Chancellor says he wants to see low-paid workers' earnings rising, but not at the cost of jobs
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Saturday 16 January 2010
An elderly man suffered serious head injuries and a suspected fractured elbow as he tried to stop a thief from stealing his car, police said.
Sunday 27 December 2009
Sunday 20 December 2009
Monday 07 December 2009
Genre-bending voodoo rockers The Heavy produce the kind of raw, infectious, down-and- dirty sonic assault that your mother warned you about. And judging by this storming gig at the Garage, the West Country four piece are going to be worrying a lot more parents by this time next year.
Wednesday 18 November 2009
This is Friday night," Black Joe Lewis reminds the crowd as they happily howl for more. "Don't y'all got nothing better to do?" Not now, they don't.
Friday 16 October 2009
Friday 02 October 2009
Tuesday 28 July 2009
Detectives were today questioning a number of people after two bodies were discovered in a car boot.
Monday 13 July 2009
When the music journalist and future Patti Smith guitarist Lenny Kaye compiled and annotated the double album Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 for Jac Holzman’s Elektra Records in the early 1970s, he introduced a new generation of fans around the world to US garage bands like the Electric Prunes, the Standells, the Shadows Of Knight, the 13th Floor Elevators, Count Five, the Chocolate Watch Band and the Seeds.
Saturday 27 June 2009
Sunday 21 June 2009
White denim: a ubiquitous thing given a twist. As with the name, so it is with the music. The second album from this Texas trio is rock music in its purest form – and yet there is nothing here that will remind you of anything else.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Japan's Supreme Court sentenced a woman to death today for killing four and making more than 60 ill by poisoning a large pot of curry at a summer festival in 1998, a case widely covered in domestic media.
Saturday 14 March 2009
Friday 06 March 2009
The Tories are accused of synthetic anger over Fred's pension. I don't see anger, artificial or otherwise. They say, "It's obscene" in the same tone as they might say, "It's orange". Weary cynicism is a rational response – and perhaps the only dignified one.
Newcastle winger is in Argentina having chemotherapy
Returning to the stage after 20 years makes actress feel 'nauseous'
Man's attempt to avoid being impounded heavily criticised
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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
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook