News archive from 21 October 2012
Oct 20 2012 David Cameron has faced strong criticism from Conservative grandee Lord Tebbit in the aftermath of Andrew Mitchell's resignation as chief whip. After the blow of finally losing Mr Mitchell having previously backed him to stay, the Prime...
The Mummy star will play an undercover operative with the ability to transform himself for every job in new small screen series Legends, which has been put together by Homeland executive producer Howard Gordon and writer Alexander Cary. The show is...
Sture Bergwall, formerly known as Thomas Quick, at Säter hospital for the criminally insane, outside Stockholm. Photograph: Andy Hall for the Observer Sture Bergwall resides in a psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane three hours' drive north...
Frankel was at his majestic best as he went in retirement after making it a perfect 14 victories in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot. The world's highest-rated racehorse, trained by Sir Henry Cecil, won his 10th Group One race with a trademark...
More than a quarter of MPs have charged first-class rail travel to the taxpayer in the past year, it has emerged. An analysis of MPs' expenses by The Sunday Telegraph found that 185 had claimed for first-class train tickets. First-class travel has...
By Catherine Phillips, Reporter THEY may be back on home turf but the experience of the Homeless World Cup will last a lifetime for two footballers from Worcester. Mark Wilks and Jayde Tew said they both had been given the confidence and motivation...
ou would do anything to protect your unborn baby, but many pregnant women don't realise how dangerous and debilitating flu can be. Getting vaccinated against flu is the best way to protect yourself and your baby from the virus, and make sure you stay...
Khamis Gaddafi's body was found after a day of fighting between a pro-Gaddafi garrison and militias allied to the Libyan government. Khamis Gaddafi, youngest son of the former Libyan dictator, has been killed during fighting in the town of Bani Walid,...
The Thick Of It … Terri at the Goodling inquiry Photograph: BBC/Des Willie SPOILER ALERT: This weekly blog is for those who are watching The Thick of It series four. Don't read on if you haven't seen episode six. Lines of the week – episode five...
The Rolling in the Deep singer and boyfriend Simon Konecki announced in June that she was pregnant. She has kept quiet about her condition since then, but reports now claim the Brit Award-winner and her charity worker partner celebrated becoming...
The actress and TV presenter equalled her previous week's score of 32 from the judges in a show which also saw improvements from some of the remaining 13 celebrities - but saw others stranded at the bottom of the scoreboard.And the routine once again...
(Reporting by Jennifer Saba; editing by Christopher Wilson)
Girls Aloud have reunited for a 12-date tour and will release a new single and album 10 years after first getting together. Cheryl Cole said it was "incredible" to be back together, saying: "If you asked us 10 years ago we wouldn't have...
Methodist Church Sunday week’s morning service was conducted by Mr P. Holmes who preached. Medical Services The annual open day took place on Saturday week at the surgery. £457.80 was raised with a donation of £42.20 given by Meden Vale charity shop...
Rotary Club President Roger Wright welcomed 33 members and a group of visitors from Nepal who are on a Rotary Group study exchange; they were introduced by a member from the Rotary Club of Mount Everest. Rotarians James Pinder from Mansfield, Peter...
- 23:26 Custody for 'Columbine' plot schoolboys
- 23:26 Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
- 23:26 Khalid Ali: Westminster plot bomb-maker jailed for life
- 23:26 UK weather: Driest start to summer on modern record
- 23:26 Michel Barnier questions Theresa May's Brexit White Paper
- 23:25 Mortgage misery: The homeowners facing repossession
- 23:25 Six ways China could retaliate in a trade war
- 23:25 Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
- 06:47 Dol-y-Moch: Re-living childhood days at the 'slimy lake'
- 06:47 Gareth Shaw: If you’re not claiming marriage allowance, why not?
- 06:47 Susan Dalgety: Embrace legacy of Otis and Elvis in the name of freedom
- 06:47 Child-friendly gigs praised by parents
- 06:47 Brian Wilson: There’s a sinister side to Sturgeon’s new Catalan friend
- 06:47 Rare 50p coin sells for staggering £840 on eBay
- 06:47 Stephen Jardine: I was wrong about the future of restaurants
- 06:47 Watch: Moment police raid Nuneaton home and find thousands of...
- 06:47 Thatcher ‘Eurosceptic’ speech was never meant to be anti-EU,...
- 06:47 Foreign Secretary calls on Nato members to increase defence spending
- 06:47 MPs visit farm to highlight ‘crisis’ of berry picker shortage
- 06:47 Brian Wilson: The weakness of May and Corbyn has been exposed
- 06:47 John McLellan: The blood on the Brexit carpet can’t be ignored
- 06:47 Johnny Vegas reveals dramatic weight loss after split from wife
- 06:47 Jane Bradley: The sad end of this sporting life
- 06:47 Leader comment: Girl Guide badges to include actual Moon-walking?
- 06:47 This is when all the new Cathedral Lanes restaurants are opening
- 06:47 Girlguides ditch home making for mixology in culture change
- 06:47 Long-term CJD survivor at centre of legal protection battle
- 06:47 Person injured 'by falling object' near Coventry city centre - recap
- 06:47 Now That’s What I Call Music! hits 100th edition
- 06:47 Watch: Rare 200mph supercar cruises along M40