News archive from 20 October 2012, page 2

Tom Hanks lets obscenity slip on TV

Tom Hanks and ABC television have apologised after the actor let slip a swear word during a live appearance on Good Morning America. The Toy Story star telegraphed his f-bomb during an interview on Friday. Anchor Elizabeth Vargas had asked him to...

 

Seven risk imminent execution in Gambia - Amnesty

Although he later suspended plans to execute the remaining 38 prisoners on death row, the government said the decision was only temporary. The latest prisoners to face execution include former chief of defence staff Lieutenant General Lang Tombong...

 
Dynamo Moscow players shot at with paintball guns during training by angry fans

Dynamo Moscow players shot at with paintball guns during training by angry fans

Dynamo Moscow's president has vowed to find and punish fans who shot at players using paintball rifles at the club's training ground on Friday.'They are idiots,' Gennady Solovyov told local media after a group of fans in camouflage arrived at the...

Daily Mail, 22:31 in Sport
 

EU summit: Mañana mañana

This year's winner of the Nobel peace prize – that 27-nation bloc known as the EU – appears increasingly to make decisions in the small hours of the morning; and only then to reaffirm the ones everyone else thought it had made three months ago....

 

Serbian, Kosovo prime ministers have rare talks, to meet again

The EU wants Serbia and Kosovo to cooperate better on issues such as security and trade even though Belgrade refuses to recognise the sovereignty of its former ethnic Albanian majority province, which declared independence in 2008. But talks on...

 

Community News - Shirebrook

Richmond Care Home Staff members Tracey Taylor, Donna Scott, Kelly Morton, Leanne Newcombe, Maureen Hayes and Nikita Hall completed a sponsored walk from the care home to Clumber Park. Refreshments were purchased at the Jug and Glass, Langwith where...

 

Man charged over fatal M5 pile-up

A man has been charged with manslaughter following a road accident on the M5 last year in which seven people were killed, police said. Geoffrey Counsell, 50, from Somerset, will face magistrates in Bristol next month accused of seven counts of...

 
M5 crash deaths: fireworks organiser charged with manslaughter

M5 crash deaths: fireworks organiser charged with manslaughter

Emergency services at the scene of the fatal collision near junction 25 of the M5 in November 2011. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images The organiser of a fireworks display that was taking place next to the site of a motorway pile up that claimed...

 
How quaint the plans for Armageddon seem half a century later

How quaint the plans for Armageddon seem half a century later

Preparing for Armageddon ... CND activists march in protest at the US stance towards Cuba. Photograph: Ron Case/Getty Images This weekend 50 years ago the Cuban missile crisis was moving into its most dramatic phase. President Kennedy announced a...

 

Man charged over fatal M5 pile-up

Oct 19 2012 A man has been charged with manslaughter following a road accident on the M5 last year in which seven people were killed, police said. Geoffrey Counsell, 50, from Somerset, will face magistrates in Bristol next month accused of seven...

 

Funding boost for new facility

FUNDING has been secured to build a new community hall in the Isle of Axholme. Councillor Liz Redfern, Leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Councillor David Robinson and Isle MP Andrew Percy managed to secure the £80, 000 grant from North...

 
KIRKLAND ATTACKED BY LEEDS FAN

KIRKLAND ATTACKED BY LEEDS FAN

The former England international, 31, had just conceded a 77th-minute equaliser to Michael Tonge when the incident happened, with a man running onto the field from the Leppings Lane End which was housing the Leeds fans, and appearing to punch Kirkland...

 
Obama v Romney: Children weigh in on the 2012 election

Obama v Romney: Children weigh in on the 2012 election

Barack Obama rules against eating blueberries in a cartoon written by a second-grader and narrated by 30 Rock's Kristen Schaal. Photograph: Screengrab. On the campaign trail, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are wooing the women, courting the Latinos and...

 
ULSTER TOO STRONG FOR WARRIORS

ULSTER TOO STRONG FOR WARRIORS

Henry touched down as Ulster drove over after dominating the early stages of the second half in front of a sell-out crowd. Peter Horne gave Glasgow the lead with a penalty in a tight opening half, but Paddy Jackson, who claimed four penalties and a...

 
Michael Palin's Brazil

Michael Palin's Brazil

Michael Palin on the boat on the Amazon river. All Photographs by Basil Pao/BBC/Prominent Productions unless stated For a long time I thought of Brazil as a state of mind. A fantasy of sun, sea, samba and lots of other words beginning with...

Guardian, 22:46 in Showbiz
 


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