News archive from 28 December 2012, page 19

Japan's Tepco sued by US sailors over radiation

Japan's Tepco sued by US sailors over radiation

Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), owner of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, has been sued by eight US sailors over radiation exposure. They claim that Tepco lied about the threat posed by the leaks after the March 2011 earthquake and...

BBC, 03:33 in Business
 
WEST HAM BOSS SAM ALLARDYCE SEES RED

WEST HAM BOSS SAM ALLARDYCE SEES RED

FURIOUS Sam Allardyce accused blunder referee Anthony Taylor of costing his side vital points after Carlton Cole's red card was overturned. Taylor sent off both West Ham striker Cole and Everton midfi elder Darron Gibson in the Toffees' 2-1 win at...

Daily Star, 03:37 in Sport
 
STORMIN' NORMAN LED FROM THE FRONT

STORMIN' NORMAN LED FROM THE FRONT

Gen Schwarzkopf died in Tampa, Florida, where he had lived in retirement, according to a US official. A much-decorated combat soldier in Vietnam, Gen Schwarzkopf was known popularly as Stormin' Norman for an explosive temper. He served in his last...

 
MANCHESTER UNITED BOSS SIR ALEX FERGUSON IS OFF THE HOOK FOR REF RAGE

MANCHESTER UNITED BOSS SIR ALEX FERGUSON IS OFF THE HOOK FOR REF RAGE

SIR ALEX Ferguson is set to escape an FA charge – despite his Boxing Day meltdown at Old Trafford. The Manchester United boss flew into a rage with referee Mike Dean and his assistants during his side's thrilling 4-3 win over Newcastle. Fergie was...

Daily Star, 03:45 in Sport
 
MANCHESTER CITY IN SHOCK DAVID VILLA RAID FROM BARCELONA

MANCHESTER CITY IN SHOCK DAVID VILLA RAID FROM BARCELONA

ROBERTO MANCINI is plotting a shock bid to beat Chelsea to the signing of Barcelona star David Villa. Interim Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez is keen to take Villa to Stamford Bridge and boost his firepower. But he looks like facing stiff competition...

Daily Star, 03:51 in Sport
 
MY SIX BEST BOOKS- SUSIE BLAKE

MY SIX BEST BOOKS- SUSIE BLAKE

A TREE GROWS IN BROOK LYN by Betty Smith Arrow, £8.99 This is about an American family of Irish origin in 1912 in the slums. The father drinks too much and the little girl is as bright as a button. Their strength of character is astounding. THE...

 
AIDE PLAYS DOWN BUSH HEALTH FEARS

AIDE PLAYS DOWN BUSH HEALTH FEARS

But Mr Bush's long-time Houston chief of staff Jean Becker said the 88-year-old is sick and is likely to remain in hospital for a while after a "terrible case of bronchitis which then triggered a series of complications". She also urged...

 
GHOSTS IN THE MACHINE

GHOSTS IN THE MACHINE

He likes the dark and the solitude. The glow of the screen and a few LEDs are enough to mark his passing, and besides, he could do the work blindfold. He has been working here fifteen years, ever since he could patch a cable, and now he knows every...

 
NUCLEAR TEST FACILITY REPAIRED

NUCLEAR TEST FACILITY REPAIRED

But analysis provided by the 38 North website also shows water streaming out of a test tunnel that may cause problems. Washington and others are pushing for UN sanctions in response to North Korea's successful long-range rocket launch on December 12...

 
THEATRE REVIEW: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, LINBURY STUDIO, ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

THEATRE REVIEW: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, LINBURY STUDIO, ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

Yet its themes of enduring friendship and collective struggle against a common foe are more relevant than ever. It is easy to see Mole and Ratty, Toad and Badger in human terms without resorting to fluffy anthropomorphism. With this production, dancer...

 
EDDIE REDMAYNE'S SHOCK AT BEING CASTED FOR LES MISERABLES

EDDIE REDMAYNE'S SHOCK AT BEING CASTED FOR LES MISERABLES

It dates back to the 2005 TV movie Elizabeth I, when Eddie was economical with the truth about his riding skills. “At the audition Tom asked if I had ever ridden. I said Yes,” says Eddie, 30. “Two weeks later Helen Mirren is playing Elizabeth, there...

 
GRAHAM NORTON'S LOOKING RATHER PLEASED WITH HIMSELF

GRAHAM NORTON'S LOOKING RATHER PLEASED WITH HIMSELF

The 49-year-old welcomes stars of new film Jack Reacher Tom Cruise and Rosamund Pike to the sofa plus fellow Hollywood heavyweights Hugh Jackman and Billy Crystal. Liverpudlian comic John Bishop will be bringing a touch of good old British humour to...

 
CALL MIRANDA HART, THE VIEWERS' TOP CHOICE

CALL MIRANDA HART, THE VIEWERS' TOP CHOICE

Her sitcom Christmas special outshone Simon Cowell's reality show That Dog Can Dance! which secured an audience of 3.7 million on ITV1. The bizarre canine talent contest, dubbed “X Factor for dogs”, was judged by Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh...

 
SUPERMODEL IMAN DISMISSES WEST DATING RUMOURS

SUPERMODEL IMAN DISMISSES WEST DATING RUMOURS

Supermodel CHANEL IMAN has dismissed reports she's rap superstar KANYE WEST's latest catwalk queen. The Victoria's Secret stunner was first linked to West last month (Oct11) after he invited her to walk the runway in Paris, France for the Stronger...

 
REESE WITHERSPOON JOKES ABOUT NAMING SON TENNESSEE

REESE WITHERSPOON JOKES ABOUT NAMING SON TENNESSEE

The actress, who has followed the celebrity trend by giving a wacky name to her baby, had the audience on US chat show Chelsea Lately in fits of laughter when talking about the moniker recently. Host Chelsea Handler revealed how secretive Reese, 36,...

 


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