Webber considers Profumo musical
Published 25/02/2012 | 05:00
ANDREW Lloyd Webber is considering a musical about a key figure in Britain's 1963 Profumo affair, Stephen Ward.
Flat tyre foils well-planned heist
SPANISH police say thieves who made off with sacks of valuables from a courier service warehouse vault on Thursday crashed into another car and got a flat tyre.
They then carjacked another vehicle at gunpoint but left most of their booty in the damaged Audi.
Chuck tops poll for bridge honour
SLOVAKS have been voting overwhelmingly in favour of naming a new bridge near their capital after the 1980s' action star Chuck Norris.
The two other top names in the running were Maria Theresa, after an Austro-Hungarian empress; and the Devinska cycling bridge, in honour of the closest village.
Website founder banned from net
HE took his name from the internet, but now he cannot use it. Kim Dotcom, the founder of the website Megaupload, has been ordered not to have any internet access as part of his bail conditions.
US authorities allege Mr Dotcom facilitated millions of illegal downloads through his company and have charged him with racketeering.
Nun (73) in line for Oscar glory
US fears Iran will execute pastor
THE US has said it is deeply worried that Iran may execute a Christian pastor.
State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the pastor, Youcef Nadarkhani, faces a death sentence for charges of apostasy and refusing to recant his Christian faith.