Entries by Felicity A Morse from 07/2012

Vince Cable Business Secretary Urges Shareholders To Take Action Over Barclays Rate Rigging Scandal

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

Business Secretary Vince Cable has urged shareholders in British banks to take action on the boards and executives responsible for the "systemic abuse...

British Citizenship Test To Be Rewritten To Include National Anthem And William Shakespeare

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The citizenship test taken by foreign nationals is to be rewritten by the government. Immigrants will have to learn the first verse of the national...

British Citizenship Test To Be Rewritten To Include National Anthem And William Shakespeare

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The citizenship test taken by foreign nationals is to be rewritten by the government. Immigrants will have to learn the first verse of the national...

Drink Driving: French Motorists Forced To Carry A Breathalyser

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

New motoring laws in France force drivers to carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles. As of Sunday, motorists and motorcyclists will face an on-t...

Westfield Stabbing Victim Named As Stratford Resident Liam Woodards (PICTURES)

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

A man who was stabbed to death at a Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford just yards from the Olympic Park has been named by police. Liam Woodards l...

Lottery Numbers: Five Ticket Holders Share Lotto Milions

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

Five ticket holders shared the Lotto jackpot of £6.7 million, collecting £1,352,859 each, Camelot said. The winning numbers were 01, 18, 19, 30, ...

Graham Padmore, Father Of Four, Killed After Lamborghini Flip

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

A father-of-four who was seriously injured when the Lamborghini he was driving left the track of an airfield in Stockport and flipped upside down into...

Barach Bandavad Arrested By Police On Suspicion Of Murdering Woman In Bristol

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

A man wanted in connection with the murder of a woman in Bristol has been arrested by police. Detectives made a public appeal for help in a bid to ...

MPs To Have Fridays Off Under Proposals Suggested To Commons

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Politics

MPs could have every Friday off under plans currently being considered. The move to a four-day week was one of the proposals suggested to the Commo...

Foreign Secretary William Hague Describes 'Deep Frustration' Over Syria Bloodshed

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

William Hague has described his "deep frustration" over the ongoing bloodshed in Syria. The Foreign Secretary said sanctions against Syrian preside...

Zarganar, Myanmar's Most Famous Comedian, Talks Bono, Bravery and Burma

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

He's survived jail, revolution and the wrath of army generals, but Burmese comedian Zarganar confesses appearing on stage with Bono has been his most ...

RBS Sacks Ten Traders Over Libor-Fixing Scandal

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

Royal Bank of Scotland has sacked 10 of its traders over their alleged role in the Libor-fixing scandal. The revelation comes after the bank confir...

WImbledon: Andy Murray In Late Night Win Against Marcos Baghdatis

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Sport

Andy Murray was relieved to beat not only Marcos Baghdatis but also the clock in a dramatic third round encounter under the Centre Court roof. The ...

Harry Styles Is 'A Spoilt Little Rich Kid' Who Pursued DJ Lucy Horobin Claims Her Husband

Posted 07.01.2012 | Huffington Post

The husband of a DJ who had an affair with teenage singer Harry Styles has blamed the One Direction star for the fling. DJ Lucy Horobin, 32, is no...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Takes Pot Shot At Simon Cowell For Not Spending Enough Time With Acts

Posted 07.01.2012 | Huffington Post

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has taken aim at talent show rival Simon Cowell for not spending enough time with his acts. The composer launches his new s...

Ghodratollah Barani Charged Over Murder Of Homeless Mark Morrison At Marble Arch

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

Police investigating the death of a homeless man have charged a man with murder. Ghodratollah Barani, 26, of no fixed abode, will appear at West Lo...

Vintage Aircraft In 'Serious Crash' At Old Warden Aerodrome, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

A vintage aircraft has crashed at an air show in Bedfordshire on Sunday. The condition of the pilot, a man in his 40s, was not immediately known, p...

Partners Of Gay Peers And Knights Could Be Given Titles Under New Bill Reflecting Existing Rules For Heterosexual Relationships

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Politics

The partners of gay knights and peers could be given titles like those for wives of heterosexual men under plans going before parliament. Under the...

Women Bishops: Rev Lucy Winkett Church of England Cleric Urges Delays On Legislation To Introduce Women Bishops

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

One of the Church of England's most prominent female clerics has urged delays to legislation introducing women bishops after last minute amendments to...

Bob Diamond At Treasury Select Committee: Questions Facing Barclays Boss

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Politics

Barclays boss Bob Diamond's appearance before the Treasury Select Committee on Wednesday promises to be a more humbling affair than his last, when he ...

Rupert Murdoch Slams Scientology In Wake Of Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes Divorce

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has attacked Scientology in the wake of Tom Cruise and Katie's divorce, describing it as an "evil and weird cult" involved with "big, b...

Gunman In Afghan Police Uniform Kills Three British Soldiers In Helmand Province

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Three British soldiers were shot at point blank range by a man wearing a Afghan police uniform at a checkpoint in Helmand Province, the Ministry of De...

Celebrity Scientologists: Jason Lee, Kirsty Alley And Giovanni Ribisi Among Famous Faces Linked With Religion

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Katie Holmes has filed for divorce from Tom Cruise due to worries that her daughter Suri would be sucked into the Church of Scientology, according to ...

China 'Face Chewing': Drunk Bus Driver In 'Cannibal Attack' In Wenzhou (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

A drunken bus driver launched a frenzied attack on a female motorist in south eastern China by biting her face, according to local news reports. T...

Middlesbrough Murder: 47-Year-Old Man Arrested Over Body

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Officers who launched a search for Graham Barry Gibson after a body was found in Middlesbrough have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of murder,...