Entries by Paul Vale from 04/2012

Falklands Anniversary: Widows Of Soldiers Lost In 1982 Conflict Attend Service At National Memorial Arboretum In Staffordshire

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Widows of soldiers killed in the Falklands conflict gathered on Monday for a service of remembrance. On the anniversary of the Argentinian invasion...

Falklands Anniversary: Thousands Gather For Vigil In Ushuaia, Argentina To Remember Fallen

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Argentinian veterans have remembered fallen comrades in a service to mark the 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. The veterans gathered in...

Xbox 720, PlayStation Orbis: The Latest Next-Gen Console Rumours

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Tech

The Xbox 720 is due for a Christmas 2013 release, according to the latest rumours swirling around the development of Microsoft's next generation conso...

Falklands Anniversary: Hammond Rejects Claims That Britain Would Be Unable To Defend Islands

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond today rejected claims Britain would be unable to defend the Falklands against a fresh Argentinean assault as both cou...

Falklands Anniversary: Michael Clarke Dismisses Argentina's Ability To Launch Invasion Of Islands

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Michael Clarke, director-general of the Royal United Services Institute, said the concerns being raised about the lack of an aircraft carrier were "fa...

Leveson Inquiry: Neil Wallis, Former News Of The World Executive, Advised Policemen On Top Job

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Former News of the World executive Neil Wallis advised two former senior policemen on how to get the job of Scotland Yard commissioner, the Leveson In...

Hamster Pulled From Rubble Of Essex House Following Explosion

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

A lucky hamster has been pulled from the remnants of a house in Essex following a gas explosion. The fortuitous pet survived for more than 12 hour...

The Shard: Construction Workers Scale Top Of London's Latest Landmark (PICTURES)

Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Construction workers scaled the top of The Shard, London's latest landmark, on Monday, putting in place some of the final pieces of the giant construc...

Pret A Manger Sandwich Chain To Create 550 Jobs In UK After Year Of Record Sales

Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger is to create 550 jobs in the UK as it steps up its expansion plans after a year of record sales and store openings. Th...

Bettany Hughes, Scholar Of Ancient History, Argues For Importance Of Female Role In Religion

Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

Is God a woman? She could well be, according to historian Bettany Hughes, who explores the "central role" females played in the early Christian church...

Prince William Effigy Burned Outside British Embassy In Buenos Aires on Falklands Anniversary (PICTURES)

Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

Prince William has joined an exclusive club – the young royal has been burned in effigy. The flaming took place during Monday’s riot outside t...

Leveson Inquiry: Scotland Yard Chief John Yates Attended Wedding Of Ex-NotW Crime Reporter

Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

Former Scotland Yard counter-terrorism chief John Yates attended the wedding of the News of the World's ex-crime editor, the Leveson Inquiry heard tod...

Jurre Hermans, Dutch 11-Year-Old, Given Wolfson Prize Commendation For Plan To Save Eurozone

Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

A schoolboy from the Netherlands has received a commendation for his proposal to save the eurozone, gaining the attention of some of Europe's foremost...

Sarah Palin Co-Hosts NBC Today Programme, Offers Thoughts On Obama, Oprah And Pregnancy

Posted 04.03.2012 | UK

Former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin has joined the ranks of the "lamestream media", albeit for a morning, as co-host of the Today show on NBC. The ...

Child Sex Abuse Figures: Sixty Child Sex Offences Reported To Police Every Day

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

More than a third of all sex crimes are committed against children, figures showed on Wednesday. A child was sexually attacked every 20 minutes las...

Cutty Sark: More Than 80 Merchant Navy Figureheads Displayed Under Restored Ship's Hull

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

The final few figureheads have been placed in an exhibition around the raised hull of the Cutty Sark in southeast London. More than 80 figureheads...

Anwar Al Awlaki Follower Mohammed Shafiq Ali Arrested By Scotland Yard Over Acts Of Terrorism Charges

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard believes it has smashed a gang allegedly trying to fund terror in Somalia. Mohammed Shafiq Ali, who works for a security firm used by...

Baby Chimpanzee Ajabus Found Dead In Bereaved Mother's Arms At Artis Zoo In The Netherlands

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

The bond between mother and child is one of the strongest in nature, illustrated by a tragic scene at a zoo in the Netherlands. Baby Ajabus was ju...

Cedric Brown Charged On Two Counts Of Kidnapping After Stealing Mother's Car With Toddlers In Back

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

A man was charged on Thursday with two counts of kidnap and other offences after a young mother's car was stolen with two toddlers in the back. Ced...

UK Weather: Snow And Ice Bring Disruption To North Of Britain (PICTURES)

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

Winter weather brought major disruption to parts of the country today as motorways jammed up with snow and ice brought down power lines. Engineers ...

Champions League: Chelsea Book Semi-Final Place Against Barcelona After Tense Night At Stamford Bridge

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Sport

Frank Lampard marked his 550th Chelsea appearance with a penalty against Benfica to secure a the Champions League semi-final against Barcelona with a ...

Hosepipe Ban: Households In Southern And Eastern England Subjected To Restrictions Over Drought Fears From Today

Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

Millions of householders across southern and eastern England will be banned from using hosepipes from today as drought grips parts of the country. ...

Dr Richard Stone: Police Racism 'Endemic' Says Former Member Of Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Panel

Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

The race row embroiling Scotland Yard showed little sign of abating today after a number of high-profile critics spoke out against the force and inves...

Cricket: England Defeat Sri Lanka By Eight Wickets In Second Test

Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Sport
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England secured their first win of the year and ensured they would start the summer on top of the world rankings as they defeated Sri Lanka by eight w...

Teachers Strike: NASUWT Conference Passes Resolution Calling For Industrial Action

Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers today called for an escalation of industrial action, including strikes, amid growing concerns about attacks on pay, pensions, working conditi...