News The Royal Docks at Grimsby; residents in Grimsby are rising up against Channel 4's attempts to cast them as the subjects of its next documentary series on the poor

Residents in Grimsby are rising up against Channel 4’s attempts to cast them as the subjects of its next documentary series on the poor – a television genre that has been dubbed “poverty porn”.

Sport on TV: The long journey from Scunthorpe to Sofia

IF CHANNEL 5 aren't careful, they are going to make a name for themselves as producers of high-quality sports documentaries.

The Brian Viner Interview: Clemence still keeping his counsel

`The best goalkeepers not only make it look easy, not only make great saves, they make great saves at important moments'

Football: Laws plans to hold on to his young talent

Scunthorpe United 1 Leyton Orient 0

Football: Sheldon sets up the future

Leyton Orient 0 Scunthorpe United 1 Calvo-Garcia 6 Half-time: 0-1 Attendance: 36,985

Football: Orient can exploit their Cantona connection

GALLIC FLAIR tends not to be a factor in the Third Division play- off final, but the French connection personified by two former colleagues of Eric Cantona could decide whether Leyton Orient or Scunthorpe United gain promotion at Wembley today.

Football: Sheldon too slick for the Swans

GARETH SHELDON, a 19-year-old striker, scored twice in extra time against Swansea City last night to take Scunthorpe United to Wembley, where they will face Leyton Orient in the Third Division play-off final.

Football: Swans seal slim lead

SWANSEA EDGED closer to a third Wembley visit in five years yesterday as they outplayed Scunthorpe at a packed Vetch Field to gain a 1-0 advantage to take into the second leg of their Third Division play-off.

Football: Only one United? Why we are united in our disgust

Simon Turnbull says Newcastle had a United 10 years before Manchester

Football: Keegan receives mixed farewell

KEVIN KEEGAN was given a lukewarm send-off from Fulham fans as Paul Moody's hat-trick concluded a memorable season for the Second Division champions in their 3-0 victory over Preston.

Football: Scunthorpe harbour own lofty ambitions

Simon Turnbull returns to the roots of the new national coach

Where the guests like to be put behind bars

There is a hotel in Scunthorpe that will cater for your every need - if you're a budgie, writes Kevin Pilley

DANCE: EVENT OF THE WEEK: Tour de Force! to 10 Apr Various venues

Small is beautiful and takes the shape of Tour de Force!, English National Ballet's annual split-touring scheme, when the company divides to service regional parts that other companies fail to reach. The two programmes concentrate on extracts from everybody's favourite ballets. Think The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet etc. But the unfamiliar still gets a look in and ENB's Christopher Hampson flexes his talent with a new piece, Concerto Grosso, on one programme, and Country Garden, created last year, on the other.

The week in radio: Death becomes them

A HISTORY of Grief in Three Funerals (Radio 4) could have offered bleak listening for a Saturday afternoon had it not been for the masterful touch of its presenter, Ruth Richardson. As a specialist in bereavement (she apparently has a private collection of lead coffin lids), Ms Richardson was able to discuss the subject in a relaxed and natural way, and demonstrate that only in recent years has death become something best not mentioned in company.

Football: Earle's raging effort

Everton 1 Wimbledon 1

Oriental Style cuts a dash in East End

SHELLEY FOX, winner of the first Jerwood Fashion Prize, showed her autumn/winter collection at London Fashion Week yesterday.
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A crime that reveals London's dark heart

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Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
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Renée Zellweger's real crime has been to age in an industry that prizes women's youth over humanity

'Renée Zellweger's real crime was to age'

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From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

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Thousands of teenagers to visit battlefields of the First World War in new Government scheme

Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

A new Government scheme aims to bring the the horrors of the conflict to life over the next five years
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Mario Balotelli substituted at half-time against Real Madrid: Was this shirt swapping the real reason?

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West Indies tour of India: Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

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Decision to pull out of India tour leaves the WICB fighting for its existence with an off-field storm building
Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
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Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

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Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?