Entries by Ted Thornhill from 07/2012

Japan Turns On Its Nuclear Power Production Again Despite Protests

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

Japan is switching on its nuclear power production today in the face of large-scale protests involving thousands of people. In the wake of the Fuku...

Katie Holmes' Scientology Concerns For Daughter Suri

Posted 07.01.2012 | Huffington Post

Katie Holmes reportedly divorced Tom Cruise because she does not want their daughter to become a Scientologist. Holmes, 33, wants sole custody of s...

Lily Allen Makes Live Return At Stone Roses Concert

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Pop star Lily Allen ended her hiatus from music with a cameo appearance onstage at The Stone Roses' concert in England on Saturday. The Smile hitma...

Pilot Dies After Vintage Aircraft Crash At Old Warden Aerodrome, near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The pilot of a vintage aircraft which crashed at an air show today has died, police said. The man, in his 40s, has been named locally as Trevor Roc...

Martin McGuinness Spoke Of Queen's Loss During Meeting

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Politics

One of the most painful chapters in the Queen's life - the IRA murder of her cousin Lord Mountbatten - was acknowledged in her private talks with Mart...

More Emergency Cash Due As Economy Stalls And Eurozone Crisis Worsens

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

More emergency cash is expected to be pumped into Britain's economy this week as policymakers seek to cushion the UK from a worsening eurozone crisis....

Power Restored After Freak Storms Damaged Supply Lines To Thousands Of Homes

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The vast majority of homes left without power following this week's freak storms have been reconnected, according to suppliers. Northern Powergrid ...

Barclays Chairman Marcus Agius To Step Down As Libor Row Intensifies

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The chairman of Barclays Bank was tonight reported to be on the brink of stepping down as the row intensified over the Libor rate-fixing scandal. R...

Wimbledon's Hawk Rufus Is Returned To His Owners

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The Hawk that patrols the skies of Wimbledon has been returned to its owners after it was snatched by thieves during the first week of the tennis tour...

Boy, 17, Stabbed To Death At Face Bar Nightclub In Reading

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The victim of a fatal stabbing at a nightclub was a 17-year-old boy, it was revealed tonight. The teenager, named by police as Jordan Malutshi from...

Sir Richard Branson Battles To Kite-Surf Record Across The English Channel

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

Sir Richard Branson has entered the record books as the oldest person to kite-surf the English Channel - on his second attempt in 24 hours. The 61-...

PC Simon Harwood 'Shocked' At G20 Riot Footage Of Him Pushing Ian Tomlinson

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

A police officer accused of killing Ian Tomlinson during the G20 protests was "shocked" when he first saw film footage of him pushing the 47-year-old ...

Eating Unwashed Vegetables Or Undercooked Meat 'Could Make You Commit Suicide'

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Think twice before eating vegetables you haven’t scrubbed clean – or biting into meat that’s a little on the pink side – because it could put ...

‘Buxom Bandit' Makes A Boob During Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

She’s been nicknamed the ‘Buxom Bandit’ – and the clip of the robbery she carried out makes it fairly clear why. CCTV footage has been uplo...

Casey Kearney Stabbing: Woman Accused Of Knifing Teen Had Been In Mental Hospital

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

A woman fatally stabbed a 13-year-old girl in a random attack in a park just months after spending time in a psychiatric hospital, a court heard today...

‘Sexting' Nude Pictures Carried Out By Nearly 30% Of Teens

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Nearly 30 per cent of teenagers send nude pictures of themselves by text or email, according to a new study. What’s more, according to the resear...

Scandal-Hit Barclays Still One Of World's 20 Most Profitable Banks

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

As Barclays was engulfed in the rate-rigging scandal, it was still named as one of the 20 most profitable banks in the world. Last year's profits h...

Shooting In Devizes, Wiltshire, Solicitors' Office Leaves Man Critically Injured

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

A man was taken to hospital today with life threatening injuries after he was shot in a solicitors office, police said. Emergency services rushed t...

Blur Stages Twitter Show From Secret Location

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Reunited rock act Blur adopted an unusual way of premiering their new songs tonight as their performed them in a live show via Twitter. The quartet...

Duke Of York Clocked Up £350k Travel Bill Last Year Despite Quitting His Trade Envoy Role

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

The Duke of York - nicknamed 'Airmiles Andy' - clocked up a taxpayer-funded travel bill of more than £350,000 in 2011 as he flew around the world in ...

Man Filmed Trashing T-Mobile Shop In Manchester (WATCH)

Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

A dissatisfied customer who lost his patience was filmed calmly trashing a mobile phone shop then waiting for police to come and arrest him. Thousa...

Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad ‘Regrets' Downing Of Turkish Jet

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has tried to ease tensions with Turkey, stating that he regrets the recent downing of a Turkish military jet that ent...

Barclays Scandal: Share Price Rises After Bob Diamond's Resignation

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Barclays shares were nearly 2% higher as investors appeared to back Bob Diamond's decision to step down as the bank's chief executive. After a vola...

God Particle Finally Discovered? Higgs Boson News At Cern Will Even Feature Scientist It's Named After

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Tech

The attendance of a certain Peter Higgs at the Cern progress report on the hunt for the fabled ‘God particle’ has led to fevered speculation that,...

Large Hadron Collider Facts: Impressive Stats On The Machine Searching For The God Particle

Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Tech

The search for the God particle is a key task for the Large Hadron Collider, which straddles the borders of France and Switzerland. It was designed...