The steel erector Severfield Rowen, which is working on the City's Cheesegrater skyscraper, counted the cost of the "most challenging year in its history" yesterday as it crashed to a £21.5m loss.
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Saturday 26 December 2009
Tuesday 08 December 2009
A prison officer had an affair with the rapist behind an acid attack on TV presenter Katie Piper, it was revealed today.
Friday 16 October 2009
There are moments in the new Terry Gilliam movie when his florid animations burst out of nowhere, reminding you of those giant trompe l'oeils he famously conjured for Monty Python.
Wednesday 05 August 2009
Armed officers were investigating reports that shots were fired at a police patrol outside a busy railway station today.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
A lawyer drowned herself after struggling to balance the demands of motherhood and her high-flying job, an inquest heard yesterday.
Scoop of the day: Journalists may have abandoned Fleet Street, but news of a Conran opening could be enough to tempt them back
Sunday 26 July 2009
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Monday 11 May 2009
Lionel "Bill" Bellamy was a 20-year-old regular officer with the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars when they landed on "Gold" beach on 9 June 1944, three days after D-Day, as part of the Normandy invasion. He was in charge of an echelon squadron, providing back-up, fuel and ammunition for the frontline troops of the Seventh Armoured Division. But within days of landing, after several of his regiment's officers had been killed, he was put in command of a troop of Cromwell tanks. Bellamy pushed them forward, amid regular close combat with German forces, through Belgium, Holland and Germany, and eventually into the heart of Berlin. He was still only 21 when, as part of the initial occupying force, he was one of the first British officers to walk through Hitler's study, littered with the Führer's papers and photographs, some of which the young Bellamy guiltily stuffed into his battledress as souvenirs.
Tuesday 28 April 2009
Wednesday 18 February 2009
Thursday 05 February 2009
Firefighters were today tackling a blaze at the College of Arms, fire chiefs said.
Tuesday 06 January 2009
Passengers on a key London to Scotland rail route suffered yet more travel misery today when three separate incidents led to delays and cancellations.
Saturday 20 December 2008
Friday 19 September 2008
Britain's youngest terrorist was today locked up for two years after plans to cause death and destruction were found hidden in his bedroom.
Friday 22 August 2008
A bookmaker has turned down an attempt by a mystery punter to place £40,000 on a rank outsider in the race to succeed Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, the Archbishop of Westminster.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'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
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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