Colleagues of a police constable who died when the helicopter she was in crashed through the roof of a pub have joined mourning relatives at her funeral.
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Tuesday 28 May 2013
A jailed member of the punk group Pussy Riot has been taken to hospital on the seventh day of a hunger strike to protest at what she calls a persecution campaign.
First gay couple wed in France amid tight security after controversial new legislation sparked violent protests
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Vincent Austin and Bruno Boileau tie the knot in historic wedding in Montpellier
Friday 24 May 2013
The French government is taking steps to ban an extreme far-right movement believed to be planning violence at demonstration against gay marriage in Paris on Sunday.
Far-right French historian, 78-year-old Dominique Venner, commits suicide in Notre Dame in protest against gay marriage
Tuesday 21 May 2013
A far-right French historian shot himself in the head beside the altar of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris today apparently in protest against the legalisation of gay marriage in France.
Monday 13 May 2013
Landmark may be closed to visitors after National Lottery Fund rejects appeal for cash
Sunday 12 May 2013
Fans of Salley Vickers's appealing mix of psychological acuity and religious appreciation will have few complaints here, because this novel traces territory familiar to previous works such as Miss Garnet's Angel or Mr Golightly's Holiday.
Friday 10 May 2013
Lord Hope was made aware of accusations against the former Dean of Manchester, Robert Waddington, in 1999 and again in 2003
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Thursday 02 May 2013
Pomp, grandeur and even a little joke – how a ceremonial funeral took the life of Margaret Thatcher beyond politics and back down to humanity
Thursday 18 April 2013
If nothing else the sheer classiness of the route for Margaret Thatcher's last journey was of a piece with the grandeur of the occasion.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres: "After the storm of a life lived in the heat of political controversy, there is a great calm."
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