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Tuesday 14 January 2014
The head of BP exploration at the time of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has jumped ship for a second time to run a US oil explorer – and will earn up to $10.3m in his first year.
Monday 13 January 2014
Virginia judge decided that Joe Hadeed had produced enough evidence that negative reviews of his carpet cleaning business could be fake
FGM arrests: Police detain two people in London over the alleged genital mutilation of a five-week-old baby girl
Thursday 14 November 2013
Case could result in landmark first ever prosecution for ‘cutting’ in Britain
Thursday 07 November 2013
Outlook We should all be thankful that Andrew Sentance is no longer on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee. Or, indeed, that his hawkish view of the economic world, which has seen him advocate interest rate rises since the summer of 2011, will not prevail at its meeting today.
Sunday 06 October 2013
German leader’s potential coalition partners seek concessions before forming a government
Thursday 22 August 2013
But picture remains mixed, with good German results contrasting with gloom in France
Thursday 22 August 2013
Outlook Incidentally, if misdemeanours by private contractors are to be punished in the Ministry of Justice as Mr Grayling suggests, one wonders at what depth of poor standards the whip should be applied.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Test breakthrough links man who confessed to the 1960s killing spree with the final victim
Saturday 29 June 2013
Air Traffic head pockets £720,000
Thursday 13 June 2013
Refuse and recycling workers at a Green Party controlled council will launch a week-long strike over pay tomorrow, causing collections to be suspended.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Trade in your mop and bucket and get to work on that stubborn grease and grime
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Monday 07 January 2013
A couple are celebrating after scooping a £1 million prize on the lottery.
Friday 04 January 2013
Britain's economy is feared to have plunged back into the red after figures suggested the powerhouse services sector shrank last month for the first time in two years.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Boris Johnson intensified the pressure on David Cameron today by calling for a vote on Britain’s place in Europe before the next general election.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
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
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- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'