Archive for March, 2007

What’s going on in…

Europe: Three Italians, including an EU official, are arrested as part of a corruption probe involving the EU Commission. Germany introduces cancer jab. Young girls in Germany are to be vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer. Thousands march in the Polish capital, Warsaw, to call for a total ban on abortion even in […]

What’s going on in…

the UK: Iranian TV shows captured Navy personnel with a female sailor saying “we trespassed” in Iran’s waters. A 14 year old girl has been charged with her older sister’s murder in West Yorkshire. The 16 year old victim was found with serious stabbing injuries on Monday night and died at Calderdale Royal Hospital. A […]

Versace heiress “battling anorexia”

Allegra Beck Versace, the 20-year-old heiress to the fashion house that bears her name, is suffering from anorexia, the eating disorder which many people blame at least in part on the dictates of the beauty industry. “Our daughter, Allegra has been battling anorexia, a very serious disease, for many years,” Donatella Versace said in a […]

“My daughter was a lovely girl, she would’ve helped anybody, and it is because she would help anybody she is where she is now”

The father of a young British woman whose body was found naked in a bathtub full of sand near Tokyo made a tearful plea on Wednesday for information on a man police are hunting. English teacher Lindsay Ann Hawker, 22, from Brandon, near Coventry, was found dead on Monday in the city of Ichikawa, east […]