Entries by Felicity A Morse from 06/2012

Edinburgh Marathon Medal Cock-Up As Penis-Shaped Prize Goes Viral

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Runners at the Edinburgh marathon were left blushing at the weekend after being handed what at second glance appeared to be a penis-shaped medal. I...

Mars One: Dutch Mission Wants To Establish First Human Settlement On The Red Planet

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

An aspiring group of Dutch entrepreneurs and scientists have taken on the interplanetary challenge of colonising Mars. The manned mission is named ...

'Master Of Disguse' Henley Stephenson Jailed For Armed Robberies

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A bungling master of disguise has been jailed for 14 years for carrying out a string of "calculated and frightening" armed robberies. Henley Stephe...

Danai Muhammadi Found Guilty Of Arson Attack Which Killed Wife, Son And Father-In-Law

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Danai Muhammadi has been found guilty of murdering his estranged wife, their young son and his father-in-law in an arson attack. The 24-year-old wa...

Premature Babies More Likely To Suffer From Mental Disorders Like Schizophrenia, Depression And Bipolar Disorder

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Premature babies are significantly more likely than average to suffer serious mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, in later life, a study has foun...

HM Revenue And Custom Workers Vote To Strike Over Job Cuts And Privatisation

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics

Workers at HM Revenue and Customs have voted to take industrial action in a row over jobs and privatisation, adding to the growing number of disputes ...

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Nation Gears Up To Celebrate Her Majesty's Reign

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

National celebrations to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee have begun as the country gears up for a weekend of pomp and pageantry in honour of Her Maje...

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Thanksgiving Service At St Paul's Cathedral To Pay Tribute To Her Majesty

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

The nation will celebrate the Diamond Jubilee on Tuesday with a thanksgiving service, but the Duke of Edinburgh will be missing from the Queen's side...

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Tuesday: Westminister Hall Meal To Be Hosted By Livery Guild

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

The Queen will dine at Westminster Hall today at a celebratory Diamond Jubilee lunch hosted by the Livery. Some 700 guests representing the compani...

Crime-Tracking Apps: Police Technology Should Allow Victims To Follow Case Through The System Claims IPPR

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Victims of crime in England and Wales should be able to track their case online from the moment it is reported to the point when its perpetrators are ...

Birmingham Mosque Attack: Schoolboy Charged With Grievous Bodily Harm After Man Rushed To Hospital

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

A schoolboy has been charged grievous bodily harm following an attack outside a mosque that left a man critically ill in hospital. The 15-year-old,...

Toddler Keiron Guess Undergoes Surgery After Attack By Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

A two-year-old boy viciously attacked by a dog has undergone surgery after one of his ears and part of his nose were torn off. It is believed the b...

Bailed Barton Heads To Portugal, Tweets 'Looking Forward To Bit Of Rest And Lots Of Golf'

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Premier League footballer Joey Barton is on his way to Portugal for a holiday today after being released from police custody last night following his ...

Arlene Philips Praises Cheryl Cole's Dancing: 'People Don't Give Her Enough Credit'

Posted 06.05.2012 | Huffington Post

Arlene Phillips is squarely in Team Cheryl. The former Strictly Come Dancing judge insists the Girls Aloud beauty may not have the best pipes, but ...

Pakistan Drone Attack May Have Killed Al-Qaeda's 'Second In Command' Abu Yahya Al-Libi

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi may have been killed in a drone attack on Pakistan, according to intelligence from a US official. Th...

Farnworth Murder Victim 'Deliberately Targeted' Say Greater Manchester Police

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Police investigating the murder of a 31-year-old woman in Greater Manchester believe she was deliberately targeted. Police were called to Queen Str...

Diamond Jubilee Security Firm Must Answer Questions Over 'Slave Labour' Claims Says MP

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Politics

A Labour MP is demanding answers from a security firm and charity after reports they bussed jobless people into London to work under appalling conditi...

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Thanksgiving Service At St Paul's Cathedral Begins With A Fanfare

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

The Queen's arrival in St Paul's Cathedral was heralded by a tremendous fanfare as Her Majesty entered the historic building for a thanksgiving servic...

Prince Philip's Bladder Infection 'May Have Been Caused By Diamond Jubilee Stress'

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh may have been more prone to developing his bladder infection because of conditions during Sunday's Diamond Jubilee Pageant, expe...

Nigeria Lagos Plane Crash: British Woman Jill Chime Believes Her Sister Antonia Attuh Was Killed

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

A British woman believes her sister was aboard a plane which crashed in Lagos, Nigeria, killing everyone on board. Jill Chime, from Liverpool, told...

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding Star Paddy Doherty Arrested Over Threats

Posted 06.06.2012 | Huffington Post

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty has been arrested after allegedly threatening to kill a rival. The Celebrity Big Brother winner was ha...

Al-Qaeda's 'Second In Command' Abu Yahya Al-Libi 'Killed In Pakistan Drone Attack'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi was killed in Monday's drone attack on Pakistan, US officials have confirmed. The killing of Abu Yah...

Olympic Torch Crosses Irish Border To Dublin In 'Symbol Of Peace'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

The Olympic Torch has crossed the Irish border on an historic visit to the Republic on Wednesday in a symbol of the peace process. Irish Olympic bo...

Spain Appeals To Eurozone For Help As Europe's Fourth Largest Economy 'Shut Out Of Markets'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Spain's Economic minister Luis de Guindos told reporters in Brussels he had "absolutely not discussed any intervention in Spain's banks" at an...

Legionnaires' Cases In Edinburgh Expected To Rise By Weekend

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

The number of people who have contracted Legionnaires' disease is expected to continue rising until the weekend following a deadly outbreak in Edinbur...