"We are innocent people loyal to the community," proclaimed the posters adorning the windows of the Tasty Bites takeaway yesterday. If we are guilty, why the police have not arrested us? Why we are still working? Why our shop is still open?"
Liverpool and Everton come together at Anfield tonight to contest the 217th Merseyside derby.
There were two significant sporting moments played out in courtrooms in this country this year. One came amid a scrum of international media at Southwark Crown Court on the banks of the Thames in London and resulted in the imprisonment of three Pakistan Test cricketers, the captain Salman Butt, and two of the world's best fast bowlers, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir. It shook cricket, a continent and the sporting world beyond.
An MP's wife was given a nine-month suspended jail sentence today for snatching a kitten from the home of her husband's mistress.
The police officer accused of killing the newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson during London's G20 protests in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.
Social networking sites are expected to resist measures cracking down on their use during civil unrest at a summit between government ministers, police and industry leaders today.
A seventh person has been arrested in connection with the murder of three Birmingham men who were hit by a car while trying to protect their community from looters.
A schoolworker, a hairdresser and an Exeter university student were among the first alleged rioters to be unmasked
Roma goalkeeper Alexander Doni could complete a move to Liverpool in the next 36 hours, according to his agent.
Leeds are to unload two of their prop forwards who have failed to come up to scratch this season. The Rhinos have agreed to requests for releases from Luke Burgess and Ben Cross.
Liverpool insisted last night that they would proceed with the marketing of a new third kit which includes a blue trim, despite the indignation of fans for whom the slightest hint of Everton's colours is anathema.
A schoolgirl who was tortured, raped and murdered by her uncle was repeatedly failed by child protection services, a damning report said yesterday.
A special effects expert was cleared of health and safety breaches yesterday after the death of a cameraman during the making of the last Batman film.
Let's clear this up: only a fool would doubt this Liverpudlian's right to recognition