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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Tuesday 09 December 2008
An elderly man died after being knocked to the ground during an argument about a car park space in Devon, an inquest ruled.
Sunday 07 December 2008
Banks that lent £350m to Carlyle, the private equity giant, to buy the world’s biggest car wash firm have interviewed advisers to help restructure the debt.
Tuesday 29 July 2008
Two suspected burglars died when their getaway car crashed into railings today.
Friday 04 July 2008
A clamping company has been accused of "fleecing the public" after charging victims £100 for venting their fury at attendants.
Sunday 13 April 2008
Tuesday 22 January 2008
The Financial Services Authority is to launch an investigation into the fast-growing comparison site market, in response to renewed calls from the insurance industry for the FSA to begin regulating the sector.
Tuesday 27 July 2004
The elderly garage owner who spotted the fugitive Mark Hobson denied yesterday that he was a hero, saying: "I had to do something."
Saturday 06 September 2003
Monday 04 August 2003
Saturday 01 March 2003
Tuesday 27 August 2002
Sunday 07 July 2002
Thursday 23 May 2002
Sunday 30 April 2000
Tuesday 18 April 2000
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Britain First criticised for using actress's memory to draw attention to their 'hate-filled home page'
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Greatest mystery about the hit BBC1 show is how it continues to be made at all, writes Grace Dent
"History is violent," says the US Army tank commander Don "Wardaddy" Collier
Animal welfare charities have urged the boy band to cut the scenes
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella