Workers strike over increases to pension contributions and cuts to the size of payouts
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Monday 10 January 2011
Macclesfield's Richard Butcher has died, aged 29.
Tuesday 28 December 2010
Cheshire residents have come together in one of the most fiercely fought campaigns to oppose municipal waste incinerators since six were proposed to dispose of their rubbish. They claim that their county is in danger of becoming "the most incinerator-contaminated place in Britain".
Friday 24 December 2010
A man has died after he became trapped in an oven at a canoe factory.
Thursday 23 December 2010
A man shot dead in the street has been named by police.
Wednesday 22 December 2010
A man has died after being shot in the street.
Thursday 16 December 2010
The sister of suspected honour killing victim Shafilea Ahmed has been charged with a robbery at her home.
Monday 13 December 2010
Sunday 12 December 2010
The number of council jobs cut or threatened with the axe in recent weeks has now topped 70,000, with unions fearing the pace of redundancies will quicken in the New Year, according to a new report today.
Friday 10 December 2010
Liberal Democrats celebrated a landslide council by-election gain from Tories but crashed to disastrous defeat by Labour in a second contest.
Saturday 04 December 2010
Warrington have signed the Australian Test winger Joel Monaghan and announced the retirement of Chris Hicks to make room for him on their overseas quota. Monaghan resigned from the Canberra Raiders in disgrace after an end-of-season drinking session resulted in a compromising photo of him with a dog.
Thursday 02 December 2010
England will find out today if there bid for the 2018 World Cup has been a success.
Thursday 25 November 2010
A solicitor found dead in the boot of a car days after she was reported missing was strangled, police said today.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Union leaders expressed fury today at the latest threat to thousands of council workers' jobs, warning that Christmas was being "ruined" by the Government's spending cuts.
Sunday 14 November 2010
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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