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Tuesday 26 February 2008
Long-suffering passengers using First Great Western rail services were offered some hope today as the company running the franchise pledged to improve its "poor performance".
Wednesday 30 January 2008
The Government today announced plans for an extra 1,300 carriages to be introduced on the UK's rail network in a bid to tackle overcrowding.
Thursday 10 January 2008
The Government has decided against backing more faith schools, the Children, Schools and Families Secretary, Ed Balls, told MPs.
Saturday 10 June 2006
Hampshire's captain, Shane Warne, led the way at the Rose Bowl yesterday as the hosts routed Nottinghamshire by 299 runs. John Crawley reached 116 for Hampshire before Warne declared at 251 for 3 in their second innings, setting Nottinghamshire 506 runs for victory.
Thursday 18 May 2006
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has told the country's newspapers to stop publishing pictures of women as they could lead young men astray.
Wednesday 17 May 2006
Consternation is rippling through the fusty corridors of the accountancy profession after a company chaired and majority-owned by the president-elect of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales was awarded two contracts by the professional body, potentially worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Tuesday 16 May 2006
Miles of unblemished coral reefs have been turned to slime-covered rubble because of rising sea temperatures caused by global warming.
Monday 15 May 2006
Two British soldiers died in a roadside bombing as they patrolled near the southern Iraqi city of Basra, the Ministry of Defence said. The deaths bring to 111 the total of British troops killed in Iraq since the American-led invasion.
Sunday 14 May 2006
Sunday 15 January 2006
Friday 11 November 2005
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings