Local paper's claim that tourists face reprimand for bar visit brushed off but Gooch tells batsmen to raise their performance
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Thursday 14 October 2010
Many of the miners' families had expressed the fear that the ordeal of facing journalists may prove to be more traumatic than 68 days buried alive, and elaborate measures had been taken by the authorities to protect the men from media intrusion. At the end, however, what unfolded was historic television coverage full of drama but also with its share of bathos.
Monday 11 October 2010
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Wednesday 29 September 2010
The Government will today take action to curb the growth of so-called "town hall Pravdas", the in-house newspapers produced by local authorities from public funds and delivered for free through letter boxes.
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.
Friday 24 September 2010
At 8.30am on October 25 2006, Eddie Thompson answered the door of his east London home. He thought his visitor was an engineer coming to read his gas meter.
Friday 03 September 2010
A team of professionals held an urgent meeting to discuss a disabled pensioner who repeatedly threatened to kill himself seven months before he ended his life at a Swiss clinic, it emerged last night.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
The leftist Greek guerrilla group Rebel Sect yesterday claimed responsibility for last week's shooting of a reporter, the first such incident in Greece for over 20 years. Rebel Sect sent a seven-page statement to local newspaper Ta Nea, saying it had shot dead Sokratis Giolias, 37, outside his home on July 19. Giolias, a father of one, was news chief at local radio station Thema 98.9. He was shot 16 times at close range. A journalist at Ta Nea said the letter mentioned other journalists and would be published by the paper on Wednesday.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
A boy of 17 who claimed to have turned his back on a life of crime to pursue a career as a top fashion model has been arrested following a shooting, it emerged today.
Monday 19 July 2010
Gunmen stormed a party in northern Mexico and massacred 17 people, authorities said.
Monday 14 June 2010
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Australian ultra-nationalist politician Stephanie Banister in car crash immigration TV interview
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail