Entries by Michael Rundle from 01/2012

Peterlee Murders: Investigation Launched Into How Gunman Michael Atherton Gained Firearms Licence

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

An investigation is to be launched into how a man who shot dead his partner and two other women before turning the gun on himself was allowed to hold ...

Citizen's Arrest Numbers Falling In London As 'Fear Of Crime' Rises

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Almost 11,500 fewer citizen's arrests were made in London in 2010 than in 2002, figures have revealed, as experts point to a rise in "fear of crime". ...

Iran: 'Keep Aircraft Carrier Out Of Gulf' Tehran Warns US, As France Calls For Fresh Sanctions

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Iran has warned the United States not to return an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf after Tehran conducted 10 days of military exercises conducted...

UK Weather: December Gales Were Strongest Westerly Winds Since 1974

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Last month saw the strongest westerly winds to batter the UK since December 1974, a climate expert has said. It also brought more westerly winds th...

Stephen Lawrence Verdict: Gary Dobson And David Norris Guilty Of Murder

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

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Stephen Lawrence Verdict: Gary Dobson And David Norris Guilty Of Murder

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Gary Dobson and David Norris have been found guilty of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence in 1993. Dobson, 36, and Norris, 35, were conv...

Stephen Lawrence Verdict: Doreen Lawrence Says 'Today Is Not A Day To Celebrate'

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

The mother of Stephen Lawrence has said "today is not a cause for celebration" after Gary Dobson and David Norris were convicted of her son's murder, ...

Stephen Lawrence Verdict: Attack Survivor Duwayne Brooks Says 'All I Could Think About Was 'Why?''

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

The convictions of two of Stephen Lawrence's killers should inspire the police to bring other suspects to justice, his best friend who survived the at...

Stephen Lawrence Verdict: Gary Dobson And David Norris Face Sentencing

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

Two men found guilty of the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence will be jailed today. Gary Dobson, 36, and David Norris, 35, were convicted by a jury...

Police Face Clampdown Over Contact With Journalists After Corruption Inquiry

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

Police face a clampdown over contact with journalists today as an inquiry into media relations with forces is published. Elizabeth Filkin, the form...

Killer Of Welsh Honeymoon Couple Kaniel Martin Stabs Inmate In Anitgua Prison

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

A man who was jailed for life after murdering a British couple on their honeymoon has stabbed another inmate in prison, police said. Kaniel Martin ...

Scientists Create Levitating Fruit Flies Suspended In Strong Magnetic Fields

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

Scientists have deployed Harry Potter-style powers to levitate fruit flies and watch them walk on air. Researchers performed the seemingly magical ...

UK Weather: More Storms Coming After 'Brief Respite' From 100mph Gales

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

More strong winds are predicted to batter Britain again, after the brief respite from the 100mph gales which resulted in the deaths of two men. Gus...

Kirsty Treloar Murder: 19-Year-Old Suspect Remains In Custody

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

A teenager remained in police custody today after being arrested over the kidnap and murder of young mother Kirsty Treloar. The 20-year-old victim ...

'No Police Action' After Attempt To Sell Dead Whale On Facebook

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Tech

Police will take no further action against a youth who advertised the teeth and jaw of a dead whale for sale on Facebook. Norfolk Police were conta...

Martin Reisch Crosses US Border From Canada With iPad Instead Of Passport

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Tech

Just arrived at the border without your passport? If you have an iPad handy you may just be in luck. According to reports a Canadian man recently ...

'Apple Interested In Bidding For Premier League Football Rights' Reports Claim

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Tech

Apple is rumoured to be interested in bidding for the rights to broadcast live Premier League football matches. The Daily Mail reported on Wednesda...

App Downloads Break The 1bn Download Barrier Over Christmas

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Tech

More than 1bn mobile apps have been downloaded in a week for the first time. The gargantuan download marathon was noted in analysis by mobile resea...

Microsoft: 'Comet Sold 94,000 Pirated Copies Of Windows'

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft has sued beleaguered retailer Comet for allegedly creating and selling 94,000 illegal copies of Windows. The complaint alleges that Comet...

White House Denies President Obama Travelled To Mars Via Teleport At Age 19

Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Tech

The White House has denied that President Barack Obama was teleported to Mars in the 1980s as a member of a secret CIA project hosted at a community c...

Stephen Hawking: Women Are 'A Complete Mystery'

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking, one of the world's most eminent physicists, has admitted that women number among black holes and supersymmetry as one of th...

Darpa Research: Pentagon Scientists Create 'Time Holes' To Hide Events As They Happen

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Tech

We're used to the idea of soldiers working in the dark or even via remote control. But how about working in an cloud of invisibility that not only...

Polaroid And The Impossible Project Team Up For 'Classic' Film

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Tech

Polaroid has come back from the dead more times than the cast of the average zombie film. But this time they really mean it. The brand, once famed ...

Aggro Santos, Former 'I'm A Celebrity' Contestant, Denies Raping Two Women

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

A former I'm A Celebrity contestant will stand trial after pleading not guilty to raping two women. Brazilian-born rapper Aggro Santos, 23, is char...

American X-37B Space Plane 'Probably' Spying On China

Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Tech

A classified American spy plane is "probably" spying on China, a report in Spaceflight magazine has claimed. Neither the Pentagon or the US Air For...