The truth is that some of the very best boxers from the last 25 years refused to fight Herol "Bomber" Graham and he failed to win a world title during a remarkable boxing career.
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Tuesday 18 December 2012
Police have thanked the women who came forward to help convict a GP who has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for sexually assaulting patients.
Saturday 15 December 2012
When Andrew Strauss first played for England in 2004 he waltzed his way into the hearts of headline writers. And now along comes Joe Root, who will enamour himself equally by the way he planted himself to the crease.
Friday 07 December 2012
A student who ran a website where users could stream pirated films has “avoided a conviction” after paying £20,000 to US authorities, his lawyer has said.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Rachel Laybourne will be at work this morning, at a secondary school in Essex. Two weeks ago she received her first pay cheque since March, a portion of which will go towards paying off the £10,000 debt she ran up representing Britain at the London Olympics.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Britain finally gets superfast phone connections – but it will cost you extra to download hours of television
Thursday 18 October 2012
A team of British police officers has arrived on the Greek island of Kos to examine a mound of earth and rubble close to where toddler Ben Needham went missing 21 years ago.
Cheering crowds welcome London 2012 Olympic gold medal-winning heptathlete Jessica Ennis back to her home city Sheffield
Saturday 18 August 2012
Olympics golden girl Jessica Ennis has told thousands of people in her home city: "This is my home and this is the place that I love."
Tuesday 14 August 2012
Jessica Ennis has been promised a "champion's welcome" with a golden theme when she returns to her home city on Friday.
Sunday 12 August 2012
Saturday 11 August 2012
Instantly recognisable thanks to performances in dramas such as Hancock and Joan and The Street, the actress Maxine Peake has taken a more unfamiliar role: as narrator on a concept album that brings to life the infamous Pendle witch trials that occurred in her home county of Lancashire 400 years ago this month.
Rename Sheffield's Don Valley Stadium after Jessica Ennis suggests former sports minister Richard Caborn
Thursday 09 August 2012
Jessica Ennis' Olympic feat should be recognised by having Sheffield's Don Valley Stadium renamed after her, former sports minister Richard Caborn has claimed.
Thursday 09 August 2012
Former Olympians Audley Harrison and David Price are confident Anthony Joshua can secure his reputation as Great Britain's next super-heavyweight star by sealing gold at London 2012.
Monday 06 August 2012
Jessica Ennis reveals pressure of London but admits she wants to achieve 'a little bit more'
Sunday 05 August 2012
Bubbling with anticipation and bursting with pride, hundreds cheer and whoop as the screen fills with the image of the one they've come to see: the local girl-turned-national icon. Jessica Ennis, here more perhaps than anywhere, is the focus of everyone's hopes and dreams.
Friday 03 August 2012
Britain's Jessica Ennis claimed a 184-point lead in the heptathlon thanks to a sensational performance in front of a massive crowd in the Olympic Stadium.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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