Battlefront dies on Grand National meeting day one

Grand National meeting suffers first fatality on day one after Battlefront collapses following Fox Hunters' Chase By Charlie Skillen PUBLISHED: 16:05 GMT, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:58 GMT, 4 April 2013 The Grand National meeting at Aintree suffered its first fatality on day one this afternoon as Battlefront collapsed and died after the 3.40 John Smith's Fox Hunters' Chase. The horse, ridden by Katie Walsh, was pulled up at the 11th fence of the 2m 5f chase, which was won by 100/1 long shot Tartan Snow

Assassination attempt on Belfast policeman foiled as live bomb is found attached underneath car outside his home

Assassination attempt on Belfast policeman foiled as live bomb is found attached underneath car outside his homeBomb found underneath car parked near off-duty policeman's home Police in east Belfast said it was a clear assassination attempt Policeman's home is also close to Police Service of Northern Ireland HQ | UPDATED: 19:55 GMT, 30 December 2012 A bomb has been found under the car belonging to an off-duty policeman in east Belfast. The booby trap device was detected by the policeman himself around 2pm this afternoon, near his home off a busy road in the Northern Irish capital.

Makes you proud to be British: The dogging smurf, the crazy-golf Hitler, Whitney"s shrine in flames and a very obese cannibal. Yes, it"s…

Makes you proud to be British: The dogging smurf, the crazy-golf Hitler and a very obese cannibal. Yes, it's Uncle Rich's quiz on the stories that really mattered in 2012 | UPDATED: 01:16 GMT, 26 December 2012 Never mind the royal baby, the bungled Budget and the BBC in crisis.