The Chief Inspector of Prisons said the system had "utterly failed" the "most vulnerable people in detention"
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Friday 21 November 2008
Sunday 28 September 2008
Friday 26 September 2008
Wednesday 10 September 2008
He's made a fortune throwing parties for Russian oligarchs and Hollywood idols – now Edward Davenport is buying into the fashion industry. But what exactly goes on behind the stucco-fronted façade of Fast Eddie's swinging West End mansion? He gives Rob Sharp a private tour
Sunday 31 August 2008
Sunday 24 August 2008
They come from North Carolina and sing round-the-campfire folk. Their songs unabashedly contain lyrics such as "It takes a lot of nerve to destroy this wondrous earth" and they are currently on tour with the lovely Bon Iver, with whom they share an entirely organic charm. But what's this in the "thank yous", hidden among sentiments such as "[this album is] dedicated to what still remains wild, on the earth, and inside us"? "Thanks to JD for taking us for a ride on his private jet." If that's not the modern dichotomy summed up in a sleevenote, then what is? You'll forgive them as you sing along, though.
Friday 08 August 2008
Sunday 20 July 2008
Friday 20 June 2008
The ferocious activist investor Carl Icahn is taking his campaign against underperforming corporate managements into cyberspace with the launch of a scathing new blog.
Friday 20 June 2008
Sunday 15 June 2008
20 Minutes that it took for Wayne and Coleen to marry in the 17th-century splendour of the Villa Durazzo
Thursday 17 April 2008
Thomas Leer was the original one-man bedroom band, his pioneering 1978 own-label underground hit “Private Plane” prefiguring many subsequent developments in synth-pop.
Monday 31 March 2008
Five people were killed after a private aircraft crashed into two homes near a Kent airfield yesterday.
Sunday 30 March 2008
A private jet collided with homes in a "ball of fire" and huge plumes of smoke after putting out a mayday call.
Wednesday 12 March 2008
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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