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Friday 13 September 2013
'You will make something nice if you use gold, but that's not a big challenge'
Thursday 12 September 2013
A paedophile who carried out a life-threatening sexual assault on a toddler after social services failed to conduct background checks has been jailed for seventeen and a half years.
Thursday 05 September 2013
A man who stole nearly £1m from children’s cancer charities, including one he set up to help his own son, was jailed for five years today.
Friday 30 August 2013
Carl Froch's super-middleweight world title clash with fellow Englishman George Groves will take place in Manchester on 23 November.
Friday 30 August 2013
Research shows more than half a million vehicle collisions on roads around schools in UK from 2006 to 2011, resulting in more than 85,000 child casualties
Thursday 29 August 2013
Outlook Mark Carney's PR savvy impresses more with every outing. First his arrival at Threadneedle Street by Tube rather than limo. Then women on banknotes. Now, his love-in with the East Midlands.
Ben Chu: Bank of England boss, Mark Carney, may have to wield the big stick of QE if he is to win City support
Thursday 29 August 2013
"Don't fight the Fed" is one of a traditional axiom of bond traders. It means that if the US central bank wants interest rates to move in a certain direction, they ultimately will, so you'd better not get in the way. But "don't fight the Bank of England" does not have the same folk-wisdom status on trading floors. And that's the nub of the problem facing Mark Carney and his policy of forward guidance.
Sunday 25 August 2013
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will be forced to defend his flagship policy of ‘forward guidance’ this week as markets bet on a faster fall in unemployment than the central bank predicts.
Thursday 01 August 2013
The cover, which has been ‘The prophets of doom had a field day over Maury Yeston's musical Titanic when it was launched on Broadway in 1997 ahead of James Cameron's blockbuster cinematic weepie. Technical glitches during the previews and a rumour-mill drooling with anticipatory schadenfreude convinced wiseacres that the $10 million dollar show, like the eponymous vessel, was on a collision course with disaster.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
After a grey and rainy few days, many Britons may be pleased to hear that the weather looks set to return to temperatures close to those experienced in the heatwave - for Thursday at least.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
A month's rain fell in just a few hours in some areas
Thursday 18 July 2013
Aussie Angle: Watson is a bit of a loner but the others should be able to cope with it
Ashes 2013: Michael Clarke called Shane Watson 'a cancer on the team' alleges fired Australia coach Mickey Arthur
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Leaked documents for unfair dismissal case reveal full extent of the split in Australian camp
Monday 15 July 2013
Anderson’s precision with the ball was staggering
Australians 396-4 & 344-5 Worcestershire 284 & 274-5: Michael Clarke backs David Warner to hit a hundred as return to side looks likely
Saturday 06 July 2013
Australia’s preparations for the Ashes concluded with a strong hint from captain Michael Clarke that David Warner will step straight back into the Test side at Trent Bridge on Wednesday after the suspension imposed following his altercation with England’s Joe Root in a Birmingham nightclub effectively ended last night.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence