Friday, 3 July 2009 London Lite World at a glance PrinceCharlesleadstributes toofficerkilledinHelmand Blast victim: Lt Col Rupert Thorneloe of Welsh Guards CatcherInTheRyesequelbanned The publication of a book that novelist JD Salinger said ripped off his classic The Catcher In The Rye has been halted by a US judge. District judge Deborah Batts ruled in favour of Salinger after the reclusive writer sued to block publication in America of 60 Years Later: Coming Through The Rye, by Swedish author Fredrik Colting under the pen name John David California. The judge said the book borrowed substantively and stylistically from The Catcher In The Rye. Time to shine: Jack Nicholson plays up to cameras when a speech bubble with his famous line from horror movie The Shining appears next to him on the big screen as he watches the New York Yankees play the Seattle Mariners. Iranianembassystafftogoontrial A Top Iranian cleric said today that some of the detained Iranian staff from the British embassy in Tehran will be put on trial. Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati claimed some of those held had made confessions. he did not say how many would be tried or specify any charges they would face. earlier, Iranian officials said all but one of the eight embassy personnel arrested on 27 June had been released. however, european Union officials maintained they believed more than one were still being held. Madoffwifeevictedbycops The wife of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff has been evicted from their $7m (4.3m) Manhattan penthouse as it was seized to be sold along with her possessions. Ruth Madoff, 67, left the New York home and her belongings, including a fur coat she had asked to keep, after federal marshals arrived. Cash raised may be used to reimburse victims of Madoffs pyramid scheme. Dinosaurfindismostterrifyingyet A VICIoUS meat-eating creature with razor- sharp teeth is among three new dinosaur species discovered near Winton in Queensland, Australia. The two-metre tall, five-metre long Australovenator Wintonensis was bigger, faster and more terrifying than the velociraptor of Jurassic park fame. Bones from two plant-eating sauropods were also found. Rogue trader costs City oil broker 6mA suspected rogue trader who allegedly cost an oil broker 6m through unauthorised deals has apparently gone missing. the senior broker, believed to be called steve perkins, carried out a flurry of trading that is thought to have caused an unexpected global rise in crude oil future prices. London-based pVM Oil Futures issued a statement after rumours spread about irregular trading on city and Asian markets. Mr perkins has not been contactable since the news broke. In a statement issued by managing director Robin Bieber, the company said that it was inves- tigating, adding: pVM can confirm that it was the victim of unauthor- ised trading on tuesday, 30 June. As a result of a series of unau- thorised trades, substantial volumes of futures contracts were held by pVM. When this was discovered, the positions were closed in an orderly fashion. pVM suffered a loss totalling a little under $10m (6m). the trading reportedly took place in the early hours of tuesday and led to a spike in London Brent crude futures later in the day to an eight- month high of 73 dollars a barrel. the trades were placed on Ice Futures europe, part of the Intercontinental exchange, where traders can buy or sell crude oil for delivery later, in effect betting on future price rises or falls. By georgina littlejohn Picture of the day Out: Ruth Madoff pRINCe ChARLeS today led tributes to the most senior British Army officer killed in action since the Falklands War. Lieutenant Colonel Rupert Thorneloe, commanding officer of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, died when his armoured vehicle was blown up by a roadside bomb near Lashkar Gar in helmand province, southern Afghanistan. he was married with two daughters. The prince of Wales, Colonel-in-Chief of the regiment, is said to be deeply saddened by his death. A Clarence house spokesman said the prince knew Lt Col Thorneloe well and would be writing to his family. Charles has sent a message of sympathy to the regiment. Lt Col Thorneloe, 39, of Kirtlington, near oxford, and 18-year-old Trooper Joshua hammond, of 2nd Royal Tank Regiment, who came from Devon, died on Wednesday. H index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html