Petrol stations, takeaways and newsagents across Northern England are stocking ‘legal highs’ like “peanuts in a pub”, as drug sales spread from ‘head shops’ to the high street, a report from a major drugs charity claims.
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Friday 24 February 2012
British actor Idris Elba is set to portray Nelson Mandela on the big screen.
Friday 24 February 2012
The Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has thrown down the gauntlet to Kevin Rudd, challenging him to fight her for the Labor Party leadership and top political office in a ballot next Monday.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
The Government is to axe the "crazy" arrangement where some rail companies get paid twice for replacing trains with buses.
Monday 13 February 2012
The Maldives' new President expanded his cabinet yesterday, to strengthen the coalition government that has ruled the Indian Ocean nation since former leader Mohamed Nasheed's resignation last week sparked a political crisis.
Friday 03 February 2012
The number of bike accidents has risen, angering the victims' families. By Kevin Rawlinson
Friday 27 January 2012
If Newt Gingrich makes it to the White House, America will launch an ambitious programme to colonise the Moon, according to the latest exotic pledge to emerge on the Republican campaign trail.
Saturday 07 January 2012
Friday 06 January 2012
The problems that satnavs can cause are to be thrashed out at a Government summit.
Sunday 01 January 2012
Letter to Prime Minister warns that changes will create inequality and 'a deplorable state of affairs'
Friday 16 December 2011
The House of Commons yesterday backed down from calling for Parliament's independent expenses watchdog to be broken up despite continuing anger over the administration of the system.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy launched a personal attack on David Cameron yesterday amid growing signs that last week's agreement struck by the other 26 European Union countries without Britain is already fraying at the edges.
- 1 Mountain goats' miraculous escape from avalanche captured in dramatic video footage
- 2 Gurdwaras-turned-food banks: Sikh temples are catering for rise in Britain’s hungry
- 3 Kenyan politician Mike Sonko left red-faced after photoshopping himself next to Nelson Mandela
- 4 Government delays EU immigration report because it is too positive
- 5 'I'm experiencing austerity as well', says Princess Michael of Kent