News archive from 4 August 2012, page 17

Super Saturday Brits go for gold

Jessica Ennis is hoping to build on her sensational start in the heptathlon as the Games' Super Saturday gets under way in the Olympic Stadium. The 26-year-old recorded the fastest time ever run in the heptathlon for the 100m hurdles, smashing her...

 
BEER WIGGO, BEER WIGGO..

BEER WIGGO, BEER WIGGO..

GOLD medal winner Bradley Wiggins is clearly – and rightly – enjoying his latest moment of glory following his Tour de France victory. He celebrated long into the night after his Olympic win on Wednesday. And he was not ashamed to share his delight...

Daily Star, 03:27 in Sport
 
OLYMPIC HORSE IS A MITT SPECIAL

OLYMPIC HORSE IS A MITT SPECIAL

WANNABE President Mitt Romney is keeping a close eye on the ­Olympic dressage action. Rafaela, a 15-year-old German-bred mare on the US dressage team, is part-owned by his wife Ann. Mrs Romney watched her steed's Olympic ­debut at Greenwich Park on...

Daily Star, 03:27 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Stimulus plea as insolvencies peak

The construction industry is calling for more public investment to stimulate the sector. New insolvency figures show 98 firms went bust in the first six months of this year. This compares with 89 in the same period last year, 90 in the first half of...

Scotsman, 03:31 in Hot News
 

Sponsored by Rapist ‘taxi driver’ gets eight years

A 25-YEAR-OLD woman was raped after she left a nightclub on Christmas Eve by a man working as an unlicensed cabbie. Nathan Gifford, 44, was yesterday jailed for eight years for the 2011 rape in Gillingham, Kent, at Maidstone Crown Court. The woman had...

Scotsman, 03:31 in Hot News
 

Sponsored by Snake in box was 6ft constrictor

A SIX-FOOT long snake is the third exotic pet to have been dumped at an animal welfare centre within a week. Staff found the boa constrictor – which in the wild kills its prey by squeezing the life out of it – in a polystyrene box outside the front...

Scotsman, 03:31 in Hot News
 

Super Saturday Brits go for gold

Aug 4 2012 Jessica Ennis is hoping to build on her sensational start in the heptathlon as the Games' Super Saturday gets under way in the Olympic Stadium. The 26-year-old recorded the fastest time ever run in the heptathlon for the 100m hurdles,...

 

VICTORIA PENDLETON: I'M ON THE BIKE

QUEEN Victoria Pendleton reigned supreme on the track - and then said: I can't wait to retire! British cycling's glamour girl won the second Olympic gold of her career with a sizzling ride in the keirin and will go for a third in Tuesday's sprint...

Daily Star, 03:45 in Sport
 
REBECCA ADLINGTON'S OLYMPIC DREAMS IN RUINS

REBECCA ADLINGTON'S OLYMPIC DREAMS IN RUINS

HEARTBROKEN Becky Adlington's dreams of sporting immortality were crushed by the new kid on the swimming block. And the brave Brit apologised to her adoring fans before hinting it might be time to quit. For the second time this week, Adlington saw one...

Daily Star, 03:45 in Sport
 
Marilyn Monroe: Remembering the actress behind the icon

Marilyn Monroe: Remembering the actress behind the icon

SHE created the definitive dumb blonde persona, but Marilyn Monroe, 50 years on from her premature death, deserves to be remembered as a genius of the big screen, writes Alison Kerr IT’S 50 years since the premature death of Marilyn Monroe, the...

 
Book review: New Selected Journals 1939-1995 by Stephen Spender

Book review: New Selected Journals 1939-1995 by Stephen Spender

WHEN Stephen Spender originally published his Journals 1939-1983, back in 1985, the contents had been managed to preserve his privacy about such matters as his marriage and his homosexuality. New Selected Journals 1939-1995 by Stephen Spender, edited...

 

Book reviews: A New Kind Of Bleak | China In Ten Words

MICHAEL KERRIGAN gives his verdict on this week's book releases A New Kind of Bleak by Owen Hatherley (Verso, £20) Rating: ***** ‘If you seek his monument, look around,’ reads Wren’s epitaph in St Paul’s; the same might be said for us in 21st-century...

 

Outdoor life proves popular

BUSHCRAFT sessions giving people a taste of the wild are proving popular in Sherwood Pines Forest Park. The Forestry Commission initiative has seen more than 200 people signing up in just two months to learn how to make shelters, purify water, cook on...

 

Muscle-mania put AWOL Arnie in brig

Arnold Schwarzenegger has said he was so eager to pursue bodybuilding success that he briefly ended up in an Austrian military jail. The Austrian-born actor said he was 18 and serving an obligatory year with the army when he sneaked out of camp for...

 

Muscle-mania put AWOL Arnie in brig

Arnold Schwarzenegger has said he was so eager to pursue bodybuilding success that he briefly ended up in an Austrian military jail. The Austrian-born actor said he was 18 and serving an obligatory year with the army when he sneaked out of camp for...

 


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