News archive from 23 January 2011, page 10

GDP figures likely to show zero growth over final quarter of 2010

GDP figures likely to show zero growth over final quarter of 2010

Figures out this week are expected to show that Britain's economy came to a virtual standstill in the last three months of the year. GDP data on Tuesday will show the economy slowed from 0.7% in the third quarter to 0.2% or even zero in the run-up to...

Guardian, 00:25 in Business
 
TEDx: The Observer's festival of ideas - where inspiration meets action

TEDx: The Observer's festival of ideas - where inspiration meets action

What happens when one idea meets another idea? They have idea sex. And, if the conditions are right, they go on to spawn lots of interesting, new baby ideas. That's the theory, at least, as expounded by the science writer Matt Ridley. Provide the...

 
Jason Solomons's Trailer Trash

Jason Solomons's Trailer Trash

Ready for my SkypeBlack Swan star Mila Kunis got the part of Lily after auditioning for director Darren Aronofsky over the internet. Ukraine-born Kunis, who won the Mastroianni award for best young actor at the Venice film festival last year, where...

 
Don't forget the diamonds, Kate Middleton

Don't forget the diamonds, Kate Middleton

While my father was alive, the Queen Mother used to dine at our house twice a year. When she walked through our front door, her jewels opened magic casements on to fairylands. Rubies, emeralds, diamonds - the whole contents of King Solomon's mines:...

 

Edwyn Collins: Soundtrack of my life

Edwyn Collins is one of the more inspirational figures in British music, and not just for his achievements on record. As a founder member of Glasgow's Orange Juice he helped establish both the sound and attitude of what would become known as indie...

 
Joanna Yeates' parents: Our relief as murder suspect is charged

Joanna Yeates' parents: Our relief as murder suspect is charged

Dutch architect Vincent Tabak was last night charged with the murder of Joanna Yeates. The next-door neighbour of 25-year-old Jo will face JPs tomorrow. Jo"s father David told The People last night: “We are pleased at the development.” Also...

People, 00:27 in World News
 
Pascal Bruckner: 'Happiness is a moment of grace'

Pascal Bruckner: 'Happiness is a moment of grace'

The philosopher Pascal Bruckner is in many ways the model of a modern French intellectual. He lives in a book-filled Parisian apartment. He writes, he lectures, he makes regular appearances on TV, sharing his learned and eloquent opinions with a...

 
Prince Harry in exclusive video

Prince Harry in exclusive video

If this guy is organising a stag do maybe the bride should be a little worried. Here is never-seen-before film of Prince Harry letting his hair down and having a wild time with pals on a jaunt in Africa. As well as living up to his nickname the Prince...

People, 00:27 in World News
 
Furious father blasts David Cameron

Furious father blasts David Cameron

A furious father blasted David Cameron last night for breaking promises made to him and other parents of disabled children. Jonathan Bartley tackled the Tory leader outside a hospital last year over the plight of youngsters such as his son Samuel. Now...

People, 00:27 in World News
 
HMV is chart-topper for short sellers

HMV is chart-topper for short sellers

Struggling entertainment retailer HMV is the most shorted stock in the FTSE All Share index, with nearly 24% of its shares out on loan to hedge funds and other speculators, according to Dataexplorers. Shorting is where investors bet on a share price...

Guardian, 00:27 in Business
 
Soldiers cheated death in open top vehicle

Soldiers cheated death in open top vehicle

These four lucky lads miraculously cheated death when their open-topped armoured car was blasted 15ft into the air by a roadside bomb. Vehicle commander Alan Kentgens has told for the first time how he was hurled to the ground and watched in horror as...

People, 00:27 in World News
 
Power to the people

Power to the people

Sometimes it seems as if there really is no alternative to the big four supermarkets. Now expanding at record-breaking rate, they reportedly win planning permission for a new store every working day of the year. Surely there must be a different way of...

Guardian, 00:27 in Business
 
Alan Johnson divorced by his wife

Alan Johnson divorced by his wife

Alan Johnson is to be divorced by his love cheat wife Laura, The People can reveal. Friends say she feels she can no longer live with Mr Johnson, who quit as shadow Chancellor last week over her affair with his ex-bodyguard. Laura, 47, has told him...

People, 00:28 in World News
 
Final farewell to Ark Royal crew

Final farewell to Ark Royal crew

Thousands of people have turned out to say farewell to the crew of the axed aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal as they paraded through the ship's home city. About 250 sailors marched through Portsmouth, Hampshire, to celebrate the close affiliation...

People, 00:28 in World News
 

Eastenders bosses are casting a father for 'Fatboy'

EASTENDERS bosses are introducing a family for Fatboy - after he became one of their most popular new characters in years. They are currently casting for a wheeler-dealer dad for Ricky Norwood"s character Arthur “Fatboy” Chubbs. Fatboy has been a...

People, 00:28 in World News
 


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