Damning new figures reveal worst performing train companies are running just half their services on time

Damning new figures reveal worst performing train companies are running just half their services on time | UPDATED: 21:51 GMT, 20 December 2012 The worst performing train companies are running fewer than half their services on time, damning new ‘real’ punctuality figures revealed. CrossCountry, whose services snake around Britain, managed a punctuality rate of only 48.8 per cent over the last year when ‘on time’ is defined as being within a minute of the published timetable – not within up to 10 minutes as at present.

President Teodoro Obiang new Equatorial Guinea capital city built deep in the jungle

Revealed – the grandiose new capital city built deep in the jungle by 'dictator' of poverty-stricken Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang wants 200,000 people to move to new city Oyala by 2020Believes multi-billion pound project will give him extra securityWas the target of a 2004 failed coup led by British mercenary Simon Mann | UPDATED: 18:00 GMT, 17 December 2012 Africa's longest serving leader is building a new multi-billion pound capital city from scratch in the depths of the jungle – despite his people living on just 1.50 a day. Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang wants his government to move to the new multi-billion capital called Oyala by 2020. The library of the new International University of Central Africa, a 450-room luxury hotel and a golf course has already been built out of the virgin forest, although much of the project is running behind schedule

"Jesus was gay"! Church sparks outrage with claim son of God "should come out"

'Jesus was gay'! Church sparks outrage with claim son of God 'should come out'Reverend claims controversial billboard is mean to 'lift' humanity of Jesus | UPDATED: 13:12 GMT, 17 December 2012 It is the season of glad tidings and forgiveness. But many Christians living in Auckland, New Zealand, are struggling to find goodwill in their hearts for the latest in a series of controversial billboards coming out from the Church of St Matthew in the City. 'It's Christmas.

Sir Richard Branson tells Virgin Mobile to pull "ill-judged" adverts that critics say makes fun of rape

'A dreadful mistake was made': Sir Richard Branson tells Virgin Mobile to pull 'ill-judged' advert that critics say makes fun of rape EXCLUSIVE: Virgin founder slams Virgin Mobile US team for online advertSays they 'acknowledge a dreadful mistake was made' and it will be pulled Sir Richard doesn't own the US mobile brand but 'made his thoughts clear' | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 10 December 2012 Sir Richard Branson last night attacked an advert for Virgin Mobile US that appears to make light of rape. The online advert shows a man standing behind a woman and covering her eyes with his hand before giving her a small present. The caption reads: ‘The gift of Christmas surprise.