Now terrorists are targeting refugees: 12 killed as car bomb rips through Pakistani camp Device explodes at Jalozai camp on outskirts of northern city of PeshawarMost casualties were families displaced by army's battle with the TalibanPeshawar is on border of tribal area – Taliban's main sanctuary in Pakistan By Sam Adams PUBLISHED: 09:18 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:43 GMT, 21 March 2013 Twelve people were killed when a car packed with explosives blew up inside a refugee camp in northwestern Pakistan.
Labour still can’t face facts on immigration | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 14 December 2012 It was the week when the BBC and the Labour Party – after a decade seeking to crush all public debate on immigration – were finally forced to confront the truth. The Corporation led its bulletins on Tuesday with the extraordinary news from the 2011 census that 7.5million foreign-born residents now live in England and Wales – almost four million of whom have arrived since 2001. Yesterday, Ed Miliband delivered a speech in London (where, according to the census, white Britons are a minority) in which he acknowledged that voters feel ‘profound anxiety about immigration’
Every restaurant steak comes from cattle given GM feed, claims ministerEnvironment Secretary Owen Paterson said there are 'real environmental benefits' to GM technologyMr Paterson claimed public concerns about genetically modified food were unfounded | UPDATED: 00:49 GMT, 11 December 2012 Fears over Frankenstein Foods are ‘humbug’, the new farming minister insisted yesterday, arguing that many Britons happily eat beef from cattle fed on GM crops. Addressing public concern about the genetically modified food industry’s increasing influence, Owen Paterson said: ‘There isn’t a single piece of meat being served [in a typical London restaurant] where a bullock hasn’t eaten some GM feed
Forcing newspapers under state control would be illegal, says Leveson adviser as it's revealed three warned him not to consider compulsory regulationShami Chakrabati says law forcing papers to sign up to regulator is illegalEx-Channel Four News political editor Elinor Goodman and former Daily Telegraph political editor George Jones both said law was unnecessaryThe two advisors to Leveson believe editors will sign up voluntarily | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 3 December 2012 Three of the six independent advisers to Lord Justice Leveson warned him not to consider compulsory state regulation of the Press, it emerged last night. Shami Chakrabarti, director of the civil rights group Liberty, said she had serious concerns about the idea floated by the judge to force newspapers to sign up to a new regulator by law if they refused to do so voluntarily.
Labour's bid to hijack Hacked Off petition to shackle British Press by implementing Leveson report in fullHacked Off petition wants every word of Leveson's report implementedBoth Ed Miliband and Labour's deputy chairman Tom Watson have urged their Twitter followers to signTom Watson also emailed all party members to mobilise support | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 3 December 2012 Labour was last night accused of attempting to hijack a petition calling for new laws to shackle the Press. The petition, launched by the father of Madeleine McCann last week, urges the three party leaders to implement every word of Lord Justice Leveson’s 2,000-page report on press standards
Carla Bruni admits craving cigarettes during pregnancy and describes giving birth as 'fulfilling' during Vogue interviewThe model gave birth to daughter Giulia in November last yearIn the interview, she said she found breastfeeding 'absolutely sensual' Added that husband Nicolas Sarkozy is not the love of her lifeSparked outrage with comments saying a woman's place is in the home | UPDATED: 22:19 GMT, 2 December 2012 Carla Bruni has admitted to craving cigarettes whilst pregnant with her first child. The model said that even though giving birth was ‘fulfilling’, she enjoyed it less because she was unable to smoke the entire time
NASA warns Mayan apocalypse stories pose threat to frightened children and suicidal teenagersThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration warns that 2012 Mayan apocalypse rumors pose a real-life threat to frightened children and depressive teenagersSome say they can't eat, or are too worried to sleep, while others say that they are suicidal, according to NASA astrobiologist David Morrison The apocalypse rumors began with claims that Nibiru, a rogue planet discovered by the Sumerians, will crash into Earth on December 21, killing everyone | UPDATED: 04:30 GMT, 30 November 2012 While some are throwing fantastical Doomsday countdown parties, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing grave warnings that 2012 Mayan apocalypse rumors pose a real-life threat to frightened children and depressive teenagers. David Morrison, an astrobiologist at NASA Ames Research Center, said on Wednesday that he receives a large number of emails and letters from worried citizens, most often from young people
Investigative journalists who breach data protection rules could face two years’ jail Leveson suggests what opponents immediately described as 'chilling' changes to protections given to journalists handling 'private' informationDavid Cameron said he was 'instinctively concerned' about the plans | UPDATED: 10:16 GMT, 30 November 2012 Lord Justice Leveson suggests what opponents immediately described as 'chilling' changes to protections given to journalists who are handling 'private' information Investigative journalists who breach data protection rules could be jailed for two years under proposals in the Leveson report. The judge also suggests what opponents immediately described as ‘chilling’ changes to protections given to journalists who are handling ‘private’ information
Is this a wind-up Volunteer is banned from climbing ladder to wind church clock after 40 years in health and safety clamp-down | UPDATED: 11:26 GMT, 26 November 2012 A pensioner who has climbed a ladder to wind a church clock for more than 40 years has been banned from the tradition due to health and safety concerns. Tom Monk, 82, started winding the clock of St Nicolas Church in Witham, Essex way back in 1969. Every week, without fail, for nearly half a century Mr Monk has gone up the same wooden stepladder to be able to reach the winder handle for his church clock and turn it 400 times.