News archive from 4 August 2012, page 3

Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: ‘I’m a bride at last’ says golden girl Katherine Grainger

Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: ‘I’m a bride at last’ says golden girl Katherine Grainger

KATHERINE Grainger, the perenniaal Olympic "bridesmaid", ended her torturous 12-year wait for Olympic gold with the words: "I am a bride at last." After claiming silver at three successive Olympic Games,
Glasgow-born Grainger...

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Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: Sir Chris Hoy is Britain’s most successful Olympian

SIR Chris Hoy was crowned Britain's most successful ever Olympian last night when he anchored the team sprint cyclists to victory in world-record time - the fifth gold medal of his career. The Scot was in tears on the podium after receiving his medal...

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Sponsored by Lords reform: Civil war looms for coalition with David Cameron set to ditch reform plans

Sponsored by Lords reform: Civil war looms for coalition with David Cameron set to ditch reform plans

The coalition is set for a major bust-up next week, with David Cameron poised to kill off Lords reform plans, to the fury of the Liberal Democrats. The Prime Minister had promised “one more try” to rescue the key constitutional reform after his...

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Sponsored by Shafilea Ahmed murder trial: Parents sentenced to life for killing daughter out of ‘shame’

Sponsored by Shafilea Ahmed murder trial: Parents sentenced to life for killing daughter out of ‘shame’

A COUPLE, who murdered their teenage daughter because they believed her "westernised"

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Sponsored by New idea floated to bring Unicorn out of ‘exile’

Sponsored by New idea floated to bring Unicorn out of ‘exile’

SPECTACULAR new images of HMS Unicorn, showing what one of the oldest wooden ships in the world would look like out of the water, have been unveiled as part of a campaign to put 
the vessel at the heart of the 
£1 billion...

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Sponsored by Police confirm body ofmissing oil executive found in lock-up garage

Sponsored by Police confirm body ofmissing oil executive found in lock-up garage

DETECTIVES looking for a missing oil executive have found her body in a lock-up garage, a day after the search became a murder inquiry. • Carol Waugh missing since mid-April • Body has been formally identified • Man, 47, in police custody Carole...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Hot News
 
Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: 80,000 excited voices raise the roof at giant Olympic Stadium

Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: 80,000 excited voices raise the roof at giant Olympic Stadium

A WALL of sound hit the athletes as they stepped out for the first day of competition at London's Olympic Stadium yesterday. It was quite simply a full-on, no-holds-barred blast of cheering that came from the crowd at the packed 80,000-capacity venue,...

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Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: First Saudi female Olympian’s Games dream lasts 82 seconds

THE Olympic dream of one of Saudi Arabia's first two female team members was over in 82 seconds yesterday after a shortlived judo bout. Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani, 20, pictured, fought in a tight headscarf after a compromise was reached...

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Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: I’m sorry, says mystery woman in opening parade

Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: I’m sorry, says mystery woman in opening parade

A WOMAN who gatecrashed India's part in the opening ceremony has apologised for her "error of judgment". Madhura Nagendra said she was a cast member in the ceremony who got swept up in the excitement and ended up somehow marching in jeans...

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Sponsored by Shafilea Ahmed profile: Tell-tale signs of a bright girl’s family torment

Sponsored by Shafilea Ahmed profile: Tell-tale signs of a bright girl’s family torment

SHAFILEA first came to the attention of the authorities when she was only ten, when, together with her younger sister, Rukish - who was later to change her name to Alesha - she went missing from school in March 1998. The police were called but the...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Hot News
 

Sponsored by London 2012 Olympics: Russian cyclist sent home after failing drug test

Russian track cyclist Victoria Baranova has been sent home from the Olympic Games after testing positive for testosterone. Cycling’s world governing body, the UCI, confirmed the 22-year-old, a European individual sprint bronze medallist, would take no...

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ANDREW STRAUSS GOES TO BAT FOR SERIES

ANDREW STRAUSS GOES TO BAT FOR SERIES

After watching frustrated for much of the day yesterday as his bowlers failed to stop South Africa pushing their first innings to an ominous 419 all out, Strauss himself at least started the fightback with the bat last night. The England skipper had...

 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 04/08/12

TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 04/08/12

He won the Racing Post's National Press Challenge in 2005, and has been a regular winner of that paper's monthly prize in the last 18 months. COMPUTERMAN Doncaster 1.40 INFINITE HOPE (TR) 2.15 LADY VERMEER 2.50 DEMORA 3.20 BOOMERANG BOB 4.00 TINSHU...

 

Sponsored by Five arrested over murder

Five teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death outside a party at a social club. Ben Morutare, from Walsall, West Midlands, was knifed in the leg during a disturbance at the Smethwick Home Guard...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Hot News
 
The magic and mystery of Marilyn the Hollywood icon

The magic and mystery of Marilyn the Hollywood icon

Fifty years after she died Marilyn Monroe still captivates. 
Chris Bond looks back at Hollywood's greatest siren. IN the last interview Marilyn Monroe gave before her death, she said: “I never quite understood it, this sex symbol. I always...

 


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