Conservative Coalition brings an end to six years of Labor rule
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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.
Sunday 09 June 2013
Fifteen-year-old Matthew Fisher today became county cricket's youngest post-war player after he was handed his senior debut by Yorkshire.
Saturday 01 June 2013
A fascinating collection of songs from the 19th and early 20th centuries – the era before commercial recording, when a song stood or fell by its performance as domestic sheet music.
Sunday 28 April 2013
After a slew of allegations and mishaps involving chauffeur-driven trips funded by taxpayers and embarrassing rows over staffing, the country’s newly elected but already beleaguered police leaders have been called into Whitehall to be warned of their responsibilities.
Cumbria police commissioner apologises for cost of chauffeur-driven car but defends action over alleged whistle-blowers
Friday 19 April 2013
The Cumbria police and crime commissioner Richard Rhodes apologised today for failing to check the near £700 cost before hiring a chauffeur-driven Mercedes to go to two evening engagements - but defended his actions over the expenses row.
Friday 05 April 2013
Friday 15 March 2013
The long-lost TV Mania album Bored with Prozac and The Internet? has finally seen the light of day – a full 17 years after Nick Rhodes (pictured) of Duran Duran conceived it with former Duran Duran guitarist Warren Cuccurullo.
Sunday 17 February 2013
Till ordinary life does us part ...
Thursday 15 November 2012
Luxembourg 1 Scotland 2
Thursday 18 October 2012
A team of British police officers has arrived on the Greek island of Kos to examine a mound of earth and rubble close to where toddler Ben Needham went missing 21 years ago.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
Duran Duran have cancelled a third consecutive American concert after a band-member contracted a suspected viral illness.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Great Britain's Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes saw their hopes of a bronze medal end today.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Huddersfield set up an all-Yorkshire showdown with Sheffield United at Wembley on Saturday week as they went through to the League One play-off final 3-2 on aggregate despite losing 2-1 to MK Dons.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Milton Keynes Dons 0 Huddersfield Town 2: Scottish striker's 38th goal of the season brings promotion a step closer as Dons disappoint
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Comic writer Dan Rhodes likes to spend time in the company of young French women. He has even posed as one. Under the nom de plume Danuta de Rhodes, his 2004 novel, The Little White Car, told the story of Veronique, whose Fiat Uno was allegedly involved in the accident that killed Diana.
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