Entries by Dina Rickman from 09/2012

The Thick Of It Current Series Will 'Probably' Be The Last, Reveals Armando Iannucci (VIDEO)

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

Move over, politicians – Armando Iannucci has a new target. Ahead of the latest episodes of The Thick Of It hitting our screens on Saturday, the ...

South African Lonmin Miners' Murder Charges Provisionally Withdrawn

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Murder charges against 270 South African miners whose striking colleagues were shot and killed by police have been provisionally dropped. The count...

Majorca Drowning Tragedy: Father And Son Drown At Cala Antena Beach

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

The mother of a man who drowned off the coast of Majorca while unsuccessfully trying to save his young son described him as "truly heroic" tonight. ...

Paralympics 2012: Rowers And Discus Thrower Aled Davies Go For Gold

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Sport

Britain's Paralympians are still in the hunt for more gold medals and world records as they aim to build on the success of Super Saturday. Saturday...

Paralympic Games: Duchess Kate Gets In The Spirit Watching Rowers (PICTURES)

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge braved the rain on Sunday morning as she witnessed a golden moment for ParalympicsGB rowers. Dressed casually in a Games b...

Courtney Meppen-Walter, Man City Footballer, Arrested On Suspicion Of Causing Death By Dangerous Driving

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Manchester City footballer Courtney Meppen-Walter has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a collision in north Manc...

Paralympics 2012: Anthony Kappes And Craig MacLean Make It Three Sunday Golds For ParalympicsGB (PICTURES)

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Sport

The velodrome erupted on Sunday as ParalympicsGB went head-to-head in a thrilling gold medal battle of Britain tandem team tussle. Anthony Kappes a...

Paralympics 2012: Australia's Sports Minister Kate Lundy Loses A Bet

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

Australia's Minister for Sport today carried out an embarrassing forfeit after losing an Olympics bet - which saw her forced to wear a Team GB kit. ...

16 Whales Die In Mass Stranding Off The Coast Of Fife (PICTURES)

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Seventeen whales have died in a mass stranding off the coast of Fife. The mammals were part of a group of 26 pilot whales stranded at Pittenweem, n...

President Obama 'A Huge Clint Eastwood Fan'

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

US president Barack Obama says he is a "huge Clint Eastwood fan" even following the actor-director's rambling "invisible Obama" monologue at the Repub...

Leicestershire Homeowner Arrested After Shooting Suspected Burglars

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

A homeowner has been arrested after he shot two suspected burglars at his remote home. The man and his wife were disturbed by the break-in in the W...

Little Mix Fly To The Top Of The Charts With Single Wings

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Last year's The X Factor winners Little Mix flew straight to the top of the charts on Sunday with their new single Wings. The girls, Perrie Edwards...

Paralympics 2012: ParalympicsGB Goes For Gold As Britain Takes Games To Heart (PICTURES)

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Sport

There were more gold medals and world records on Sunday as British Paralympians were cheered on by sell-out crowds - as the nation takes the Games to ...

Hantavirus: Health Protection Agency Concern Over British Tourists Potentially Exposed To Disease

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is contacting Britons who may have visited the United States national park at the centre of an outbreak of a deadly...

Police Find Two Bodies In Hunt For Parents After 13-Year-Old Found Alone In Boat

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Two bodies have been found by police searching a river after a 13-year-old girl was found alone on a boat. Norfolk Police said the bodies of a man ...

Professor John Tulloch, 7/7 Victim, Fears He Could Be Deported

Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

A man injured in the London 7/7 bombings fears he might be deported from the UK. Professor John Tulloch, who lives in the Vale of Glamorgan, south ...

Rebekah Brooks Bailed Over Phone Hacking Charges

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks appeared in court on Monday to face charges linked to alleged phone hacking. The 44-year-o...

Paralympics 2012: Ellie Simmonds Back In The Water (LIVE UPDATES)

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Sport

Queen of the pool Ellie Simmonds has set up her bid for a second gold later today - by smashing her own world record. The teenage star, who has onc...

Green Party's Natalie Bennett Elected As New Leader

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

Natalie Bennett was elected the new leader of the Green Party in England and Wales in a ballot of party members on Monday. The 46-year-old chair of...

Courtney Meppen-Walter Arrest: Two Killed In Footballer Car Crash Were Brother And Sister

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Two people killed in a car crash involving a Manchester City footballer were a brother and sister, police said on Monday. Driver Kulwant Singh, 32,...

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe's Collection Of Prison Possessions Put On Public Display (PICTURES)

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe’s personal collection of prison possessions has been put on public display for the first time. Handwritten love...

Free Schools: 55 'Controversial' New Schools To Open For Start Of Term

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Twice as many new free schools will start the new term this week compared with last year, as 55 open their doors for the first time, the government ha...

Azelle Rodney Inquest: Police 'Shot Suspect Six Times' After Pulling Up Beside His Car

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

An armed police officer shot a suspect six times within a second of pulling up beside the car he was in, an inquiry heard on Monday. Azelle Rodney,...

Paralympics 2012: Oscar Pistorius' Blade Complaints

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius complained twice this summer about the rules on running blades to the Paralympic governing body, officials said on Monday. The T44 ...

Heathrow Third Runway Consultation Process To Be Launched

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Advocates of a third runway at Heathrow airport will be able to make their case in a consultation process to be launched in the next few weeks, Downin...