Lambert and Holt worked together at Norwich
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Wednesday 19 May 2010
David Cameron, backed by Nick Clegg, promised a new era of people power as he outlined plans to turn his vision of a "big society" into a reality.
Friday 16 April 2010
A father was jailed today for 10 years for trying to kill his weeks-old baby by smothering him and poisoning him with powerful painkillers.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Sunday 11 April 2010
Amid coverage of televised leaders' debates and party political posters, people often don't realise that elections have another side: an opportunity to earn money. Elections are labour intensive, requiring thousands of poll clerks, all of whom can earn a tidy sum on election night.
Wednesday 07 April 2010
Tuesday 06 April 2010
A man was facing trial today accused of killing his ex-wife who was stabbed to death as she prepared to host her divorce party.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Ashok Kumar was first and foremost a scientist and secondly a politician. In fact, with the arguable exception of Dr Ernest (Nick) Davies, the Manchester University physicist who represented Manchester Stretford between 1966 and 1970, I cannot think of any MP in my time (1962-2005) as qualified in science – or, indeed, since the distinguished fellow of the Royal Society, Professor A.V. Hill, who represented the University of Cambridge and won a Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1922, and quit the Commons in 1945.
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Labour MP Ashok Kumar, who was found dead in his home, died from natural causes, police said today.
Monday 15 March 2010
Tributes were paid to the Labour MP Ashok Kumar today after he was found dead at his constituency home. Anxious staff raised the alarm after being unable to contact Dr Kumar, 53, who was only the fifth Asian to be elected to Parliament since the Second World War.
Friday 22 January 2010
A mother of four, who tortured her partner to death with the help of both her brother and boyfriend, was jailed for life today and told she must serve a minimum term of 32 years.
Monday 11 January 2010
Saturday 28 November 2009
A company which runs bail hostels has been put on probation after a resident was brutally murdered.
Monday 26 October 2009
The death of a 10-year-old boy who was found hanging in woods appeared to be a "tragic accident", police said.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Following Ivan Ponting's excellent obituary of Alex McCrae (17 October), writes Tam Dalyell, could I add that during National Service basic training at Catterick camp, the first time we were allowed out after our six weeks' call-up was to go to Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, where we saw Middlesbrough 3 Burnley 3 in December 1950? That afternoon McCrae was on the same level as Wilf Mannion and Burnley's Jimmy McIlroy.
Monday 14 September 2009
A £30m school created under the Government's flagship academy scheme has been given an "inadequate" rating by Ofsted following a visit by inspectors in July, making it the third such school to be placed in special measures. The verdict will come as a significant blow to Labour, particularly given that the school it replaced was not said to have been failing.
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