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Friday 08 October 2010
Labour bounced back in council by-elections to celebrate two gains from the Tories during their conference week.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
A magistrate has been removed from office after he fell asleep on the bench, causing an assault trial to collapse, the Office for Judicial Complaints said yesterday.
Thursday 16 September 2010
Former Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston was declared bankrupt on the same day he quit his post at the football club, it was revealed today.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Former Channel 4 chief executive Andy Duncan has returned to corporate life, it emerged yesterday, as a luxury car salesman.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
World Cup organisers in New Zealand are confident that one of their showcase stadiums – Lancaster Park in Christchurch, recently redeveloped at a cost running well into seven figures – will not require major repair work following the serious earthquake that struck the South Island city over the weekend. This will come as some relief to England, who will be based there in the early stages of next year's tournament and are scheduled to play Argentina and Georgia in the space of eight days.
Sunday 05 September 2010
A British soldier died in hospital in the UK today while another was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said.
Friday 27 August 2010
Luchino Visconti's 1963 epic considers the coming of revolution in 1860s Sicily, not from the point of view of Garibaldi and the forces of democracy but of a Prince (Burt Lancaster), "Il Gattopardo", a proud man struggling to maintain the authority of his class.
Sunday 22 August 2010
Saturday 21 August 2010
A British serviceman was shot dead in southern Afghanistan today, the Ministry of Defence said.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Rod Stewart is to become a father again at the age of 66. His wife, Penny Lancaster, 39, is pregnant with the singer's seventh child. She discovered she was pregnant while celebrating the couple's third wedding anniversary in Portofino, Italy.
Monday 09 August 2010
Rocker Rod Stewart is to become a father again at the age of 66, it was announced today.
Thursday 15 July 2010
The Queen has been forced to sell one of her country estates, raising almost £1m in cash and heightening concerns over the scale of the financial crisis sweeping her investments and crumbling palaces.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
It was not surprising that Miss Hope-Nicholson shortened her first name to M-J, christened as she was, Marie-Jaqueline, Dorothea, Beatrice, Alexina, Romaine, Adriana. Her decision reflected the future editor's outspoken, forthright manner, possibly a reaction against her deeply eccentric family. Her father, Hedley Hope-Nicholson, was heir to a raincoat fortune and head of the Carolean Society; he was obsessed with Charles I and kept a relic from the King's coffin – and a piece of the shirt he wore on the scaffold – in a box in the consecrated chapel in their London family at More House in Tite Street.
Saturday 19 June 2010
Almost £18,000 has been spent topping up the Government wine cellar since the General Election, it has emerged - leading to calls today that the entire collection should be sold off to raise money.
Thursday 17 June 2010
Two soldiers shot dead in separate incidents in the Nad-e Ali district of Afghanistan on Tuesday have been named by the Ministry of Defence as Corporal Taniela Tolevu Rogoiruwai, 32, and Kingsman Ponipate Tagitaginimoce, 29, both of 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
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