Michael Fallon, the Energy Minister, has advice for customers angry at SSE's whopping 8.2 per cent hike in fuel bills: switch to another firm. In one of the more nakedly cynical moves by one of the Big Six, the nation's second-largest energy company is putting up bills by an average of £111 a year three weeks after Ed Miliband pledged to freeze prices if elected.
In a city where a single parking space was valued at £300,000 earlier in the month, this Brixton studio has been put on the market for less than six-figures
A man with knife allegedly killed one woman and injured two others in a stabbing rampage with children metres away.
Rachida Sobhi claims she did not reveal her criminal record due to amnesia
Fears of civil disorder in capital as plans are revealed for partially state-funded ceremonial funeral, as MPs gather to pay tribute to Baroness Thatcher
Everyone I spoke to in Brixton had a clear and political reason for being there
Hundreds of cheering people held parties to “celebrate” the death of Baroness Thatcher.
Britain's NBA star pleads with David Cameron to restore funding to basketball
African musicians take to Britain's railways
Team GB's Abdul Buhari says that setting his sights on the Olympics changed his life and helped him move from a tough Brixton estate to working in finance.
The police were criticised by an inquest jury today for using an “unsuitable level of force” before the death in custody of a schizophrenic.
As they say in the US, "game recognises game" - and hip-hoppers rarely hesitate to bestow honour upon its pioneers for teaching those next in line a thing or two - especially those who are doing it so well. So there's moments tonight when, despite being age-mates, Public Enemy's venerable Chuck D pays tribute to the legendary Melle Mel, calling him "teacher" ("You snatched the pedal out of my hand son!" Mel shouts back, beaming). Later, the PE frontman nods like a proud dad as he watches fellow New Yorker Raekwon take his turn on the mike - and when the latter introduces "the man of the hour, my brother, your brother" Ice-T, you can't help notice the smallest gesture of respect.
A student who suffered severe head injuries during clashes with police during a demonstration against the rise in university tuition fees was "intent" on confrontation, a court heard yesterday.
The brother of a former EastEnders actress was remanded in custody at the Old Bailey today accused of her murder.
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