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Sunday 21 June 2009
Three people arrested over the murder of a man whose body was found in a canal were released on bail, police said.
Wednesday 11 February 2009
More than 20 years ago, the two Alans, Ayckbourn and Bennett, wrote two monologues for two vicars' wives, both called Susan and both underprovided for at home in the bedroom department. "Geoffrey's bad enough," said Bennett's Susan, in one of his television Talking Heads, "but I'm glad I wasn't married to Jesus".
Thursday 05 February 2009
Administrators of music and games retailer Zavvi announced plans to close another 17 stores today, with the loss of 242 jobs.
Thursday 15 January 2009
Wednesday 27 August 2008
Two new cases of the animal disease bluetongue have been detected in imported rams, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said today.
Monday 30 June 2008
The appetite for online shopping showed little sign of wavering today as internet fashion retailer ASOS doubled profits and posted healthy sales.
Monday 16 June 2008
You'd have to be mad to hitchhike - wouldn't you? After all, anything could happen. Is it even possible, in these fearful times, to catch a free ride across Britain? Simon Usborne braves the loneliness of the long-distance thumber
Monday 02 June 2008
Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, police said today.
Tuesday 12 February 2008
Pressure on primary pupils to succeed in national curriculum tests has led to an increase in schools cheating to obtain good results and improve their positions in government league tables, official figures suggest.
Sunday 01 January 2006
Sunday 13 March 2005
- 2 Mystery of Epping Forest 'big cat' is solved
- 3 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 4 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
- 5 Physicists discover 'clearest evidence yet' that the Universe is a hologram