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Police have named a mother and daughter who died in a Bank Holiday boating tragedy on Lake Windermere.

Mother and daughter 'killed by fumes' on Lake Windermere

Kelly Webster, 36, and her ten-year-old daughter Lauren Thornton died yesterday after suffering breathing difficulties on a private boat

Theo Paphitis, retail magnate

Page 3 Profile: Theo Paphitis, retail magnate

Has he, God forbid, actually decided to invest in something?

I'm out: Theo Paphitis quits Dragon's Den

Theo Paphitis has called “I’m out” for good on Dragon’s Den after announcing he will leave the show.

The News Matrix: Thursday 4 October 2012

Riots as police round up money changers

The News Matrix: Wednesday 3 October 2012

Plan for 'poor' to go to private schools

John Walsh: Some nice little Olympic earners

Joe Biden, the American Vice-President, is a bit of a chancer isn't he? After his mother died last year, he put her house in Wilmington, Delaware, up for rental. Someone took it on until April this year, upon which it fell empty. Where, thought Biden, can I find a reliable new tenant? Coincidentally, just then, the US Secret Service were looking for somewhere to house the Veep's bodyguards – somewhere near Biden that would be a quiet base for hush-hush Secret Service activities.

Dragons' Den star in Twitter threat

Duncan Bannatyne uses social networking site to issue extraordinary threat against Russian apparently trying to blackmail him

The Weekend's TV: Dragons' Den, Sun, BBC2<br/>419: The Internet Romance Scam, Fri, Channel 4<br/>John Bishop's Britain, Sat, BBC1

"You would make my foot itch, mate. I am not amused. I'm angry." An amusing Northern variation on Queen Victoria's words, delivered by Hilary Devey in gravelly Lancashire tones and accompanied by an angry tremble of vast white shoulder-pads.

TripAdvisor hits its 50 millionth review &ndash; but can they be trusted?

It may be the scourge of many a hotelier, but for thousands of people the review website TripAdvisor has become as much a part of the summer holiday as sun cream and suitcases.

Rooney has treatment to cure different kind of hairline fracture

It's not a metatarsal this time, it's his rapidly receding head of hair. So Britain's top player has got a transplant

Bids for Princess Beatrice's hat reach £18,000

Princess Beatrice's royal wedding hat has attracted a bid of £18,400.

Gym chain set to reveal record profits

Duncan Bannatyne is set to reveal record profits for his eponymous gym chain this week.

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Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home
Lauded therapist Harley Mille still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Australian Harley Miller is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world. But could his predictions of war do the same?

Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world...

But could his predictions of war do the same?
Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

Young at hort

Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?
Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award: 'making a quip as funny as possible is an art'

Beyond a joke

Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, has nigh-on 200 in his act. So how are they conceived?
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

Sadly though, the Lawrence of Arabia star is not around to lend his own critique
Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire: The joy of camping in a wetland nature reserve and sleeping under the stars

A wild night out

Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire offers a rare chance to camp in a wetland nature reserve
Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition: It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans

Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition

It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans
Besiktas vs Arsenal: Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie

Besiktas vs Arsenal

Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie
Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

As the Northern Irishman prepares for the Barclays, he finds time to appear on TV in the States, where he’s now such a global superstar that he needs no introduction
Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to Formula One

Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to F1

The 16-year-old will become the sport’s youngest-ever driver when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso next season
Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

But belated attempts to unite will be to no avail if the Sunni caliphate remains strong in Syria, says Patrick Cockburn
Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I would end up killing myself in jail'

Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I'd end up killing myself in jail'

Following last week's report on prison suicides, the former inmate asks how much progress we have made in the 50 years since the abolition of capital punishment