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
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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