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UK NEWS: MOTHER LOSES LIBEL CASE AGAINST DAUGHTER WHO WROTE A BOOK ABOUT HER ABUSIVE CHILDHOOD

Constance Briscoe and Carmen Briscoe-Mitchell The mother of a high-flying barrister has lost her libel case over a book in which her daughter accused her of child abuse. Carmen Briscoe-Mitchell, 74, claimed Constance Briscoe, one of the first black women to sit as a judge in Britain, had written a ‘piece of fiction’ in her best-selling memoir, Ugly. She sued part-time judge Ms Briscoe, 51, and publishers Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, who brought out her memoir in January 2006. Both denied libel []

2008 OLYMPICS: BRITAIN CHRISTINE OHURUOGU WINS 400M GOLD MEDAL

Britain’s Christine Ohuruogu romped home to take the 400 metre gold medal in Beijing today. Ohuruogu produced a storming finish to overhaul favourite Sanya Richards and win in a time of 49.62 seconds and add Olympic gold to the world title won in Osaka last year. Richards tied up badly down the home straight and could only finish third behind Jamaica’s Shericka Williams. Ohuruogu admitted it was a dream come true to land Olympic gold. She said: ‘ I don’t know where []

BARACK OBAMA CLAIMS DEMOCRATIC VICTORY

Barack Obama has declared himself “the Democratic nominee for president of the United States”. He was speaking to a cheering crowd on the last day of the primary season, as projections showed he had earned enough delegates to clinch the nomination. Of the states that voted, Montana was won by Mr Obama and South Dakota by his rival Hillary Clinton, US media say.  Continue Reading… I never thought I’d see the day….. Congratulations Barack! 🙂