16 killed in stampede for government jobs
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Saturday 03 June 2006
A cruise ship had to return to the UK prematurely after hundreds of passengers were struck down by a virus. More than 2,000 Britons finally disembarked from the Sea Princess after it docked in the port of Southampton yesterday morning.
Monday 29 May 2006
The biggest athletics showdown at Gateshead since Linford Christie met Carl Lewis for a £120,000 prize 13 years ago has fallen apart, with Justin Gatlin pulling out of his projected 100 metres race against the joint world record-holder Asafa Powell.
Monday 29 May 2006
Companies are exploring the use of biodegradable plastics because it makes business sense for several reasons - all of them linked to the environment.
Friday 23 September 2005
Sunday 22 May 2005
Wednesday 04 May 2005
Thursday 31 March 2005
Monday 28 February 2005
Friday 04 February 2005
Sunday 14 November 2004
Thursday 08 July 2004
The new board of Eurotunnel yesterday abandoned its attempts to persuade the British and French governments to bail out the Channel Tunnel and instead unveiled a rescue plan based on cost savings and higher revenues.
Saturday 05 June 2004
I've always been a big fan of the Eurostar train service to Paris and the Channel Tunnel.
Saturday 15 May 2004
Sunday 02 May 2004
Eurostar, the cross-Channel train operator, has hit out at the new board of Eurotunnel for keeping it in the dark on its rescue plans.
Wednesday 21 April 2004
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
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- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermesiter and vodka
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations