James Bond: New novel will be called Solo and star a middle-aged 007 on an "unauthorised mission"

Revealed: New James Bond novel will be called Solo and star a middle-aged 007 on an 'self-appointed mission' New book Solo will follow Bond as a 45-year-old in 1969Bond goes on 'self-appointed mission' during Cold WarSolo will be published in Britain on 26 September By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 18:12 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 15 April 2013 The latest James Bond novel will be called Solo, its author William Boyd revealed today. Following the record-breaking success of Bond film Skyfall at the box office last year, Solo is hotly-anticipated as a follow-up to Bond creator Ian Fleming's bestselling books. Blockbuster: Last year's Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, topped $1billion at the global box office showing Bond's enduring popularity Britain's most famous secret agent will travel across Africa, America and Europe as middle-aged man of 45

Lord Coe and other stars of the London 2012 Olympics collect awards from Buckingham Palace

Olympic honour for Seb (and co): London 2012 chief and other stars of the Games collect awards from Buckingham Palace , said he shared the award with his talented team at Locog (London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games), volunteers and the enthusiastic British public. Speaking after the ceremony, he said: ‘It’s a lovely honour and I’m deeply flattered but it is really signal recognition for the extraordinary work of so many people: our teams at Locog, the most talented, focused people I’ve ever worked with – passionate people – but also the people of Britain whose generosity of spirit helped get us across the line.’ Lord Coe was recently appointed chairman of the British Olympic Association and will now help to steer another generation of athletes in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Olympics

Winter storm "Draco" continues to wreak havoc with heavy snow and winds

Winter storm 'Draco' wreaks havoc across U.S. with 5,200 flights delayed and heavy snow stranding millions trying to get home for Christmas 131 flights cancelled today and 5,843 delayed across the U.S.National Weather Service issues winter storm warnings for Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York and Ohio as well as parts of Northern California and Oregon Delays of an hour or more were reported at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and La Guardia Airport in New YorkAt least four people dead in treacherous driving conditionsThree people killed in 25-vehicle pileup in Iowa after drivers were blinded by snow | UPDATED: 21:47 GMT, 22 December 2012 Powerful winds and snow whipped parts of the eastern United States on Saturday, carrying the promise of a white Christmas while threatening to cause havoc for the many Americans traveling for the holidays. The storm moving in from the Midwest was sending strong winds into the mid-Atlantic states and southern New England and buried parts of Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin in more than a foot of snow earlier this week.

Jennifer Whalley head nurse at Wellington College public school accused of bullying staff and giving pupils bad medical advice

Head nurse at 10,500-a-term public school accused of bullying staff and giving pupils bad medical advice African-born Jennifer Whalley allegedly told colleagues: 'I'm not about guidelines and risk assessmentsGave bad medical advice and interrupted private consultations, court toldTold pupil not to take precautions against snail fever because 'it's not a serious disease' | UPDATED: 19:06 GMT, 4 December 2012 Accused: Jennifer Whalley is alleged to have bullied staff and given bad medical advice while in charge of the Medical Centre at top public school Wellington College A head nurse bullied workmates at a top public school telling them 'I'm not about guidelines', it was alleged at a hearing today. African-born Jennifer Whalley was suspended for bullying and incompetence after a series of complaints were made about her conduct at the prestigious Wellington College in Crowthorne, Berkshire.