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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Sunday 08 July 2012
A husband and wife team who hide in Devon but come drenched in folk esteem. Roberts' voice is clear as a bell and not quite affectless; Lakeman is Seth's brother and a producer/guitarist.
Thursday 21 June 2012
Kensington in west London has come top of a property rich list, where an iPad-sized floor space costs more than £550, a study found today.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Millions see the end of the 'drought' as yet another severe weather warning is issued
Thursday 07 June 2012
The anti-capitalist Occupy movement, whose protest camp outside St Paul’s Cathedral caused a rift within the Church of England, returned to the cathedral today with a new strategy: the pilgrimage of protest.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
It's the county that some of the UK's best-known business moguls, Premier League footballers and entertainers call home, so it comes as no surprise that Surrey has been declared the UK's richest property hotspot.
Monday 21 May 2012
The company behind fizzy drink Irn-Bru has defied the downturn with an increase in sales this year.
Friday 20 April 2012
Guitarist Bert Weedon, who played with stars including Frank Sinatra and inspired millions to pick up the instrument with his Play In A Day books, has died at the age of 91.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
When the 28-year-old Tony Blair was selected as the Labour Party's parliamentary candidate for Beaconsfield, ahead of a by-election in late May 1982, even his own supporters could not have believed that so safe a Tory seat would fall into their hands. On the other hand, Margaret Thatcher was deeply unpopular and her party's standing in the national polls lagged well behind Labour, even under the disconcertingly scatty figure of Michael Foot. A man can hope...
Monday 26 March 2012
A British Airways stewardess who has been unable to return to work since a metal canister fell on her head while on duty is to receive £280,000 damages.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
A July 7 bomber's widow, suspected of being part of a terror cell, has fled Kenya for Somalia, a top police official has said.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
A woman, who may be the widow of one of the London 7/7 suicide bombers, is being hunted by Kenyan police over a suspected terror plot.
Friday 24 February 2012
More areas of England are at high risk of drought this spring and summer due to ongoing dry weather, the Environment Agency said in its latest briefing.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Today is likely to see the end of the cold snap, with the mercury finally rising slightly after several days of record-breaking sub-zero temperatures, according to forecasters.
Saturday 11 February 2012
Much of eastern England remains in a state of drought, despite winter rain and snow, the Environment Agency warned yesterday.
Friday 03 February 2012
Britain is lying in wait for widespread snow this weekend after another bitterly cold day in which temperatures in some places struggled to get above freezing.
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