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Tuesday 29 January 2013
So now nursery carers will be able to look after more children, which means more nursery places, and more overwhelmed teachers
Ground forces backed by French paratroopers in Mali prepare to capture Timbuktu after taking control of airports and roads
Monday 28 January 2013
Fall of Timbuktu will mark the end of an initial, lightning advance by French and Malian forces into territory overrun by Islamists
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Modern footballers tend to behave themselves on New Year's Eve so Arsenal did not even have the excuse of a hangover for a disjointed, insipid display at St Mary's yesterday which left them four points adrift of the Champions League places and raised further doubts about their chances of winning a trophy any time soon.
The end of the world...again? Authorities on alert after cult leader paedophile Warren Jeffs warns 10,000 followers to prepare for New Year's Eve apocalypse
Monday 31 December 2012
Experts warn Jeffs' message could send a 'dangerous signal' to members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Tuesday 25 December 2012
Southampton goalkeeper Kelvin Davis believes the trip to Fulham on Boxing Day is the first of a number of winnable fixtures coming up for the south coast club.
Monday 22 October 2012
Tribe hails ascension of 17th-century Kateri Tekakwitha as a gesture of reconciliation
Saturday 06 October 2012
The Vatican has no plans to hold more talks with rebel Catholic traditionalists who insist the church must revoke the modernising reforms it adopted five decades ago, Pope Benedict's main doctrinal official has told a German interviewer.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
When a man who has won Europe's top middle-distance contest a record seven times starts to make plans for the race, notice should be taken. André Fabre yesterday nominated the three-time Group 1 winner Meandre as his top candidate for this year's Arc, with a well-trodden route to Longchamp on 7 October mapped out.
Friday 27 July 2012
Southampton have completed the signing of defender Nathaniel Clyne from Crystal Palace for an undisclosed fee.
Monday 02 July 2012
Despite international condemnation, the radical Islamic faction controlling the northern Malian outpost of Timbuktu continued destroying the city's ancient tombs today, laying waste to the city's five-hundred-year-old heritage.
Saturday 12 May 2012
The Wigan coach, Shaun Wane, said that St Helens will go into today's Challenge Cup quarter-final at the DW Stadium "underdone".
Sunday 04 March 2012
Irish police puzzled by latest in series of bizarre thefts of religious artefacts from churches
Sunday 15 January 2012
The creator of the quintessentially English stiff-upper-lipped hero, The Saint, was half-Chinese, born in Singapore in 1907.
Tuesday 27 December 2011
Rowers dressed as Father Christmas escort a gondola ferrying a live nativity scene from St Mark's Basilica to the island of San Giorgio in Venice yesterday.
Sunday 25 December 2011
Rangers manager Ally McCoist insists he has no fears about being able to raise his players for next week's Old Firm game despite their dreadful preparation for the clash against Celtic.
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