Former Radio One disc jockey Dave Lee Travis has told his trial he is “astonished” at sex offence allegations against him and told jurors he is a “normal, decent human being”.
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Friday 07 May 2010
The wife of the Commons speaker and former Tory MP John Bercow lost her bid to win a council seat for Labour today.
Friday 07 May 2010
House of Commons speaker John Bercow has held his seat in Buckingham, beating off a challenge by Ukip's Nigel Farage.
Wednesday 24 March 2010
Two baby slings sold in the UK are being recalled in the US and Canada following claims linking them to three infant deaths.
Monday 01 March 2010
Flood warnings were issued across much of Britain last night as the tail end of the Atlantic storm that caused so many fatalities on mainland Europe threatened to batter the UK. The storm, nicknamed Xynthia, is expected to brush Britain en route to Scandinavia.
Friday 26 February 2010
Councils are failing to refer incompetent teachers to General Teaching Council disciplinary hearings, figures disclosed yesterday.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Chesham Building Society yesterday became the latest casualty of the ongoing financial crisis as it agreed to be taken over by the much larger Skipton Building Society.
Sunday 07 February 2010
Thursday 04 February 2010
A Conservative MP was ordered to repay £7,100 and apologise in writing today after a parliamentary investigation into her claims for second home allowances on a flat where her daughter was living.
Wednesday 03 February 2010
Monday 01 February 2010
A High Court judge described being "humbled" today by the devoted care given by the family of a girl brain-damaged at birth as she gave her backing to a £5.6 million compensation package.
Sunday 10 January 2010
Tuesday 22 December 2009
More than 100 customers, staff and children spent the night in a department store after they were stranded by snow, it was revealed today.
Monday 21 December 2009
Thursday 10 December 2009
Eighties pop idol Shakin' Stevens has appeared at a Ballymena court to explain how he allegedly left a Press photographer “all shook up” last December.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more