Entries by Olivia Williams from 10/2011

Council Tax To Be Frozen Again, Says George Osborne

Posted 10.03.2011 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne has announced measures to freeze council tax, invest in mobile phone masts and support British science in a bid to help fami...

Marmite Leftovers To Be Turned Into Fuel By Methane Producing Bugs

Posted 10.03.2011 | UK

It sounds like an April Fool's joke, but it could end the debate about loving or hating Marmite. Makers of the gloopy spread are planning a green r...

Paris Gets Cheap Electric Car-Share Scheme

Posted 10.03.2011 | UK
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Paris has launched an electric car-sharing scheme aimed at unclogging its streets of privately owned cars. ...

JCB Rampage In Nottinghamshire (Video)

Posted 10.04.2011 | UK
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This police helicopter footage shows how Steven Regan, 34, drove a stolen JCB digger in July causing around £15,000 worth of damage. Regan, from L...

Jodie Marsh In Dramatic Bodybuilding Makeover (PICTURES)

Posted 10.04.2011 | UK

Jodie Marsh is famous as one of Britain's curviest glamour models. Now the 32 year-old reality star has given her body a muscly makeover. In only e...

Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oreal Heiress, Threatens 'Nuclear War' Over Inheritance Row

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

Liliane Bettencourt, Europe's richest woman, is threatening to take a family inheritance row "nuclear", as her daughter fights her for control of the ...

Billionaire Spanish Duchess Of Alba, 85, Marries Toyboy Alfonso Diez Carabantes

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

The Duchess of Alba, the most titled noble in the world, married a civil servant 24 years her junior in the Spanish city of Seville on Wednesday after...

Venomous False Widow Spider Nest Found In Buckinghamshire Garden

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

The nest of a venomous spider, the false widow spider, has been found in a Buckinghamshire garden. Local pest controllers have dealt with the nest, bu...

Asylum Seeker Osman Rasul Mohammed Falls To Death After Crowd Taunts

Posted 10.06.2011 | UK

An Iraqi asylum seeker died after falling from a block of flats in Nottingham while being taunted by a crowd below, an inquest has heard. A Nottin...

Teenage Boys Praised For Handing In £5,000 Cash Briefcase

Posted 10.06.2011 | UK

Two teenagers have been praised after they handed a briefcase containing £5,000 in cash in to police after finding it on a bus station bench. W...

Joanna Yeates Murder Trial Jury Sworn In

Posted 10.06.2011 | UK

A jury has been sworn in to try the neighbour accused of murdering landscape architect Joanna Yeates. Vincent Tabak, 33, denies the premeditated...

Charity 'Sorry' After Chilli Competition Sees Two Contestants In Hospital

Posted 10.06.2011 | UK

A children's charity has said that it was "very sorry" to learn that two people had become ill while trying to raise funds for it. The pair were...

Disabled Child Poverty 'Staggering', Says The Children's Society

Posted 10.07.2011 | UK

The Government is facing increased pressure to "rethink" planned welfare reforms after a leading children's charity published new figures claiming fou...

Dangerous Drivers Could Face Five Years In Prison

Posted 10.07.2011 | UK

Dangerous drivers who cause serious injuries on the road could be jailed for up to five years under new plans, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has sa...

From Obama To Henry Kissinger: Notable Nobel Prize Winners (Pictures)

Posted 10.07.2011 | UK

Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded by a committee in Norway for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literatu...

'Text Neck' Causing Health Problems, Chiropractors Warn

Posted 10.07.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Chiropractors are seeing a rise in a new condition dubbed "Text Neck" as those who spend time regularly hunched over their phones risk permanent damag...

Cairo Clashes Leave 24 Dead And Over 200 Wounded

Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

At least 24 Egyptians have died in Cairo after violent clashes erupted between protesting Christians and the army on Sunday. A further 200 were wounde...

Yeates Murder Trial: Tabak Sent Text Saying He Was 'Bored' After Murder, Jury Hears

Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

A neighbour strangled Joanna Yeates then went shopping in Asda with her murdered body in his car boot, a court has been told. Vincent...

Impoverished Sesame Street Puppet Shows Life On Breadline

Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

As a reflection of harsh economic realities, Sesame Street has introduced a new character, Lily, whose defining feature is her hunger. Unlike the Cook...

Suspected Turkish Smugglers Unleash Bees On Police

Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

Suspected smugglers unleashed a swarm of bees on unsuspecting police officers looking smuggled cigarettes, the state-run Turkish news agency reported....

Performance Artist, Marni Kotak, Will Give Birth In Front Of A Live Audience

Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

A pregnant American performance artist, Marni Kotak, will give birth to her first baby at an art gallery in New York, if all goes according to plan, i...

World's Most Expensive Pudding At £22,000 Served In Lake District

Posted 10.11.2011 | UK

A chocolate pudding with a £22,000 price-tag has been unveiled in the Lake District, but hasn't yet broken the world record for the most expensive de...

Telegraph's Rob Crilly Badmouths Editor On Twitter

Posted 10.11.2011 | UK
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A freelance journalist for a British newspaper could find himself short of work after he tweeted offensive messages about his editor — all of which ...

Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's Former Prime Minister, Jailed For Seven Years

Posted 10.11.2011 | UK

Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former prime minister, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. A judge ruled on Tuesday that the former leader of ...

Dave And Angela Dawes From Cambridgeshire Win £101 Million EuroMillions Jackpot

Posted 10.11.2011 | UK

A Cambridgeshire couple has scooped a £101,203,600.70 EuroMillions lottery jackpot. Dave Dawes, 47, a supervisor for Premier Foods, and Angela Daw...