La Gomera recovers
Daniel Sturridge remains hopeful he will be able to play for Team GB at the London Olympics after undergoing hospital tests for suspected viral meningitis.
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A university lecturer who admitted possessing a hoard of Class A drugs at his house where a schoolgirl died was spared jail today.
Audio books can be just as engaging a way into a love of books as bedtime reading. From Paddington to Pooh, here are some of our favourites.
A new canal boat hire base has opened on the Grand Union Canal, Paddington Arm, at Willow Tree Marina near Greenford, west London.
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Money-saving plan to urge a return towards the days when British Rail did everything
Roy Jackson, the former Assistant General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress, was widely respected throughout the movement as one of the leading movers in building up a nationwide system of trade union education. Over 30,000 trade unionists a year would complete the courses he instituted.
Britain is awash with large commercial buildings whose façades have been tarted up with supposedly creative gubbins because planners encourage the so-called Per Cent For Art approach. We're not talking Anish Kapoor. Nine times out of ten, that 1 per cent of building cost pays for witless "artistic" glass fins projecting from façades.
Dramatic phone calls revealed tonight how the emergency services struggled to cope with the chaos sparked by the July 7 suicide bomb attacks.
Mark Fuller used to be in the business of keeping people up at night. The nightclub impresario has been responsible for London venues including Sugar Reef and Embassy (where the door policy, incidentally, might as well be if-you're-not-fake-tanned-then-you're-not-comin'-in). Then in 2003 he radically changed direction when he took over a rural bolthole – Inn on the Green – in Berkshire with Iron Maiden manager Andy Taylor.
Peter Porter, who published Better Than God on his 80th birthday in February 2009 and whose substantial The Rest on the Flight: Selected Poems is due next month, is recognised as one of the best poets of the second half of the 20th century – though not as widely as his poems deserve.
With the industry in a pickle, Paddington Bear has been enlisted as the face of the fruit preserve
eBay.co.uk is offering holidays to UK shoppers for the first time in association with Octopus Travel. It says more than 50,000 deals will be on offer from 99p.
Paddington creator and other authors and actors send letter to Downing Street
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