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 05 June 2009
Four men appeared at the Old Bailey today accused of stabbing a student to death at a petrol station.
Tuesday 26 May 2009
Monday 20 April 2009
Saturday 31 January 2009
A woman was charged last night with murdering her former lover and attempting to kill his fiancee in a suspected poisoning.
Monday 26 January 2009
Thursday 15 January 2009
Sunday 11 January 2009
Wednesday 29 October 2008
An oversubscribed school accused of discriminating against children from poor families has cleared its name in a landmark court ruling.
Tuesday 28 October 2008
The headmaster of a leading secondary school called today for reform after successfully defending his school's admissions policy in costly High Court proceedings.
Saturday 27 September 2008
Incompetent doctors can take heart from the story of paediatrician Dr David Southall. His case proved once again that professional people never like to see one of their number prevented from earning a good living, whatever he or she may have done in the past.
Thursday 31 July 2008
If someone has a twisted sense of humour, it is not necessarily the band themselves. Tonight's gilded venue, home to English National Opera, is tiered like a wedding cake, though the Hoylake wizards choose to perform a mercilessly unadorned acoustic concert. In their usual casual duds, they could be in their Wirral rehearsal rooms; only singer James Skelly's fresh pudding-bowl cut,acknowledged the presence of an audience.
Friday 04 July 2008
Controversial paediatrician David Southall was cleared of serious professional misconduct today in a case surrounding breathing experiments on premature babies.
Sunday 18 May 2008
Wednesday 12 March 2008
A slew of statistics, some accurate and others projected, have catapulted concern about the extent of forced marriage in Britain to the top of the political agenda. But the most worrying statistic I've heard on the matter was published two years ago.
Monday 01 January 2007
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence: Britain faces 'constitutional crisis' at next election
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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