Maurice, a retired jeweller living in Penge, is expecting a visit from the Queen. Sixty years ago, when he took charge of the crown jewels overnight, she promised to find him, should she ever reach her diamond jubilee and he his ninetieth birthday.
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Sunday 19 June 2011
Wednesday 25 August 2010
Warrington coach Tony Smith has effectively ruled Chris Bridge out of his line-up for the Challenge Cup final by naming him in his squad for the Carnegie Floodlit Nines at Headingley tonight.
Friday 09 April 2010
To some, the sight of a handful of British wine critics raising their glasses in a Chinese restaurant in protest against plans to build a bridge across the vineyards of the Mosel might seem somewhat incongruous. Ridiculous even.
Sunday 31 January 2010
John Terry should not captain England at the World Cup finals. All those who still harbour any doubts about this may be persuaded otherwise when the red tops hit the mats this morning. The question should be whether the Chelsea defender even plays in the World Cup. "No" appears the shrewd bet today.
Thursday 10 December 2009
Sunday 31 May 2009
Sunday 22 February 2009
Friday 02 May 2008
Friday 26 May 2006
An unprepossessing 19th-century converted warehouse on Liverpool's Parr Street has long been the unlikely source of some of Britain's most memorable musical creations.
Friday 18 July 2003
Sunday 15 June 2003
Saturday 08 August 1998
Saturday 01 August 1998
Friday 10 April 1998
Wednesday 08 April 1998
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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