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Lincoln Durham, "Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous" (Droog)

Electrolux pulls plug on jobs

Electrolux is cutting more than 3,000 jobs as plunging demand for electrical appliances leaves the group short of its profit targets for the year.

<a href="http://j-rentoul.livejournal.com/6315.html">John Rentoul: A tale for happy haters</a>

Tony Blair was jailed yesterday for eight-and-a-half years for a "one-man crime wave". The prisoner, from Sedgefield, County Durham, shouted abuse as he was led to the cells.

Father saves toddler sucked 150ft through drain

A quick-thinking father saved his three-year-old daughter from certain death after she fell down a storm drain during the floods.

Man drove children wrong way on motorway

A man who drove three young children the wrong way up a motorway slip road then tried to ram a police car is in custody today, police said.

All's well that ends well as Bard's stolen folio is found

A 400-year-old first-folio edition of William Shakespeare's works that was stolen from Durham University Library a decade ago has been recovered following an international operation involving literary experts in Washington DC and British detectives.

Lloyd urges Flintoff to be patient as all-rounder returns

David Lloyd has urged Andrew Flintoff to be patient as he hits the comeback trail again. Flintoff has been out for six weeks after suffering a side strain against Durham in May. The injury robbed him of an appearance in England's series win over New Zealand as Flintoff was bowling with all the old venom after recovering from a third ankle operation.

Police shoot dead injured pigs

Armed police today shot several badly injured pigs after an animal transporter caught fire on a stretch of motorway.

The 5-Minute Interview: Stephen Poliakoff, playwright, director and screenwriter

'I became a writer because I was such a bloody awful actor'

Chequered past of tax campaigner

Warne starts with bang in Hampshire pursuit of glory

Hampshire 350 Glamorgan 13-1

Business Essentials: 'They don't make builders any more'

North-east construction firm Bowey Homes is struggling to find skilled joiners and bricklayers, finds Kate Hilpern
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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence