Entries by Dina Rickman from 11/2012

BP 'Faces Record Multi-Billion Fine' From US Government After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

BP will be fined a record multi-billion amount by the US government and two of its staff will reportedly face manslaughter charges as a result of the ...

Lord McAlpine 'Set To Sue' Sally Bercow, ITV's This Morning And 'Long List' Of Twitter Users

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

Lord McAlpine is set to take legal action against Sally Bercow, Twitter users who named him and ITV's This Morning for libel, according to his lawyer....

British Humanist Association Joins Church School Fight In Richmond

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

The British Humanist Association has joined parents and their supporters in a High Court battle against proposals for a new Roman Catholic secondary s...

Fresh Strikes On Gaza After Rockets 'Fired Into Tel Aviv'

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

Israel launched fresh air strikes on Gaza on Thursday as tensions escalated with rockets reportedly being launched from the area into Tel Aviv for the...

Police Commissioner Elections Branded 'Comedy Of Errors'

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK Politics

The Government's handling of the first elections to the post of police and crime commissioner was branded a "comedy of errors" as voters went to the p...

Phillip Schofield 'Wrong' To Confront Cameron With 'Padeo List', Says ITV Boss

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

ITV's director of television has admitted Phillip Schofield was "wrong" in confronting David Cameron with a list of alleged paedophiles on live TV, ad...

Vince Cable Defends Britain's Role In EU

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK Politics

Vince Cable launched a staunch defence of Britain's membership of the European Union tonight as he announced the next phase of a Government review int...

Lord McAlpine Settles With BBC For £185,000 Plus Costs

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

Lord McAlpine will receive a payment of £185,000 after a settlement was reached with the BBC over false claims made in a Newsnight report, his lawyer...

'DJ Dave Lee Travis' Bailed In Jimmy Savile Probe

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

A man in his 60s, reported to be DJ Dave Lee Travis, was bailed pending further inquiries tonight after being arrested by detectives investigating the...

Tony Blair Misses Bill Clinton Event After His Father Taken 'Seriously Ill'

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK Politics

Tony Blair missed hosting an event with former US president Bill Clinton tonight after his father, Leo, was taken seriously ill. The former prime m...

Gaza Rocket Attacks 'Unacceptable' Says Downing Street

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK

Hamas bears "principal responsibility" for the escalating crisis between Gaza and Israel, Downing Street said tonight. Number 10 also called rocket...

Suffolk Fire Rips Through Mobile Fuel Tankers (PICTURE)

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

An investigation is under way after a fire ripped through three mobile fuel tankers at an industrial estate. Emergency workers were called to the b...

Children In Need Raises £26.7m, Beating 2011 Total

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK Entertainment

The BBC's Children in Need appeal raised more than £26 million during this year's live television show, beating the 2011 total. Donors pledged £2...

Young Drivers Face Ban On Carrying Passengers Who Aren't Family

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

Young drivers may face a ban on carrying passengers who are not members of their family as the Government seeks to cut the number of deaths on the roa...

Comet 'Preparing To Close 30-40 Stores'

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

Stricken electricals retail chain Comet is preparing to close between 30 and 40 stores by the end of the month, according to reports. Administrator...

Hamas Headquarters In Gaza Targeted By Israel (PICTURES)

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

Hamas’ headquarters in Gaza have been targeted by Israeli air strikes on the fourth day of tensions in the region. According to the BBC it is tho...

Police Commissioner Elections Post-Mortem Underway

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

A post-mortem was under way today into the first elections for police commissioners in England and Wales after the poll was marred by a record-low tur...

French Alps Shooting: Al-Hilli Family May Have Been A Victim Of Random Killing

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

A British family gunned down in the French Alps may have been the victims of a random killing, the prosecutor investigating the case has suggested. ...

Schoolboy Whose Mother Told Him He Had Cancer To Claim Benefits Speaks Out

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

A schoolboy whose own mother persuaded him he had cancer so she could fraudulently claim benefits has spoken about the "horrible" ordeal. The young...

John Prescott's Team Speak Of Defeat As Police Commissioners Post Mortem Begins

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK Politics

John Prescott’s campaign have spoken of the “irony” of the Conservative candidate beating the Labour heavyweight with a voting system opposed by...

David Beckham 'Tired Of Star-Struck Cabin Crew'

Posted 11.17.2012 | Huffington Post

David Beckham is reportedly getting tired of the adoration of star-struck cabin crew when he travels with British Airways, so he is thinking of fl...

Tulisa's Boyfriend Defended Against Cheating Allegations

Posted 11.17.2012 | Huffington Post

Tulisa's new boyfriend Danny Simpson has been defended by his housemate over allegations he cheated on his longtime girlfriend with the reality TV sta...

Fire In Bristol Leaves Nine In Hospital, Family Dog Dead

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

Nine people were taken to hospital today following a house fire in which the family dog died. Fire crews were called to the house on Lodge Hill in ...

Team GB And Paralympics GB 'Busk' For Children In Need (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

Singing. Dancing. Raising money for charity. Is there anything Team GB and ParalympicsGB can't do? Check out this video before you answer - feature...

Comet Set To Close 41 Stores By End Of November

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

Stricken electricals retail chain Comet will close 41 stores by the end of the month unless a buyer can be found, administrators confirmed today. R...