News archive from 23 February 2011, page 16

Patient with stomach wound sent 150km by taxi to save £500

Wendy Weeding, 47, had to make the 150km (93-mile) journey after two stomach operations - and dressed in only a thin hospital gown. She even had to ask a pedestrian for directions when the cab driver, who was unable to speak English, got lost in...

Metro, 09:20 in Hot News
 

Cornish pasties can now only be made in Cornwall after EU ruling

After a nine-year battle, it was confirmed yesterday that Cornwall has finally won special protection for its world-famous speciality. From mid-March only pasties made in the county and following the traditional recipe can be called ‘Cornish pasties’...

Metro, 09:20 in Hot News
 
US hostages shot dead by Somali pirates on board their hijacked yacht

US hostages shot dead by Somali pirates on board their hijacked yacht

Their bodies were found by US forces who boarded the pirated vessel Quest after hearing gunshots. Negotiations had been under way to try to win their release. Two pirates were killed and another 13 were captured by the US navy as they took control of...

Metro, 09:20 in Hot News
 
Brighton and Hove plan to remove cycle highway at £1.1m cost | Russell Honeyman

Brighton and Hove plan to remove cycle highway at £1.1m cost | Russell Honeyman

Brighton and Hove city council appears determined to abolish its cycle highway despite the fact that demolition will cost £1.1m. Mary Mears, council leader, said the decision to remove the cycle lane which connects South Downs national park with...

 

Saudi king announces benefits before return -TV

The measures did not include any political reforms in the absolute monarchy such as municipal elections, as demanded by liberals and opposition groups. The kingdom has no elected parliament and does not tolerate public dissent. Abdullah, believed to...

 
APPLEGATE'S PAINFUL DELIVERY

APPLEGATE'S PAINFUL DELIVERY

New mum CHRISTINA APPLEGATE suffered in agony when she gave birth to baby daughter SADIE GRACE last month (Jan11) after opting not to have an epidural as planned. The actress endured an 18-hour delivery and admits she felt "profound pain"...

 
MILANO PREGNANT

MILANO PREGNANT

Actress ALYSSA MILANO is pregnant with her first child. The Charmed star, 38, and her talent agent husband Dave Bugliari, 32, will welcome the tot in early autumn (11). Milano's representative has confirmed the news to People.com. The couple wed in...

 
BARRYMORE STEPS OUT WITH NEW MAN

BARRYMORE STEPS OUT WITH NEW MAN

Actress DREW BARRYMORE has finally moved on from her on/off relationship with JUSTIN LONG - she's dating the son of former Chanel boss ARIE KOPELMAN. The Charlie's Angels star remained close to Long after they ended their year-long romance in 2008,...

 
KARDASHIAN'S TWITTER BLOG HACKED

KARDASHIAN'S TWITTER BLOG HACKED

KIM KARDASHIAN is the latest celebrity to fall victim to internet pranksters - her Twitter.com account has been hacked. The socialite was fuming after discovering on Monday (21Feb11) that an impostor has accessed her page and sent out "fake...

 
GIBSON TRAFFIC COP SUIT HEADING TO COURT

GIBSON TRAFFIC COP SUIT HEADING TO COURT

A judge has dismissed an appeal by officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department objecting to a lawsuit filed by the traffic cop who arrested MEL GIBSON for drink driving. Sheriff's Deputy James Mee lodged a complaint against his...

 
JACKSON'S KIDS TALK ABOUT HIM 'ALL THE TIME'

JACKSON'S KIDS TALK ABOUT HIM 'ALL THE TIME'

MICHAEL JACKSON's three children keep their late father's memory alive by talking about him "all the time", according to the King of Pop's brother JACKIE. The Thriller hitmaker's kids Prince Michael, 14, Paris, 12, and eight-year-old...

 
PHOTOS CONFIRMING SHAKIRA ROMANCE WERE STOLEN

PHOTOS CONFIRMING SHAKIRA ROMANCE WERE STOLEN

The bosses of Spanish photo agency insist snapshots of SHAKIRA holding hands with footballer GERARD PIQUE were stolen from their database by a computer hacker. The photos began circling in cyberspace early on Monday (21Feb11), but officials at...

 
ADELE LANDS STREISAND'S LOVE SONG

ADELE LANDS STREISAND'S LOVE SONG

Singer ADELE landed a cover of THE CURE's LOVE SONG that was originally arranged for BARBRA STREISAND after realising her first choice for a tribute song was "rubbish". The Brit initially chose to tackle INXS' Never Tear Us Apart for her...

 
BROWN'S RESTRAINING ORDER OFFICIALLY LIFTED

BROWN'S RESTRAINING ORDER OFFICIALLY LIFTED

A restraining order forbidding R&B star CHRIS BROWN to be in the same room as his ex-girlfriend RIHANNA has been lifted in Los Angeles. Rihanna's lawyers recently agreed to reduce the restraining order hanging over the Kiss Kiss singer after his...

 
DION PLANNING BREASTFEEDING AROUND LAS VEGAS SHOWS

DION PLANNING BREASTFEEDING AROUND LAS VEGAS SHOWS

CELINE DION faces a breastfeeding battle around shows at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas when she returns to the venue originally built for her - because she'll have to attend to her twins around her schedule. The singer begins a three-year run in Sin...

 


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