Veteran television and radio star Sir Terry Wogan has told how widespread rumours about Jimmy Savile used to sweep the BBC but nobody did anything about them.
The renaming of rugby league grounds has reached a new low in Castleford. As of the 2014 season, the venue currently known as the Wish Communications Stadium will become the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.
Batsman was given out caught behind but when replays showed he was actually lbw, the decision was overturned on appeal, much to England's frustration
Chelsea captain in public rebuke of FA chairman during handover of trophy
No matter how elite you are, it's bludgeoned into every soldier - watch your ammo
The trial of Maria Afiuni, who has been in detention for three years, could begin today
Lord Bichard said older people had to make 'a more positive contribution' to reduce the burden they place on the state
Various Premier League players break ranks with Kick It Out campaign as Chelsea stay loyal to Terry
The future of Bradford Bulls remains up in the air after the Rugby Football League described an offer for the club as "unreasonable and unrealistic" yesterday. The offer was made to Bradford's joint administrator, Brendan Guilfoyle, by a group of local Asian businessmen, known as the ABC consortium, but came with strings attached.
Chelsea's potential stadium move was at the centre of more controversy today after another dramatic and stormy meeting of Chelsea Pitch Owners.
The latest Kevin Pietersen saga drew to a quiet close yesterday with the announcement of England's preliminary squad for the World Twenty20. His name was not among the list of 30 players, the so-called Twenty20 thirty, which will be reduced to 15 before England defend their title in Sri Lanka in September.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has expressed delight over securing goalkeeper Fraser Forster on a permanent deal.
Mother whose son was beaten in student fees protest prepares for his case to come to court
The manner in which parts of the media condemn the various investigations into their conduct highlights how they got into trouble in the first place. In the past, some journalists behaved as if they were above the law. Some appear to expect now a higher threshold of leniency or tolerance compared with everyone else. At the very least they demand a generous sense of proportion that they do not apply when reporting on politicians or others.
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