in hospitals could be prevented if doctors recognise and act on early warning signs more quickly, a health watchdog has said. More ...

Bali Drug Arrests: Rachel Dougall Taken To Hospital, Reports Say

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A British woman being held over a £1.6 million cocaine haul in Indonesia has been taken to hospital, according to reports. Rachel Dougall, who is ...

Luka Rocco Magnotta: Met Police Were Warned About Porn Star Six Months Before Killing

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

London police were warned about the behaviour of a porn star actor and suspected killer six months before he allegedly murdered a lover and sent the b...

Military Intervention In Syria Would Be Bigger Than Libya, William Hague Warns

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Military intervention in Syria would have to take place on a much larger scale than the operations in Libya, William Hague said on Friday. The fore...

Army Investigates Allegations Of Sexual Assault At Harrogate Training College

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Allegations of sexual assault have been made at a training centre for junior soldiers, the Army confirmed today. The Special Investigation Branch (...

UK Border Agency Paid Staff Bonuses Of Up To £10,000 Despite Failings

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics

Senior staff at the troubled UK Border Agency were paid bonuses of up to £10,000 last year despite delays in immigration, border control scandals and...

UK Economy: Manufacturing Sector Contracts At Fastest Rate In Three Years

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

The UK manufacturing sector took a sudden and sharp turn for the worse today after new figures revealed a shock contraction in production. The late...

British Sailor Timothy Andrew MacColl Missing In Dubai

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A British sailor and expectant father has gone missing in Dubai. The man, identified in reports as Timothy Andrew MacColl, is currently unaccounted...

Great-Grandmother Joan Lloyd On Her Boob Job - And Her Toyboy (PICTURES)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Great-grandmother Joan Lloyd, 66, has found love with a toyboy 38 years her junior - to fulfil her dead husband's last wishes. The pensioner, from ...

Eurozone Woes Could Be Contaminating US And Chinese Economies As World Markets Slide

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Worrying signs that eurozone woes are contaminating powerhouse economies in the United States and China triggered another slide on world markets today...

Granny Flat Tax Breaks Considered By Eric Pickles

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics

Hundreds of thousands of families could benefit from tax breaks on "granny flats" under plans being considered by the government, Eric Pickles said on...

Diamond Jubilee: Queen Heads To Epsom For Day At The Races (PICTURES)

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

Derby Day has welcomed a regular face as the Queen arrived to watch the classic race and start her Diamond Jubilee celebrations in earnest. The eve...

Diamond Jubilee: MPs Support Renaming Tower Housing Big Ben To Elizabeth Tower

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics

A campaign for the tower housing Big Ben to be renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee has moved a step closer after it was revealed that a m...

Susan Boyle In Public Outburst At Service Station

Posted 06.02.2012 | Huffington Post

Singing sensation Susan Boyle was reportedly seen screaming and weeping in front of shocked families at a busy motorway service station. The 51-yea...

Diamond Jubilee: Katherine Jenkins Wows Crowds After Singing For Queen

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Welsh singer Katherine Jenkins wowed the crowds as she performed the national anthem in front of the Queen at the Epsom Derby on Saturday. Accompan...