Policeman launches legal action against a shop owner after 'falling in a drain during burglary call-out' just days after a policewoman sues for tripping over a kerb PC claims he tore Achilles tendon in fall at Maidenhead Aquatics in SurreyHe wants compensation for six months' worth of lost overtime earningsClaim emerges days after WPC sued petrol station for tripping over a kerb Olympic Games in London. Lawsuit: Maidenhead Aquatics in Horsley, Surrey, is being sued by a policeman who claims he tore his Achilles tendon while investigating a break-in there.
'It's just not me': Danny Boyle explains he turned down knighthood because he wouldn't have felt right accepting individual award for the Olympics opening ceremony Boyle, 56, was in line for New Year Honours list for highly praised spectacle He said a cast of thousands helped create it, so accepting 'didn't feel right' Olympic Games. He and his artistic team sent a 'script' to Buckingham Palace in the hope Queen would agree to a surprise appearance” class=”blkBorder” /> A performer playing the role of the Queen parachutes from a helicopter during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. He and his artistic team sent a 'script' to Buckingham Palace in the hope Queen would agree to a surprise appearance The quintessentially British scenes saw the ceremony widely hailed a resounding success Actors perform in a sequence to represent the National Health Service (NHS) during the ceremony Trainspotting, a film about Edinburgh junkies, was one of Boyle’s earliest big-screen hits.
Eight in ten men admit playing with their phone or tablet during dinner Men would rather sit on their smartphone or tablet than engage in person Women say that 76 per cent of them browse the internet in silence By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:46 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:37 GMT, 5 March 2013 An incredible 80 per cent of men in the UK admit playing on their smart phone or Internet tablet during dinner, according to a new survey.
'I almost quit Olympics over rooftop missiles': Danny Boyle's outrage over decision to mount weapons on East London towerblocks and how he persuaded the Queen to join in the fun , he was most famous for directing Ewan McGregor as a heroin addict in Trainspotting and for Slumdog Millionaire winning eight Oscars. After the opening ceremony of the Olympic games, though, the people of Britain unanimously awarded him a gold medal. In this, his first major interview since those heady days last summer when he made us proud to be British, Boyle reveals how he turned down a knighthood and how close he was to walking away from the opening ceremony
'Haven't you run before' Cringeworthy moment US television presenter mistakes Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah for an amateurFarah, 29, had won a half marathon in New Orleans in record timeHe appeared a little stunned by the foolish question, asking 'sorry'But the anchor was unaware of the gaffe and repeated the questionShe later asked him 'how do you prepare for a marathon like this'The champion British runner replied: 'I haven't done a marathon yet'Champion runner Paula Radcliffe casts doubt over his marathon plans Olympic Games” class=”blkBorder” /> Has he run before Mo Farah reacts as he wins the men's 5,000m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games The interview has caused a stir on Twitter, where British journalist Piers Morgan, who is currently working in the U.S. tweeted: 'Hey @Mo_Farah – come on my CNN show tonight to discuss that crazy U.S. interview…
'Haven't you run before' Cringeworthy moment US television presenter mistakes Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah for an amateurFarah, 29, had won a half marathon in New Orleans in record timeHe appeared a little stunned by the foolish question, asking 'sorry'But the anchor was unaware of the gaffe and repeated the questionShe later asked him 'how do you prepare for a marathon like this'The champion British runner replied: 'I haven't done a marathon yet' Olympic Games” class=”blkBorder” /> Has he run before Mo Farah reacts as he wins the men's 5,000m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games Farah, who won gold in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres at the Olympics, had completed the Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon in 61 minutes – a course record. He was being interviewed in City Park in New Orleans, while Norton asked her poorly-researched questions from the television studio. FROM SOMALI REFUGEE TO OLYMPIC CHAMPION: THE REMARKABLE MO FARAH STORY Mo Farah arrived in London aged eight from Somalia, where he was born, and barely spoke a word of English.
Is the PS4 imminent Gamers abuzz after Sony calls mystery meeting to announce 'the future of Playstation'Tech giant sends out invites for February 20 meeting in New YorkSpeculation rife that it is preparing to release a new games consoleTeaser video gets nearly 600,000 views in less than 24 hours By Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 17:37 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:58 GMT, 1 February 2013 Rumours are circulating that Sony is preparing to launch its next generation games console soon after the Japanese tech giant sent out invitations to an event on 'the future of Playstation.' Sony would not say whether it was preparing to unveil the successor to the 70million selling PS3 at the February 20 meeting in New York, but the prospect had gamers abuzz on Twitter.
Honours list is biased against us, Paralympic stars argue after they got lesser awards than Olympians Paralympian Lee Pearson OBE not knighted despite winning more golds than Sir Bradley Wiggins and Sir Ben Ainslie put togetherDavid Weir: 'Sarah Storey should have been awarded knighthood years ago' | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 31 December 2012 Paralympians and politicians have accused the honours system of favouring able-bodied athletes over their disabled teammates. Equestrian star Lee Pearson has led criticism, saying he was ‘disappointed’ not to be getting a knighthood after winning his tenth Paralympic gold medal this summer.
Humbled Queen pays tribute to 'strength of fellowship' shown during Diamond Jubilee celebrations and praises 'splendid' Olympic Games in 60th Christmas Day message Her Majesty responds to outpouring of affection shown by the nation Praised crowds who were 'undaunted by rain' during Thames Pageant'The enthusiasm which greeted the Diamond Jubilee was, of course, especially memorable for me and my family'Hails athletes and volunteer Games Makers at Olympics and ParalympicsClips shown of torchbearers, including injured paratrooper Ben ParkinsonShe said the flame was carried 'by every kind of deserving individual' | UPDATED: 02:14 GMT, 26 December 2012 The Queen has used her Christmas broadcast to respond to the outpouring of affection and enthusiasm shown by the nation during her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. She described how she was left humbled by the huge crowds that turned out to mark her historic milestone.
Stop these infantile, grubby power games | UPDATED: 00:19 GMT, 24 December 2012 Mr Mitchell, as he accepts, was wrong to have set such a bad example by swearing at the police What an extraordinary – and unedifying – week it has been. Last weekend, the Plebgate saga had appeared all but over. Ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell – while still denying that he called police officers ‘plebs’ in an altercation at the Downing Street gates – had long since resigned.