Skippered by Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard Spindrift completes the Rolex Fastnet Race in 38hr 53min 58sec
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Tuesday 14 August 2012
A mental health patient given home leave after being declared “no risk” was later found by police brandishing a Samurai sword in the street.
Monday 06 August 2012
Team GB's synchronised swimming duo Jenna Randall and Olivia Federici will be competing today and hoping to prove that their sport is more than just "splashing around in the pool".
Monday 30 July 2012
A tasteless promotional film has added to the rivalry between Great Britain and Argentina ahead of tonight's men's match.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Rebecca Adlington and Tom Daley are hardly alike but both thrive when the pressure is on
Saturday 07 July 2012
The South West was hit by torrential downpours overnight, as one river was given the highest grade flood warning and the heavy rain continues to wreak havoc.
Sunday 03 June 2012
A New York artist is the latest to bring his witty works to our streets
Monday 21 May 2012
Olympic torchbearers have cashed in on their once-in-a-lifetime privilege by selling their torches on eBay.
Sunday 20 May 2012
70 police officers to guard one little flame might seem excessive, but the seven and a half thousand Olympic torch bearers still to run will no doubt be glad of the protection, after it has emerged that the torches they will carry have a street value of more than £100,000.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Leader's position secure after difficult spell in charge as more than 800 council seats are won
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Crowds of people gathered today to wave off one of the Royal Navy's newest and most powerful warships as it set sail for the Falkland Islands a day before the 30th anniversary of the British task force setting sail for war.
Monday 02 April 2012
One of the Royal Navy's newest and most powerful warships is to set sail for the Falkland Islands a day before the 30th anniversary of the British task force setting sail for war.
Monday 05 March 2012
A man has been found guilty of impersonating a qualified barrister at crown court after he donned a wig and robe to represent a friend he met in prison.
Sunday 26 February 2012
The waterman constable and the bogeyman
Wednesday 15 February 2012
Tom Daley faces missing out on an Olympic medal unless he reduces his media commitments, according to British Diving's performance director Alexei Evangulov.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
It is an afternoon session at Sheffield's council-run Ponds Forge pool, and the usual flotilla of keep-fit swimmers is determinedly groping its way up and down the lanes.
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