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Wednesday 31 August 2011
Lawyers today failed in a last-ditch attempt to prevent the eviction of families from the UK's largest unauthorised traveller site.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Actress and campaigner Vanessa Redgrave has said "lives will be ruined" if travellers on the UK's largest illegal site are evicted next month.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Actress and human rights campaigner Vanessa Redgrave has said "lives will be ruined" if the planned eviction of travellers from the UK's largest illegal site goes ahead.
Sunday 28 August 2011
Saturday 27 August 2011
Campaigners will descend on Britain's largest travelling community today to set up a "protest camp" in support of residents who face eviction from the site they have occupied since the 1960s.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Human rights campaigners have called for a halt to the eviction of families living on the UK's largest illegal travellers' site.
Monday 01 August 2011
With due respect to Andy Vernon of Aldershot Farnham and District Athletics Club and the rest of the 5,000m field at the Aviva UK Trials and Championships yesterday, there will be tougher opposition for Mo Farah to tackle before the summer is out. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia, for one.
Monday 25 July 2011
Two police officers and a taxi driver have been taken to hospital after a crash.
Monday 27 June 2011
Council officers are investigating an incident in which a swan was left decapitated.
Sunday 26 June 2011
It was a Thursday evening in the Basildon Pitsea Leisure Centre. Phil pushed back his chair, and, swinging his legs up, slapped a mud-encrusted pair of workman's boots on the table. "These are my working-class object," he said. "I couldn't work without them. They say work to me. And working class means work."
Saturday 11 June 2011
It's hard to convey the giggly astonishment that sweeps over you when you walk into Lord Sugar's Essex gastropub. Despite its arch name, the pub is authentically old – starting life in 1547, it's one of ye oldeste pubbes in Englande, and was the original of the Maypole Inn in Dickens's Barnaby Rudge – and is a huge, mock-Tudor-monochrome barn of considerable beauty, overlooking Chigwell School.
Saturday 07 May 2011
Monday 25 April 2011
Stephen Hendry, the seven-times world champion, avoided the ignominy of defeat with a session to spare at the World Championship. But the sport's greatest player must climb a mountain to keep his hopes of a record eighth Crucible crown alive, having slipped within one frame of being knocked out at the last 16 stage by Mark Selby, the 2007 finalist.
Sunday 24 April 2011
Friday 22 April 2011
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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