Entries by Ted Thornhill from 06/2012

Milky Way Galaxy Doomed To Collide With Andromeda – What It Might Look Like

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

The night sky looks peaceful at the moment, but over the next few billion years, the heavens are going to liven up a great deal, because our Milky Way...

Hawaii Waves: Incredible Images Capture Kaleidoscope Of Colours (PICTURES)

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Mother Nature is clearly good with water colours. These amazing pictures taken on a beach in Hawaii capture the exact moment the wave breaks, revea...

Joey Barton Garlands Attack: 'I Was Sucker Punched In The Head'

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Premier League footballer Joey Barton says he was "sucker punched" in the head during a fight outside a nightclub. The controversial Queens Park Ra...

Epsom Derby: Girl, 15, Sexually Assaulted Near Racecourse, Say Police

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

A 15-year-old girl was subjected to a serious sex attack by a teenage boy at the Epsom Derby, police have disclosed. The victim has told officers s...

Murder Hunt Launched After Woman's Body Found In Bolton

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after the discovery of a woman's body. Police were called just before 1pm today to Queen Street in the Far...

Olympic Torch Re-Routed After Dissident Republican Protest In Northern Ireland

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

The Olympic torch relay has been disrupted following a dissident republican protest in Northern Ireland. One man was arrested after minor scuffles ...

Three Men Die In Car Crash Near Oxford

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Three men have died after the car they were in left the road and careered into trees before rolling down an embankment, police said. The men, aged ...

Dinosaurs Nearly 75% Lighter Than Previously Thought - But They're Still Pretty Big

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park is famous for the scene where a puddle of water ripples as a Tyrannosaurus Rex approaches – but the director may ...

Dull Residents In Scotland Hope For Boring Link To Town In The US

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Residents of a small village called Dull are confident they will become a "sister community" with the US town of Boring this week. Dull, in Perthsh...

Political Leaders Dress To Impress At Queen's Diamond Jubilee Thanksgiving Service

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

The Queen arrived for the Jubilee thanksgiving service looking elegant in a fine silk tulle and mint green chiffon drape – and the wives of the poli...

Tesco 'Stocking Beef Supplied From Illegally Destroyed Amazon Forests'

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

Tesco is helping the systematic destruction of pristine rainforest by stocking beef products made by a controversial supplier, a report has claimed. ...

Spice Girls Regret Diamond Jubilee Gig Snub

Posted 06.05.2012 | Huffington Post

The Spice Girls are regretting their decision to turn down the chance to perform at Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Concert after watching the sp...

Facebook ‘Could Disappear In Five Years' Unless It Conquers Mobile Market

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg’s world-dominating web company Facebook could disappear within five years according to an industry expert. Ironfire Capital found...

Car Crash Near Bridgwater In Somerset Leaves Four Dead

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Four people have died in a car crash, police said today. A Volkswagen Passat and a Vauxhall Astra collided on the A39 at Cannington, near Bridgwate...

Starbucks' Twitter Gaffe: Firm Asks Irish Customers ‘What Makes You Proud To Be British?'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Coffee-maker Starbucks was accused of being “clueless” after posting a tweet to its 2,030 Irish customers asking them for feedback on what makes ...

London Olympics 2012: 500,000 Screened In Terror Checks

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Up to 500,000 people from across the world are being screened to try to stop next month's Olympic Games from being targeted by criminals or terrorists...

Skin Cells 'Turned Into Fully Functional Brain Cells'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

For the first time scientists have managed to turn skin cells into fully functional brain cells. It may sound Frankenstein-like to some, but far fr...

Satnav Systems 'Make People Worse At Driving'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

Satnav systems sometimes send motorists the wrong way but they can also impair their driving ability, according to a study by academics. Drivers' p...

Manchester Airport Fuel Shortage Could Mean Travel Chaos For Thousands

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Travel plans for thousands of air passengers were thrown into chaos today by an aviation fuel supply problem at a busy international airport. Manch...

Michaela McAreavey Trial: Upgrade Put Her In Murder Room

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Michaela McAreavey would not have been staying in the room where she was murdered if she and her husband had not asked for an upgrade, he has revealed...

UK Economy 'Moving In Wrong Direction' Say Nearly Three-Quarters Of British Voters

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of British voters think the country is "moving in the wrong direction" economically, while a huge 93 per cent fear...

More Flooding Expected Across Rain Battered Britain, Warns Environment Agency

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Rain battered Britain is continuing to suffer a summer soaking with renewed risks of further flooding, the Environment Agency has warned. The miser...

Syrian Army Using Children 'As Human Shields' Says UN Report

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Children as young as nine have been used as human shields, sexually assaulted and tortured by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, accord...

Jersey Death Plunge: Man Dies, Woman Injured After Falling 40ft From A Cliff

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

A pensioner has been killed in a cliff fall while on holiday in Jersey, police said today. Peter Scurr, 69, from Southampton, and an unnamed 65-yea...

Armed Forces Shed More Than 1,000 Personnel

Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

More than a thousand armed forces personnel are being informed today that they must quit the services as part of efforts to control defence spending. ...