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Wednesday 17 October 2012
Recession is being followed by depression, according to researchers who say the number of patients seeking treatment for the illness has leapt by up to half in the past three years.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
It was this time last year that Robbie Grabarz found himself at a crossroads. He had just turned 24 and his athletics career was seemingly going nowhere.
Sunday 07 October 2012
The leaders of the UK’s small-businesses have called on the coalition to extend tax breaks for employers, a move which they claim could create 45,000 jobs.
Saturday 06 October 2012
A 22-year-old man is due to appear in court today accused of murdering a young woman who was found dead in Kent.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A two-year-old girl who died after she was wrongly diagnosed with swine flu was failed by emergency services, a coroner has said.
Monday 01 October 2012
Police must only use unmanned drones as part of air support plans if it is both appropriate and proportionate, a Home Office minister warned today.
Sunday 26 August 2012
Britain should get some respite from the dismal Bank Holiday weather today before further heavy rain and strong winds bring a disappointing end to the long weekend.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Gloucestershire have agreed to allow Ravi Bopara, who was named yesterday in England's squads for the one-day series against South Africa and the World Twenty20, to make a guest appearance in their 50-over match against the South Africans at Bristol today.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Two weeks on, Robbie Grabarz can still feel the stomach-churning moment when he stepped from the shadows into the full glare – and thunder – of public recognition. "I was standing next to the French guy in the line-up and I said to him, 'I'm a little bit scared about getting introduced because of the noise,'" the British high jumper recalled of the immediate lead-up to the Olympic final. "When the crowd erupts like that, it's enough to move your insides. It's really scary."
Monday 20 August 2012
Showers and cloud kept yesterday from being the hottest day of the year. Temperatures had looked set to come close to Saturday's record-breaking high but a heavy mid-afternoon band of rain brought respite to large chunks of baking Britain.
Saturday 18 August 2012
It was the hottest day of the year so far today as temperatures soared across the nation.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Britain's Colin Oates missed out on the chance to fight for Olympic judo bronze when he was beaten by Jun-Ho Cho of Korea in the repechage of the men's under-66kgs at ExCeL.
Sunday 22 July 2012
A lifeboat rescued 11 divers from the sea after their boat capsized off the east coast of England.
Saturday 14 July 2012
More flood warnings are in place today with some areas facing downpours that could see almost a month's rain fall in a few hours.
Friday 13 July 2012
'I've met children all over the world and they all laugh at the same things'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders