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Scratch Card Thief Punches Pregnant Woman

A man has been charged after punching woman in the midst of an armed robbery. The abhorrent Vincent Johnson is alleged to have assaulted a defenceless store clerk at Happy Nicks convenience store on Palafox Street in Escambia County, Florida. Sherry…
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London Underground To Australia

TfL have just released detailed figures for journeys traveled by the London Underground rolling stock. The data throws up some amazing facts and figures, including how far Tube trains travel each day. Amazingly the Central line tube trains…
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Olympic Torch

The final stage of the journey of the Olympic Torch, to light the Olympic Flame for London 2012, will begin on May 19th 2012 after it is flown from Greece the day before. The Torch will travel approximately 8000 miles and take in landmarks…
London Olympic Archery
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London Olympic Archery

Archery dates back over 10,000 years, when bows and arrows were used for hunting and fighting. In medieval England it was considered essential for the defence of the country and an English law made it a compulsory skill for every male aged…
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Olympic Football

The sport has featured at The Olympic Games since it was first introduced in 1908. Great Britain won the very first Gold football medal and successfully defended the title four years later in the Stockholm games. London's 2012 competition…
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Olympic Boxing

The sport was introduced to the ancient Olympic Games by the Greeks in the 7th century BC, when soft leather thongs were used to protect boxer's hands. The 'cestus', a metal studded glove, was later introduced by the Romans but with the fall…
Olympic Sailing Regatta 2012
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Olympic Sailing Regatta

The Olympic regatta will be held at the National Sailing Academy and Marina in Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour, Dorset, which provide some of the best sailing waters anywhere in the U.K. It consists of ten events in which over 350 athletes…
London Olympic Bike Race
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London Olympic Road Bike Race

Olympic Road Bike Racing for both men and women consists of two events, the Road Race and the Time Trials. The Road Race begins with a mass start for the competitors and simply enough, the first to cross the finish line wins. The Time Trial…
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Spy Locations London

The recent release of the 'Big screen' version of John le Carre's novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy has sparked an interest in the world of international espionage and known 'spy' locations for a whole new generation. The movie has a fine,…
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London Olympic Marathon Route

The modern Marathon race commemorates the run of the soldier Pheidippides from a battlefield at the site of the town of Marathon Greece, to Athens, in 490BC. The soldier was said to be delivering news of a great victory over the Persians and…
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Rihanna Goes Underground

Bajan Superstar Rihanna surprised Tube travellers in London by catching the Jubilee Line to her sold-out concerts at the O2 Arena. Rihanna chatted with fans and posed for pictures in a crowded carriage, telling one that she didn't know "how…
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Tube Drivers Pay Rise

London Underground Tube drivers are set to see their pay increase by 5%. In a deal negotiated by the Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) and London Underground, Tube drivers can expect to see their average pay rise from £46,000 to over…