News archive from 16 March 2012, page 4

Russell Brand facing arrest in US

Police in New Orleans have issued an arrest warrant for comic actor Russell Brand. The British star is in the city to film an untitled movie. He faces a charge of criminal damage to property valued at 700 US dollars (£446). Police spokesman Remi...

 

Argentina in Falklands oil threat

Mar 15 2012 Argentina has threatened to take legal action against British companies involved in oil development in the Falkland Islands - a move described by the Foreign Office as "wholly counter-productive". The country's foreign minister...

 

Oriental actors sought for Liverpool film production Skatch

BUDDING oriental actors are being asked to audition for a short film written by a Halton writer.The project - a comedy called Skatch - has been put together by a Halton-based scriptwriter and two production partners. It tells of a notorious Liverpool...

 
Town Hall is on the move

Town Hall is on the move

MORE than a century of civic history could come to an end as plans to sell off Scarborough's historic Town Hall are confirmed. Scarborough Council would receive £3 million to purchase an alternative site under a deal it is discussing. The council has...

 

Argentina in Falklands oil threat

Argentina has threatened to take legal action against British companies involved in oil development in the Falkland Islands - a move described by the Foreign Office as "wholly counter-productive". The country's foreign minister Hector...

 

Entrants appeal for Swimathon charity event

LEISURE centres across Rotherham are encouraging members of the public to participate in the national Swimathon charity fundraising event. The pools at Rotherham Leisure Complex, Aston-cum-Aughton, Maltby and Wath leisure centres are among 645 around...

 
Cameron raises concerns about Argentinian hostility with Obama

Cameron raises concerns about Argentinian hostility with Obama

David Cameron raised British concerns about Argentina's increasingly hostile tone towards Britain over the Falkland Islands with Barack Obama at their Oval House meeting on Wednesday. The prime minister said that the president reassured him that the...

 
MasterChef crowns Shelina Permalloo its 2012 winner

MasterChef crowns Shelina Permalloo its 2012 winner

TV cooking show MasterChef has crowned Shelina Permalloo as its 2012 winner. Shelina, from Tooting, south London, beat Andrew Kojima and Tom Rennolds in the show's final to become the second woman to win the title in eight years. The 29-year-old,...

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Argentina in Falklands oil threat

Argentina has threatened to take legal action against British companies involved in oil development in the Falkland Islands - a move described by the Foreign Office as "wholly counter-productive". The country's foreign minister Hector...

 

Manslaughter pair refused bail

TWO people charged with the manslaughter of Belper boy Riley Pettipiere appeared in front of magistrates in Derby today. Shaun Binfield, 44, and Sally-Ann Dent, 32, of Kilbourne Road, where they lived together with Riley in a flat above the News and...

 
Ted Bundy lawyer to represent Afghanistan massacre suspect

Ted Bundy lawyer to represent Afghanistan massacre suspect

A prominent Seattle defence attorney is to represent the US soldier suspected of the massacre in which 16 Afghans, mostly women and children, were killed at the weekend. John Henry Browne, who represented notorious 1970s serial killer Ted Bundy and...

 
A hunger for survival: How kick-ass Jen hit the box office bullseye

A hunger for survival: How kick-ass Jen hit the box office bullseye

Jennifer Lawrence is so not Hollywood - but she has just become its future, thanks to new movie The Hunger Games. She plays the best kick-ass heroine to grace the big screen since Sigourney Weaver's Ripley smacked around that Alien, three decades...

 

White rice 'could cause diabetes'

ROCKETING fuel costs in rural Northumberland are having a profound effect on small businesses, it has been claimed, with those reliant on transport being hit hardest in the pocket. Town set to aim high for grant aid News Local News District News...

 

I've always needed one of them! Apprentice winner Tom Pellereau unveils new 'S' shape nail file with...

With a nose for business earning him a cool £100,000 a year, you might think Tom Pellereau's latest invention would involve something a little more elite or technically-savvy. But The Apprentice winner, who triumphed on the BBC One series last year,...

 

'I don't like the French, they're arrogant': Gerard Depardieu blasts fellow natives, as he's cast as...

Gerard Depardieu clearly isn't very patriotic, blasting his fellow Frenchman as 'smug and arrogant'. The screen veteran - born in Châteauroux, Indre - let rip during an interview on Swiss TV while discussing his latest film role. Depardieu is stepping...

 


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