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The parents of two teenage girls killed at a level crossing six years ago have said that the individuals responsible for safety failures must be brought to justice, after Network Rail pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety laws yesterday.
£47m plan to provide hundreds of pitches
Police have passed 16 cases linked to the clearance of the UK's largest travellers' site to the Crown Prosecution Service.
At least 10 families have moved back onto the UK's largest illegal travellers' site after bailiffs and council officials completed their clearance operation.
Travellers faced with eviction from Dale Farm have called on the local council to reopen negotiations after winning another High Court victory, causing more costly delays to the operation to remove them from their homes. The residents and their supporters said continuing with the evictions was "senseless" because of the likelihood that parts of the site will have to be left alone or rebuilt by the council after the evictions, meaning it could never be fully returned to Green Belt status.
Travellers living on the UK's largest illegal settlement were warned today they would be evicted in two weeks.
Residents of the UK's largest Travellers' site were braced for mass eviction last night after failing in their last-ditch attempt to save their homes at the High Court.
Lawyers today failed in a last-ditch attempt to prevent the eviction of families from the UK's largest unauthorised traveller site.
Britain's gypsies and travellers are bracing themselves for "a state of war" as council chiefs, encouraged by the Coalition government, move to bulldoze the homes of hundreds of people who live on the largest traveller site in the country.
Sudden illness robbed Theresa Robinson of her past. She tells Kate Hilpern how she rebuilt her life
Twenty years ago tomorrow, the term ‘Essex Man’ entered the language to describe a brash new figure on thecultural horizon. But that was just the beginning of the story, argues Pete May
One day, they were the nation's representatives. The next, they were back on civvy street. Six recent ex-MPs tell Charlotte Philby about life after Parliament
Labour's 'gold-standard' trusts make up more than half of commission's hit list
It may not be the most glamorous of places, but the Essex town of Basildon hopes to bring itself a fortune by installing a homage to Hollywood's famous white sign.
MPs vote to retain late-night counts, meaning public will not have to wait for results
October: NHS trust is rated 'good' in glowing report by watchdog <br />Now: Catalogue of failings in care and hygiene is revealed