Police are appealing for witnesses after a balaclava-wearing gunman fled from the scene
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Sunday 08 April 2012
With perfect timing, as England selector James Whitaker looked on admiringly, Jonathan Bairstow completed the fourth first-class century of his rapidly developing career to lead Yorkshire's attempt to fight back against Kent.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Commuters are most chivalrous in Chelmsford but grumpiest in Gloucester, according to a poll.
Sunday 18 March 2012
For years, St Asaph thought it was a city, but was not. Now, for 10p a head, it's a big shot after all
Friday 24 February 2012
The man accused of the murders of vicar John Suddards and retired teacher Betty Yates made his first appearance before a High Court judge today.
Sunday 19 February 2012
A 47-year-old man who was wanted over the death of a clergyman at his vicarage was today arrested on suspicion of murder, Kent Police said.
Saturday 18 February 2012
Police were continuing to question a 43-year-old man today on suspicion of murdering a clergyman at his vicarage.
Saturday 18 February 2012
Bowler who had £6,000 in his cupboard claims team-mate Kaneria introduced him to men who said cheating was 'easy'
Monday 13 February 2012
South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen has revealed he is to join Essex for the first half of the new county season.
Friday 02 September 2011
With the Faustian frenzy of the first "Mephisto Waltz" and the macabre extravaganza of the Totentanz, tonight the BBC Proms winds up its celebration of the music of Franz Liszt. Born 200 years ago, the son of a farm manager on the Esterhazy estates in Hungary, the piano virtuoso and revolutionary composer debuted aged nine. At 11, he played for Beethoven, who kissed the boy's forehead and blessed him as "one of the fortunate ones" who bring "joy".
Thursday 18 August 2011
A pensioner in her 70s has died after being attacked by a swarm of wasps.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
As someone who uses trains every morning to get to work, I feel a bit stupid asking for my fares to be increased. But it's only right, and for a couple of strong, principled reasons. Usually, by the way, when I wrestle with my conscience I win, but on this occasion I will put self-interest to one side.
Thursday 11 August 2011
A 17-year-old youth arrested for throwing a £1 coin at a bus door is considerably worse off today after being fined £335.22p.
Monday 08 August 2011
A woman saved her seven-year-old grandson from a dog attack on a beach, police have said.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
A former Tory peer jailed after being found guilty of fiddling his parliamentary expenses lost an appeal against his conviction today.
Friday 01 July 2011
A disgraced former Tory peer was jailed for nine months today for fiddling his parliamentary expenses.
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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