Essex Council has said the child, which was removed from mother’s womb against her will, is to be adopted, but top judge has now said any further applications must be heard by him
Chelmsford Crown Court
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Tuesday 07 July 2009
The trial of a handyman accused of murdering a sixth former 18 years ago was halted today.
Friday 03 July 2009
A Tory frontbench peer is being investigated by Scotland Yard after claiming £100,000 over seven years for overnight stops in London despite living less than 50 miles from the capital, it was reported last night.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Tuesday 23 June 2009
A man accused of murdering a teenager in 1991 has convictions for the murder of another young woman and sex attacks on two schoolgirls, a court heard today.
Saturday 06 June 2009
Sunday 03 May 2009
The only ground at which a dedicated cricket watcher's pulse would have quickened yesterday was Chelmsford. Otherwise, to read about match-winning bowlers and adventurous captaincy, the best advice was to consult the history books. Of eight Championship matches begun last week, six were drawn. In two of them, Somerset and Leicestershire, following on, scored more than 400 runs to avoid defeat. The start of the season awaits the wow-factor.
Saturday 02 May 2009
Gloucestershire, who finished bottom of the Second Division last season, secured their first Championship victory since September 2007 after a tense finish at Wantage Road, where Northamptonshire fell 45 runs short of their target of 371.
Friday 06 March 2009
In 1682, a bizarre amendment was added to an inscription on the Monument of the Great Fire of London: "Popish frenzy, which wrought such horrors, is not yet quenched." A major reason for the protracted anti-Catholicism in England is Foxe's Book of Martyrs, described by its editor as a work exerting "a greater influence upon the consciousness of early modern England... than any other [aside from the Bible and the Common Prayer".
Tuesday 17 February 2009
A company which ran a nuclear power station was today fined £250,000 and ordered to pay £150,000 legal costs after being convicted of allowing radioactive waste to leak out of a decontamination unit and into the ground over a 14-year period.
Wednesday 11 February 2009
Friday 06 February 2009
A nuclear power station operator was today found guilty of allowing radioactive waste to seep from a decontamination unit for 14 years, the Environment Agency said.
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