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Monday 23 September 2013
The driver of a bus carrying schoolchildren has been arrested after 'around 20' people were hurt in a collision with a heavy goods vehicle.
Wednesday 18 September 2013
The Prime Minister says fans should not be prosecuted
Monday 16 September 2013
Italian Elia Viviani won the first stage of the Tour of Britain on Sunday as home sprinter Mark Cavendish made a rare mistake to miss the chance to cross the line first.
Friday 13 September 2013
Controversial plans for toxic dumping back on table eight months after being rejected
Friday 06 September 2013
Demolition has begun on the site of Britain’s worst nuclear accident, as scientists are brought in to dismantle the infamous Sellafield chimney.
Monday 02 September 2013
A police chief who was suspended for a year as a £400,000 inquiry into his conduct took place is to return to work - only to retire in just under four months' time.
Saturday 10 August 2013
For a player who once complained he was too unfashionable for England, the sight of Grant Holt in an old 1920s grandstand at a greyhound track this week seemed pretty fitting.
Friday 02 August 2013
Black pudding, red herrings – and lots of fruity detours
Sellafield failed by private clean-up firms: Series of expensive mistakes has led to review at nuclear plant
Sunday 28 July 2013
The Government is expected to take back control of the clean-up of nuclear waste at Cumbria's Sellafield, following a string of failures by a private sector consortium of US, French and British engineers. Alarmed by spiralling budgets – £70bn and counting – and a series of delays to crucial projects, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has quietly drafted in a team of consultants from the accountants KPMG to review how Sellafield is run, The Independent on Sunday can reveal.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
New weather phenomenon sees gigantic volumes of water vapour transported through the air
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Fire chiefs say nature reserves are under threat while forecasters expect 32C in the South-east
Sunday 07 July 2013
Rescue workers last night urged National Parks to introduce a licensing system to control the numbers of charity walkers attempting to climb Britain's highest peaks. Rescue teams, they said, could not carry on automatically turning out to help lost walkers.
Thursday 27 June 2013
After series of alleged blunders, British Medical Association says it has no confidence in CQC's ability to oversee health services
Monday 10 June 2013
A 23-year-old man is being held in custody by police after his mother and sister were found dead at their home in Cumbria.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Less than £200... Ghyll Manor Hotel and Restaurant is a 17th-century country house in the heart of rural West Sussex which, until the end of June, is offering an overnight stay with breakfast and dinner included for £155pp, based on two people sharing. Ghyllmanor.co.uk
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 5 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'