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Motorcycle Washed Up In B.C. May Be Japanese Tsunami Debris (VIDEO)

Jacqueline Delange | 29 June 2012 | Canada
A beachcomber on British Columbia's Haida Gwaii islands has discovered what may be the first piece of debris from the Japanese tsunami to arrive in Canada. Peter Mark was riding his ATV, exploring an isolated beach on Graham Island on April 18, when he made a spectacular...

Montreal Cab Hit-And-Run: Guercy Edmond, Taxi Driver, Charged In Incident Caught On Tape (Warning: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Jacqueline Delange | 30 April 2012 | Canada
MONTREAL - Four charges have been laid against a Montreal cabbie allegedly involved in an incident seen in gruesome videos circulating on the Internet.Guercy Edmond appeared in court where he was charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, hit-and-run and dangerous driving.The 47-year-old taxi driver will remain in prison...

Hang Gliding Death: Lenami Godinez Plunges To Her Death On Anniversary Flight In BC (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Jacqueline Delange | 29 June 2012 | Canada
UPDATE FROM THE CANADIAN PRESS: A man who piloted the hang glider from which a Vancouver woman fell to her death has been charged with obstructing justice over allegations he withheld evidence in her death. RCMP Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth says 50-year-old William Orders is accused of withholding potential evidence that...

Roy Hodgson, West Brom Manager, Set For Talks With FA Over Vacant England Coach's Job

Samuel Luckhurst | 30 April 2012 | UK Sport
The Football Association confirmed on Sunday evening they have been granted permission by West Bromwich Albion to speak to Roy Hodgson about the vacant England managerial role. FA chairman David Bernstein revealed he had approached West Brom chairman ahead of speaking to Hodgson on the organisation's website. Bernstein said: "I'm...

The Voice Results Review: Sam Buttery And Sophie Griffin Say Goodbye (PHOTOS)

Caroline Frost | 29 April 2012 | UK Entertainment
The Voice judges Tom and Will.i.am each had to say goodbye to one of their performers on Sunday’s first results show of the series... and the first evictees after the live shows were Sam Buttery and Sophie Griffin respectively. Cuddly Sam held back tears after Tom chose to send...

London 2012: British Olympic Association Loses Court Battle To Keep Lifetime Bans For Drugs Cheats

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK Sport
Former drugs cheat Dwain Chambers will be free to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games after the British Olympic Association lost a battle to enforce lifetime bans, according to reports. The BOA's policy was overturned at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) after a protracted fight with the...

Khalil Dale Dead: Red Cross Manager Joins Growing List Of Aid Workers Killed Overseas

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK
Red Cross worker Khalil Dale joins a roll call of humanitarian aid workers killed in war-torn states. After the death of Karen Woo in Afghanistan in August 2010, researchers claimed aid workers were four times more likely to be killed than they were in the 1990s. At the time, the...

Paralysed Woman Claire Lomas Nears Halfway Point In London Marathon After Seven Days

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK
A paralysed woman is more than halfway through her bid to tackle the London Marathon in a bionic suit. Battling the rain and wind in the city today, Claire Lomas remained in high spirits as she crossed the Tower Bridge - the half way point for the 26-mile race. TV...

Clinton Cards Fails To Find Buyer

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK
The turnaround plans of embattled gifts retailer Clinton Cards have reportedly suffered a blow after it failed to find a buyer for the business. Chief executive Darcy Willson-Rymer has carried out a strategic review over the past six months, which is understood to have included a fruitless search for a...

Goldman's Asset Management Approached As Possible Candidate For Bank Of England Governor

Reuters | 29 June 2012 | Business
By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs' Jim O'Neill has been approached by Britain's finance ministry as a possible candidate to be the next governor of the Bank of England, the Sunday Times reported. O'Neill, who coined the term 'BRIC' in 2001 to describe how the economic...

Goodwood Crash: Sandra Harrison-Moore Dies After Time-Trial Accident

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK
A woman driver has died after a crash at Goodwood motor racing circuit, police said. Sandra Harrison-Moore, 37, was driving a Caterham type sports car when she apparently lost control coming out of the last bend during a time trial event and collided with a tyre wall yesterday afternoon. The...

Broody Cheryl Cole Picks Name For Child In GQ Interview

Ashley Percival | 29 June 2012 | UK Celebrity
Cheryl Cole has already chosen a name for her first son - but admits she's struggling to find the right man to settle down with. The 28-year-old, who broke off her marriage to footballer Ashley Cole in February 2010, has told GQ magazine that she yearns for a husband to...

Dannii Minogue To Return To X Factor?

Ashley Percival | 29 June 2012 | UK Celebrity
Dannii Minogue is reportedly in talks to make a comeback to The X Factor, despite feeling devastated that her affair with Simon Cowell was recently made public. Dannii apparently began negotiations with producers a month ago, just after her relationship with Kris Smith broke down and before her affair with...

Peter Lewis Dead: South Wales Police Hunt Killer Of Man With Learning Difficulties

Michael Rundle | 29 April 2012 | UK
A vulnerable man with learning difficulties was found stabbed in the stomach in the communal hallway to his flat, police said. South Wales Police launched a murder investigation yesterday morning after officers discovered Peter Lewis, 68, at around 2.45am at his home on Claude Road, in the Roath area of...

Syria Crisis: UN Observers Visit Homs Neighborhood, 25 People Killed In Village

Ryan Craggs | 29 June 2012 | World
BEIRUT — The head of the U.N. observer mission in Syria on Sunday called on President Bashar Assad and the country's opposition to stop fighting and allow a tenuous cease-fire to take hold. Maj. Gen. Robert Mood spoke after arriving in the Syrian capital, Damascus, to take charge of an...

Local Elections 2012: Tories And LibDems Braced For Heavy Losses, Say Polls

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK Politics
Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are braced to lose hundreds of council seats when voters go to the polls this Thursday. On what is expected to be a tough day for both of the Westminster coalition parties, about 5,000 seats are at stake on 181 councils across England, Scotland and Wales....

British Explorer Pen Hadow To Attempt First Solo Unsupported Arctic Ocean Crossing

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK
British explorer Pen Hadow announced today he will make a scientific survey of the Arctic sea ice while attempting the first unsupported solo crossing of the Arctic Ocean. The 1,000 mile coast-to-coast traverse of the Arctic Ocean from Russia to Canada, via the North Pole, will take place in February...

Britain's Got Talent Wins Ratings Battle With The Voice

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK Entertainment
Britain's Got Talent has fought back to edge ahead of BBC1's The Voice in the ratings. After being beaten for three successive weeks, the ITV1 talent search regained the lead to win the Saturday night battle for viewers. BGT pulled in an average audience of 9.4 million last night, while...

Britain's Got Talent Wins Ratings Battle With The Voice

Michael Rundle | 29 June 2012 | UK Entertainment
Britain's Got Talent has fought back to edge ahead of BBC1's The Voice in the ratings. After being beaten for three successive weeks, the ITV1 talent search regained the lead to win the Saturday night battle for viewers. BGT pulled in an average audience of 9.4 million last night, while...

White House Correspondents Dinner 2012: Obama Gives Speech At Annual Event (VIDEO)

Elyse Siegel | 29 June 2012 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama scattered the barbs during the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner as he poked fun at White House races past and present, the Secret Service and Donald Trump. Even the entrance to his speech Saturday night was part of his schtick. The president walked off...
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