Senior members of one of the country’s most notorious gangs have been arrested after expanding their drug-dealing operations outside of their south London stronghold to target lucrative new markets, police said yesterday.
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Thursday 27 August 2009
Robbers disguised in burkhas were being hunted by detectives today.
Saturday 22 August 2009
A teenager was being quizzed by detectives tonight after a Premier League footballer was stabbed in both legs in a "bloody" attack at his family home.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Broadcaster Esther Rantzen made a surprise visit to Luton yesterday to officially announce her decision to stand as an MP.
Tuesday 28 July 2009
Esther Rantzen will bid to become MP for Luton South at the next General Election, she announced today.
Tuesday 21 July 2009
A six-year-old girl with swine flu died of septic shock following a bout of tonsilitis, it was announced today.
Saturday 18 July 2009
A woman who had contracted swine flu died shortly after giving birth prematurely, it was reported.
Friday 17 July 2009
Wednesday 15 July 2009
Public alarm about swine flu rose yesterday, with callers swamping the telephone advice service NHS Direct to seek information about the disease.
Saturday 20 June 2009
MPs fear the publication of their expenses claims could lead to attacks on their homes and endanger the safety of their families this weekend.
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Monday 01 June 2009
I spent most of yesterday muttering to myself, "Don't do the Etape". Along with the rest of the Independent's Etape team, I was taking part in the Chiltern 100 sportive, which involves exactly what its name suggests – a 100-mile trek that takes in over 20 climbs in the line of hills that stretches across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire.
Tuesday 26 May 2009
Four people were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot outside a nightclub, police said today.
Tuesday 26 May 2009
Broadcaster Esther Rantzen today confirmed she would stand for election in Luton if the current MP stood again.
Monday 25 May 2009
Former pop singer and reality TV star David Van Day announced today he is considering standing as an MP in the wake of the recent expenses scandal.
Monday 20 April 2009
Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed after a driver turned his car around in roadworks on the M1 and started driving along the motorway in the wrong direction.
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