The mother of a six-month-old boy with Down's Syndrome has spoken of the human impact a planned mass eviction of travellers will have.
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Friday 07 May 2010
The Conservatives scored a crucial victory over Labour as "Basildon man" flocked back into the Tory fold, electing Stephen Metcalfe.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
A soldier who went absent without leave as he was about to be deployed to Afghanistan lost a Court of Appeal challenge against his nine-month sentence today.
Monday 19 April 2010
A 40-year-old man who admitted driving a modified toy car on a road named after a motor racing circuit while over the drink-drive limit is starting a three-year ban, police said today.
Friday 16 April 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Monday 29 March 2010
It may not be the most glamorous of places, but the Essex town of Basildon hopes to bring itself a fortune by installing a homage to Hollywood's famous white sign.
Monday 29 March 2010
A 95-year-man surrendered his licence after driving the wrong way down a major road for nearly five miles.
Monday 22 March 2010
The next Bishop of Chelmsford today urged people in his diocese not to vote for the British National Party in the forthcoming general election.
Friday 29 January 2010
A Labour MP ordered to forfeit his £65,000 resettlement grant for a "particularly serious breach" of parliamentary rules apologised to the Commons today.
Saturday 23 January 2010
A Labour backbencher has been forced to surrender a £65,000 pay-out after Westminster's sleaze watchdog found he had committed a "particularly serious breach" of expenses rules.
Friday 22 January 2010
Labour MP Harry Cohen was today ordered to forfeit his £65,000 resettlement grant for a "particularly serious breach" of parliamentary rules.
Monday 21 December 2009
Fears were today growing for a young man who vanished in the freezing weather.
Monday 14 December 2009
A senior police officer went on trial today charged with fiddling his expenses.
Saturday 12 December 2009
Saturday 28 November 2009
A primary school dinner lady sacked after telling a parent that his seven-year-old daughter had been bullied is likely to challenge her dismissal at an employment tribunal, union officials say.
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site on Friday
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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