The former owner of Portsmouth Football Club faces trial in Lithuania over a £400 million bank fraud after failing to convince a judge that he could be killed if he was extradited.
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Friday 18 March 2011
I’ve had to move out of Cooperdome. The floor eventually collapsed under the weight of leaking water. The good news was that the useless plumber was in the flat at the time and suffered severe concussion as he fell through to the floor below.
Wednesday 09 March 2011
Wednesday 23 February 2011
A Peterborough jeweller and a Lithuanian passerby are hailed as heroes after tackling a pair of armed robbers.
Friday 07 January 2011
The chap who founded Carphone Warehouse but left in disgrace?
Saturday 01 January 2011
The Baltic state of Estonia became the 17th European Union member to adopt the joint European currency, the euro early today.
Thursday 16 December 2010
Ireland has been ordered to reform complex abortion laws after European judges ruled that a ban violated the rights of a woman who feared a cancer relapse during an unplanned pregnancy.
Tuesday 30 November 2010
The remains of 18 soldiers from Napoleon Bonaparte's Grande Armée were reburied in Lithuania yesterday almost 200 years after the siege of Moscow failed and the men were forced to flee westwards in the freezing cold.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Throat-singing jazz from the celebrated Tuvan diva Namtchylak, with Wolfgang Puschnig on flute and sax and Paul Urbanek on piano, recorded live at the Vilnius Jazz Festival.
Saturday 06 November 2010
Great Britain got off to a near faultless start in the European Track Championships yesterday, making the podium in all four scheduled events and seeing the men and women win gold in the team pursuit.
Monday 01 November 2010
A record number of people took part in the Athens classic marathon yesterday to mark the 2,500th anniversary of the fabled run that inspired the modern event.
Saturday 30 October 2010
Thursday 14 October 2010
Three Nato troops were killed by a bomb in western Afghanistan and another died in an insurgent attack in the east today, bringing to 10 the number of service members killed in the past two days.
Friday 08 October 2010
Having required 96 minutes to deal with Liechtenstein, ranked 141st in the world, Scotland do not embark on their two games in the next five days accompanied by a sense of optimism, certainly not with Spain, standing a mere 140 places higher than the last visitors to Hampden, heading for Glasgow next week.
Tuesday 05 October 2010
Gary Caldwell will take no notice of Spain's lengthening injury list ahead of the Euro 2012 qualifying clash at Hampden next Tuesday night.
Sunday 03 October 2010
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
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