Struggling Hovis is to get £200 million of investment under a deal that will hand a major slice of the operation to an American firm.
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Friday 17 December 2010
Tributes were paid today to a police officer and a police community support officer who were injured by a man with a knife in a busy shopping street.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
Two police officers were stabbed by a knifeman today after they stopped him to check he had paid his bus fare.
Thursday 04 November 2010
A police officer was accused today of assaulting a man he arrested after being called to a street fight.
Monday 18 October 2010
A woman hacked to death on the orders of her husband was left dying in the street with a severed hand, the Old Bailey heard today.
Sunday 19 September 2010
The basic plot of Not Quite White could have come straight from an Ealing comedy: a young Englishman, Jon Bull, is sent from Westminster to Llanchwaraetegdanygelyn to help the town modernise. The inhabitants resent speaking English and Bull has no Welsh. But he falls in love with a beautiful yet troubled Welsh nationalist, Gwalia, and she with him...
Friday 10 September 2010
Considered a guilty pleasure or derided for their obvious Beatles influences, the Electric Light Orchestra were one of the biggest bands of the Seventies and early Eighties, with worldwide sales of over 50 million albums.
Sunday 22 August 2010
Two men aged 71 and 68, working at a prestigious Roman Catholic school, have been arrested, and another living abroad has been summoned back to the UK in a police investigation into allegations of child abuse.
Friday 13 August 2010
A 16th suspect was arrested today over the brutal machete murder of mother-of-two Geeta Aulakh.
Friday 02 July 2010
Sunday 27 June 2010
There is a genre of modern fiction which one might style the Quirky Novel. It generally features supernatural events, stories within stories, swift transitions in time and place, an enigmatic sage as a key character, and much display of curious lore on the part of the author. Novels like this can be tiresome but Dr Ragab's Universal Language, though it fits the bill, is far from being so, as it is so well written.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Wednesday 05 May 2010
Tuesday 04 May 2010
The Court of Appeal today overturned a decision which resulted in a consultant paediatrician of "international repute" being struck off over an allegation that he accused a mother of murder.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Shortly before 8pm on a wet Monday in April 1979, a police van carrying six officers from Unit 1 of the Metropolitan Police's Special Patrol Group pulled up on Beechcroft Avenue in west London alongside a group of anti-fascist protesters who had been picketing a National Front meeting at Southall Town Hall.
Monday 12 April 2010
A man will appear in court charged with murder today after a man was found in an industrial estate with stab wounds.
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