UK News

PREGNANT BRITAIN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN JAIL FOR DRUG SMUGGLING

Is her age accurate? This woman looks older than twenty. Via BBC News A pregnant British woman accused of smuggling heroin has been found guilty in Laos and sentenced to life in jail. Samantha Orobator, 20, from south London, was caught with 1.5lb (680g) of the drug at Wattay airport in the capital, Vientiane, last August. Her trial had been delayed while Laotian officials tried to find out how she became pregnant in prison. She would have faced a mandatory death sentence, []

JADE GOODY’S MUM ‘I’VE SEEN JADE’S GHOST’

Jade Goody’s mother the ‘delightful’ Jackiey Budden, claims to have seen her daughter’s ghost. Via Digital Jackiey Budden has claimed that she has been “visited” by late daughter Jade Goody twice since she passed away in March. The 51-year-old, who helped nurse Goody in her final weeks, said that the reality star is still communicating with her after her death. “I was laying on a sunbed outside my apartment and talking out loud, saying ‘Jade, you told me to call you and []

UK NEWS: DANIELLE LLOYD ATTACKED IN NIGHT CLUB

Celebrity Big Brother racist and bully Danielle Lloyd was allegedly attacked by two women in a nightclub early yesterday morning (May 25th). The ‘glamour model’ is said to have been thrown on to a table of drinks and sustained terrible leg injuries. This is the second time that Lloyd has been assaulted in a night club persumably over a man! Lloyd currently dates Tottenham football player Jamie O’Hara, the latest in a long line of footballers that she’s dated, which includes Marcus Bent and Jermaine Defoe. Continue reading/view more []

JADE GOODY’S HUSBAND JACK TWEED LINES UP TV CAREER

Via Digital Spy Jack Tweed is reportedly hoping to land a career as a television presenter after leaving prison. The 21-year-old, who was convicted of assaulting a taxi driver earlier this year, is currently serving a 12-week sentence at the Edmunds Hill jail in Suffolk. Speaking to The Sun, a representative for Tweed said: “We are talking to producers about half a dozen projects for Jack. Nothing’s been signed off yet, but there are some good ideas being discussed.” An unnamed friend []

UK NEWS: MAN AND 14 YEAR OLD BOY FOUND GUILTY OF SHOUTING HOMOPHOBIC CHANTS AT FOOTBALLER SOL CAMPBELL

The rumours surrounding Sol Campbell’s sexuality have been following him for YEARS!!!!  But regardless the behaviour displayed during the match was disgusting and he didn’t deserve to be subjected to that level of abuse.  Who Campbell chooses to get naked with behind closed doors has nothing to do with what he does on the football pitch. Via Overground Online   A man and a 14-year-old boy have been banned from attending football matches for three years after they were found guilty of shouting, ‘come on gay boy, that’s my gay boy’ at Portsmouth defender Sol []

UK NEWS: POLICE DEFEND BLACK MUSIC CONCERT CRACKDOWN

Via BBC News Police have defended their use of a controversial form that requires live music venues to hand over details of performers, promoters and fans. Form 696 has helped cut shootings and stabbings in and around London gig venues, the Metropolitan Police said. The Met introduced the risk assessment form to identify gigs where trouble might flare up, partly in response to black-on-black shootings. But it has been criticised for being heavy-handed and racially motivated. The Met said the form had []

UK NEWS: FAMILIES OF CRASH VICTIMS ANGRY AS DRIVER WALKS FREE

Model/presenter Kaya Bousquet Patience Jackson Singer Danielle Campbell This is just tragic. The driver walking away with just a slap on the wrists comes as no surprise. Via The London Paper The families of three young London women killed when a lorry smashed into their car spoke of their outrage today after the driver walked free from court. The ex-girlfriend of rap star Dizzee Rascal, Kaya Bousquet, 22, and friends Patience Jackson, 22, and Danielle Campbell, 23, died in the collision on []

UK NEWS: 16 YEAR OLD BOY GUNNED DOWN

Another complete waste of a young life. Via The Sunday Mirror A 16-year-old boy who was shot in the head outside a pub may have been the victim of gang violence, police sources said. The teenager was fatally shot outside The Robin Hood Pub in Barton Road, Stretford, Manchester, shortly before midnight. The victim was named locally as Guiseppe Gregory from Ardwick, in inner city Manchester. Police who were called to the scene were alerted to the fact that a boy with []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY MUSICAL PLANNED

Via Digital Spy A friend and former business partner of Jade Goody has announced plans to create a musical based around the life of the late reality TV star. Danny Hayward told the BBC that auditions for the lead part of Goody would be announced in three weeks’ time. Publicist Max Clifford said: “It’s an idea that’s got legs, but it’s nothing definite. It’s not all signed and sealed, but it’s something that’s likely to happen.” Clifford added that he would help []

UK MUSIC NEWS: MEET NEW BOY BAND – 3MIX

Meet 3Mix, the new ‘boy band’ set to take Britain by storm… Via BBC News Boy band 3Mix are sitting in EMI’s London offices looking every inch the perfect teen idols, from their baby-faced good looks and meticulously back-combed hair to their carefully co-ordinated clothes. “We’re proud to be a boy band,” says singer Myan Mirza. “We grew up listening to the likes of Boyz II Men, ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, so there’s no shame there.” Like their idols, Mirza and []