A Canadian company has discovered that Nenthead may be sitting on one of Europe's biggest deposits
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Friday 10 August 2012
A blurb describing After the Rainfall, a new production by Curious Directive, says that the drama explores “ant migration patterns”. It does, in depth, but don’t let that put you off.
Monday 23 July 2012
While the sun may be shining on Team GB's cyclists after their historic results in the Tour de France, there is a risk of showers for London on the day of the Olympic opening ceremony.
Sunday 22 July 2012
A 22-year-old man has died after apparently jumping from a bridge renowned for attracting thrill-seeking "tombstoners".
Saturday 14 July 2012
Chronic shortage of doctors, nurses and porters – and patients fainting from pain
Wednesday 11 July 2012
A father accused of murdering his daughter because he believed she had brought shame on his family broke down in court today as he denied the charge.
Friday 29 June 2012
The best site for the freshwater pearl mussel – supposedly the reason Julius Caesar invaded Britain – has been seriously damaged by low flows in the Cumbrian river.
Monday 25 June 2012
The Government was forced to defend its spending on flood defences today as the clean-up from a weekend of more flooding continued.
Sunday 24 June 2012
The clean-up starts as public urged to stay vigilant and the Met Office warns of further heavy rainfall
Saturday 23 June 2012
More than 11,000 homes and businesses are being protected by flood defences and owners of 7,000 properties have been issued with warnings as people were forced to flee after more than a month's worth of rain fell in 24 hours.
Friday 22 June 2012
Large parts of England and Wales are on flood alert tonight after a month's worth of rain was predicted to fall in just 24 hours.
Saturday 09 June 2012
He is unknown at home, but US college student from Carlisle is hot on Mo Farah's heels in 5,000m
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Teams such as Darlington Railway Athletic, Horden Colliery Welfare and Billingham Synthonia continue to evoke the era when men toiled in pit and factory all week before donning a pair of baggy shorts for a Saturday afternoon kick-about.
Saturday 02 June 2012
Tuesday 15 May 2012
A takeaway boss has been jailed for 15 years after paying under-age girls for sex and inciting others to become child prostitutes.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
More localised flooding could hit parts of southern and eastern England and Wales as another band of heavy rain sweeps in, the Environment Agency has warned.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
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