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Philip Hensher: Stop worrying – the kids will be all right

If they aren’t allowed to play British Bulldog unsupervised at seven, then they’re going to decide to throw a fire extinguisher off a building at 18

Police accused of brutality by student leader

A student leader today accused police of brutality at last night's violent anti-fees protests as he insisted the ugly clashes were simply a result of protesters' anger.

Independent investigation urged into Royal security breach

The royal security breach raises questions about the Metropolitan Police which must be investigated by a full independent inquiry, an MP said today.

Fees protesters attack prince's car

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were attacked by protesters tonight as tuition fees demonstrations descended into vandalism and violence.

A Day That Shook The World: Charles and Diana separate

On 9 December 1992 the Prince and Princess of Wales announced their separation.

Princes 'shocked' by death of friend

One of the men killed in a helicopter crash in Northern Ireland was a personal friend of Prince Charles, Clarence House confirmed.

Experts assess damage to grounded submarine

A nuclear-powered submarine which ran aground on a shingle bank, embarrassing the Royal Navy, will be checked for damage today.

Nuclear submarine pulled free

A nuclear-powered submarine which ran aground on a shingle bank earlier today has been towed free tonight, the Royal Navy said.

'Athletes are in shock' as track repairs continue until last minute

Damage caused by opening ceremony at main stadium needs emergency work for athletics to start today

Security and timing system add to fears in Delhi

First the good news. The Queen's Baton arrived safely here in the Indian capital yesterday after an 11-month, 118,060-mile relay from Buckingham Palace through the 71 Commonwealth nations.

Fly-past celebrates Battle of Britain

A fly-past by Second World War fighter aircraft led the 70th anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Britain yesterday.

Veterans gather for thanksgiving service

Battle of Britain veterans will today be joined by members of the Royal Family for a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey.

Pope praises Britain's WW2 fight against Nazis

Pope Benedict XVI praised Britain's fight against the Nazis today as he gave his first speech of his state visit to the UK.

Charles to embark on sustainable living tour

The Prince of Wales is to embark on a tour of the UK next month, taking in Bristol when he will be joined by the Duchess of Cornwall, to champion examples of sustainable living.

Prince Charles's income up by 4%

The Prince of Wales's private income increased by more than 4% last year but his funding from the taxpayer was almost halved, Clarence House accounts showed today.

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