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Friday 16 July 2010
Anyone looking for a handy all-purpose metaphor for the mood of Britain in the early 21st century has only to look around them. It will be there in the plastic sandwich-container on a train seat, in the swirl of fast-food wrapping and discarded newspapers on the pavement, in the empty beer cans and plastic bags that lie beside roads and in lay-bys across the country.
Friday 09 July 2010
One of London's busiest railways stations was closed and 2,000 commuters evacuated after a fire broke out.
Saturday 10 April 2010
Tuesday 05 January 2010
Freezing weather looks set to grip Britain for at least another week, forecasters said yesterday as road and rail networks struggled to function.
Thursday 26 November 2009
Struggling transport group National Express is to be stripped of its East Anglia rail franchise three years early, the Government said today.
Wednesday 02 September 2009
Tuesday 04 August 2009
A leading rail firm faced the threat of widespread disruption today when managers voted to join other workers in going on strike in a worsening row over pay and conditions.
Saturday 27 June 2009
Floral displays, dimmed theatre lights, a mass moonwalk and Sir Elton John singing "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" to celebrity house guests – it was an eccentrically British response to the news.
Sunday 03 May 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
Something very sweet happened today: my mum made pancakes for me and everyone at my studio. My mum will be 81 soon and to see her with a bowl and fork in hand whisking away, with the eager eyes of my Japanese assistant following her every move, and then the tossing – it all worked very well. And the no-recipe formula, the all-knowing "I've-been-making-pancakes-for-70-years" attitude filled me with a strange, glowing pride for my mum, a real mum doing a real mum thing.
Wednesday 29 October 2008
A secretary was facing jail today for kicking a train passenger in the face with her stiletto heel after he told her boyfriend to take his feet off a first class seat.
Thursday 18 September 2008
Thousands of bankers and finance staff who have lost their jobs as a result of the crash of Lehman Brothers are being wooed to become teachers.
Friday 02 May 2008
Sunny spells over the bank holiday weekend are expected to bring gridlock and train travel misery to millions of Britons.
Thursday 28 February 2008
Rail infrastructure company Network Rail (NR) was today fined a record £14m following serious engineering work overruns over the New Year.
Saturday 22 December 2007
For many years, the government of the day would spend thousands of pounds every Christmas on TV commercials warning of the dangers of drink-driving. And, as the years passed, the images got more and more graphic and disturbing.
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