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 04 December 2011
You've probably heard of the north-south divide in the property market and employment, but it seems it's also reflected in how much money people have squirrelled away.
Sunday 04 December 2011
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has demanded more of the high speed rail line be buried under ground. The minister will this week announce a delay in the final decision for the £32bn, 100-mile project, after asking officials to examine ways of mitigating the impact of the HS2 line on the countryside.
Tuesday 15 November 2011
Monday 29 August 2011
The founder of King of Shaves, the British maker of shaving oils and razors, is set for a hefty windfall after receiving takeover approaches that could value the independent UK business at up to £45m.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
A year is a long time in the world of higher education. A university that has been the most expensive in the country will become one of the best in terms of value for money next year.
Saturday 13 August 2011
A BBC sound recordist has died from inhaling mustard gas in the 1980s while investigating the use of chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war.
Wednesday 10 August 2011
Lights are to be permanently switched off on one of Britain's busiest sections of motorway, the Highways Agency said today.
Monday 08 August 2011
Thursday 04 August 2011
Shod feet count as weapons when used to kick defenceless victims, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Saturday 23 July 2011
Magnifique! Wunderbar! The Franco-German All4One hammered home an emphatic win in the high-scoring coastal race off Sardinia to extend its lead in the Audi MedCup.
Saturday 09 July 2011
A mayor has been banned from almost every pub in his town after a long-running row with a landlord.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Saturday 28 May 2011
Two men now remain in custody on suspicion of murder after two teenagers were shot dead as they were chased down an alleyway.
Friday 27 May 2011
Two teenagers were shot dead as they were chased down an alleyway, police said today.
Monday 23 May 2011
A perilous 12km road running through the Peak District National Park has been officially named Britain's most dangerous highway.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
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