News archive from 24 February 2013, page 17

Pilots 'unaware of short runway'

Pilots of a UK-bound holiday jet taking off from Prague on a flight to Stansted airport in Essex started their take-off forgetting that a set of works had considerably reduced the length of runway available, an accident report has said. They realised...

 

House fire couple due in court

A couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire are due to appear in court as their manslaughter trial gets under way. Mick and Mairead Philpott have both denied six separate counts of manslaughter in relation to the blaze that killed...

 
Leeds: Father has jail term extended over missing girl

Leeds: Father has jail term extended over missing girl

A father has had another year added to his jail sentence for his continuing failure to comply with court orders to return his five-year-old daughter to her mother in Leeds. Tamer Salama was told by Mr Justice Cobb, sitting at the High Court in London,...

 
Approved: Turbines which threaten Yorkshire’s ‘most beautiful bay’

Approved: Turbines which threaten Yorkshire’s ‘most beautiful bay’

A GOVERNMENT inspector has approved controversial plans for nine massive turbines which opponents, including David Hockney, claimed would ruin "the most beautiful bay in Yorkshire." Developers TCI Renewables have been granted planning...

 

Bellamy: Son Bing is a Muse fan

Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has revealed his 19-month-old son is a big fan of his music already. The British rocker is father to Bing with actress fiancee Kate Hudson, and told the Metro he is already showing signs of following in his footsteps. Matt...

 

VIDEO: CCTV footage of armed robbers

A worker at Morrisons in Eastwood has slammed sentences handed to armed robbers who terrorised the store's petrol-station kiosk as too short. Lee Watson, 26, of no fixed address, and Dominic Wright, 23, of Vale Crescent South, Radford, Nottingham,...

 

Visser shoulders scoring burden ahead of crunch match against Ireland

Tim Visser has played in only seven internationals but already the Dutchman who became a Scot feels he is expected to score almost every time he runs out. The 25-year-old wing, who has finished as top scorer in the Celtic League for the last three...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 
Helen Bach

Helen Bach

Lent has started, and there was a discussion on the radio about what people were going to give up. Apparently Matt Damon has said he’s giving up going to the bathroom until all the world has clean water. His sentiments may be admirable, but I don’t...

 

Hazard: I love being in the headlines... as long as it's for the right reasons!

Eden Hazard is refreshingly frank when the question comes. He is, after all, an attacking, creative player who wants to seize the initiative in a game. And it is for such moments of individual match-winning brilliance that Chelsea paid £32million for...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

Tennant juggled scripts on new show

David Tennant has revealed how he had to work from multiple scripts on new crime drama Broadchurch, as the ending was being kept top secret. The former Doctor Who actor stars with Olivia Colman, Pauline Quirke, Vicky McClure, Jodie Whittaker and...

 
Wellingborough crematorium a step nearer

Wellingborough crematorium a step nearer

Talks have begun to buy the land needed for a new crematorium in Wellingborough. The planned new facility has been earmarked for agricultural land to the east of Doddington Road and Wellingborough Council has confirmed that it has entered negotiations...

 

Swift takes Grammys swipe at Styles

Singing star Taylor Swift appeared to mock ex-boyfriend Harry Styles over their break-up as she opened the Grammy Awards ceremony. The US star put on a fake British accent in an ad-lib section of her hit We Are Never Getting Back Together in a pretend...

 

Three die in caravan 'gas leak'

A woman and her elderly parents have died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a caravan park in Cornwall. The alarm was raised at the park near Camborne just before 1pm on Saturday after the couple's helper was unable to reach them, Devon and...

 

Shatner wants Star Wars film role

William Shatner is wooing director JJ Abrams to try and get a role in his new Star Wars film. The actor - famous for playing Captain James T Kirk in the Star Trek TV series and original films - was upset that JJ did not give him a role in his big...

 

Landslip adds to rail travel delays

Rail passengers have been plagued with problems with major disruption continuing on busy commuter routes in London and East Anglia. To add to overhead power cable problems in Hertfordshire, a serious landslip which buckled rails meant disruption to...

 


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