Skippered by Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard Spindrift completes the Rolex Fastnet Race in 38hr 53min 58sec
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Tuesday 14 February 2012
Two men are to stand trial after a founder member of the 1970s rock group Electric Light Orchestra was killed by a giant rolling hay bale.
Football in Brief: Season over for Frimpong; Stoke appeal over Huth red card; Plymouth probe racism allegation
Tuesday 07 February 2012
The Wolves midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong is returning to Arsenal after his loan spell with Wolverhampton Wanderers was cut short by a serious knee injury that has ended his season.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Preston North End have parted company with manager Phil Brown after less than a year in charge at Deepdale. Brown, 52, who had guided Hull City into the Premier League via the play-offs in 2008, was appointed in January but was unable to save them from relegation from the Championship.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Twenty cities likely to launch local TV services have been named by Jeremy Hunt, the Culture Secretary.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Preston North End have appointed Peter Ridsdale as their new chairman.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Johnny Williams cut a majestic figure as he bestrode the Plymouth Argyle midfield for 11 seasons from the middle 1950s, surging forward with a dignity and style which called to mind some Atlantic-bound ship in full sail departing the city's historic harbour.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Botched amputations and scurvy are among the grim realities of naval life during the Napoleonic Wars revealed by a scientific examination of skeletons buried in three Royal Navy graveyards.
Saturday 13 August 2011
A leader of the Arctic expedition in which a British public schoolboy was mauled to death by a polar bear is to undergo surgery.
Friday 12 August 2011
One of the leaders of the Arctic expedition in which a British public schoolboy was mauled to death by a polar bear is to undergo surgery today.
Friday 12 August 2011
An 11-year-old girl has been told off by police after being involved in a Facebook plot to encourage people to riot.
Sunday 07 August 2011
Plans were being made today for an expedition party to return to the UK after a 17-year-old boy was killed by a polar bear in Norway.
Saturday 06 August 2011
The man who shot the polar bear that killed a schoolboy and savaged four others in Norway has been hailed as a hero.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Saturday 16 July 2011
A man has been charged by police investigating the disappearance of two men in June.
Friday 15 July 2011
Police investigating the murders of two men who disappeared in June have found at least one body and a van buried on farmland.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales