Jack is back – an update on mugged Cardiff dancer

BERN, SWITZERLAND – Shortly before the holidays the good news made it into the UK press that Jack Widdowson, the 19-year-old British dancer with Bern Ballett, is recovering far better than expected in the hours after a mugging appeared likely to leave him paralyzed for life. Widdowson was attacked in Cardiff, Wales, apparently for the […]

Cathy Marston on Bern:Ballett’s shock over Jack’s attack

BERN, SWITZERLAND – GenevaLunch is posting here a letter received from Cathy Marston, choreographer-director, Bern-Ballett, following our article about a vicious attack on 19-year-old dancer Jack Widdowson in the centre of Cardiff Saturday night 4 November. He remains in critical condition. Art-TV Switzerland shows him performing (at minute 1:08) in this trailer of last week’s […]

Man arrested: Bern dancer critically injured in Cardiff attack (update 3)

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Family and police press conference Tuesday evening 8 November BERN, SWITZERLAND -A 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in Broadway, Roath, Cardiff and charged with assault and robbery following an incident in the early hours of Saturday 4 November that left a 19-year-old in critical condition. Jack Widdowson, a member of Bern:Ballett which performs at the […]

Berlusconi to stand trial for under-age paid sex

(video) Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, whose parties and relations with women have kept the Italian media busy writing hot headlines in recent years, will have to face a courtroom judge 6 April on charges he paid for sex with a minor. He denies having paid for sex with her, and she denies having sex […]