Lincolnshire registered a third of reported rapes as 'no crimes'
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Sunday 17 November 2013
I got a letter this week from Churchtown in the Scillies. I love this letter – it's one I get every year in November, as the Julian family gears up its daffodil farm for a winter of blooming and picking, boxing and despatching.
Friday 15 November 2013
A Briton, his Filipino partner and their three-year-old daughter are feared to have been killed when Typhoon Haiyan tore through the city of Tacloban.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Conference side Tamworth have been rewarded for beating Cheltenham with a home tie against League One Bristol City in the second round of the FA Cup. Swindon’s conquerors Macclesfield will play the winners of the Gillingham and Brackley replay, while Conference South side Dover Athletic travel to MK Dons.
Thursday 07 November 2013
Such was the relief when a woman exercised her democratic rights in the Devon town of Exmouth that staff broke into spontaneous applause. No such joy for their colleagues at one polling station in Gwent – they spent the whole day waiting in vain for a voter to darken their doors.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Our man in Westminster
Sunday 06 October 2013
Tai Woffinden was crowned world speedway champion in Torun last night, becoming the first Briton to take the title for 13 years. The Wolverhampton rider, who is only 23, accumulated the six points he needed as early as the fifth heat of the final race of the season at the Polish Grand Prix.
Friday 27 September 2013
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Sunday 22 September 2013
Britain’s controversial deployment of US-built Reaper drones in Afghanistan will come under scrutiny in court this week in a closed hearing that will see a UK-based drone operator give evidence for the first time.
Friday 20 September 2013
Walter Marshall, 88, from Grimsby was a Royal Navy officer, who commanded part of the approaches to the British landing beaches on 6 June 1944. Watch him speaking about his Normandy experiences below:
Return of the 'brewsters': New beer drinking 'sisterhood' helping to stimulate thriving real ale market
Thursday 12 September 2013
Women are rising through the ranks at some of Britain's biggest breweries as well as opening new ones
Wednesday 04 September 2013
The long-time manager of the women's senior team was dismissed after a poor European Championship
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Matthew Probert is 'lucky to be alive' after being struck
Thursday 29 August 2013
King warned it would not be easy to “transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood” and he was right
Monday 26 August 2013
London suburb tops list of places where people are seeking financial help
Friday 23 August 2013
Ailing seaside towns are to receive almost £30m to boost growth, the Treasury has announced today, following statistics showing they suffer from above-average levels of deprivation.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more