Entries by Paul Vale from 11/2012

US Election 2012: Is America Ready For First Mormon President?

Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Politics

The YouTube clip of Mitt Romney being questioned about his Mormon faith by a conservative radio host, which this week went viral, was no doubt an unwe...

US Election 2012: Live Updates On Romney, Obama As America Votes

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Politics

The world watches on as America goes to the polls. In what is predicted to be the closest election in recent memory, a deeply divided country must cho...

George Entwistle Resigns As Director General Of The BBC

Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

George Entwistle has resigned as director general of the BBC. The news was announced by Entwistle and BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten in a statement ou...

Bristol House Fire: Neighbours Rushed To Rescue 3-Year-Old Handed Out Of Front Window

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

Neighbours rushed to the rescue of a three-year-old boy caught in a "roaring inferno" after a house caught fire on Saturday. The boy was handed out...

Israel-Gaza Conflict: Hundreds Of Airstrikes Hit Gaza In Retaliation As Conflict Escalates (LIVE UPDATES)

Posted 11.17.2012 | UK

More than 300 airstrikes blighted the Gaza Strip on Saturday, with targets including a police compound and the prime minister's Hamas headquarters. ...

James Bond Actor Daniel Craig Visits British Soldiers In Camp Bastion, Afghanistan (PICTURES)

Posted 11.19.2012 | UK

James Bond, a commander in the Royal Navy, found himself addressing members of a rival service during a visit to Camp Bastion over the weekend. Act...

Gaza Bombing Kills Nine Members Of Daloo Family After IDF Ordnance Hits Wrong House (PICTURES)

Posted 11.19.2012 | UK

Pictures have emerged of rescuers battling to retrieve the bodies of nine family members and two others who were killed on Sunday after the Israeli De...

Missing Persons Bureau To Post Images Of Dead Bodies On Website (PICTURES)

Posted 11.19.2012 | UK

Pictures of unidentified bodies are being posted online with the launch of the first website dedicated to finding the identity of mystery individuals....

The Failed Vote on Female Ordination Exposes the Church of England for Exactly What It Is...

| Posted 11.20.2012 | UK Politics

Opponents of female ordination will no doubt see this as a victory for Christian traditionalism. That's no doubt true, but it's also a victory for bigotry, intolerance and small-mindedness, casting aside any chance of dragging the 500-year-old monolith a little closer to the modern world.

Swedish Woman Accused Of Having Sex With Skeleton Parts (PICTURES)

Posted 11.22.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Woman Accused Of 'Skeleton Sex' Convicted Of 'Disturbing The Peace Of The Dead' (PICTURES) A Swedish woman has been accused of keeping more...

Leveson Inquiry Publication Date Announced As Campaign Launched Against State Regulation Of Press

Posted 11.22.2012 | UK

Pressure group The Free Speech Network, which comprises UK and global newspaper publishers, has launched an advertising campaign warning of the danger...

Larry Hagman Dead: Dallas Star Dies, Aged 81 (VIDEO)

Posted 11.24.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actor Larry Hagman, who for more than a decade played villainous patriarch JR Ewing in the TV soap Dallas, has died at the age of 81, his family said ...

Leveson Inquiry: Cameron To Reject State Regulation Of Press In Favour Of Tougher Self-Regulation

Posted 11.24.2012 | UK

The prime minister is keeping an open mind about the future regulation of the press and will make no decisions before he has seen Lord Justice Leveson...

Goodluck Caubergs 'Bled To Death' After Nurse Grace Adeleye Performed Home Circumcision

Posted 11.27.2012 | UK

A baby boy “bled to death” after a nurse performed a botched home circumcision. Four-week-old Goodluck Caubergs died after Grace Adeleye perfo...

Sacha Dratwa, IDF Social Media Director, Forced To Restrict Facebook Profile After 'Racist' Post

Posted 11.27.2012 | UK

The social media director of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) has been forced to restrict his Facebook following accusations of racism after he posted ...

North Korea Could Be Preparing To Test Long-Range Missile 'In Weeks', According To Satellite Imagery

Posted 11.27.2012 | UK

North Korea could be preparing to test a long-range missile within the next few weeks, according to fresh satellite images of the totalitarian state. ...

Ricky Ponting, Former Australia Test Cricket Captain, Announces Retirement

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Sport

Ricky Ponting, former Australian captain and second highest Test run scorer of all time, has announced he will retire from international cricket. T...

Mark Clattenburg Returns To Mixed Reception As Southampton And Norwich Draw

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Sport

Mark Clattenburg's return to Premier League refereeing was not exactly smooth, but exactly how bad it was depends on what you read. Clattenburg ove...

Sebastian Vettel Red Bull F1 World Champion Cleared By FIA Of Illegal Overtake

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Sport

Sebastian Vettel will retain his world title after the sports governing body cleared him of an illegal overtake, reports the Daily Mail. The FIA ha...

Cumbria Earthquake Shakes Lake District Residents With 2.1 Magnitude Tremor

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK

An earthquake struck Cumbria on Wednesday night, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has said. The epicentre of the small 2.1 magnitude tremor was ...

Sandro Raniere, Tottenham Midfielder, Sings Coldplay And Black Eyed Peas (VIDEO)

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Sport

In an exclusive commission, to promote a big interview in Saturday's Daily Mail, Sportsmail chief photographer Andy Hooper has captured Sandro demonst...

New Zealand All Blacks Taken Ill Ahead Of Rugby International Against England

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Sport

New Zealand's preparations for Saturday's international against England have been disrupted as all but two of the squad have been taken ill. Head c...

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo And Andres Iniesta Named As Fifa Ballon d'Or Finalists

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta are the contenders for this year's Ballon d'Or prize, Fifa has announced. With a spectacular 82 ...

Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff Weighs In Ahead Of Boxing Debut Against Richard Dawson (PICTURES)

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK

Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has weighed in ahead of his professional boxing debut against Richard Dawson on Friday. The ex-England cricketer has admi...

David Beckham To Start Talks With French Football Side AS Monaco After Last LA Galaxy Match

Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Sport

David Beckham is to start negotiations with AS Monaco as he considers his next career move, reports the BBC. Beckham is currently at American side,...