Entries by Paul Vale from 10/2011

Bank Of England To Order Another Round Of QE, Say Economists

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Heightened fears of another recession mean it is "touch and go" whether the Bank of England will this week order another dose of ...

Isobel Dobson: Police Quiz Man In Connection With Fatal Farm Fire

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fire at a farm which claimed the life of a two-year-old girl, police hav...

Libya: Hundreds Of Residents Flee Besieged Sirte

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

Streams of civilians are fleeing the besieged Libyan city of Sirte, ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi's birthplace. Hundreds of residents, in vehicles ...

BP: Sale Of Pan American Energy Held-Up Piling Pressure On Bob Dudley

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The sale of BP's business in Argentina is on the verge of collapse, heaping fresh pressure on chief executive Bob Dudley, it is c...

HSBC: Lord Myners Urges Bank To Move Its Retail Arm To Paris

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Former City minister Lord Myners has suggested that HSBC should move its UK retail arm to Paris to avoid the proposed banking ref...

Conservative Party Conference 2011: 35,000 Protestors Take To The Streets Of Manchester

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Around 35,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Manchester as the Conservative Party conference began in the city. The huge...

Shane Warne Confirms Engagement To Model Elizabeth Hurley

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Shane Warne and Elizabeth Hurley have become engaged. The 42-year-old former Australian Test cricketer proposed to actress and...

St John's House: Mental Health Patient Escapes Hospital And Is On The Run

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A mental health patient is on the loose after breaking out of a secure hospital and injuring a nurse, police said. Luke Sparks...

HM Prison Frankland: Two Men Charged With Murder After Prison Death

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Two men have been charged with the murder of a prisoner, police said. A 32-year-old man and a 23-year-old man will appear befo...

Environment: Ozone Loss Over Arctic At Record Level

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

Ozone loss over the Arctic this year was so severe that for the first time it could be called an "ozone hole" like the Antarctic one, scientists repor...

Kirkham Baby: Body Found In Lancashire Town By Dog Walker

Posted 10.02.2011 | UK

The body of a baby thought to be about two months old has been found in Lancashire. Police said a dog walker found the child's body in a culvert of...

Amanda Knox Verdict: 'She-Devil' Or The 'Amelie Of Seattle'?

Posted 10.03.2011 | UK

Throughout the original trial, Amanda Knox was portrayed by the media and in court as two different people. The image of her as a callous and manip...

Amanda Knox Verdict: Meredith Kercher's Family Speak Out

Posted 10.03.2011 | UK

Members of Meredith Kercher’s family have made an appeal for their daughter to be remembered just hours before an announcement on the verdict of Ama...

Megrahi Claims His Role In Lockerbie Bombing Was 'Exaggerated'

Posted 10.03.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing has said "new facts" surrounding the 1988 tragedy which killed 270 people will be anno...

Amanda Knox Verdict: Knox And Sollecito Acquitted

Posted 10.03.2011 | UK

After four years in prison, American student Amanda Knox, 24, and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, 27, have been acquitted of the murder o...

Breast Cancer Awareness: Kylie To Recieve Honarary Doctorate From Anglia Ruskin University

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Kylie Minogue is to receive an honorary degree for her work promoting breast cancer awareness. The pop star, who famously batt...

Green Energy: Work Begins On Solar Bridge To Power Blackfriars Station (Pictures)

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

Construction has begun on the world’s largest solar bridge. Due for completion in 2012, the bridge, which spans the Thames at Blackfriars Statio...

David Hempleman-Adams: British Pair Triumph In Challenge Gas Balloon Race

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- British adventurer David Hempleman-Adams has won a top ballooning race in the US. He and co-pilot Jon Mason finished ahead of ...

Putin: Returning President Sets Out Grand Plan To Create Trade Bloc From Old Soviet States

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

Vladimir Putin has unveiled an ambitious plan to forge a new economic superpower from a clutch of former Soviet states. Writing in Izvestia, Russia...

Cameron Forced To Rewrite Keynote Speech After Credit Card Remarks Sparked Concern

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been forced to rewrite his Wednesday address to the Conservative Party conference after an early draft indicated that the prime mini...

Graham Dilley: Former England Fast Bowler Dies At 52

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

The former England fast bowler and Ashes-winner Graham Dilley has died at the age of 52 after a short illness. Dilley, who played in 41 Tests and t...

Vulcan: Last Airworthy Bomber To Take To The Skies For Jubilee

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

The only remaining airworthy Vulcan bomber is to take to the skies during 2012 for a Diamond Jubilee tour in honour of the Queen, it has been announce...

Jimmy Carter: 'I'm Optimistic' Obama Will Win 2012

Posted 10.05.2011 | UK

Former president Jimmy Carter believes President Obama will win the 2012 election despite the woeful state of the US economy. Referring to next ye...

Hamid Karzai: Afghan Government Has Failed To Provide Security

Posted 10.07.2011 | UK

President Hamid Karzai has said his government and Nato have failed to provide Afghans with security, 10 years after the Taliban were otherthrown. ...

Scientists Discover Venus Has An Ozone Layer

Posted 10.07.2011 | UK

Scientists have discovered that Venus has an ozone layer. The thin layer, which is hundred of times less dense than the Earth's, was discovered by ...