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 06 May 2011
A 53-year-old man has been charged with stabbing his wife to death.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Matterhorn Capital, former owner of Earls Court and Olympia, has invested £250m in two sites in South-east England through its data centre division MCDC. The sites, in Bury Green, Hertfordshire, and Chesham, Buckinghamshire, will house more than 180,000 sq ft of data hall space.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Peel Holdings, the property group behind the MediaCityUK, has made an £88m takeover approach for Pinewood Shepperton, where the James Bond and Harry Potter franchises are filmed.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Derrick Bird's youngest victim was warned a gunman was on the loose just minutes before he was shot dead, an inquest heard today.
Thursday 10 March 2011
The multi-billion high-speed rail link project is an "expensive white elephant" and should be scrapped, an alliance of business leaders, politicians and economists said today.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a house.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Commons Speaker John Bercow has risked further angering Tory MPs by revealing that he is a supporter of the hunting ban.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
A shop owner and customer escape without injury after a car ploughs into a store in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire.
Saturday 15 January 2011
A town has emptied its library in a bid to fight plans to close it down.
Sunday 19 December 2010
The preferred route for the costly and controversial HS2 high-speed rail line from London to Birmingham is expected to be announced tomorrow by the Government.
Saturday 04 December 2010
For those of you who have marvelled at the Dwarf Lop's compact form, meet its even more gadget-sized baby brother, the Mini Lop. In a world that values size reduction without the loss of essential functionality (in this case, twitchy nose, floppy ears, cute, hoppity motion), the Mini Lop is the teeny-tiny bun that packs a lot of fun
Tuesday 30 November 2010
Thursday 21 October 2010
It's time to hunt out your hat, scarf and gloves. Winter has arrived.
Monday 11 October 2010
The son of a businesswoman was being questioned today on suspicion of murdering her after she was allegedly stabbed to death following rumours of an affair.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
Wasps have unveiled Wycombe Air Park at Booker, just outside High Wycombe, as their preferred site for a new 17,500-20,000 stadium.
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