News archive from 23 April 2012

Officers hurt during protest march

Two police officers have been injured after having bottles thrown at them during a nationalist march. Missiles were hurled during the fifth annual March for England gathering in Brighton, East Sussex, which attracted counter demonstrations by...

 

Mugged diplomat loses sight in eye

A senior British diplomat mugged while walking through a cemetery has lost sight in one eye, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said. Bermuda's new Governor George Fergusson had surgery on his left eye on Saturday after being attacked in...

 

Officers hurt during protest march

Two police officers have been injured after having bottles thrown at them during a nationalist march. Missiles were hurled during the fifth annual March for England gathering in Brighton, East Sussex, which attracted counter demonstrations by...

 

Mugged diplomat loses sight in eye

A senior British diplomat mugged while walking through a cemetery has lost sight in one eye, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said. Bermuda's new Governor George Fergusson had surgery on his left eye on Saturday after being attacked in...

 

Evans rape victim 'named online'

Police are investigating reports that the woman raped by footballer Ched Evans has been named and abused on a social networking site. It follows a complaint to North Wales Police by a leading rape charity, which said the alleged comments on Twitter...

 

U.N. council authorizes up to 300 Syria truce monitors

But the 15-nation council's move to condition deployment of observers on a U.N. assessment of compliance with the truce reflected U.S. and European fears that the Syrian government's failure to stop shelling towns, return troops to barracks and...

 

Israel intercepts ship for weapons search

Israeli military officials, said the ship, the HMS Beethoven and flying a Liberian flag, was seized about 160 miles (260 km) off the Israeli coast, and one source said troops were conducting a "very thorough search of its cargo." The ship...

 

Evans rape victim 'named online'

Police are investigating reports that the woman raped by footballer Ched Evans has been named and abused on a social networking site. It follows a complaint to North Wales Police by a leading rape charity, which said the alleged comments on Twitter...

 

Doherty dream ended

Neil Robertson ended Ken Doherty's campaign at the Betfred.com World Championship as he completed a 10-4 victory over the Irishman. The 1997 champion had come through qualifying to make it to the Crucible but he entered the session on Sunday night 7-2...

People, 22:10 in Sport
 
Former Iceland PM to learn if guilty in 2008 crisis

Former Iceland PM to learn if guilty in 2008 crisis

In a verdict that many fear will do little to heal the wounds of the meltdown, a court will decide whether former prime minister Geir Haarde, 61, was personally responsible for failing to rein in the country's banking sector before it imploded....

 

Woman dies running London Marathon

A 30-year-old woman collapsed and died while running in the London Marathon, organisers have said. She collapsed at Birdcage Walk, near St James' Park, on the final stretch of the 26.2 mile course, a statement on the marathon's official website...

 

Doherty dream ended

Neil Robertson ended Ken Doherty's campaign at the Betfred.com World Championship as he completed a 10-4 victory over the Irishman. The 1997 champion had come through qualifying to make it to the Crucible but he entered the session on Sunday night 7-2...

Daily Post, 22:24 in Sport
 

Woman dies running London Marathon

A 30-year-old woman collapsed and died while running in the London Marathon, organisers have said. She collapsed at Birdcage Walk, near St James' Park, on the final stretch of the 26.2 mile course, a statement on the marathon's official website...

 
Women protestors 'beaten' to ensure Bahrain GP went ahead

Women protestors 'beaten' to ensure Bahrain GP went ahead

About ten women were held and one was ‘severely beaten' as troops, armoured vehicles and dogs were used to ensure the controversial race at the Sakhir circuit went ahead. Channel 4 News foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Miller and his team were...

Metro, 22:28 in Hot News
 
Tube passengers 'happier under big-spending Boris Johnson'

Tube passengers 'happier under big-spending Boris Johnson'

Passengers are happier with the service, which has seen fewer delays, while investment has quadrupled. Satisfaction has risen 2.5 per cent to 79.1 per cent since Mr Johnson took office in 2008, with delays down by a third, Transport for London figures...

Metro, 22:28 in Hot News
 


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