A vigilante militia is marching on the stronghold of The Knights Templar cartel in Michoacan, and attacking the police they accuse of protecting the gang. Can they rescue the failing state?
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Tuesday 06 November 2012
A 45-year-old man was remanded in custody today after appearing in court charged with murdering six siblings who died after a fire ripped through their home as they slept.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
In Yorkshire, 92 per cent of families who help their first time buyer relatives with loans also ask for interest payments
Thursday 18 October 2012
She could have bought one of their birthday cards. But the national poet of Wales Gillian Clarke instead celebrated the third anniversary of Cardiff’s John Lewis store by doing what she does best - writing a poem.
Thursday 11 October 2012
Age becoming less relevant factor as one in five now downsizing earlier than expected to raise windfall money and help with household bills
Tuesday 09 October 2012
The first artist to gain access to a terrorist suspect held under a Home Office control order said his photos highlighted the issue of “semi-detention without due criminal trial” adding the rise of such orders marked an “important moment” in British history.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Bungalows have outperformed all other types of property in the last five years, says new report
Wednesday 29 August 2012
If you like your statement jewellery to have subtance as well as sparkle, check out new site Grand Bazaar London
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Nobody needs to be reminded that the Sea of Galilee in the Holy Land has special significance to Christians as the place where Jesus walked on water. Now, however, a new historic marker may need to be erected on its shores: "Here in 2011 swam a gaggle of inebriated US Republican Congressmen, one in the buff."
Friday 27 July 2012
Few Italians and even fewer foreigners make it to Friuli Venezia Giulia or Friuli VG as its known, the mountainous region north of Venice that borders Austria and Slovenia. But those who do are unlikely to regret it.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Views from abroad
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Citizens rush to arm themselves as public paranoia sparks incidents in other states
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Sometimes real life imitates art. BBC2 comedy series Twenty Twelve, a spoof documentary about the preparations for London 2012 set in the fictional Olympic Deliverance Commission, has just returned for a short run ahead of the Games.
Friday 29 June 2012
A three bedroom semi-detached house in a village with a big kitchen and room for chickens is the most popular ideal property
Friday 22 June 2012
A church was packed out today as friends and family gathered to say their farewells to six children who died in a fire at their house.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27