Entries by Paul Vale from 06/2012

Kiaran 'Psycho' Stapleton Admits To Killing Student Anuj Bidve

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A man has admitted the Boxing Day killing of an Indian student but denied murder. Kiaran Stapleton, 21, walked up to complete stranger Anuj Bidve, ...

Sheep Rain Down On Melbourne Motorway After Lorry Accident (Video)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Sheep rained down onto a motorway in Melbourne after a truck carrying 400 of the woolly beasts toppled on a flyover. Drivers were left agog as the...

Colin Jones Accused Of Forcing Monarch Flight To Diverted After Burning Passenger's Hair

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A man has been accused of endangering an aircraft after a flight was forced to divert when another passenger had their hair singed, police said. Sm...

Kiaran 'Psycho' Stapleton To Go On Trial For Murder Of Anuj Bidve

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

A man who shot dead an Indian student at close range will go on trial for murder. Kiaran Stapleton, 21, on Friday admitted the manslaughter of Anuj...

Syria Crisis: Navi Pillay Condemns Houla Massacre, Wants Assad To Be Referred Before ICC

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

The UN's human rights chief has warned that Syria could descend into all-out civil war unless UN member states demand an independent inquiry into the ...

Syria Crisis: Four Days Of Madness With The Free Syrian Army

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK
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There's something about the words "behind enemy lines" that sounds cool and glamourous. Perhaps it's because of the film of the same name where, again...

Hosni Mubarak, Former Egyptian President, Sentenced To Life In Prison

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian President, has been found guilty of complicity to kill protesters during the Arab Spring by a court in Cairo on Sat...

Helen Johnston Rescue: Cameron Hails 'Extraordinarily Brave' Soldiers

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron today hailed the soldiers who rescued a kidnapped British aid worker in Afghanistan in an "extraordinarily brave, breath-...

Timothy MacColl, British Seaman, Still Missing In Dubai

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

The "desperately worried" family of a British sailor missing in Dubai have issued a plea for information on his whereabouts. Leading seaman Timothy...

Paul Lambert Named New Manager Of Aston Villa

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Sport
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Paul Lambert has been named as the new manager of Aston Villa. A brief club statement issued on Saturday afternoon read: "The board of Aston Villa ...

Syria Crisis: Kofi Annan Says Country Heading For 'All-Out War'

Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

Syria is heading for “all-out” war, according to Kofi Annan. Reported by Reuters, the international peace envoy warned that the restive state w...

Elton John Wants Another Baby To Give Support To His Son

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sir Elton John has revealed he wants to have another baby - so his son has support when he is teased about not having a mother. The pop superstar, ...

Kylie Minogue Confirms Jason Donovan Reunion

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kylie Minogue has confirmed she will perform with Jason Donovan at a London tribute concert in honour of legendary pop production team Stock Aitken Wa...

Jeremy Hunt: Cameron Defends Decision Not To Launch Investigation

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has defended his refusal to launch an investigation into Jeremy Hunt - insisting the Culture Secretary acted "wisely and fairly" and had...

Breast Cancer 'Wonder Drug', T-DM1, To Extend Life By Months

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new wonder drug for one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer could allow women to survive with the disease for months longer. The smart ...

Queen's Jubilee: 39 'Dunkirk' Vessels Taking Part In Pageant

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The skies may have been grey and the drizzle relentless but the Dunkirk "little ships" had been through tougher things in their time. The 39 vessel...

Queen's Jubilee: Spectators Brave Weather To Watch 1,000-Strong Flotilla

Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

Spectators are eagerly awaiting the start of the Diamond Jubilee's most dramatic spectacle - the 1,000- strong flotilla in honour of the Queen. Des...

Sterling Slumps Against Dollar, Bad News For Brits Travelling Abroad

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Holidaymakers may be getting good rates on their euro but the pound has slumped against the dollar. Sterling is now at its lowest point of the year...

HS2: Lord Adonis Warns High Speed Rail Suffering 'Endless Delay'

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

High speed rail between London and Birmingham might not be achieved in the 2020s because of "endless dither and delay" by the Government, former trans...

Joey Barton Punched In Face Outside Garlands Nightclub

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Premier League footballer Joey Barton has been punched in the face outside a nightclub. The controversial Queens Park Rangers midfielder was involv...

Danish Cartoons: Four Convicted Of Plotting To Kill 'Infadels' At Jyllands-Posten Newspaper In Copenhagen

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Three Swedish citizens and a Tunisian have been found guilty of plotting to kill workers at a Danish newspaper in revenge for the 2005 publication of ...

Michaela McAreavey Killing: Accused Tell Court They Watched As Husband Cried Out For Help

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Two hotel workers accused of murdering honeymooner Michaela McAreavey watched on as her husband cried out for someone to save his bride, their trial h...

Jean Jobson Killing: Karen Williamson, EastEnders' Extra, Bludgeoned Pensioner To Death

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

An EastEnders' extra has admitted bludgeoning a pensioner to death in a savage attack. Karen Williamson, 46, was facing trial at the Old Bailey for...

Hosni Mubarak Health Declines, Likely To Be Moved To Hospital

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

The health of deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in a precarious state, according to reports from the Associated Press. Security official...

David Lawley Wakelin: Blair Protester At Leveson Stands By Calling Former PM A 'War Criminal'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Politics

“This man is a war criminal,” he shouted, having appeared ghost-like from the rear chamber at the Royal Courts during Tony Blair's testimony. T...