Entries by Felicity A Morse from 12/2012

Autumn Statement: Osborne Warned More Austerity Measures Needed To Meet Deficit Targets

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Politics

George Osborne has admitted it is taking longer for Britain to recover from the financial crisis than he hoped amid warnings that he will not meet hi...

Leveson Inquiry: Shami Chakrabarti Warns Compulsory Press Legislation Could 'Breach Human Rights'

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

A key adviser to Lord Justice Leveson claims his last resort option for compulsory press reform would be illegal as it would "coerce" newspapers into ...

Japan's Sasago Tunnel Collapses Outside Tokyo Causing At Least Five Deaths

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

One of Japan's longest tunnels has collapsed, trapping vehicles amid reports that at least five people have died. Sections of concrete fell from th...

Snow Forecast Across UK As Winter Weather Prompts White Christmas Bets (PICTURES)

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

Widespread snow is to fall across England and Scotland on Sunday, as the severe weather continues to plague Britain. Many areas will see up to 3cm ...

Fugitive Ivan Leach Found In London

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

A fugitive who escaped from an open prison in Lincolnshire has been found in London. Ivan Leach, 47, had been on the run from North Sea Camp open p...

George Osborne Should Be Replaced.. With Alan Sugar?

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Politics

Amid Autumn Statement and austerity gloom Osborne's waning popularity will come as no surprise to many. More than two thirds of Britons want to see...

Nadine Dorries Admits She Likes Being Independent After Whip Suspended

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Politics

Nadine Dorries MP has admitted she enjoyed being an independent politician after having the Conservative whip suspended. The outspoken former nurse...

Starbucks To Review 'Tax Approach' With HMRC After Customer Boycott

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

Starbucks has said it is in talks with HM Revenue and Customs over its financial practices after coming under fire for paying no corporation tax in th...

Richard Branson May Lose Control Of Virgin Atlantic In Secret Takeover Bid

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

Sir Richard Branson reportedly faces loses control of airline Virgin Atlantic for the first time as America's largest airline made a secret takeover a...

Army Granted Extra Five Days Leave Over Christmas As' Thank You' For Olympics And Jubilee

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

The British Army has been granted an extra five days holiday this Christmas in recognition of their hard work during 2012. Defence officials have o...

Legal Defence For Doctors Trialling New Treatments In Saatchi's Private Members' Bill

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Politics

Doctors are too scared of getting sued to make any steps forward in finding a cure for cancer, Lord Saatchi said as he launched a Private Members' Bil...

Stevie Wonder Pulls Out Of Friends Of The Israel Defence Forces Concert After United Nations Vote

Posted 12.02.2012 | UK

Stevie Wonder has pulled out of a concert in support of the Friends of the Israel Defence Forces, saying "I am and have always been against war, any w...

Marine Conservation Calendar Showcases Stunning Images Of Sharks, Dolphins And Turtles

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

These photos may be your last chance to glimpse sharks, dolphins and turtles in their natural habitat as so many of these magnificent marine animals a...

Shrien Dewani 'Cannot Travel By Car Or Go Outside' Court Hears

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

A businessman wanted in South Africa over the murder of his wife whilst they were honeymooning is a "husk" of his former self, a court has heard. ...

M1 Crash: Man From East London Arrested After Two Killed In Smash

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

A 25-year-old has been arrested over a high-speed crash on the M1 in which two people were killed and another six injured. The man from east London...

Kate Middleton Pregnant: The Duchess Isn't The Only One Feeling Nauseous, As Twitter Reacts

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

The hotly-anticipated news has finally been confirmed: Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant. Twitter has exploded with excitement over the ar...

Kate Middleton Pregnant: Politicians Race To Congratulate Royal Couple

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron was the first in the political twitter race to offer congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge after the announcement that Ka...

Kate Middleton Pregnant: Prince William Leaves Hospital As Media Camp Outside King Edward VII Hospital

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

Prince William has left King Edward VII hospital where Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge is being treated Hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form morning s...

Beverley Brandreth Jailed For False Rape Claims Against Former Boyfriend

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

A woman who falsely cried rape against an ex-boyfriend has been jailed for 20 months. Beverley Brandreth, 20, first claimed he had raped her in Feb...

Dutch Linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen Dies After Being Kicked And Beaten By Players

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Sport

A Dutch football linesman has died in hospital after being severely beaten by players taking part in a youth match in Almere, the Netherlands. Rich...

Syria Chemical Weapon Attack Feared As UN Withdraws Staff

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

The US has reiterated concerns over the Syrian regime using chemical weapons saying any such move would cross a "red line" and prompt action. Obam...

Loyalists Storm Belfast City Hall In Response To Flag Vote

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

Two police officers have been injured after hundreds of loyalists tried to storm Belfast City Hall in response to councillors voting to remove the Uni...

Kate Middleton Pregnant: 'A Royal Biscuit In The Oven' And Other Weird Media Coverage

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

The world’s media let out a collective squawk at the news Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge was expecting, before rushing to their computers and peckin...

Atos Under Fire After Disabled Man Geoff Meeghan Left Stranded When Fire Alarm Sounded

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

A disabled man has described his distress after being left stranded inside an Atos centre when the fire alarm went off. Geoff Meeghan, 32, suffers ...

Host Oliver Boorman Charged After Revellers Crash Party Advertised on Facebook

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

A man has admitted causing a public nuisance after more than 1,000 people turned up to his 21st birthday party, which had been posted on Twitter and F...