Sleeping well may help to protect men from deadly prostate cancer, a study has found.
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Tuesday 03 April 2012
Sandwich chain Pret A Manger is to create 550 jobs in the UK as it steps up its expansion plans after a year of record sales and store openings.
Thursday 22 March 2012
A fresh numerical start and a new land to explore are just two of the reasons why we're getting excited.
Friday 16 March 2012
Willie Mullins has described Boston Bob as a match for any novice he has ever brought to the Festival, which guarantees he will start a hot favourite for the Albert Bartlett Hurdle today. It would be no surprise to see him look a Gold Cup winner in the making, but the odds will be very short about a horse running on quick ground for the first time.
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Mitt Romney will be able to boast his way forward in the Republican nomination campaign today after scoring a respectable tally of states in last night’s ‘Super Tuesday’ contests. But a squeaker in Ohio where he dodged a bullet told the alternative story that he is still struggling to seal the deal with the party grassroots.
Monday 06 February 2012
For Dwain Chambers, the key battle has yet to come in 2012. Still, as he awaits the Court of Arbitration for Sport's definitive ruling on the British Olympic Association's lifetime ban on doping offenders – due to be announced before the end of April – the world indoor 60 metres champion is up and running in London Olympic year.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Out of America: One of the oddest aspects of the Republican race is how little mention there is of the favourite's faith
Tuesday 13 December 2011
There’s an understandable perception that Evan Dando blew it.
Monday 05 December 2011
Conservative members of Grand Old Party remain unwilling to settle for Mitt Romney
Lord Boston of Faversham: Politician, barrister and journalist who served as Speaker of the House of Lords and helped launch TVS
Monday 08 August 2011
Terry Boston had three careers – in broadcasting, the law and politics – for which his principal passion was the third.
Saturday 23 July 2011
You could be forgiven for thinking it's summer.
Friday 15 July 2011
Rolling up his trouser legs to show off the bruises, Jimmy described how he had been stopped by four men and beaten with an iron bar last week. It was the second time he had been attacked in a month, having fallen foul of a group of recently arrived fellow Lithuanians.
Saturday 02 July 2011
Friday 24 June 2011
One of America's most wanted men is finally under lock and key, after a long-running FBI manhunt ended with the arrest of James "Whitey" Bulger, the mob boss whose improbable life story inspired Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning film The Departed.
Thursday 23 June 2011
James 'Whitey' Bulger, a notorious Boston gangster on the FBI's 'Ten Most Wanted' list for his alleged role in 19 murders, was captured yesterday near Los Angeles after living on the run for 16 years, authorities said.
Saturday 14 May 2011
The British authorities have demanded that American academics hand over confidential testimony from paramilitary fighters who accused the Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams of running a secret cell within the IRA that carried out the kidnappings and disappearance, according to the Boston institution where the archived accounts are being held.
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Why are UK rail fares so expensive?
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'