Our Man in Westminster
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Wednesday 24 May 2006
Sunday 21 May 2006
England are taking three scrum-halves to Australia and not one of them is a household name, even in a rugby household. There's Nick Walshe, Peter Richards and then there's beam- me-up Scotty. Spectators had a rare chance to see Scott Bemand in action last Tuesday night when he played for Leicester against England Under-21s, a match in aid of the Matt Hampson Trust.
Saturday 20 May 2006
Enodis, the kitchen equipment maker that rejected a £796m takeover offer from its American rival Middleby last weekend, is to receive a more generous bid from another competitor, Manitowoc.
Friday 19 May 2006
More than 30 years have passed since the Teamster union boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared at the Machus Red Fox restaurant, but for the second day yesterday, a horse farm in Bloomfield Township, Michigan, was being dug up by a forensic team led by the FBI.
Thursday 18 May 2006
Thursday 18 May 2006
Wednesday 17 May 2006
David Beckham scored his first double in Spain - a 35-yard free-kick and a tap-in - to sign off for Real Madrid before joining up with England.
Tuesday 16 May 2006
Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix may have been virtually devoid of overtaking and genuine drama, but the weekend may come to be remembered as a turning point for Formula One.
Monday 15 May 2006
Lancashire continued their fine C&G Trophy form with a 125-run victory over Durham at Old Trafford yesterday. Mark Chilton's side, who have now won four matches out of four, posted 307 for 5 before bowling the visitors out for 182.
Sunday 30 April 2006
Monday 10 April 2006
Saturday 18 February 2006
Saturday 04 February 2006
Sunday 15 January 2006
Sunday 13 November 2005
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: 'Nine Britons, 23 Americans and 80 children' feared dead after Boeing passenger jet is 'shot down' near Ukraine-Russia border
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
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Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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- 3 UK pirates will get four warning letters a year
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