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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Wednesday 10 April 2013
British police are attempting to find a man who tried to snatch a three-year-old girl from her parents in the Canary Islands.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
A street cleaner who was allegedly stabbed to death by a burglar he confronted with a broom has been praised in court for his “sense of civic duty”.
Monday 11 March 2013
42-year-old man plunged into the River Thames after four hours of negotiations with police failed to talk him down
Sunday 10 February 2013
George Osborne is to hold a Treasury summit at his country retreat tomorrow in an attempt to prevent a repeat of last year's "omnishambles" Budget.
Friday 08 February 2013
Fleetwood Mac will play an additional O2 Arena show due to demand as part of their much anticipated UK arena tour.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
An art gallery is at the centre of an off-the-wall treasure hunt - after an artist claimed to have hidden an £8,000 cheque among its exhibits.
Child sex abuse investigation: Four held in High Wycombe area on suspicion of sexually abusing a girl
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a girl, police said.
A miserable future for Pinewood... unless residents accept the expansion of one of the world's busiest studios
Sunday 27 January 2013
A little to the west of London, the mighty Thor battles evil dwarves, Helena Bonham Carter sings "Master of the House" in a near-perfect recreation of French Revolution-era Paris, and James Bond is on the pull.
Friday 25 January 2013
Pitch-perfect pop before they went their own way
Monday 14 January 2013
Four ticketholders who each won £1 million in the New Year's Day EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle have not yet come forward to claim their windfall, the National Lottery said.
Friday 28 December 2012
Civil servants redact secret Downing Street file following sexual-assault revelations, reports Cahal Milmo
Sunday 09 December 2012
The arrival of a virulent new strain of Clostridium difficile in Britain in the early 2000s caused a medical and political firestorm, led to hundreds of deaths and claimed the scalps of several NHS trust chief executives.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Jimmy Savile thought he was “untouchable” and would regularly walk in on vulnerable Broadmoor patients while they were in the bath, it has been claimed.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Thames Valley Police said the arrests came after a girl claimed to have been abused in the leafy Buckinghamshire town between 2007 and 2012
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Celebrities may face restrictions on visiting patients in hospitals for fundraising and morale-raising tours after the head of the NHS reportedly called for reviews of access rules following the Jimmy Savile paedophilia scandal.
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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