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Prison Supplier Suspended After Pork DNA 'May Be In Halal Meats'

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

The Ministry of Justice is suspending one of the suppliers of meat to prisons after it discovered that Halal pies and pasties sourced from a properly ...

Celebrity Team Completes Comic Relief Zambezi Challenge

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

A celebrity team including Dara O'Briain and former Spice Girl Mel C has completed its tough Zambezi challenge for Comic Relief - with even their supp...

Man Jailed For Sex Attack On Boy In Shopping Centre

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

A man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in the toilets of a shopping centre. Matt Tyler, 31, str...

'Depressed' Man Jailed For Killing Wife With Garden Gnome

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A former RAF sergeant who bludgeoned his wife to death with a garden gnome before stabbing her repeatedly was today jailed for four years. Frederic...

Schizophrenic Marc Carter Jailed For Bristol Samurai Sword Killing

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A paranoid schizophrenic who stabbed a man to death with a samurai sword before walking in to a police station and confessing has been jailed. Marc...

Female Police Officer Arrested Over Andrew Mitchell 'Plebgate' Affair

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

A female police officer tasked with protecting Government officials was today arrested over alleged leaks to the press about the so-called "plebgate a...

Teenage Hacker Spared Jail Over 'Anonymous' Cyber Attacks

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A teenage "hacktivist" was spared jail on Friday for his part in a plot to carry out cyber attacks with the notorious Anonymous group. Jake Birchal...

More Birds Washed Up On South Coast

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

Increasing numbers of stricken birds are washing up on the south coast after being covered in a mysterious substance. Wildlife experts are no close...

Evolution of Creativity and Branding Through Augmented Reality

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

There comes a time when there's this one idea, one concept that breaks all the stereotypes, smashes all the existing modules and notions and comes out like a wild horse and takes everyone by surprise, and the best thing about it is, it works. It just works.

Mother Jailed After Baby Killed By Falling Television

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

A woman who killed her four-month-old son when she knocked a five-stone television set on to his head while she was high on drink and drugs has been j...

Pollution Fears As Seabirds Washed Up Along The South Coast

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

A rescue operation is under way after approximately 100 seabirds were washed up on the south coast covered in an unidentified sticky white substance. ...

Hunger Striking Iranian Asylum Seeker 'Living Like A Prisoner In UK'

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

A failed asylum seeker who went on hunger strike after immigration officials confiscated his passport today told a High Court judge he was "living lik...

Schoolgirl Dies After Fall During Showjumping Event

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

A teenage showjumper has died after being injured at an equestrian event when she fell from her horse. Ella Pallister, 17, died in hospital yesterd...

British Police Investigating Lockerbie Bombing To Visit Libya

PA | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

British police investigating the Lockerbie bombing are to visit Libya, it was disclosed on Thursday. David Cameron announced that officers from the...

Google's Financial Success: Is It That Surprising?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Google remains a highly valued company, yet the news that Google revenue has touched $50 billion came as a bit of surprise for many. It is intriguing that contrary to the expectations of analysts, Google still continues to raise its profits.

Teenage Girls 'Regularly Flout The Law Against Using Sunbeds'

PA | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK

Teenagers girls are flouting the law and putting their health at risk by using sunbeds, research suggests. Girls aged 15 to 18 told scientists they...

Body Found In Search For Missing Boat Off Devon

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

Rescuers searching for a missing fishing boat in gale-force conditions have found a body. The hunt for the 19ft fishing boat JCK, missing off the D...

Lib Dem MP David Ward Apologises For Comments On Israel

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Politics

A Liberal Democrat MP issued a written undertaking tonight that he would not repeat a reference to "the Jews", which caused outrage last week. Davi...

Rupert Murdoch Apologises Over 'Anti-Semitic' Sunday Times Cartoon

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has offered a "major apology" for a "grotesque" cartoon in the Sunday Times that has sparked claims of anti-semitism. The media mogu...

Man Killed By Falling Sign In North London

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

An investigation is under way after a man died when he was hit by a metal sign which fell from a betting shop. The man, who is believed to be in hi...

Eden Project In Cornwall To Axe Dozens Of Jobs

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

Dozens of jobs are under threat at one of the UK's most popular tourist attractions after it announced it had to make cuts worth £2 million. Staff...

Pro-Europeans Must Get Behind the Prime Minister to Avoid a 'Brexit'

Tony Koutsoumbos | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Politics
Tony Koutsoumbos

The genie is out of the bottle. A referendum has been promised and, according to consecutive opinion polls, is demanded by the British people. There is no room to manoeuvre. There is no going back.

Threat Against British Embassy In Libya

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

The Foreign Office is working with the Libyan government in response to a "potential threat" against the British Embassy in Tripoli. Travel advice ...

Wife Of Leading Businessman Found Frozen To Death In Car

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

The wife of a prominent businessman was found frozen to death in the back of a car, post mortem examination results have revealed. The body of Nico...

Superbreak Celebrates 30 Years of Short Breaks

Kirstie Jones | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kirstie Jones

Last Saturday 19th January, Superbreak, the short break specialist company that I work for, marked 30 years of operations within the travel industry. ...