It must be a source of comfort to Cardiff City, Hull City and Crystal Palace that of the last 12 teams elevated to the Premier League, nine have survived their first season. Defeats for all three on the opening weekend, without scoring a goal between them, had the doomsayers wearing "told you so" expressions, although there were consolations to be had in that none of the promoted trio were humiliated despite playing top-10 opposition, in two cases away from home.
Country dwellers are less civil and more likely to be irritable, reveals study
Police have released new CCTV stills of a man suspected of carrying out a string of sex attacks.
A council has accused the Gambling Commission of "refusing to act as a regulator" and called for Government action as it loses its battle to curb the spread of betting shops in poorer areas.
West Ham were today confirmed as the new tenants
The east London club will become the tenants of the Stratford based stadium
West Ham will mark the 20th anniversary of Bobby Moore's death with a series of memorial events.
A look ahead to this week's Premier League fixture at Upton Park
Premier League team news
A decade-long battle comes to an end - but east London is as split as ever
A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets.
From waiting times, to medication errors, to surgical outcomes; NHS decisions are made on the basis of data. It's vital that data is correct.
The organisers of the controversial bout between David Haye and Dereck Chisora are certain that the 14 July grudge match will take place despite a threat to expel the Luxembourg Boxing Federation from the European Boxing Union.
When Paul Sathianesan got off the plane at Gatwick Airport to begin a new life in a new country, all he had with him were two shirts, two pairs of trousers, a sarong and a container of soil from his homeland, Sri Lanka.
Mick Shaw was a firefighter by profession, but it was in fighting racism and the rise of the far right in British politics that he first made his name.
Further to Steve Bunce's obituary (28 April), I hadn't seen Terry Spinks for many years and I was pleasantly surprised when, sometime in the late 1990s he came into my pub, The Woodman, at Stanford Rivers, Essex, writes Eddie Johnson. He was having treatment at a hospital nearby and his devoted cousin Rosemary was taking him home for the weekend and they decided to have a drink (non-alcoholic) before continuing the journey to Chadwell Heath.