Liz Jones is a beacon of normality when cloistered with Dappy and co
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Friday 29 January 2010
A man on trial for murdering a colleague whose dismembered limbs were found scattered across two counties today changed his plea to guilty.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
A businessman jailed for seriously injuring an intruder after the lives of his family were threatened by knife-wielding burglars in their home was shown "mercy" and freed by senior judges today.
Thursday 14 January 2010
A couple killed and butchered their landlord in his home so they could steal his identity, a court heard.
Friday 18 December 2009
Monday 30 November 2009
A 14-year-old boy who killed his promising footballer friend was ordered to be detained for six years today under new tougher guidelines for knife crime.
Friday 30 October 2009
One of the most arresting passages in Family Britain, the second instalment of David Kynaston's projected four-volume account of the period 1945-1979, takes in the opening of the controversial Kidbrooke school in Hunstanton, West Norfolk. Designed by the "iconoclastic" young husband-and-wife team of Peter and Alison Smithson, acclaimed by certain architects as a stunning example of the Le Corbusier-influenced New Brutalism, it featured what Peter Smithson's obituarist called "a brilliant planning solution of classrooms and staircases over two storeys and around a succession of small courtyards that eliminated all corridors". There was talk of the "clarity and simplicity" of its design, not to mention the "elegant integration" of its services.
Friday 23 October 2009
The Tories survived a major council by-election test defending seven seats - including marginals - although some majorities were slashed.
Sunday 27 September 2009
Friday 14 August 2009
More than 850 jobs have been axed at failed retail chain Allied Carpets after administrators were forced to close 142 stores, it was revealed today.
Monday 29 June 2009
A couple appeared in court today accused of killing a man whose body parts were found scattered across two different counties.
Sunday 26 April 2009
Two people appeared in court yesterday in connection with the so-called "jigsaw murder" as the Independent Police Complaints Commission launched an investigation into detectives' handing of the case.
Friday 24 April 2009
A 37-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were this morning remanded in custody over the murder of Jeffrey Howe, whose body parts were found scattered across two counties, said police.
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Two mothers who founded a charity to support the families of murdered children have been appointed MBEs.
Tuesday 05 August 2008
Michael Page International shares soared more than 30 per cent today after the recruitment firm confirmed a takeover approach from global rival Adecco.
Saturday 12 April 2008
Martin Pawley was the sharpest architectural critic of his generation; sharp in his perceptions of architects and their world, sharp in the way he dissected his targets. He savaged a range of victims from the Prince of Wales to Richard Seifert, Charles Jencks to the Royal Institute of British Architects, in a career that included stints as editor, academic, writer and designer; as a columnist he wrote for almost every one of the main design magazines including The Architects' Journal, for whom he delivered an unbroken run of 505 weekly contributions.
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