It is approaching that time of the year when you take a backward look and think to yourself: what do I know now that I didn’t know a year ago?
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Tuesday 13 July 2010
An inquest into the death of Raoul Moat will be opened today. The hearing, in Newcastle, is expected to be adjourned until a full inquest can be held at a later date.
Saturday 10 July 2010
Two Taser stun guns were discharged during the dramatic stand-off with gunman Raoul Moat, the police watchdog said tonight.
Saturday 10 July 2010
Thursday 08 July 2010
One-tenth of all the country's armed police officers were joining the hunt for fugitive gunman Raoul Moat last night as a £10,000 reward was offered for information leading to the former bouncer's arrest.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Police sharp shooters and a fleet of armoured off-road cars were tonight drafted into the hunt for Britain's most wanted man.
Monday 05 July 2010
A former bouncer suspected of going on a shooting rampage remained on the run yesterday after allegedly wounding his former girlfriend and killing her new boyfriend before randomly turning his gun on a police officer 24 hours later and dialling 999 to accuse detectives of failing to take his "concerns" seriously.
Sunday 04 July 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
Italy's government won a confidence vote yesterday on a draft bill curbing police wiretaps and punishing media that print transcripts, defying fierce criticism from the opposition, magistrates and the press.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
There they all were, a Chamber full of the latest Commons – among their number 232 new ones. Row upon row of them, with their plans, schemes, values and principles. They'd come from all over Britain to Westminster to help make the world a better place.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Prepare for dubious talk-show jokes when Barack and Michelle Obama hold a state dinner tomorrow for the President and First Lady of Mexico. Will they secure the White House borders properly this time to keep undocumented aliens from taking a seat at the table? Will the Governor of Arizona be there to eject the unwanted?
Thursday 13 May 2010
A convicted killer escaped from the back of a security van today while being transported to court, police said.
Friday 30 April 2010
Thursday 22 April 2010
A property developer today denied that he worked as a "team" with Jack Tweed to rape a teenager they had targeted as the "quiet one".
Wednesday 21 April 2010
An agreement was reached between New York City doormen and building owners, averting a threatened strike.
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- 2 Kate Winslet thanked 'particularly horrible' girl who bullied her at school after Titanic success
- 3 Norwich paedophile ring: Woman at centre of gang who made children 'sexual play things' guilty of 23 offences
- 4 Black and ethnic minority people twice as likely to be hit by Tory cuts than white people, report finds
- 5 Walter Palmer: Cecil the lion killer revealed to be American dentist