Entries by Dina Rickman from 07/2012

Probe Launched After Vintage Aircraft Pilot's Death

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

An investigation has been launched into the death of an experienced pilot who was killed when the vintage aircraft he was flying crashed in front of h...

Barclays 'Misunderstood' Rate Call, Thought Bank Of England Had Instructed Them To Fix Libor Rate

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

A misunderstanding among Barclays staff led to them thinking that the Bank of England (BoE) deputy governor had instructed them to lie in their Libor ...

Barclays' Chairman Marcus Agius Has Forty Year Career

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Marcus Agius joined the board of Barclays in September 2006 as a non-executive director and succeeded Matthew Barrett as chairman in January 2007. ...

Petrol Panic Put Brakes On Long-Term Fall In Sales

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Panic buying at the pumps earlier this year brought the UK's long-term fall in petrol sales to a halt, figures on Monday showed. But prices were so...

Drugs At Work: A Million Brits Test Positive For Narcotics - Study

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

At least a million people go to work with drugs in their system, a study suggests. Around one in 30 employees tested at work last year had taken na...

Justin Bieber Announces UK Tour

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Chart sensation Justin Bieber has lined up his first arena tour in the UK for two years with a series of six shows. The Canadian singer's 2013 date...

JLS' Marvin Humes 'Wishing The Weeks Away' Before Wedding To The Saturdays' Rochelle Wiseman

Posted 07.02.2012 | Huffington Post

JLS star Marvin Humes said he is "wishing the weeks away" until he marries The Saturdays singer Rochelle Wiseman. The pair took friends, including ...

The Queen's Financial Accounts Set To Be Published

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

The Queen publishes her financial accounts today, showing the cost of keeping the monarchy. The figures relate to 2011/12 and concern funding provi...

Barclays Libor Scandal: Chairman Marcus Agius Stands Down From Bank

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

The rate-rigging scandal claimed its first scalp on Monday as Barclays confirmed its chairman Marcus Agius is to step down. Agius, who was chairman...

David Cameron Faces Renewed Disquiet Over Europe

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron is facing renewed backbench disquiet over the European Union after he tried and failed to satisfy Conservative demands for a referendum....

England Riots: Police 'Expect A Repeat Of Last Summer'

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Police expect a repeat of last summer's riots and are concerned about how budget cuts will affect their ability to deal with the unrest, according to ...

Westfield Stratford Stabbing: Police Charge Nine Over Killing Yards From Olympic Park

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating the murder of a man who was stabbed to death at a busy shopping centre just yards from the Olympic Park have charged nine peo...

Five Million IVF Babies Born Since 1978 (PICTURES)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Five million IVF babies have been born since the era of assisted reproduction dawned in 1978, it has been calculated. Experts based the estimate on...

Nick Clegg Backs Career Bid In Schools

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Nick Clegg is to throw his weight behind an initiative to send employees into state schools to talk about their careers. The Education and Employer...

Lauren Luke Urges Women To Speak Out Against Domestic Violence In Refuge Campaign (VIDEO)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Online make-up guru Lauren Luke has encouraged women to speak out if they are experiencing domestic violence in a campaign video for Refuge. The ch...

The Queen Cost British Taxpayer £200,000 More Over Last Financial Year

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

The cost to the taxpayer of supporting the monarchy rose marginally during the last financial year, Buckingham Palace accounts showed today. The Qu...

Simon Weston, Falklands Veteran, Pulls Out Of PCC Race Saying It Has Become 'Too Political'

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Falklands veteran Simon Weston has pulled out of the race to become one of the UK's first high-powered civilian police bosses. Mr Weston said he wa...

Barclays Scandal: More Consumers Moving Banks In Wake Of Financial Fiascos

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Things you’re more likely to do than change your bank: get divorced, change job and move your home. So when British consumers, in the wake of the...

Barclays Libor Scandal: Bob Diamond Will Stay On To 'Make Sure It Cannot Happen Again'

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Bob Diamond has made clear he is staying on as Barclays CEO, writing in an email to staff it is his "responsibility to make sure" another scandal cann...

Nursing Watchdog 'Failing Patients At Every Level'

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Patients are being let down by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) because of "failings at every level", a report has found. A root and branch ...

Rural Inflation 'Rising Twice As Fast As In The Rest Of Britain'

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

The cost of living in countryside areas has been rising almost twice as fast as in the UK as a whole, according to a new study. An analysis of spen...

Syria Crisis: William Hague's Horror At Human Rights Watch 'Torture Dossier'

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

A Human Rights Watch report that identified torture and atrocities in Syria sounded a clear warning that there was "no hiding place" for those respons...

Child Abuse In Care Homes: Children Being Subjected To 'Violent And Sadistic' Sexual Abuse

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Children in care homes are being subjected to sexual abuse of a "violent and sadistic nature", England's Deputy Children's Commissioner Sue Berelowitz...

Army Officer: Slashing Troop Numbers In Colonel Of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Not 'Sensible Military Option'

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Slashing troop numbers in one of the British Army's most celebrated regiments is not a "sensible military option", a top officer has said. Brig Dav...

Devizes Shooting: 62-Year-Old In Custody As Man Fights For Life After Shooting In Solicitor's Office

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

A 62-year-old man remains in custody after a shooting at a solicitor's office left a man fighting for his life in hospital. The family of the victi...