Entries by Paul Vale from 11/2011

Occupy London: City Corporation Performs Turnaround On Threat Of Eviction To Protesters (Pictures)

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK

The Corporation of London has announced that it has withdrawn the threat of a legal notice to remove the protesters camped outside St Paul's Cathedral...

Hugh Grant Becomes A Father For The First Time

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK Entertainment

Bridget Jones actor Hugh Grant has become a father. Us Weekly reported on Tuesday that a baby girl was born to the 51-year-old actor earlier this ...

John Terry: Metropolitan Police Confirm Investigation Into England Captain's Conduct

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK

The Metropolitan Police has confirmed that they have launched a formal investigation into the conduct of John Terry during last weekend's Premiership ...

Pictures Of The Day: 1 November

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK

With the start of November and the threat of winter, one lady has it all covered - Monica Wallace has made thousands of little wooly hats as part of t...

Fourteen-Year-Old Girl Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Her Mother

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK

Greater Manchester Police have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of murdering her mother. The arrest was made after the police were called ...

David Livingstone's 140-Year-Old Diary Made Legible By Technology

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK

A faded 140-year-old diary written by explorer David Livingstone has been made legible again with the help of modern technology. Scientists used sp...

Breast Cancer: Light Drinking Can Increases Risk, Study Reveals

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK

Women can increase their risk of breast cancer by drinking as little as three small glasses of wine a week, a study has found. Alcohol is a known r...

Israel Speeds Up Construction Of Homes In West Bank And East Jerusalem After Unesco Decision

Posted 11.01.2011 | UK

Israel is to expedite the construction of about 2,000 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in response to the Palestinians'...

Child Abuse Ring: Five People, Including Woman And Serving Soldier, Found Guilty

Posted 11.02.2011 | UK

Five people, including a woman and a serving soldier, have been found guilty of offences relating to an international child abuse ring at Portsmouth C...

Starlings Arrive At Gretna Signalling The Start Of Winter (Pictures)

Posted 11.02.2011 | UK

A murmuration of starlings turned the sky black above the town of Gretna on Tuesday. Millions of birds put on a spectacular aerial display before l...

Benjamin Netanyahu Pushes For Pre-Emptive Strike On Iran, According To Reports

Posted 11.02.2011 | UK

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking for cabinet support to launch a pre-emptive strike on Iran, according to a report in the Haaretz ...

Everything Everywhere: Mobile Phone Brand To Axe 550 Jobs

Posted 11.02.2011 | UK Tech

The firm which runs mobile phone brands Orange and T-Mobile is planning to axe 550 jobs following a review of its business, it has been revealed. E...

Eurozone Crisis: Referendum To Question Greece's Continued Membership Of The Eurozone

Posted 11.02.2011 | UK

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have given the Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou, a stark ultimatum - accep...

Occupy Glasgow Vote To Leave Camp Before Eviction

Posted 11.02.2011 | UK

Anti-capitalist protesters have voted to leave their camp in a city square on the eve of the local council's court bid to oust them from the site. ...

Whale Meet Again: Surfer Narrowly Avoids Being Eaten By Ocean Giant (Video)

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

This saucy surfer is in for a whale of a shock. Whilst paddling in the ocean near Santa Cruz, California, the bikini-clad boarder stops to chat to a c...

Carbon Emissions: Greenhouse Gasses Pumped Into Atmosphere Reach Record Levels

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

The level of carbon dioxide being pumped into the atmosphere has reached record levels, according to the US department of energy. The figures reve...

Pictures Of The Day: Gunpowder, Tracey Emin And A Russian March

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

"Remember, remember the 5th of November"... On the eve of Guy Fawkes Night the Gremlins Carnival Club prepare for the world's largest illuminated proc...

Greek Crisis: Government Could Fall As Papandreou Faces Crucial Vote

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

George Papandreou, the Greek prime minister, faces a crucial no-confidence vote on his leadership following a week of turmoil. Should he lose the ...

Flashmob Marriage Proposal On Train Stuns Commuters (Video)

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

Passengers on a packed London train have been stunned when their evening commute was interrupted by a musical marriage proposal. Adam King enlisted...

Greek Crisis: Papandreou Calls The Eurozone Bailout A 'National Priority'

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

George Papandreou has called the securing of the eurozone bailout a “national priority” for Greece. Speaking to the parliament before the crun...

G20 Summit: World Leaders Fail To Find Solution To Eurozone Crisis

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

World leaders have drawn a blank in their efforts to resolve the eurozone crisis, as the G20 summit ended with no agreement on crucial measures to sho...

Greek Crisis: George Papandreou Survives No-Confidence Vote

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has survived the crucial no-confidence vote on his leadership. Members of the Greek parliament returned a re...

M5 Crash: Several Killed And Dozens Injured In 'Fireball' Pile-Up In Somerset

Posted 11.04.2011 | UK

Several people have reportedly been killed in huge crash on the M5 motorway near junction 25 close to Taunton in Somerset. Sky is reporting that ...

Greek PM Papandreou Faces Unity Challenge Over Bailout

Posted 11.05.2011 | UK

Greek PM George Papandreou has said efforts to form a new government of national unity must get under way soon. Mr Papandreou said these were "crit...

M5 Crash: Community Faces Up To Motorway Disaster

Posted 11.05.2011 | UK

People living in the communities close to where the devastating M5 motorway accident happened are struggling to come to terms with the devastation. ...