The Chief Inspector of Prisons said the system had "utterly failed" the "most vulnerable people in detention"
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Saturday 23 May 2009
Saturday 23 May 2009
Friday 22 May 2009
Following other unintentionally hilarious air-punching classics – Anvil! The Story of Anvil, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) and, of course, the genre-defining This is Spinal Tap (1984) – this is the latest heavy metal rockumentary, and follows Iron Maiden's Somewhere Back in Time world tour of 2008.
Sunday 03 May 2009
The Foreign Office today defended seeking to hire a private jet for the use of Foreign Secretary David Miliband.
Saturday 25 April 2009
A speedy U-turn from retailer Alexon
Goodness, 48 hours is a long time in the world of retail. On Wednesday, Bay Trading's parent company, Alexon, sounded confident in its latest trading statement: "New high fashion lines have been well received by customers and the fashion press and a revitalised image has been designed for Bay Trading reflecting its more fashionable proposition". So fashionable, in fact, that Alexon put the company into administration yesterday morning.
Wednesday 25 March 2009
Thursday 19 March 2009
Royal Bank of Scotland and Citigroup have cancelled orders for private jets for top executives in the wake of the financial crash and a public backlash over corporate perks, French planemaker Dassault Aviation said today.
Monday 23 February 2009
Lord Ashcroft is playing a pivotal role in David Cameron’s drive to power as he pours millions of pounds into winning the seats that the Tories need to form a government at the next election.
Sunday 22 February 2009
LA is currently a little bit in love with Britain – or at least with some of our glossier exports – and tonight, Oscar night, this is where you’ll find many of our A-listers in attendance.
Saturday 14 February 2009
Wednesday 28 January 2009
We know Barack Obama is the saviour of the planet and all that, but his whirlwind of activity over the first seven days in office has disappointed in one respect: he hasn't saved the economy yet. Just check out www.recovery.gov, the site the new administration has set up in order to update Americans on how their tax dollars are being spent in the battle against recession. The site has, as yet, no content at all.
Saturday 03 January 2009
Saturday 29 November 2008
Friday 28 November 2008
The Liberal Democrats' biggest donor became one of Britain's most wanted men today after being convicted of stealing millions from a former football boss.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
- 1 Rowan Atkinson to sell £10 million McLaren 'supercar' he crashed into a tree and a lamppost
- 2 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 3 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness