Detectives said they were "shaken" by "horrific" alleged cases
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Saturday 18 June 2011
A police officer and an eyewitness say suicide bombers have attacked a police station near the presidential palace in the heart of the Afghan capital, killing two police officers.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
How easy to describe this Heineken Cup final as a tale of two 10s. Yet there was only one fly-half we were supposed to be watching: Jonathan Sexton, the arch tormentor of England on the final day of the Six Nations' Championship two months earlier and now the man who inserted the stiletto into Northampton ribs.
Thursday 19 May 2011
An order granting anonymity to former bank boss Sir Fred Goodwin - who won an injunction preventing publication of details of a "sexual relationship" - was lifted at the High Court today.
Thursday 19 May 2011
It was a day for dinosaurs. Sir Peter Tapsell reared up among cheers to suggest the PM order an investigation into the death of David Kelly. Dennis Skinner gave a fabulous display of primordial rage (it's his birthday today: he is 65 million years old).
Friday 13 May 2011
Outlook Just how transparent do we want our regulators to be? If you think the answer is obvious – that is, completely transparent – a change ofpolicy at the Financial Services Authority yesterday might prompt you to reconsider (or at least to concede this isn't a black and white issue).
Tuesday 03 May 2011
It is the latest social networking phenomenon that has polarised America. Advocates describe it as a way for people to "reveal their personalities in an authentic way". Critics cite it as "a digital version of 'truth or dare' served up with the bitchy anonymity of graffiti on the toilet wall".
Last Night's TV: The Great Estate: The Rise and Fall of the Council House, BBC4 <br/>A Home for Maisie, BBC2 <br/> Bored to Death, Sky Atlantic
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Sunday 13 March 2011
The former E.S.T. drummer makes his solo debut with an instrumental prog-suite in which the death of bandmate Esbjorn Svensson looms large.
Saturday 12 March 2011
Wednesday 02 March 2011
Monday 28 February 2011
Armed gunmen with machetes attacked Congo's presidential residence yesterday, and at least nine people were killed during nearly an hour of gunfire, a witness said.
Friday 21 January 2011
A "very senior" MI5 officer will give evidence anonymously at the inquest into the 7/7 London bombings following a ruling by the coroner today.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Police appear to be powerless to bring charges against people who distribute flyers warning potential informants against helping detectives, one of Britain's top officers admitted today.
Saturday 08 January 2011
The Education Secretary Michael Gove rounded on children's and music organisations for urging music teachers not to touch children during lessons. Mr Gove said it was "totally appropriate" for teachers to touch pupils while helping them to learn to play musical instruments.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
- 2 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 3 Picture of couple posing with beached dolphin 'that later died' causes outrage
- 4 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, Guatemala
- 5 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village