News archive from 13 November 2012

Rossendale make-up artist wins award for cake decorating

Molly Robbins and (inset) her cake design A MAKE-UP artist from Rossendale is experiencing the sweet taste of success after turning her hand to cake decorating. Molly Robbins, 21, daughter of TV and radio personality Ted, took up baking and cake...

 
Wade Davis' Everest book wins Samuel Johnson Prize

Wade Davis' Everest book wins Samuel Johnson Prize

A book about explorer George Mallory's attempt to conquer Everest has been named winner of this year's Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. Wade Davis' book Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest will receive the...

BBC, 22:08 in Art & Culture
 
Amazon and Starbucks criticised by MPs for 'immoral' tax avoidance

Amazon and Starbucks criticised by MPs for 'immoral' tax avoidance

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) turned its fire on Andrew Cecil, public policy director at Amazon, after he was unable to explain the corporate structure of the internet shopping firm. Mr Cecil said that he 'did not know' who...

Metro, 22:13 in Hot News
 
PUMAS LOSS WAS 'WAKE-UP' CALL FOR WALES

PUMAS LOSS WAS 'WAKE-UP' CALL FOR WALES

Halfpenny kicked all Wales' points in a 26-12 defeat that was their heaviest at the Millennium Stadium for three years. It was also the first time in 18 home Tests that Wales failed to score a try, but the reigning RBS 6 Nations champions have Samoa...

 
AUSTRALIA GAME TAKES ON ADDED DIMENSION

AUSTRALIA GAME TAKES ON ADDED DIMENSION

Not only does Stuart Lancaster now have to steel his men for a Wallaby backlash, but France have leap-frogged England to take fourth place in the world rankings, which puts England's World Cup seeding chances in danger. Australia could also be...

 

Helen's I'm a Celebrity challenge "hell"

BOLTON actress Helen Flanagan lasted mere seconds inside a bug-infested box on last night’s I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! The 22-year-old was up against MP Nadine Dorries in the first Bush Tucker trial, Bug Burial, on the ITV1 show. They were...

 
Jeremy Paxman's Newsnight claims backed by details of funding cuts

Jeremy Paxman's Newsnight claims backed by details of funding cuts

Jeremy Paxman presenting BBC2 current affairs programme Newsnight. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC When Jeremy Paxman blamed the Newsnight crisis on budget cuts at the weekend, it was not the first time he had taken management to task over the programme's...

Guardian, 22:19 in Showbiz
 

Strictly sensational: Kristina Rihanoff and Darcey Bussell give a lesson in elegance at the Daily Mail...

They both went for very different styles but still pulled off a look of elegance on Monday night.Past met present as Kristina Rihanoff and Darcey Bussell arrived at the Daily Mail Inspirational Woman of the Year Awards. The event was held at the...

 

Finally one for the girls! Now David Haye thrills as he strips down to the buff for steamy shower on I'm A...

Viewers of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here have been watching in anticipation to see which star will take over Myleene Klass's crown in the shower scenes.And unfortunately for bikini-clad Helen Flanagan and Ashley Roberts, it looks like David...

 

Finally, she falls from grace! Kim Kardashian trips onstage at the EMAs in her long Gothic gown

She is usually the epitome of grace, but Kim Kardashian was bound to slip up sometime.And slip up she did as she walked onstage at the EMA's, with her feathered trail getting tangled up in her sky-high heels, causing the starlets toned legs to...

 
Steven Gerrard deserves to be in England's 100-club - Leon Osman

Steven Gerrard deserves to be in England's 100-club - Leon Osman

The Liverpool star will become the sixth Englishman to secure a century of caps in Wednesday's friendly in Sweden after a scan came back all clear on the knee knock he picked up at Chelsea on Sunday. It will allow the 32-year-old to join Peter...

Metro, 22:21 in Sport
 
William Gallas: Spurs must atone for recent defeats with win over Arsenal

William Gallas: Spurs must atone for recent defeats with win over Arsenal

Spurs looked set to cause an upset at the Etihad Stadium but again let a lead slip as Sergio Aguero cancelled out Steven Caulker's goal and Edin Dzeko gave City a 2-1 win. Gallas said: ‘It is the big derby. We need a good result there. We have to do...

Metro, 22:21 in Sport
 
Glen Johnson: Fighting spirit earned us valuable draw against Chelsea

Glen Johnson: Fighting spirit earned us valuable draw against Chelsea

Luis Suarez's 74th-minute equaliser saw the Reds rally to hold European champions Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League showdown at Stamford Bridge, arguably their best result away from home under Brendan Rodgers. The 1-1 draw was Liverpool's sixth...

Metro, 22:21 in Sport
 
Kenny Miller: Scotland players let Craig Levein down with bad results

Kenny Miller: Scotland players let Craig Levein down with bad results

Miller gave a frank assessment on Levein's reign as he stressed everything was in place for them to enjoy a successful World Cup qualifying campaign. That failed to materialise with two points from their first four games, and Scotland go into...

Metro, 22:21 in Sport
 
Andy Murray can't be disappointed with ATP defeat - Andrew Castle

Andy Murray can't be disappointed with ATP defeat - Andrew Castle

I watched Andy Murray's duel with Roger Federer in a bar at the O2 with family and friends and it was a great experience. I was able to sink a few pints and enjoy the match as a fan and I loved every minute. When Roger puts his foot on the gas, the...

Metro, 22:21 in Sport
 


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