Entries by Ted Thornhill from 08/2012

Police Criticised Over Death Of Schizophrenic Sean Rigg

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

The police were criticised by an inquest jury today for using an "unsuitable level of force" before the death in custody of a schizophrenic. Sean R...

Cuts Are Putting Students Off Education, Says President Of The Association Of Colleges

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Funding cuts, transport costs and losses to careers and information services are still putting students off continuing their education, a college lead...

London 2012: Team GB Win Two Golds, A Silver And Two Bronzes In One Day

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Sport

Britain was left buzzing on Wednesday after storming up the medal table to 11th with two golds, one silver and two bronzes. The nation had started ...

London 2012: Cyclist Dies In 'Olympic Bus' Crash

Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

A cyclist was killed tonight after being hit by an "Olympic bus", Scotland Yard said. The man, who is believed to be aged around 30, was struck by ...

London 2012: Super Saturday Brits Including Jessica Ennis Go For Gold

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Sport

Jessica Ennis is hoping to build on her sensational start in the heptathlon as the Games' Super Saturday gets under way in the Olympic Stadium. The...

10 Amazing Olympic Facts

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Sport

While you're waiting to watch Team GB win another medal, amaze your friends with these amazing Olympic facts.. In the ancient Olympics trainers had...

Steve McFadden 'Excited' About Letitia Dean's Return On EastEnders

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

EastEnders star Steve McFadden said it only "took seconds" to get back into the old routine with Letitia Dean when she returned to the Square to play ...

Tesco Bank To Launch Mortgage Deals

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK

Tesco Bank will launch its long-anticipated push into the mortgage business next week, with some market-leading deals which also offer customers Clubc...

Shocking Footage Of Russell Brand Taking Heroin Has Emerged

Posted 08.04.2012 | Huffington Post

Footage of former drug addict Russell Brand taking heroin has emerged. The shocking clip, obtained by The Sun, is being used for Brand's upcoming B...

Jennifer Ellison Haunted By Body Jibes

Posted 08.04.2012 | Huffington Post

Jennifer Ellison is fighting to keep fit after enduring cruel taunts about her figure following the birth of her baby boy. The former Brookside bea...

Is Michelle Keegan Still Wanting Max George?

Posted 08.04.2012 | Huffington Post

Michelle Keegan has fuelled rumours she is set to take back ex Max George as she is still in daily contact with The Wanted hunk. Pop star Max is sa...

Miami Man Cristobal Palacio Convicted Of Murdering Paul Winter From Tunbridge Wells

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK

A man has been convicted of shooting his ex-wife's British husband in front of her children. Jurors in the US were told by Cristobal Palacio's 10-y...

London 2012: Double Rowing Gold For Team GB On Super Saturday

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Sport

Super Saturday got off to a sensational start as Britain's rowers claimed two golds and Jessica Ennis continued her march towards Olympic glory. Ch...

London Mayor Boris Johnson Plans Series Of Overseas Trade Trips In Wake Of Olympics

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Politics

London Mayor Boris Johnson is to embark on a series of trips overseas to generate investment for the capital in the wake of the Olympic Games, it was ...

More G4S Embarrassment: Anti-Nuclear Protesters Including 82-Year-Old Nun Breach Nuclear Facility In US

Posted 08.04.2012 | UK

There were more red faces at G4S after the UK-run security firm heavily criticised for its London 2012 preparations allowed three anti-nuclear protest...

RBS's Prized American Division 'Citizens' A £10bn Target For Brazilian Bank

Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

Royal Bank of Scotland's prized American division Citizens was today reported to be a £10 billion target for one of Brazil's biggest banks. The Rh...

National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain Perform Amazing HandsFree Body Percussion Piece (WATCH)

Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is formed from an exceptionally gifted group of musicians – but last night at the BBC Proms, they show...

Nicholas Delpopolo Expelled From London Olympics After Testing Positive For Cannabis

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Sport

Judo fighter Nicholas Delpopolo has tainted the US team image after he tested positive for cannabis. However, he claimed that he'd ingested marijua...

Wade Michael Page Identified As Suspect Who Shot Dead Six In Sikh Temple, Wisconsin (PICTURES)

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

A 40-year-old ex-soldier called Wade Michael Page has been identified as the suspect who shot dead six in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on Su...

Reggie Kray And Charles Manson's Letters Go Under The Hammer

Posted 08.06.2012 | Huffington Post

Prison letters written by London gangster Reggie Kray and US death-cult leader Charles Manson are to go under the hammer in Glasgow. The "murderbel...

Air Asia Passenger Leaps Out Of Plane As It Taxis On The Runway

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

Panic erupted on an Air Asia plane on Friday when a passenger leapt up, opened the emergency door and jumped out as the aircraft taxied up the runway....

London 2012: Dai Greene Fails To Make Impact In 400m Final

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Sport

Dai Greene, the current world champion in the 400m hurdles, failed to make an impact in the Olympic final on Monday night, finishing fifth. The run...

Jason Kenny Becomes Team GB's First Olympic Double Gold Medallist

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Sport

Britain's Jason Kenny became the host nation's first double gold medallist of London 2012 today with a breathtaking sprint finish. In the heat and ...

Team GB Claim Two More Golds And Stand On Brink Of Eclipsing Beijing Haul

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Sport

The Great Britain team claimed two more gold medals today putting it on course to make the London 2012 Games the best for more than a century. The ...

Mars Landing: ‘Curoisity Rover' Profile Becomes Hit On Twitter

Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa’s Curiosity rover successfully touching down on Mars on Monday has led to a 1000% increase in back-slapping in America, lots of serious scienti...