Police have launched a murder inquiry after a former boxer died in an incident at a New Year’s Eve party.
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Wednesday 31 August 2011
A teenage boy was yesterday charged over online attacks by the international hacking gang Anonymous.
Thursday 25 August 2011
A British student was charged today over online attacks by international hacking gang Anonymous.
Saturday 06 August 2011
A large swathe of northern England was put on flood alert today as a heavy band of rain threatened to cause disruption.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Friday 24 June 2011
The Government is to press ahead with the biggest nuclear programme for a generation, announcing yesterday eight sites where new reactors are planned. Environmentalists denounced the move, but a review of the proposals after the Fukushima disaster in Japan concluded there was no risk of a similar accident occurring in Britain.
Monday 30 May 2011
A man was killed in a house fire in the early hours of this morning, police said.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
The emergency services launched a major incident operation after a man was blown up in his car today.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Nineteen crew members were evacuated from a mobile rig in the North Sea today after becoming swamped by the rising tide, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said.
Thursday 17 February 2011
Martyn Hillier didn't want to be a landlord. When he was told that he could turn his off-licence in the Kentish village of Herne into a pub, the 51-year-old was taken aback. "I thought: 'Pub? No, not for me,'" he says. "I never, ever wanted to run a pub."
Friday 17 December 2010
Power firm British Energy today announced plans to extend the life of two of the UK's nuclear power stations for a further five years.
Wednesday 22 September 2010
An unemployed construction worker who microwaved his favourite hamster to death was jailed for nine weeks today.
Sunday 11 July 2010
Sunday 18 April 2010
Tuesday 06 April 2010
Thursday 25 March 2010
Good to see Lord Mandelson, right, hasn't forgotten his old constituents since leaving the Commons. The former Hartlepool MP's Department of Business offered the French oil giant Total preferential tax treatment to open up two new gas fields in the North Sea. That has lead to a new contract for the steel company Corus, where 350 jobs will now be saved at its factory in Hartlepool, which will build a pipeline for Total.
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