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Monday 26 April 2010
A science teacher shouted "die, die, die" as he beat one of his pupils around the head with a dumbbell, a court heard today.
Sunday 07 March 2010
The protagonist Courtney Stone wakes up in a dream, and "doomed to be an anachronism" since it is now 1813 England, rather than the present-day Los Angeles from which she hails. She revels in the reflection of the unfamiliar woman gazing back at her – a woman called Jane Mansfield. She also has to inhabit an entirely different body of thought and feeling, and over the course of the novel will struggle to fit into some rigid notions. Jane has just awoken from a riding accident and is confronting a world deciding how to treat her: is she best off in an asylum? Or having "the offensive humours in the blood" drained out of her? Or simply eating and sleeping well?
Friday 26 February 2010
The Tories and Liberal Democrats scored landslide council by-election victories as Labour's vote showed signs of slipping.
Thursday 25 February 2010
A 22-year-old man was handed an eviction notice after repeatedly blaring out songs by Cheryl Cole on his stereo, a council said today.
Monday 08 February 2010
A top Scotland Yard officer was jailed today for assaulting and falsely arresting a man in a petty row over money.
Thursday 24 December 2009
Wednesday 23 December 2009
Former Manchester United winger and Busby Babe Albert Scanlon has died at the age of 74, the club have confirmed.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
Sunday 04 October 2009
Tuesday 15 September 2009
A thorough investigation will be held into how an eight-year-old girl on the books of social services came to be found hanged in her bedroom, Nottinghamshire County Council said yesterday.
Monday 14 September 2009
Sunday 13 September 2009
An eight-year-old girl was found hanged in her bedroom, police said today.
Saturday 05 September 2009
Scotland's other national drink takes pride of place in the only place in the world where Coca-Cola isn't Number One. So is Irn-Bru the real thing? Well, despite the name it is neither brewed nor does it have much to do with iron, regardless of the famous advertising line that it is "Made in Scotland from girders".
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Almost 200 bus drivers are to stage a 24-hour strike in a row over pay and working conditions threatening disruption to services, it was announced today.
Friday 14 August 2009
Charlie Poole was a roguish, semi-literate banjo-playing minstrel of the 1920s prohibition era, a rapscallion entertainer whose intemperate worldview is succinctly summarised in Loudon Wainwright's title-track to this 2-CD tribute to his enduring influence.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits record low as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more