Off to the North of England education conference – the traditional curtain raiser of the year.
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Thursday 13 December 2012
Dylan Hartley, the England hooker and occasional national captain who missed the recent autumn series with injury, was a relieved man tonight after avoiding the worst consequences of a Heineken Cup dust-up with his Irish opposite number Rory Best – perhaps his principal rival for a Lions Test place against the Wallabies in Australia next summer. Hartley was banned for a fortnight after admitting striking Best with his arm during the Northampton-Ulster match at Franklin's Gardens a week ago.
Sunday 02 December 2012
More parts of Britain were expected to wake up to snow on Monday morning, with the current cold snap projected to last well into this week.
Saturday 01 December 2012
Two newly elected police and crime commissioners in neighbouring police forces have vowed to take on the Government over policing budget cuts.
Monday 26 November 2012
The 787 promises a dramatic improvement in passenger comfort, with more space, bigger windows and air pressurised at only 6,000 feet rather than 8,000 feet.
Sunday 25 November 2012
Storms expected to carry on into this week
Thursday 22 November 2012
The former Leicester coach expects a bruising encounter against England and some of his former players at Twickenham on Saturday
The newspapers were asking questions about his sacking. Hours later Toby Day and his family were dead
Friday 16 November 2012
Police inspector Toby Day strangled and stabbed his wife and daughter to death
Friday 16 November 2012
The average rent in England and Wales is now £744 per month
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Several people have come forward with information since the parents of six children who died in a house fire appeared in court last week, police have said.
Monday 12 November 2012
A cat was killed when a firework which was strapped to its back exploded.
Saturday 10 November 2012
A private-equity firm has acquired the restaurant business of Pizza Hut UK and vowed to invest £60m in turning round its performance.
Thursday 08 November 2012
The parents of six children who died when a fire ripped through their home wept in court today as they pleaded not guilty to six counts of murder.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
A 45-year-old man was remanded in custody today after appearing in court charged with murdering six siblings who died after a fire ripped through their home as they slept.
Monday 05 November 2012
Two men have been arrested in connection with a house fire in which six siblings died.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Tottenham have announced midfielder Jermaine Jenas will remain on loan at Nottingham Forest until the new year.
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Britain’s five richest families worth as much as poorest 20 per cent, says Oxfam
Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex
- 1 Is your name now 'banned' in Saudi Arabia?
- 4 Nasa-funded study warns of ‘collapse of civilisation’ in coming decades