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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Wednesday 05 January 2011
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec has been described by a contemporary critic as, ‘the quintessential chronicler of Paris’. The work of the artist (1864-1901) immediately evokes the decadent atmosphere of fin-de siècle Paris. And a touch of gay Paree might well rub off on Bedford next month when the British Museum Tour of his work arrives at Bedford Gallery.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
As householders across the country face the new year surrounded by the detritus of the last, the Government has urged councils to show more initiative in dealing with refuse collections.
Monday 27 December 2010
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man's body was found in a block of flats on Christmas Day.
Friday 17 December 2010
In phobia terms, Reaktion's terrific animal series has reached the king of beasts. Arachnophobia, the Miss Muffet syndrome, is "now counted among the most interesting human neuroses".
Thursday 16 December 2010
No child will be held in an immigration centre this Christmas and the "shameful" practice will end completely by May, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said today.
Friday 10 December 2010
Former British and European heavyweight boxing champion Matt Skelton was jailed today after a court heard he attempted to pervert the course of justice to avoid speeding fines.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
The death of a policeman stabbed to death by a paranoid schizophrenic could have been prevented if he had been treated suitably, an independent report found today.
Tuesday 02 November 2010
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a teenager who was stabbed in a busy recreation ground.
Saturday 23 October 2010
It seems very much a sign of the times that someone should write a blog so that people "know me better" and then admit that the blog is 70 per cent fiction.
Sunday 17 October 2010
A maternity ward was sealed off yesterday after two babies and a mother developed a skin infection.
Saturday 09 October 2010
Police launched a murder investigation after a man died following an altercation, they said today.
Friday 08 October 2010
Police have charged 14 people with affray in relation to clashes after a football match earlier this year.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
A father expressed dismay today after a GP who failed to spot symptoms of cervical cancer in his daughter escaped being struck off the medical register.
Thursday 22 July 2010
An unwitting lottery winner is sitting on an unclaimed £1 million fortune, operator Camelot said today.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
An elderly woman killed herself after ending up almost penniless chasing a lottery scam, an inquest heard today.
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