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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Saturday 16 February 2008
Stoke stormed back from a two-goal deficit against bottom-of-the-table Scunthorpe to displace Watford at the top of the Championship. Liam Lawrence emerged as their driving force with a double strike as the visitors were felled by three goals in 13 minutes early in the second half. Watford will reclaim pole position if they win at Charlton today, but even if Stoke's occupation is brief it is a measure of the progress they have made in a run that has seen them beaten only once in 17 league matches.
Monday 28 January 2008
Owen Coyle, the Burnley manager, was pleased with "a big three points" as first-half goals from strikers Robbie Blake and Ade Akinbiyi set up a win over struggling Scunthorpe on Saturday.
Wednesday 23 August 2006
Friday 02 June 2006
The loss-making British mobile phone software developer TTP Communications has averted further financial turmoil by agreeing to a £103m takeover by the US giant Motorola.
Monday 15 May 2006
One of Vauxhall's biggest unions has threatened to boycott its cars and buy Japanese instead if the company makes big job cuts at its Ellesmere Port plant on Merseyside or closes the factory altogether.
Wednesday 10 August 2005
Friday 18 February 2005
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Monday 01 November 2004
Thursday 24 June 2004
Tuesday 13 January 2004
Tuesday 18 November 2003
Thursday 23 October 2003
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