People from black and minority ethnic backgrounds account for more than half of those strip-searched by the Metropolitan Police in the past three years, according to “extremely alarming” figures collected by the force.
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Friday 16 July 2010
David Cameron was accused today of betraying his pledge to protect free bus passes for the elderly after it emerged that hundreds of thousands of pensioners could have to wait up to an extra five years before they are eligible.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Thursday 27 May 2010
A waiter was today found guilty of helping his schoolboy cousin take revenge on his ex-girlfriend by murdering her in a house fire.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
A schoolboy who took revenge for being dumped by killing his ex-girlfriend and her older sister in a house fire is facing a life sentence today.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
Prime Minister David Cameron and his Deputy Nick Clegg were today sworn in as MPs in the new-look House of Commons.
Monday 10 May 2010
Saturday 08 May 2010
Thursday 06 May 2010
Labour chiefs were preparing to try to broker a power-sharing deal with the Liberal Democrats as Britain headed for a hung parliament.
Monday 03 May 2010
Gordon Brown admitted yesterday that he is now fighting for political survival, as he made a frenzied tour of 10 Labour constituencies in London to shore up the party's core vote, motivate activists and convey a sense of activity to the electorate.
Tuesday 09 March 2010
An alcohol ban on buses in England was among Government proposals unveiled today to improve services throughout the country.
Monday 08 March 2010
Tram services are to be extended across Greater Manchester with £120 million of taxpayers' cash funding two new extensions to the Metrolink system, it was announced today.
Monday 21 December 2009
Thousands of passengers on both sides of the Channel were scrambling to get home in time for Christmas last night after Eurostar blamed the closure of their train network on the wrong type of snow.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
Thursday 27 August 2009
Rogue parking firms that clamp cars for minor offences and charge motorists extortionate rates to have their vehicles released are to be forced to comply with strict rules as part of a Government assault
Friday 31 July 2009
The UK's first tax on parking spaces is expected to be endorsed by the Government today.
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