Entries by Felicity A Morse from 08/2012

Pauline Pearce, The Hackney Heroine Of London Riots: 'I Hope People Remember Mark Duggan'

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Pauline Pearce, dubbed the 'Hackney Heroine', shot to fame after footage of her berating rioters was watched by thousands on Youtube. The 46-year-...

London Riots 2011: Photographer Amy Weston 'Disappointed' At Reaction To Croydon Fire Photo

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Photographer Amy Weston took perhaps the most iconic image of the London riots. The picture of a woman leaping from a burning flat in Croydon was spla...

'Artful Dodger Of South Africa' Sought In Connection With Murder Of Michael Polding In Brighton

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

A man known as the 'Artful Dodger of South Africa' is wanted by the police in connection with a man who lay dead in his Brighton flat for at least two...

Rapid Melting Of Greenland's Ice Sheet Boosts Concern Over Rising Sea Levels (PICTURES)

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

The Greenland ice sheet is melting at its fastest rate since records began, boosting concerns over rising sea levels and the threat of global warming....

Cat Microwaved By 8-Year-Old Boy In Rochester, Kent

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

An eight-year-old boy has been accused of microwaving his neighbour's cat, leaving it with severe internal organ damage. The owner was upstairs whe...

Carole Waugh Killing: Rakesh Bhayani And Nicholas Kutner Charged With Murder Of Oil Executive

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

Two men have been charged with the murder of oil executive Carole Waugh, who was found with a single stab wound inside a car at a garage in New Malden...

London 2012 Paralympics: Royal Mail Overturns Decision On Gold Medal Stamps

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

The Royal Mail will issue a separate commemorative stamp for every British gold medal winner at the Paralympic games after accusations that the compan...

Doctor Samina Tahseen Removes Wrong Fallopian Tube Leaving Patient Unable To Conceive Naturally

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

A doctor who removed the wrong fallopian tube from a patient, leaving her unable to conceive naturally, has been criticised for her "hasty, careless, ...

Anni Dewani Murder: Xolile Mngeni Denies Being Hired By British Newlywed Shrien Dewani To Murder Wife

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

A man accused of being hired by British newlywed Shrien Dewani to kill his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town has denied the charge and is going in...

London 2012 Olympics: Team GB Silver Medalist Lizzie Armitstead Welcomed Home To Otley

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK

Cycling champion Lizzie Armitstead, the first member of Team GB to win a medal at London 2012 has been welcomed home by what appeared to be the whole ...

Hypersonic X-51A WaveRider Jet Test Fails Crushing Hopes Of 60 Minute Transatlantic Flights

Posted 08.15.2012 | UK Tech

The trial flight of a new hypersonic plane which could have eventually led to 60 minute flights from London to New York failed miserably after the exp...

London 2012 Olympics: Ben Ainslie's Rebel Gold Post Box In Lymington Given Stamp Of Approval

Posted 08.16.2012 | UK

Royal Mail has agreed to repaint a postbox gold in honour of Olympic medallist Ben Ainslie, after one Hampshire resident felt so strongly about living...

Demonstrators Arrested Outside Ecuadorian Embassy As Row Erupts Over Political Asylum For Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

Posted 08.16.2012 | UK

Three demonstrators outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London have been arrested as a diplomatic row threatens to erupt over whether the country will g...

Tony Nicklinson, Locked-In Sufferer, Sobs During BBC TV Interview After Losing High Court Right To Die Battle

Posted 08.16.2012 | UK

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson has lost his High Court battle for the right to end his life when he chooses. Following the ruling Mr N...

Volvo Trucks Ballerina Stunt: Highliner Faith Dickey In Adrenaline Advert (VIDEO)

Posted 08.16.2012 | UK

Two speeding trucks, a zip wire, a host of medical staff and one (crazy) woman makes for one nail-biting stunt on a Croatian highway. World record-...

UK Weather: Wet Weekend For West Britain While South East Basks In Balmy Temperatures

Posted 08.16.2012 | UK

Parts of Britain will bask in hot and summery weather at the weekend, with London expected to reach a sweltering 30C. The mercury will creep up to ...

'We're Nasa And We Know It': YouTube Video Parodying Mars Rover Mission And Bob Ferdowski Goes Viral

Posted 08.16.2012 | UK

‘We’re Nasa and we know it” is the latest genius parody of LMFAO’s sexy anthem, with learned lyrics and techy tempo. Playing off the popula...

Newport's Lindy Butcher Who Slipped In Vomit During Whitesnake Concert Sues Council For Damages

Posted 08.16.2012 | UK

A woman who slipped in vomit during a Whitesnake concert is suing her local council after being injured by the fall and missing half the gig. ...

Ian Brady 'Reveals Location' Of Victim Keith Bennett's Body

Posted 08.17.2012 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady is thought to have revealed where one of his victims, 12-year-old Keith Bennett, is buried. Police are investigating wheth...

999 Calls: Woman Rings For Ambulance After Hamster Bite

Posted 08.17.2012 | UK

A woman called for an ambulance after being bitten on the finger by a hamster, health officials have revealed. Emergency services in Wales say they...

Douglas Wight, News Of The World Scotland Editor, Charged With Perjury During Tommy Sheridan Trial

Posted 08.17.2012 | UK

The former news editor of the News of the World Scotland has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to hack telephones and committing perjury durin...

Michael Gove Accused Of Ignoring Advice Over Sale Of School Playing Fields

Posted 08.17.2012 | UK Politics

Michael Gove has overruled independent advice not to allow the sale of playing fields five times since 2010 and has been accused of responding to a Fr...

Tre Holloway's Mother Warns Cheryl Cole Not To Break Her Son's Heart

Posted 08.17.2012 | Huffington Post

Cheryl Cole is facing the first hurdle in her rumoured new romance with Tre Holloway - the dancer's mother has warned the Girls Aloud star not to hurt...

London 2012 Olympics: Jessica Ennis To Unveil Hollywood-Style Plaque On Sheffield Homecoming

Posted 08.17.2012 | UK

Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis will unveil her new plaque on Sheffield's Hollywood-style Walk of Fame when she returns to her home city today. T...

UK Weather: Hottest Weekend Of The Year Forecast For South East

Posted 08.17.2012 | UK

It is forecast to be the hottest weekend of the year with parts of Britain predicted to bask in temperatures of up to 30C. As balmy airs creep up f...