China earthquake: TV girl breaks off wedding to start reporting in gown and veil

Dedicated TV presenter cuts short her wedding after earthquake hits, grabs mic and starts reporting from scene still in her bridal gown and veil Intrepid reporter Chen Ying's wedding rocked by tremorsBut instead of panicking she grabbed mic and started broadcast Video has gone viral in China as viewers praise 'professional spirit' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 19:45 GMT, 20 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 21 April 2013 Most brides would expect the earth to move on their wedding day – but not literally.

"There are no chemical leaks out of control" Texas police play down fears of ammonium air leak following fertilizer plant blast

'There are no chemical leaks out of control': Texas police play down fears of ammonium air leak following fertilizer plant blast Toxic fumes from the blaze are 'under control' according to police chief Patrick Swanton Blast is thought to have been caused by the ignition of dangerous anhydrous ammonia at the plantIf gas is inhaled it can cause eye irritation and damage the lungs By Michael Zennie, Anna Edwards and Katie Davies PUBLISHED: 04:35 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:44 GMT, 18 April 2013 Emergency workers have played down fears of a toxic air leak following the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Initially reports suggested the farming community would be under a secondary danger of inhaling ammonia fumes which can cause respiratory problems

Stargazers capture first picture of a planet with two suns just like Luke Skywalkers home planet of Tatooine in Star Wars

Stargazers capture first picture of a planet with two suns – just like Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine in Star Wars French astronomy team find object orbiting binary stars SMASS103(AB)b could be a so-called Tatooine worldDistance from suns suggest it is a planet formed from solar dust )” class=”blkBorder” /> Discovery: The binary stars appear to have a large object orbiting them (the circle and green arrow demonstrate the planets movement between 2002 and 2012) However, it is so massive that researchers are not sure yet if it is a failed star or an enormous planet. They say deciding its identity could teach us more about how stars and planets form

BBC forced to apologise to One Direction prize winners after "failed promise" to meet band turned into "disappointment of a…

BBC forced to apologise to One Direction prize winners after 'failed promise' to meet band turned into 'disappointment of a lifetime' Hannah Hastings and Louisa Marsden won a BBC radio competition Then spent 350 to travel to Belfast to meet One DirectionOn arrival were told there was a mistake and they wouldn't meet them The girls then found that their seats were a 'long way from the front PUBLISHED: 11:43 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 21 March 2013 Two fans of One Direction experienced the 'disappointment of a lifetime' when they won a Radio 1 competition to meet the band but were told at the last minute that they wouldn't. The BBC was forced to apologise after friends Hannah Hastings, 20, and Louisa Marsden, 21, claim they were left disappointed by Radio 1.

Drivers face MoT failure and rising repair bills as European rules impose 20 additional safety checks on brakes, steering, and lighting

Drivers face MoT failures and rising repair bills as EU imposes twenty ADDITIONAL safety checks on brakes, steering, and lightingThousands of drivers who ignore dashboard warning-lights face the chargesThe European rule changes reflect the massive growth in in-car electronics New changes aim to establish minimum technical standards across Europe but on an advisory-only basis. From today any defects could mean a failed test. Rory Carlin, of Halfords Autocentres, said: 'We have been preparing for these changes and offering advice to motorists for more than a year now in order to help them stay on the road and ensure the safety of the vehicles they drive.

New global meltdown fear as 56 billion US cuts kick in

New global meltdown fear as 56 billion US cuts kick in Multi-billion-dollar spending cuts will particularly hit the US military Pentagon will absorb half of the cost of cuts required before SeptemberInternational Monetary Fund warns the measures could spark a new global economic crisis By Sharon Churcher PUBLISHED: 01:47 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:47 GMT, 3 March 2013 Barack Obama yesterday set in motion a multi-billion-dollar spending cuts programme that will particularly hit the US military after failing to reach a compromise with his Republican opponents. The cuts – described by the US President as ‘dumb’ – are designed to whittle away America’s $16.6 trillion debt. However, the International Monetary Fund has warned the measures could spark a new global economic crisis

Profits up 10 per cent but British Gas plans another price increase… as bosses line up a 10million windfall

Profits up 11 per cent but British Gas plans another price increase… as bosses line up a 10million windfall Company profits for 2012 soared to 606million But price rises for 12million customers could come as early as next winter have soared by 11 per cent on the previous year to 606million.

Italian election turns into a joke as 20 per cent of voters pick ex-comedian

Fresh euro crisis as Italy rejects austerity and protests by voting for party led by ex-comedian More than a quarter of voters backed the Five Star Movement led by comedian Beppe Grillo The centre-right alliance of controversial former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi took 31 per centThe centre-left groups, led by Pier Luigi Bersani, had just under 30 per cent of the vote By Hannah Roberts PUBLISHED: 14:26 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:07 GMT, 26 February 2013 The euro was heading for a fresh crisis last night as Italian voters recorded one of the biggest protest votes in modern times. In a rejection of the austerity reforms needed to ease the country’s massive debt, more than a quarter of voters backed the Five Star Movement, led by comedian Beppe Grillo. His anti-euro and anti-austerity party, which had almost 27 per cent of the early votes, could end up being the single biggest group in parliament

3,000-year-old bridge known as the Devil"s sunbathing spot is washed away as 2012 comes to a very wet close

Wiped out by a raging river: 3,000-year-old bridge known as the Devil's sunbathing spot is washed away as 2012 comes to a very wet close Bridge swept away by raging river, after trees carried in flood snap cablesAncient construction in Exmoor, Somerset, could date back to 1000 B.C. It has 17 giant slabs – largest being 8ft long and 5ft wide – spanning 180ft | UPDATED: 15:12 GMT, 1 January 2013 A stone bridge reputed to be 3,000 years old was swept away as flooding continued to bring chaos to parts of Britain yesterday

Now Stephen"s Hawking insurance: Eminent scientist set to appear in Go Compare ads with notorious opera singer

Now Stephen's Hawking insurance: Eminent scientist set to appear in Go Compare ads with notorious opera singerRenowned scientist is latest celebrity to star in the Go Compare campaignAdvert sees him suck the opera singer into a black hole before laughing /12/31/article-2255462-16B3C37D000005DC-769_634x558.jpg” width=”634″ height=”558″ alt=”Hawking insurance: Steven Hawking appears in the latest Go Compare advert which sees him sucking the opera singer into a black hole” class=”blkBorder” /> Hawking insurance: Steven Hawking appears in the latest Go Compare advert which sees him sucking the opera singer into a black hole The former Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge University joins the likes of television presenter Sue Barker and survival expert Ray Mears in plotting to destroy fictitious opera singer Gio Compario and silence his irritating sales slogan. The advert, which will be shown for the first time today, sees 70-year-old Professor Hawking announce to a packed lecture theatre that he has discovered how to generate a super massive black hole, before being asked what he will do with the knowledge. The scene then cuts to the opera singer – played by Wynne Evans – haranguing a couple in the street, before a black hole forms behind him and sucks him in