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Wednesday 19 June 2013
The son of former England footballer Trevor Francis has denied stealing ladies' shoes and souvenir football shirts from a cottage belonging to ex-Aston Villa player Lee Hendrie.
Timeless fells, hosts of golden daffodils...and piles of ashes: Lake District Park Authority urge mourners to dispose of remains carefully
Thursday 13 June 2013
Mourners who scatter the ashes of relatives or beloved pets are being asked to be more considerate
Monday 06 May 2013
The reason for the buzz surrounding this revival became clear as Jonas Kaufmann launched into his rapturous opening aria. His phrasing was exquisite, and his projection - underscored by distant horn-calls - was perfect, with its gentle falls into half-voice; his whole being radiated ardent nobility.
Saturday 04 May 2013
Thursday 18 April 2013
Ten thousand tons of cardboard has been burning through the night in a “severe” fire at a paper mill.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
A hundred eminent educationalists have written to The Independent to complain about the new national curriculum. I may sound like an old fart, but I think they're wrong
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Reckitt Benckiser's former finance director Colin Day has wasted little time in his new role as the chief executive of plastic products supplier Filtrona.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Carl Ikeme hurt himself in frustration after an uncharacteristic mistake
Monday 18 February 2013
Yesterday, fans of Bill Turnbull et al were alarmed upon turning on their televisions to discover Bargain Hunt, while Today was switched for The Kitchen Cabinet. Of course, it was due to an NUJ strike.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Amit Drori’s Savanna looks like a mechanical Eden. Enchanting robot creatures nose the air and investigate the stage: a trundling tortoise, a springbok made of springs. There are “ohhhs” of wonder and delight as each new animal emerges.
Sunday 06 January 2013
A cop with your throat in his sights
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Under the constitution, new elections must be held if the President is too ill to be sworn in
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Brian Conley goes from the I'm A Celebrity... jungle to a Caribbean island in Birmingham
Monday 26 November 2012
Friday 16 November 2012
The average rent in England and Wales is now £744 per month
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Michelle Watt's father says TV presenter killed herself because she was in constant pain
- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 4 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly