The freezing temperatures in the United States have caused an escaped inmate to turn himself back in.
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Friday 29 July 2011
Holly Bleasdale has come a long way in a short space of time. Yesterday lunchtime she was sitting alongside Christine Ohuruogu as one of the star attractions at the press conference for the Aviva World Trials and National Championships, which open at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham this evening.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
A couple said to have swapped the identity of their dead baby daughter to her twin sister in a bid to conceal a catalogue of injuries they caused have been found guilty of child cruelty.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Blackburn have postponed their pre-season friendly in India this week in the wake of recent terrorist bombings in the country.
Monday 27 June 2011
Former justice secretary Jack Straw has launched a crusade against insurance companies which sell customers' details to no win, no fee claim firms.
Friday 24 June 2011
If the thousands of historians who have written about Atlantic slavery and its abolition, only a handful have ever given us a really original perspective on that vast subject. Even fewer have proposed a satisfying, or stimulating, general theory about it, an attempt at explaining the rise, fall and enduring consequences of the entire New World slave system across the centuries and continents. Robin Blackburn is prominent – even pre-eminent – among those few. He has tackled the task in a formidable body of work beginning in the late 1980s; but in a rather idiosyncratic way.
Monday 23 May 2011
Stephen Hunt scored the goal which guaranteed Wolves' Barclays Premier League safety and then admitted: "That was the most stressful day of my career."
Wednesday 18 May 2011
As we head into the final day of the Premier League season, five teams remain under threat from relegation.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Screening procedures for tuberculosis in immigrants in the UK are missing the majority of cases, new research has revealed.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
David Cameron's commitment to protecting disabled services in the UK has been criticised after a charity of which he is a patron had its funding cut by £250,000. The Kids charity helped the Prime Minister look after his son but has had its support reduced as a result of local government funding cuts.
Friday 08 April 2011
Monday 21 March 2011
A Labour politician has found himself at the centre of controversy after brandishing Blackpool fans as 'Donkey botherers'.
Monday 14 February 2011
The past 12 months have seen some exciting design developments and the Brit Insurance Design Awards shortlist aims to celebrate this fact.
Monday 31 January 2011
Aberdeen have been foiled in their attempts to sign Blackburn midfielder Jason Lowe.
Friday 14 January 2011
A nurse who hit a vulnerable patient weeks before his death has been cleared to carry on working after a tribunal found she was simply trying to illustrate why his behaviour was inappropriate.
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.
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
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- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation