Five days of patient, and not so patient, waiting came to an end yesterday as Britain was rewarded with its first gold medal, promptly followed by another to quieten the critics.
Robert Snodgrass has left Leeds' training camp after being given permission to speak to an unnamed Barclays Premier League club, believed to be Norwich.
It's shortly after noon and the Tregothnan country estate is bathed in a low blanket of mist. Leaden skies loom overhead and a steady drizzle of rain makes the surrounding foliage glisten bright green.
It's shortly after noon and the Tregothnan country estate is bathed in a low blanket of mist.
Three-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie today kicked off the London 2012 Olympic torch relay, saying it was "one of the more nervous moments of my life".
A woman blinded in an horrendous violent assault by her boyfriend has urged people suffering domestic violence to come forward.
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Leader's position secure after difficult spell in charge as more than 800 council seats are won
A mother-of-two whose boyfriend throttled her unconscious and gouged out her eyes said today he "robbed me of one of the most precious things in life".
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The Conservatives' smooth PR mask slipped as scandal and silliness reigned
Bournemouth is a match for the Costas and the Canaries when it comes to beaches, according to a survey today.