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Sunday 08 February 2009
Thursday 15 January 2009
Sunday 14 December 2008
Wednesday 03 September 2008
Two more people have been arrested over the murder of Shaquille Smith in London on Saturday, Scotland Yard said today.
Tuesday 02 September 2008
The mother of a teenager who was stabbed in an apparent gang feud spoke yesterday of how she found him bleeding to death from a single stab wound to his stomach outside their house.
Monday 01 September 2008
A 14-year-old boy died in hospital yesterday after being stabbed during a fight in east London the previous evening. He was the 25th teenager to be murdered in the capital this year, and the 20th victim of a knife attack.
Tuesday 01 July 2008
Cherie Blair said today she feared for her children when they go out in the street - warning that knife and gun crime among teenagers was more common than official figures suggest.
Tuesday 13 May 2008
Dougie Freedman threw Leeds a promotion lifeline deep into stoppage-time after Carlisle had stolen a two-goal advantage in the first leg of their Coca-Cola League One play-off semi-final.
Anna Bolena, English Touring Opera <br />Susannah, English Touring Opera<br />Don Giovanni, English Touring Opera, Hackney Empire, London
Sunday 23 March 2008
Wednesday 19 March 2008
It took 44 years for America's most performed opera to reach the New York Met, so what's another decade (or best part of) to make it to Hackney, Sheffield, Truro and all the other UK cities that English Touring Opera will introduce to Carlisle Floyd's Susannah?
Tuesday 18 March 2008
As presented by theatre director Jonathan Munby, ETO's Don Giovanni was a very uneven affair, whose saving graces were Julia Sporsen's gorgeously sung Donna Anna, Ilona Domnich's subtle Zerlina, and the music under Michael Rosewell's assured baton.
Tuesday 18 March 2008
English Touring Opera really are getting their act together, with two other new productions in addition to Donizetti's seldom-seen Anna Bolena. And, as ETO director James Conway observes, it can't hurt their box-office that the English queen famously beheaded with a sword is currently getting so much attention.
Monday 07 January 2008
Thursday 08 June 2006
Malaysia's High Court has barred Cherie Booth from representing a company embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit which questions government transparency.
Monday 05 June 2006
The original chronicled the life and devilish intentions of Satan's offspring and gained an instant cult status when it hit cinemas in 1976. Now, thirty years later, Damien is back.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'