UK News

UK NEWS: MARLON KING’S WIFE VOWS TO STAND BY HER HUSBAND

Via The Mirror The defiant wife of shamed footballer Marlon King vowed to support her husband last night. Julie, a former Miss Zambia, accompanied him to court on every day of his trial this week. And despite his conviction and 18-month jail term, Julie, 26, said she will still be waiting for Marlon when he leaves prison. She said of the dad-of-three: “I’m standing by him because I love him and I know he is innocent.” Continue Reading…. WOW! A black footballer who []

UK NEWS: FOOTBALLER MARLON KING JAILED FOR 18 MONTHS

Via Sky Sports News Wigan striker Wigan striker Marlon King has been jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of a nightclub attack on a young woman. King, who was celebrating both his wife’s pregnancy and scoring a winning goal hours earlier, was repeatedly “cold-shouldered” by women revellers in London’s packed Soho Revue Bar last December. When a slightly-built university student became the latest to recoil from his touch, he lost his temper and in an outburst of “completely gratuitous violence” []

UK NEWS: CINEMAS PULL INNER CITY GANG FILM

No surprises here! Via BBC News Two cinema chains say, on police advice, they will not show a film about gang culture made in Birmingham. 1DAY follows the violent life of two inner city gangs and was filmed in the Handsworth area, starring local people. Odeon and Cineworld said they would not show the movie, due for national release on 6 November, in Birmingham. West Midlands Police said the force had not asked for the film to be pulled but it was []

UK NEWS: NIGERIAN SUICIDE CHILD RELEASED

  Via The Evening Standard A 10 year old Nigerian girl who attempted suicide after being detained in a Gatwick immigration centre for a second time has been released with her mother on the orders of Home Secretary Alan Johnson. Adeoti Ogunsola and her mother will appeal to stay in Britain.  Click here to read more about this story. This is just terrible.  Sadly though the chances of them being able to stay here on a permanent basis are still pretty slim.

UK NEWS: REGGAE SINGER MAXI PRIEST ARRESTED

British reggae artist Maxi Priest has been completely off the radar for sometime now. So let me be the first to congratulate him on his return back into the media’s spotlight. Via Entertainment Daily British reggae star MAXI PRIEST has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend. The musician, who enjoyed hits with a cover of Cat Stevens’ Wild World and a duet with Shaggy, reportedly attacked a former lover after she caught him in a car with another woman. Priest was taken into custody by cops in []

UK MUSIC NEWS: RAPPER SWAY DASAFO ‘I WANT TO RETURN TO THE OLD ME’

UK Rapper Sway Dasafo went from being a successful independent artist to moving up in the world and signing to Akon’s label Konvict Music. But since signing to Konvict, Sway’s music/image seems to have gone down a different route. Pre-Konvict Post-Konvict I guess Akon’s attempts to turn him in to the UK’s “Mr Lover Man” bothered Sway judging from this message he posted on his Twitter page today..  after careful consideration and observation of the current UK music industry, I’ve decided, to return to the old me. Watch. Hmmmmm…interesting…..  i’ll be watching Sway! Silver & Gold sounds like the type of []

UK NEWS: FORMER FOOTBALL STAR JOHN BARNES DECLARED BANKRUPT

Via The Guardian John Barnes, the former Liverpool and England winger, has been declared bankrupt by a Liverpool insolvency court only days after he was fired as manager of Tranmere Rovers. Barnes, 45, gave his occupation as a ‘provider of media services, lately a footballer’. He was declared insolvent and will be discharged on 14 October, 2010. The hearing took place five days after Barnes’ dismissal from Prenton Park, where his side lost eight of the 11 games under his control. Barnes []

UK NEWS: COMMUTERS WANT RUDE TUBE WORKED SACKED

Via The Metro A London Underground worker accused of launching a foul-mouthed tirade at an elderly passenger describes himself as an “easygoing” type. Ian Morbin, 25, was filmed at Holborn station calling the man a “jumped-up little git” after the customer complained about getting his arm stuck in a Tube door. Mr Morbin, from Romford, has been suspended on full pay after the incident, in which he was heard saying: “Sling him under a train”. The passenger is understood to have made []

UK NEWS: THE BNP WILL ALLOW BLACK MEMBERS TO JOIN ORGANISATION AND WILL END ‘WHITES ONLY MEMBERSHIP’

Oh goodie I can now join the BNP (British National Party)!  I’m about to make my way down to BNP HQ because  I want to become the first black woman to sign up as a member.  I’m about to make history folks!  Is the Klu Klux Klan now going to be forced in to allowing black members to join their cancerous organisation too? If so where do I sign up???? Via The London Evening Standard The BNP (British National Party) will be forced to admit black and Asian members after a legal []

UK NEWS: BROTHER AND SISTER STRANGLED

Via BBC News Two children who died after being found unconscious in a flat in Manchester were strangled, tests have revealed. Theo Molemohi, aged two, and his four-year-old sister Yolanda Molemohi were found by their mother at the flat in Whalley Range on Wednesday. The pair were taken to hospital where they died later. Their father was arrested, but is in hospital after collapsing in police custody. He was separated from the children’s mother. Det Supt Geoff Wessell, of Greater Manchester Police []