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Friday 26 August 2011
Friday 19 August 2011
A drink-driver who knocked down and killed a pedestrian on a crossing while unable to see out of her icy windscreen has been jailed for two years.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Sunday 31 July 2011
Seven people were killed and 22 injured when two knife-wielding men hijacked a truck and then attacked a crowd, Chinese police sources said.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Paraguay beat Venezuela 5-3 in a penalty shootout to reach the final of the Copa America for the first time since 1979 after a fortunate goalless draw last night.
Friday 01 July 2011
The number of passenger accidents at railway stations increased last year, official figures showed today.
Friday 03 June 2011
Friday 27 May 2011
London was recently voted the most walkable city in the world. But making sure a city is a place for walkers is a hugely underrated process. Politicians, planners and architects should take note of the burgeoning discipline of "walkonomics", which has trumpeted the advantages of the pedestrian-friendly city.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
All new lorries would have to be fitted with safety mirrors under proposals to be debated in the Commons today to cut the numbers of cyclists killed on Britain's roads. MPs of all parties are backing the plans, which follow The Independent's "save our cyclists" campaign which was launched last month.
Thursday 12 May 2011
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Michael Yardy yesterday played his first game since flying home early from the World Cup suffering with depression. Yardy made a successful, if low-key, comeback as captain of Sussex in a CB40 game against the Netherlands at Hove.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Tuesday 05 April 2011
New pictures of drivers and pedestrians dodging the barriers and ignoring warning lights at a busy railway junction in South London.
Saturday 12 March 2011
A woman shot in a laundrette in a seaside town was named by police today as Marion Millican.
Thursday 03 March 2011
Today is World Book Day in the UK and Ireland, a "worldwide celebration of books and reading" which, in the UK anyway, is "a partnership of publishers, booksellers and interested parties, who work together to promote books and reading for the personal enrichment and enjoyment of all." All, that is, except those who wish the future of books wasn't so alarmingly rocky.
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- 5 Ball pool for adults opens in London