Councils across England have been accused of implementing “an unacceptable mass ticketing culture” after the release of figures showing that car parking charges have generated £600m of surplus profit in the past year.
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Saturday 03 November 2012
What's cooking at Aga Rangemaster? Its shares were warmed up nearly 5 per cent during afternoon trade yesterday as retail investors started to snap up the stock. The cooker maker's shares had a terrible summer after it slashed its dividend to bolster its pension fund.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
A car washer shocked his family by turning up at his own wake.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
A family in the Brazilian town of Alagoinhas had the shock of their lives this week, when a relative they thought had been murdered turned up to his own wake.
Want to walk home? That’ll be £16. Council introduces 'pedestrian permit' for residents wanting to walk through car park to their homes
Tuesday 23 October 2012
A council has introduced a ‘pedestrian permit’ for residents wanting to walk through a council-owned car park to get to their homes.
Saturday 20 October 2012
A rapist who cheated justice for nearly 25 years has been jailed because of advances in DNA profiling.
Thursday 11 October 2012
A woman was today fighting for her life after being engulfed by a fireball as she attempted to escape a burning car in the garage of a block of flats in London.
Friday 31 August 2012
More than half of drivers say parking in their nearest town or city is more difficult now than in 2008
Wednesday 08 August 2012
A badly burnt body discovered among the debris of a fire in a supermarket car park is that of a woman, police have said.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
A police investigation has been launched after human remains were found in a supermarket car park.
Saturday 04 August 2012
The search for the missing businesswoman Carole Waugh ended yesterday with the grim discovery of a dead woman’s body hidden inside a car at an anonymous line-up of rented garages used by builders for storage.
Monday 16 July 2012
Dundee will be invited into the Clydesdale Bank Premier League season to replace Rangers, the SPL confirmed today.
Thursday 22 March 2012
The bodies of a man and a woman have been found at the bottom of cliffs at Beachy Head.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
The most cursory glance at the statistics for whiplash injuries is enough to raise suspicions. There are now more than 1,500 insurance claims for whiplash every day. Indeed, claims have gone up by a third in recent years, even as accident rates have dropped, adding around £90 to ballooning car insurance premiums.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
Annual MOT tests will continue, the Government said today as it abandoned the idea of making the vehicle check-ups less frequent.
Sunday 15 January 2012
After a 15-year hiatus, the "classic" line-up of Dayton, Ohio, lo-fi veterans reformed in 2010 for a year-long tour, culminating in this new album of 21 songs with titles such as "Doughnut For a Snowman".
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
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