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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Friday 29 May 2009
Former Labour minister Elliot Morley is to quit as an MP after claiming £16,800 in taxpayer-funded allowances for interest on a mortgage he had already paid off.
Monday 25 May 2009
Sunday 24 May 2009
Nigel Adkins is confident that the pain of having lost at Wembley already this season will spur on his Scunthorpe side when they walk out on to the pitch today. The Iron take on Millwall in the League One play-off final only seven weeks after meeting Luton Town in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final. They lost 3-2 but have been galvanised sufficiently by Adkins to put themselves in with a chance of an instant return to the Championship.
Saturday 16 May 2009
Friday 15 May 2009
The Westminster expenses scandal claimed its first Government victim today when Labour MP Shahid Malik stepped down as justice minister pending an investigation.
Friday 15 May 2009
The Prime Minister's climate change envoy Elliot Morley has been sacked and also suspended from the Parliamentary Labour Party after he was found to have claimed £16,000 of taxpayers' money for a mortgage that no longer existed.
Thursday 14 May 2009
Gordon Brown today suspended ex-minister Elliot Morley from the Parliamentary Labour Party and an aide to Tory leader David Cameron quit his post, as the Westminster expenses scandal claimed its first scalps.
Saturday 03 January 2009
Sunday 21 December 2008
Friday 07 November 2008
Steel giant Corus is to cut production by 30 per cent over the next few months and temporarily shut down blast furnaces at two of its UK plants, it announced today.
Monday 23 June 2008
James McFadden wants to leave Biringham City following their relegation to the Championship, according to his agent. The Scotland striker joined Birmingham from Everton in January for £5m.
Sunday 18 May 2008
Monday 28 April 2008
If there is one thing you can depend on in the Championship it is that it will nearly always provide one more chance. At Vicarage Road relegated Scunthorpe out-played a Watford side who, despite one win in 13 games, remain in control of their own destiny.
Saturday 08 March 2008
When Jermaine Beckford accepted the award for League One Player of the Year at the London Hilton this week he appeared a stereotypically flash footballer. Black suit, black shirt, white tie, diamond ear-stud and neck tattoo.
Saturday 23 February 2008
Well, Sir Winston Churchill kissed the Blarney Stone, and it worked for him, didn't it? He was, after all, one of the world's greatest orators. It shows, doesn't it, that there's substance to the legend that it bestows eloquence?
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