Rio is now in the sights of World Cup champion who has capped a highly successful year by being named the first BT Sport Action Woman of the Year
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Sunday 22 May 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
A pony which was spotted trying to board a train has now been seen waiting in the reception of a hospital.
Thursday 19 May 2011
A man accused of beheading a British grandmother in a shop in Tenerife had been released from a psychiatric unit in the UK.
Thursday 19 May 2011
Vince Thurkettle shakes his head sadly when he recalls the dark days when Britain's gold reserves were sold off. "We should all be crying in our beer over that one," he sighs.
Sunday 08 May 2011
Wild Beasts were, they now admit, on the brink of getting proper jobs when their second album Two Dancers got a surprise Mercury nomination in 2010. They enter their third with an actual audience awaiting it, and the distinct potential to "do an Elbow".
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Saturday 23 April 2011
Monday 18 April 2011
A factory worker has been jailed for life for the murder of a woman who was beaten, strangled and left to drown in a ditch.
Friday 08 April 2011
Thursday 07 April 2011
The farmer Brynle Williams shot to public prominence in 2000 when he was among those who led protests at the gates of the Stanlow oil refinery at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire. The week-long blockades in which road hauliers and others demonstrated against escalating petrol prices that were ruining their businesses brought the country to a standstill and challenged the economic policies of the Labour government of the day. He was proud that the demonstrations, though raucous, had not turned violent, and he advocated such direct action as a means of making a political point. "The aim of our protests," he said, "was to bring to Tony Blair's attention that all was not well in the countryside."
Thursday 03 March 2011
A woman was cleared today of causing the death by careless driving of her 11-year-old son.
Sunday 27 February 2011
Thursday 24 February 2011
Um, isn't he a chap?
Friday 18 February 2011
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Two "Judas like" teenage sisters were sentenced today for the brutal knife murder of their father.
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