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Wednesday 16 February 2011
The Lords tonight refused to back down over measures which would make the proposed referendum on changing the voting system for Westminster elections binding only if turnout was higher than 40%.
The Ven Ronald Scruby: Archdeacon who overcame injuries sustained after D-Day to serve Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight
Wednesday 09 February 2011
Archdeacon for eight years of Portsmouth and for 12 before that of the Isle of Wight, Ronald Scruby was one of the most loved and respected clergy in the Anglican diocese of Portsmouth. The loss of a leg in the Second World War barely inhibited him; he was a man of persistent courage and quiet holiness.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
British yachtsman Chris Stanmore-Major today sailed across the finish line of the second sprint of the VELUX 5 OCEANS ending an epic 39-day voyage from Cape Town, South Africa, to Wellington in New Zealand. With the sun still rising, the 33-year-old solo sailor from Cowes, Isle of Wight, crossed the finish line at 7.25am and sailed into Wellington Harbour on his Eco 60 Spartan
Thursday 20 January 2011
The House of Lords finally rose at 3.04am today, ending the latest in a series of marathon debates on plans to change the voting system and cut the number of MPs.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Nick Clegg has rarely sounded as angry as he did yesterday when he let rip at Labour "dinosaurs" in the House of Lords who had been up all night, impeding the progress of the Government's Bill on electoral reform. Some peers were heard fretting that Labour's tactics could be the final provocation that brings on the abolition of the Lords and its replacement with an elected second chamber.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Sunday 28 November 2010
Britain will have to endure its current cold snap – making this month one of the coldest Novembers in nearly two decades – for at least another week, the Met Office said yesterday.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Anyone who had anything to do with books and libraries and their history over the last 60 years was almost certain to have met Julian Roberts.
Monday 15 November 2010
Chart-topping rock band Kings Of Leon are to be among the headliners for next year's Isle Of Wight Festival, it was announced today.
Monday 15 November 2010
Friday 12 November 2010
A woman who was impaled by a branch when a tree crashed onto her car in high winds has died, police said today.
Sunday 07 November 2010
Monday 01 November 2010
A scheme launched today to allow girls as young as 13 to receive the contraceptive pill without their parents' knowledge has been defended by the NHS primary care trust running the service.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Prisoners are being forced to slop out in their cells because of a "degrading system" of sanitation, say inspectors.
Friday 22 October 2010
With less than two weeks until the entry window opens for the next America’s Cup, 24 prospective teams met in Paris for the first of a planned series of competitor forums hosted by the newly-formed America’s Cup Race Management.
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