The Shrimpers manager tells Nick Judd how sending his players to work on building sites has helped them climb to top of the table
Micah Richards believes Manchester United are "a bit frightened" of Roberto Mancini's Manchester City ahead of this weekend's Barclays Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
New guidelines to advise judges and magistrates on handing out exemplary justice to people implicated in major civil disturbances are likely in the wake of the thousands of court hearings arising from last week's riots.
Jailing those involved in the riots for longer than they deserve risks undermining confidence in the justice system, lawyers and campaigners said today.
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Forget Nespresso machines and melamine bowls, says Caroline Roux
Jonathan Brown visits the Salford HQ – and asks if David Brent thought of the concepts
Widnes have sprung a surprise by not appointing a new coach to take them into Super League, showing faith instead in the one they already have.
A survey of some of Britain's leading gardening experts, including the former Gardeners' World presenter Alan Titchmarsh, shows less than half use peat-free compost.
How Ella Doran’s 93-year-old Granny inspired Habitat’s new collection, says Annie Deakin
At Widnes railway station, there is a plaque that reveals the unlikely nugget that it was there that Paul Simon wrote his ode to exile and estrangement, "Homeward Bound". That is where Widnes feel they will be next season – home.
Denis Betts' side look poised to get new licence but Barrow and Halifax have not given up hope. All will be decided today.
Bob Greaves was the most famous television face in the North-West through the 1970s and 80s. Everybody knew him. Wherever he went, people wanted to shake his hand or simply shout out his name. He always responded with a smile and a chirpy quip. In a street research study a staggering 96 per cent of people in the region could name him from a photograph.
Everton striker Louis Saha has escaped unharmed after crashing his Ferrari on a country road. The 32-year-old was driving his blue Ferrari 458 in Wilmslow, Cheshire, shortly before 9pm last night when he lost control of the car and collided with a fence.
Danny Cculthorpe is being given the chance by Widnes to revive his career after more than a year out of action. The former Wigan prop was released by Bradford without playing a game for them, because of an infection that set in after a back operation.