Entries by Felicity A Morse from 05/2012

Bad Teachers Should Be Paid Less Than 'Good' Colleagues Claim MPs

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers who are deemed to be under-performing should be paid less than their 'better' collegaues, under new proposals from MPs. Teachers adding th...

James Allen Arrest: Police Given More Time To Question Suspected Killer Of Colin Dunford And Julie Davison

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Police have been granted more time to question James Allen who went on the run after two people were killed in separate attacks. The 36-Year-Old wa...

Phone Hacking Verdict: Murdochs And NOTW Executives Role In Media Scandal To Be Delivered

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Politics

A Commons committee is to deliver its verdict on the role the Murdochs and their senior executives played in the phone-hacking scandal. MPs are als...

Chantelle Hougton Urges Alexandra Burke To Ditch Jermain Defoe

Posted 05.01.2012 | Huffington Post

Despite her own romance woes, Chantelle Houghton is urging Alexandra Burke to ditch boyfriend Jermain Defoe over reports he cheated on her. The for...

PPI Insurance Lloyds: Banking Profits Hit By Payment Protection Insurance Claims

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Taxpayer-backed Lloyds Banking Group revealed lower-than-expected profits on Tuesday after it took an additional £375 million hit to cover payment pr...

One World Trade Center: Freedom Tower To Overtake Empire State Building As Tallest In New York (PICTURES)

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

One World Trade Center has become the tallest building in New York after steel columns were lifted onto the top of the "Freedom Tower". The constru...

Erskine Bridge Deaths: Suicide Of Niamh Lafferty And Georgia Rowe 'Could Have Been Avoided'

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

The suicides of two teenage girls could have been avoided if there had been more staff at the care unit they were living in, a sheriff said on Tuesday...

River Wear Missing Boy: Search For Ian Bell Continues Despite Hopes Fading

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Eight-year-old Ian Bell who fell into the swollen River Wear five days ago is still missing, despite police checking 13 miles of water. Ian was pla...

Facebook And Organ Donation: Users Using NHS Page As Outlet For Grief, Gratitude And Encouragement

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Facebook and the NHS have teamed up to allow people to sign up for organ donation on the social network, which can be published to their timeline as a...

Ched Evans Rape Case: Nine More Arrested Over Naming Victim On Twitter

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Nine more people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the naming on Twitter of the victim in the footballer Ched Evans rape case, Nort...

Gareth Williams Inquest: MI6 Accused Of Failing To Disclose Evidence

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

MI6 was accused today of failing to disclose evidence during the 21-month police inquiry into the death riddle of spy Gareth Williams. A detective ...

'Tanning Mom' Patricia Krentcil: New Jersey Mother Denies Letting 5-Year-Old Use Sun Bed

Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

Tanning booth devotee Patricia Krentcil has pleaded not guilty to charges of child endangerment, after allegations that she allowed her five-year-old ...

Osama Bin Laden Documents Show Al Qaeda Leader Was 'Frustrated With Jihadi Brothers'

Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

Letters seized from Osama Bin Laden's Pakistani hideout expose the Al Qaeda leader's frustration with his jihadi "brothers" and his inability to contr...

UK Weather Forecast Shows Wet Start To Weekend But Hopes For A Drier Bank Holiday

Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

Persistant rain has left Brits beleaguered this week as April showers continued into May, but the bank holiday promises to be drier despite forecaster...

Cardinal Sean Brady: Head Of Catholic Church In Ireland Facing Calls To Resign Over Allegations He Knew Of Child Abuse

Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland is facing a chorus of calls for his resignation after allegations that he knew five children were being abu...

Bmibaby Set To Close: Jobs At Risk As Airline Forced To Cancel Flights From June Onwards

Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

Low cost airline bmibaby is set to close later this year, and with it the possibility that hundreds of jobs could be axed. The carrier transferred...

Euro 2012 Boycott 'Still Not Decided' As Concerns Grow For Ukraine's Yulia Tymoshenko

Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

As concerns grow over the treatment of the Ukraine's former premier, Yulia Tymoshenko, in prison, the Foreign Office said there had still been no deci...

RBS To Pay Back Emergency Loans: Royal Bank Of Scotland On Road To Recovery

Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to announce plans to fully repay £163 billion of emergency loans on Friday, claims BBC business editor Robert Pest...

Elephant Plays Harmonica At Washington National Zoo (VIDEO)

Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

An elephant who can play the harmonica is causing a flap at Washington's National Zoo, with her perchant for music-making astonishing audiences worldw...

UK Weather: Bank Holiday Could Be Hit By Snow And Sub Zero Temperatures

Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Sub-zero temperatures and even some snow are set to keep holidaymakers at home over the long weekend. Though there may be light relief from rain, ...

Madeline Grant, Oxford University Student, Fined £120 After 'Great Rack' Election Slogan

Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Madeline Grant, the Oxford University student who boasted of her "great rack" to try to win a librarian job has been fined £120 for bringing the univ...

Penguin Candidate Beats Liberal Democrats In Edinburgh

Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Politics

A council candidate dressed as a penguin called Professor Pongoo has received more votes than the Liberal Democrats in Edinburgh. Professor Pongoo ...

Emer O'Toole Dares To Bare Hairy Armpits On ITV's This Morning

Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Journalist Emer O'Toole and her whiskered armpits bravely ventured into unknown territory on the groomed armchairs of ITV's This Morning. As part ...

Ed Miliband Hit By An Egg During Post Election Walkabout In Southampton

Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Politics
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Labour leader Ed Miliband has been hit by an egg during a post-election walkabout in Southampton. More to follow......

Ed Miliband Hit By An Egg During Post Election Walkabout In Southampton (PICTURES)

Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Politics

Labour leader Ed Miliband was hit by an egg during a post-election walkabout in Southampton on Friday. He was giving a television interview celebra...