The freezing temperatures in the United States have caused an escaped inmate to turn himself back in.
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Sunday 22 November 2009
When demonstrators gathered in London yesterday to protest against sharia, the Archbishop of Canterbury was otherwise engaged with the Pope. It's almost two years since Rowan Williams caused an outcry when he suggested that recognising aspects of sharia would help social cohesion, and, every day, evidence accumulates to show how wrong he was. Women, girls and young men desperately need protection from religious laws and the patriarchal attitudes associated with them, as two ghastly events demonstrated last week.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
A man died and his wife and two children were badly hurt in a house fire this morning, police said.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
A wanted criminal pointed a gun in the face of a man and pulled the trigger as he tried to escape from police.
Monday 05 October 2009
Three scientists have shared this year’s Nobel prize in medicine for their pioneering work in understanding how chomosomes – the microscopic filaments containing the cell’s genetic material – are able to divide repeatedly without falling apart.
Wednesday 05 August 2009
A thug who battered a "Good Samaritan" with a pool cue then stamped on his victim's head, was jailed for eight years today.
Wednesday 15 July 2009
The PEN/Ackerley Prize for memoir and autobiography, the only prize of its kind in the UK, was awarded on Monday evening to Julia Blackburn’s The Three of Us, although the author was unable to collect the prize in person for the most original reason I’ve heard so far – her hilltop home in Italy had been struck by lightning. Divine displeasure for spilling the beans, perhaps?
Friday 10 July 2009
Two men were hurt today in a double shooting incident.
Friday 03 July 2009
Tuesday 30 June 2009
Blackburn have signed French midfielder Steven N'Zonzi from Amiens SC on a four-year contract.
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Two Labour peers caught up in the "cash for amendments" affair tonight became the first members of the upper chamber to be suspended in more than 350 years.
Wednesday 04 March 2009
Sunday 15 February 2009
A Labour peer caught up in the "lords-for-hire" affair asked a government minister to arrange a meeting with his client, after her department rejected its controversial plans for a £400m gas storage plant.
Sunday 01 February 2009
Monday 26 January 2009
The "cash-for-influence" allegations against four peers are "deeply shocking", the leader of the House of Lords said today.
Monday 26 January 2009
Detective novelist who wrote Death comes to Pemberley passed away peacefully at her home, aged 94
Sites using the popular Gigya comment platform were attacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Bollywood actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy after appearing in mock TV wedding scene
- 1 'Kidnapped boy may have been abused and murdered by VIP paedophile ring,' say police
- 3 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football