Unite closes retail bond early after investor demand

A £75m retail bond will close early on Monday as investors flocked to its generous returns, just days after haulage group Eddie Stobart was forced to abandon its own offer.

16-year-old schoolboy's hockey ball death ruled 'tragic accident'

Kyle Rees suffered a severe head injury that was not survivable and died in hospital the following day

Sussex winners Universally Challenged

The winners of the iQuiz first round

It was a blistering night of vital trivia in 18 student unions across Britain yesterday, as more than a hundred teams took part in the inaugural iQuiz.

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Hannah Larsen is bringing a taste of CSI to the south coast of England

Flood alerts after torrential rain, snow and blizzards batter Britain

Large parts of England and Wales are on flood alert today after torrential rain, snow and blizzards swept the UK over the weekend.

Sean Dyche

Burnley announce Sean Dyche as new manager

Burnley have appointed Sean Dyche as their new manager.

Bournemouth wouldn’t be the first town to take a stand against stag and hen dos. Police in Newquay said a ban on the “inappropriate clothing” associated with such parties had helped to lower anti-social behaviour and recorded crime this year.

Bournemouth police commissioner candidate vows to end the town's stag and hen party culture

The stag and hen party culture in Bournemouth is causing anti-social behaviour and strict new measures are needed to “reclaim” the town’s night-time economy, according to a local police and crime commissioner candidate.

Harry Redknapp says Roy Hodgson needs time to make his mark on England

Harry Redknapp keen on Blackburn Rovers vacancy

The former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp is reported to be interested in taking over at the Championship side Blackburn Rovers. Redknapp has been out of work since leaving Spurs in June and is said to be keen to fill the manager's role at Rovers, which was vacated earlier this month when Steve Kean was sacked.

League One preview: Home comforts for Howe

We're a quarter of the way through the season, and only 37 per cent of League One matches have been home wins. History tells us the figure should settle at somewhere in the 40s by the end of this next quarter, so let's not shy away from a couple of speculative bets contributing to the expected increase on Saturday.

Harry Redknapp

Harry Redknapp reveals ambition to return to management at the top level

Harry Redknapp may not be in a rush to get back into management but would love a crack at another top job - and could see himself managing a national team other than England.

The ENO has introduced a new dress code, but why shouldn't we dress up for the opera? It's fun!

A week in arts: Why young people should don their gladrags for a big night out, psychedelia on TV and outdoor concerts move indoors

David James: The goalkeeper said he thought football was no more racist than wider society

David James: Anti-racism groups just try to justify existence

David James, one of England's most decorated black footballers, last night accused anti-racism groups of having "an agenda to keep themselves in existence".

Groves sacked by Bournemouth for poor start

Bournemouth have parted company with their manager Paul Groves and his assistant Shaun Brooks.

A view of Bournemouth's ground

Bournemouth sack manager Paul Groves

Bournemouth have parted company with manager Paul Groves and his assistant Shaun Brooks.

Harry Redknapp says Roy Hodgson needs time to make his mark on England

Harry Redknapp holds nothing against Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy according to Joe Jordan

Joe Jordan insists he and Harry Redknapp hold nothing against Daniel Levy, but the former Tottenham coach admits he did not expect to be sacked over the summer.

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