Robber needed money for polio-stricken cousin's surgery
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Sunday 28 March 2010
Monday 22 March 2010
A funding crisis in further education colleges could see courses closed and thousands of teachers losing their posts, a union warned today.
Thursday 18 February 2010
Sunday 14 February 2010
Thursday 11 February 2010
Joining the Army isn't for everyone - but it does offer real apprenticeships
Arthur McIntyre: England cricketer who kept wicket throughout Surrey's run of seven consecutive 1950s county titles
Monday 08 February 2010
Arthur McIntyre was the wicketkeeper in the great Surrey side that won the County Championship in seven consecutive summers from 1952 to 1958. He was the consummate professional, the best "day in, day out" keeper on the county circuit, standing up to the stumps not only to the Surrey spin twins Jim Laker and Tony Lock but also to the awkward medium pace of Alec Bedser, all of them bowling on lively, uncovered pitches.
Thursday 21 January 2010
Sunday 10 January 2010
A "tribute" album of sorts, to the late Jeffrey Lee Pierce of the Gun Club; except that in place of individual artists doing new interpretations of JLP songs, a coterie of friends combine to finish a batch of tunes demoed roughly by Pierce with one Cypress Grove.
Monday 04 January 2010
Thursday 31 December 2009
Sunday 27 December 2009
Saturday 26 December 2009
Monday 02 November 2009
England footballer Wayne Rooney's wife Coleen today gave birth to a baby boy.
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales