IRA Old Bailey bomber who implicated Gerry Adams in the murder of Jean McConville is found dead Dolours Price died after a suspected drug overdose at home in IrelandThe mother of two was jailed for life for her role in 1973 Old Bailey bombingPrice became a vocal critic of Gerry Adams after her release from jailShe accused the Sein Fein President of being in the IRAShe said he personally ordered the abduction of several 'traitors' in the 70sThese included Jean McConnell, a Catholic who comforted a British soldierThe 37-year-old widow was shot in the head in 1972 /09/23/article-2207494-152A453D000005DC-449_634x446.jpg” width=”634″ height=”446″ alt=”Carnage: The scene after an IRA bomb exploded outside the Old Bailey in central London in 1973″ class=”blkBorder” /> Carnage: The scene after an IRA bomb exploded outside the Old Bailey in central London in 1973 which killed one person and injured 200 people Allegations: Price – an outspoken critic of the peace process – accused Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams, who has always denied ever having been a member of the IRA, of sanctioning the Old Bailey court attack She accused Mr Adams of personally ordering the abduction of several of the 'disappeared' – people the IRA believed to be traitors in the 1970s. They included Belfast mother-of-10 Mrs McConville, a Catholic who comforted a British soldier. Dead: An allegation was made that Jean McConville was killed by the 'unknowns' squad Mrs McConville, a 37-year-old widow, was shot in the head in 1972
Was there a church in Mecca Chiselled stonework with 'Christian figure' discovered at holy site in Yemen Stone carving found in Zafar, some 581 miles to the south of MeccaThought to have been made in the era of the Prophet Muhammad, in 530ADArchaeologist Paul Yule concluded that Zafar was centre of a 772,000 sq mile Arab territory that exerted influence all the way to Mecca | UPDATED: 23:59 GMT, 29 December 2012 An Archaeologist has discovered what he believes to be the ruins of a buried Christian empire in the highlands of Yemen. The find has led to theories that there may have once been a Christian church in Mecca. A stone carving of a Christian figure was found in Zafar, some 581 miles south of the Holy City, and is thought to have been made in the era of the Prophet Muhammad.
93,000, the price of peace of mind: Amount would leave most people feeling 'financially safe and comfortable' | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 11 December 2012 We may all dream of winning many millions in a lottery rollover – but it seems that a little less than 100,000 would satisfy the hopes of most families. That’s how much would leave people feeling ‘financially safe and comfortable’, if it was in their account.
Europe is awarded Nobel Peace Prize for transforming 'continent of war to one of peace' (but Clegg has to represent Britain as Cameron has stayed at home) All but six Prime Ministers of Europe turn up to see Peace Price awarded to the EUBut David Cameron stays home, leaving Clegg to represent the UK Committee congratulates EU for leading 'global quest for peace' | UPDATED: 17:15 GMT, 10 December 2012 The European Union's three presidents collected the Nobel Peace Prize today in recognition of six decades of work promoting 'peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights'. Prime Minister David Cameron stayed away – one of six EU leaders who decided not to attend. Instead, deputy Nick Clegg got his own day of peace, attending alone to represent the UK in the splendour of the Nobel Institute in Oslo.
Torch-lit protests against awarding the EU the Nobel Peace Prize ahead of ceremony tomorrow | UPDATED: 10:30 GMT, 10 December 2012 Around 1,000 protesters marched in Oslo yesterday against the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union.
Torch-lit protests against awarding the EU the Nobel Peace Prize ahead of ceremony tomorrow | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 10 December 2012 Around 1,000 protesters marched in Oslo yesterday against the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union. Peace and human rights campaigners and members of political groups held the torch-lit protest as various EU leaders arrived in Norway, where they will collect the award today. The protesters argued the EU is undemocratic and maintains a large military even as it suffers an economic downturn
Britain considers recalling ambassador to Israel over plans to build 3,000 new settler homesBuilding in the area, known as E1, would sever the link between the West Bank and east JerusalemToday France summoned Israel's envoy in Paris for a meeting but played down reports it could recall its ambassador to Israel Decision to build was first indication of Israeli anger after the vote on Palestinian status was held at the UN last week | UPDATED: 01:37 GMT, 4 December 2012 The Israeli ambassador was summoned to the Foreign Office yesterday for a dressing-down over his country's settlement policy.
Cameron's stand for freedom: Defiant PM refuses to accept Leveson's call for laws to control the Press Prime Minister tells MPs idea of legal enforcement is 'complicated' and risks future politicians cracking down on the press Labour's Ed Miliband demands Lord Leveson's report be implemented in full as soon as possibleDeputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg breaks convention to give separate Commons statement to defy PM and back LevesonTory and Lib Dem leaders both oppose involving quango Ofcom in regulation and a call to impose tougher data protection rules on journalists | UPDATED: 08:20 GMT, 30 November 2012 David Cameron refused to undermine 300 years of Press freedom yesterday as he rejected the key recommendations of the Leveson Report. Minutes after Lord Justice Leveson delivered a blueprint three times the length of War and Peace condemning the 'outrageous' behaviour of newspapers, the PM made it clear he did not want any law governing their regulation.