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”.
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Thursday 18 March 2010
The Government's drugs advisers could recommend a ban on mephedrone within weeks following the deaths of two teenagers believed to have taken the drug.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Police investigating the deaths of two teenagers believed to have taken the legal drug mephedrone today issued further warnings after a man was arrested in a separate incident.
Monday 08 March 2010
A hospital launched an investigation today after a newborn baby was given an overdose of a tuberculosis vaccine.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
One of the MPs being prosecuted over his expenses today claimed the Commons is treating him unfairly by suspending his "golden goodbye" until criminal proceedings are over.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
Neil Warnock: Simon talked me out of quitting – and despite our so-called crisis, I'm glad he did
Saturday 06 February 2010
Friday 05 February 2010
Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer announced today that four parliamentarians will be prosecuted over expenses claims.
Wednesday 03 February 2010
Monday 25 January 2010
Sunday 24 January 2010
Stepping out alongside Manchester City's collection of millionaire athletes in the fourth round of the FA Cup this afternoon will be a surreal experience for Scunthorpe's players, though not a new one after their encounter in the Carling Cup earlier this season.
Saturday 23 January 2010
Friday 22 January 2010
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has sidestepped questions about the club becoming "the biggest and best in the world".
Wednesday 13 January 2010
Brian Laws is confident he can keep Burnley in the top flight following his surprise appointment as manager today.
Monday 11 January 2010
Nigel Clough has admitted that Derby's 4-1 home defeat by Scunthorpe represented a low point for his team and underlined the need to bring in new players. The visitors took a two-goal first-half lead thanks to strikes from Gary Hooper and Garry Thompson, but Kris Commons' deflected effort gave the Rams hope of a second-half comeback. Thompson then curled in from the edge of the area and Jonathan Forte bundled home a loose ball to extend Scunthorpe's lead.
Sunday 10 January 2010
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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