The title is a hangover from the feudal era and does not automatically bring with it physical property, but entitlements and duties that would have once been held by a medieval seigneur are often included
The Coronation Street actor William Roache was “cold and calculated” when he pushed a 15-year-old girl on to a bed before raping her, jurors were told.
Royal Court, London
Mr Roache denies five counts of indecent assault and two counts of rape between 1965 and 1971
The commentator, who has died aged 87, combined passion and a keen journalistic eye to revolutionise BBC coverage. Martin Kelner pays tribute
Billy Slater looks ready to take his place in Australia’s side to try to win back the World Cup his mistake cost them five years ago. The Melbourne full-back was player of the tournament in 2008. In the final, however, it was his error that created the winning try for the Kiwis’ Benji Marshall. This time, he missed the semi-final against Fiji after aggravating a knee injury in the last group game against the US and there were fears he might have to sit out his chance for revenge in this afternoon’s final at Old Trafford.
Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall will be in court in May 2014, to face charges of raping two young girls.
Quality and cookery do not have to be mutually exclusive
It also emerged that 74 more police statements are suspected of being altered than was originally believed
Government cutbacks blamed after two-thirds of councils slash elderly and disabled services
Final call is reward for rediscovering his best form after infamous injury and life lows
McNamara revealed that uncapped twins George and Tom will join older brother Sam in the 24-man squad
The former It's A Knockout presenter is currently serving a 30-month jail term and is set to be questioned further by Lancashire Police
The romance of the cup, it transpired, was limited to a good old-fashioned away following of 6,000. For Leeds there was no shame, and a reminder, in such sizeable numbers, of what the club once was.
Surprising choice in the controversial ClubCall decision means reigning champions Leeds Rhinos will meet Wigan Warriors for a place in Old Trafford final
Hull owner Adam Pearson has apologised to the club’s fans for their play-off horror show at Huddersfield and pledged to refund those who made the trip to West Yorkshire.