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Friday 04 May 2012
Labour celebrated its election success in Wales with a mini victory parade by a statue of one its most famous politicians.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Nine people have been bailed in connection with the naming on Twitter of the victim in footballer Ched Evans' rape case, police said.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Nine more people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the naming on Twitter of the victim in footballer Ched Evans's rape case.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Sheffield United defender Connor Brown has been suspended by the club for comments he made on Twitter following teammate Ched Evans's jail sentence for rape.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Sheffield United have suspended reserve-team player Connor Brown for posts he made on Twitter following team-mate Ched Evans' jail sentence for rape.
Saturday 21 April 2012
A footballer who raped a teenager who was "too drunk to consent" to sex, while two of his friends tried to film the attack on a mobile phone, was jailed for five years yesterday.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
The remaining fuel from a stricken cargo ship which ran aground in rough seas has been removed in a clean-up operation.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Tuesday 03 April 2012
A police investigation has begun after another footballer was racially abused on Twitter. Officers were contacted when Newcastle United's James Perch was targeted on Sunday.
Monday 02 April 2012
The family of a mother and her young son killed in their home said they would be sadly missed.
Friday 30 March 2012
Secret agents specialising in the "dark arts" might have tried to cover up the mysterious death of an MI6 spy found in a holdall, a coroner heard today.
Thursday 29 March 2012
The Government's plans for a nuclear-power renaissance were in disarray tonight after two of the "big six" energy giants pulled out of a venture to build new reactors.
Sunday 29 January 2012
Merseyside Police last night announced a 59-year-old man had been detained in connection with an alleged racist gesture made at Anfield during yesterday's FA Cup fourth-round tie against Manchester United.
Friday 27 January 2012
The Airbus manufacturer EADS has finally confirmed that Tom Enders will succeed Louis Gallois as chief executive at the Franco-German group.
Friday 13 January 2012
A search and rescue operation was under way today after a crewman fell overboard from a fishing boat in the Irish Sea.
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