Group ‘good at bidding but not at delivery’ says PAC chairman Margaret Hodge
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Tuesday 21 September 2010
Police investigating the deaths of a man and a woman in an apparent chemical suicide pact named them today.
Monday 20 September 2010
A man and a woman found dead in a car in an apparent suicide pact left signs on the vehicle warning of toxic chemicals inside.
Saturday 18 September 2010
The gradient took its toll in the Tour of Britain yesterday as the Vacansoleil team took their second stage win. Borut Bozic sprinted to victory on East Hill in Colchester, and only the New Zealander Greg Henderson could stay with the impressive Slovenian as they hit the line.
Monday 13 September 2010
A troubled teenager and her father found fatally injured at their home both died after suffering stab wounds, detectives said today.
Sunday 12 September 2010
Friends of a teenage girl who died after being found in a house with her fatally injured father said today she had been "sorting her life out" after a "tough few months".
Friday 25 June 2010
Tory Bear makes fun of a precocious press release from a 16- (or possibly 17-) year-old, Stephen Canning, who intends to be the next MP for Braintree and later prime minister.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Friday 13 November 2009
Oil giant Total UK today admitted health and safety breaches in connection with the massive Buncefield oil depot explosion.
Monday 12 October 2009
Postal strikes will hit large areas of London and southern England this week. Postal workers will stage one-day strikes at 44 depots across south-west London, Essex and Bristol today, with further strikes expected later.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
A 13-year-old girl from Devon who went missing with a man she met over the internet has been found.
Tuesday 29 September 2009
Police today appealed to a man believed to be with a missing 13-year-old girl he met on the internet to let them know she is safe.
Sunday 12 October 2008
Sunday 31 August 2008
It is official. We are all mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. Or, at least, a little put out and not going to take the Astra to Bluewater 'just to have a scratch around and maybe get a new bath mat'.
Monday 17 March 2008
Plans to double the size of the UK's third busiest airport are to face opposition from six local authorities representing 3.2 million people.
Wednesday 24 May 2006
Nigel Spackman has been appointed the new manager of Millwall.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
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Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence