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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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Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness
Homeless Veterans appeal: Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story

Homeless Veterans appeal

Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks

Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
Pot of gold: tasting the world’s most expensive tea

Pot of gold

Tasting the world’s most expensive tea
10 best wildlife-watching experiences: From hen harriers to porpoises

From hen harriers to porpoises: 10 best wildlife-watching experiences

While many of Britain's birds have flown south for the winter, it's still a great time to get outside for a spot of twitching
Nick Easter: 'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

Nick Easter targeting World Cup place after England recall
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore