Entries by Lucy Sherriff from 06/2012

Boy, 12, Raped Nine-Year-Old Girl After Watching Porn

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A 12-year-old boy raped and repeatedly sexually assaulted a nine-year-old girl after he watched porn online and wanted to feel "grown up", a court has...

International Students 'Cheated' Out Of Thousands By Private UK Colleges

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Correction and Apology to the London School of Business and Finance ("LSBF") In an article published on 2 June 2012, we incorrectly referred to LSB...

David Beckham Makes Surprise Appearance At Vaughan Primary School, London

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Stunned primary schoolchildren could not believe their eyes when David Beckham made a surprise appearance at morning assembly on Friday. It was a r...

Boy, 13, Told To Leave Class For Wearing 'Sectarian' Union Jack

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A 13-year-old boy was told to leave the classroom for wearing a Union Jack T-shirt because the teacher felt it was "sectarian", it has been reported. ...

Baroness Warsi Denies Fresh Allegations Over Failing To Register Business Interests

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Politics

Conservative co-chairman Baroness Warsi has denied failing to register business interests as she faced fresh allegations of breaching House of Lords r...

Queen's Jubilee: Which Vessels Are Taking Part In River Pageant?

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The Diamond Jubilee River Pageant features more than 1,000 historic vessels, steam boats, barges and tugs. With everything from dragonboats to one-...

Rail Companies Fail To Provide Enough Trains For Jubilee Revellers

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

Frustrated Jubilee revellers vented their anger at rail companies for failing to provide enough trains to get spectators into London, leaving children...

Queen's Jubilee: Charles And Camilla Greeted By Cheering Crowds

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The Diamond Jubilee river pageant welcomed its first royal guests on Sunday as excitement grew ahead of the start of the Diamond Jubilee river pageant...

Diamond Jubilee: Duchess Of Cambridge Wears Red Alexander McQueen Dress

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge took to the Thames on Sunday in a red Alexander McQueen dress and matching Sylvia Fletcher hat. Kate, whose wedding gown w...

Diamond Jubilee: Goudhurst Village, Kent, Creates Pageant In Miniature

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The River Pageant on the Thames was replicated in miniature form in one village as it hosted a flotilla of small wooden boats on its pond. Schoolch...

Young Man's Body Found Washed Up On Beach In Hastings, East Sussex

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

A young man's body has been found washed up on a beach, police said. A member of the public discovered the body, believed to be of a man in his 20s...

Boy, 16, Arrested After Rose Farley Dies Of Suspected Drug Overdose

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

Police investigating the suspected drug death of a 15-year-old girl in Liverpool have made an arrest. Rose Farley fell ill at a birthday party on F...

Diamond Jubilee: River Pageant Sets New World Record For Largest Parade Of Boats

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee river pageant reached its end as the 1,000-strong flotilla passed under Tower Bridge. The belfry carrying The Royal Jub...

Lagos Plane Crash: Passenger Jet Crashes Into Two-Storey Building In Nigeria, Kills All 153 On Board

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

A plane crash has killed all 153 passengers after hitting a building in one of the busiest cities in Nigeria. The disaster struck on Sunday in the ...

Christopher Jones Charged After Driving Wrong Way Around M25 In Police Car Chase

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

A man has been charged after a motorist drove the wrong way round the M25 in a police car chase. The driver arrived on Britain's busiest motorway u...

Stephen Fry: BBC Jubilee Coverage Mind Numbingly Tedious

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The comedian Stephen Fry led criticism of the BBC's Diamond Jubilee coverage on Sunday, branding it "mind-numbingly tedious" and dubbing a reporter "i...

Diamond Jubilee Concert Will See Pop Stars Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Elton John Honour The Queen

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Pop music legends will perform in honour of the Queen Monday night at a Diamond Jubilee concert marking her 60-year reign. Singing sensation Stevie...

Diamond Jubilee: More Than 4,200 Beacons Will Be Lit Across Commonwealth

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

More than 4,200 Diamond Jubilee beacons will be lit across the globe in celebration of the Queen's 60-year reign on Monday night. The Queen will li...

Diamond Jubilee: Tristan Da Cunha Island In South Atlantic Lights A Beacon And Joins The Party

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

As millions of people around the world celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, a community comprising just a few hundred revellers living in virtual is...

Diamond Jubilee: Weather Set To Brighten For Concert

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Revellers attending tonight's Diamond Jubilee concert should be able to leave their umbrellas at home - after forecasters predicted an end to the wet ...

Diamond Jubilee: What's In The Buckingham Palace Picnic Hamper?

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Picnickers will dine on tea-smoked Scottish salmon, a modern take on coronation Chicken and Sandringham strawberry crumble crunch in the Buckingham Pa...

Toddler Mauled By Staffordshire Bull Terrier Has Surgery

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

A two-year-old boy viciously attacked by a dog has undergone surgery to his face after one of his ears and part of his nose was torn off. It is bel...

Toddler Hospitalised After Being Mauled By Dogs

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

A two-year-old boy has suffered serious facial injuries after being attacked by two dogs in Wiltshire, police said. The toddler was mauled by the a...

Gloucester Cheese Rolling Competition Set To Go Ahead

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Rebel cheese chasers are expected to flip, somersault and tumble their way to the foot of a steep hill on Monday - chasing an 8lb Double Gloucester. ...

Timothy MacColl, Sailor Missing In Dubai, 'Wants To Be Found'

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

The wife of a British sailor missing in Dubai has said on Monday her husband wants to be found. Leading Seaman Timothy Andrew MacColl, 27, known as...