Entries by Paul Vale from 10/2012

Tulisa Contostavlos Receives Daily Twitter Abuse, Feels Like 'Most Hated Woman In Britain'

Posted 10.04.2012 | Huffington Post

The vile Twitter abuse Tulisa Contostavlos receives on a daily basis has left the singer terrified she's become "the most hated woman in Britain". ...

Jimmy Savile Sexual Abuse Allegations Detailed On Documentary (VIDEO)

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

Detailed testimonies of women who claim they were sexually abused by Sir Jimmy Savile when they were schoolgirls have been broadcast on television. ...

Margaret Hodge Demands Sweeping Changes To Civil Service After West Coast Main Line Rail Fiasco

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics

A senior MP has demanded sweeping changes to the civil service amid the West Coast main line rail fiasco. On Thursday, Labour MP Margaret Hodge, wh...

Jeremy Forrest, Maths Teacher In Megan Stammers Case, To Be Extradited To UK On Thursday

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest will return to the UK after a French court agreed to his extradition on Thursday. Magistrates in Bordeaux granted th...

Turkey Shells Syrian Town Of Tel Abyad In Retaliation For Killing Of Civilians In Akcakale (PICTURES)

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

UPDATE: The Turkish parliament has approved a bill authorising cross-border military operations in Syria, but insists it is not a mandate for war. ...

Justin Lee Collins Trial: Jury Hears Comedian Called Ex-Grlfriend Anna Larke a 'Dirty Vile Whore'

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

Television presenter Justin Lee Collins's relationship with an ex-girlfriend accusing him of harassment brought out "the demon" in him, a court heard ...

Freddie Starr Loses High Court Injunction Case Over Allegations

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

A High Court judge has refused to continue an injunction granted to Liverpool comedian Freddie Starr to prevent publication of what he says is a libel...

Eilat Shooting: 'American Tourist' Opens Fire In Israeli Holiday Resort

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Reported by the Jerusalem Post, the American tourist, who was working at the hotel, has been shot and killed by a couter terrorism squad. A...

Sean Price, Sacked Chief Constable Of Cleveland Police, Described As 'Shameful' By IPCC

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Sean Price, who has been dismissed as chief constable of Cleveland Police, was branded "shameful" by the police watchdog on Friday after being found g...

Kay Burley Criticised By Labour MP Tom Watson On Twitter Over April Jones Murder Interview (VIDEO)

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Ofcom has confirmed to the Huffington Post UK that complaints have been made over the Burley interview. Kay Burley has sparked a raft of c...

Justin Lee Collins Trial: Jury Sent Home After Failing To Reach Verdict

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

A jury deliberating its verdict in the trial of television presenter Justin Lee Collins, who is accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend, has so far bee...

Mark Bridger, April Jones Murder Suspect, Attended Parents' Evening Hours Before Disappearance

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Murder suspect Mark Bridger attended the same school parents' evening as April Jones's mother and father just hours before the five-year-old disappear...

Man With Crimean-Congo Fever Dies In London Hospital

Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

A man being treated for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever after returning to the UK from Afghanistan has died, the hospital said. It is the first la...

Abu Hamza Lands In New York Ahead Of Terrorism Trial (PICTURES)

Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Abu Hamza appeared in a New York court on Saturday facing terror charges following his extradition from the UK, but the radical cleric did not...

Afghanistan War 11th Anniversary: Anti-War Activists To Hold 'Naming The Dead' Ceremony In London

Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

Anti war activists will hold a "naming the dead" ceremony on Sunday as part of their campaign to bring British troops home from Afghanistan. Brit...

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's Abortion Comments Could Signal Tory Push To Change Law

Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

David Cameron was tonight facing demands to reopen the debate on Britain's abortion laws after Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt called for the current tim...

Royal Bank Of Scotland Branch Sale Collapses, Jobs Under Threat

Posted 10.13.2012 | UK

Thousands of workers are facing mounting uncertainty over their jobs after the collapse of a proposed sale of Royal Bank of Scotland branches to Spani...

Mitt Romney Hails Margaret Thatcher On 87th Birthday

Posted 10.13.2012 | UK Politics

US presidential candidate Mitt Romney hailed Margaret Thatcher as a "tower of strength in the cause of liberty" on Saturday as the former prime minist...

Cardiff 'Hit And Run' Leaves One Dead, 11 Injured

Posted 10.19.2012 | UK

A woman was killed and 11 other people injured today in a series of "hit and run" car accidents. The woman who was fatally injured was 32, Superint...

George Osborne's First Class Ticket Row Denied By Chancellor's Office And Virgin Trains

Posted 10.19.2012 | UK Politics

Claims that George Osborne tried to sit in a first class train carriage with only a standard ticket were flatly rejected by the Chancellor's office an...

Anti-Austerity Protesters March Through Central London (PICTURES)

Posted 10.20.2012 | UK

Ed Miliband has branded David Cameron "clueless" during an address at a rally in London's Hyde Park, part of a huge protest against Government austeri...

Scottish Independence Is 'On', Says Alex Salmond Before Branding UK Government 'Lord Snooties'

Posted 10.20.2012 | UK Politics

Alex Salmond has called the UK Government "incompetent Lord Snooties" as he declared it was game on for the independence referendum. The Scottish F...

Avon River Car Crash: One Woman Dead And Five Officers Injured After Trying To Rescue Passengers

Posted 10.20.2012 | UK

Six police officers were treated in hospital after diving into a river in a bid to rescue five occupants of a car which had crashed into the water. ...

McDonald's Hits Back At Jamie Oliver Over Olympic Jibe (VIDEO)

Posted 10.20.2012 | UK

McDonald's hit back at criticism by Jamie Oliver on Saturday, saying its UK restaurants are serving more people than ever as the recession makes cheap...

Lord Norman Tebbit Attacks Tories Over Andrew Mitchell Affair

Posted 10.20.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron faced some heavyweight criticism from Conservative grandee Lord Tebbit on Saturday night in the aftermath of Andrew Mitchell's resignati...