A street cleaner who was allegedly stabbed to death by a burglar he confronted with a broom has been praised in court for his “sense of civic duty”.
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Sunday 24 February 2013
Queens Park Rangers 0 Manchester United 2: QPR suffer as the Welshman stars in his 999th professional game
Sunday 16 December 2012
Queens Park Rangers 2 Fulham 1
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Under-fire manager Mark Hughes may be leading QPR into this weekend's trip to Manchester United but he will have to do so without Bobby Zamora after the club today confirmed the striker faces three months on the sidelines.
Saturday 01 September 2012
Who knew that Grant Shapps, the Tory Minister of State for Housing tipped for promotion in the imminent Cabinet reshuffle, was such an enemy of traditional Conservative family values?
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The last time Britain suffered a really gruesome drought, as a myriad of "the hazy summer of '76?" articles may soon remind us, the singles chart was headed by The Wurzels. Lest the subtle, subliminal messaging in their novelty hit tempt any farmers in the rainless South, East, South-east and parts of the Midlands to race to the agricultural-hardware showroom, I offer this warning. There is minimal point in buying a brand new combine harvester, in purest farming terms at least, in the present climatic conditions.
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Around 75 firefighters and 15 fire engines were tackling a blaze at a site that is believed to be a dairy today.
Doctor Faustus, Shakespeare's Globe, London<br/>Emperor and Galilean, Olivier NT, London<br/>Where's My Seat? Old Shepherd's Bush Library, London
Sunday 26 June 2011
Thursday 19 May 2011
Friday 22 April 2011
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Twenty-four hours after Gavin Henson landed himself a week's suspension from French side Toulon, where officials are investigating claims he badmouthed fellow players before fighting with others during a post-match night on the sauce, professional club rugby took another tawdry turn for the worse when Wasps banned the England prop Tim Payne and Wales back-row forward Andy Powell, following a dust-up in a west London pub on Monday night.
Friday 15 April 2011
Roffey's debut novel, written seven years before her Orange-prize shortlisted second, The White Woman on the Green Bicycle, is remarkable not for its plot - which navigates her lovelorn central character, August's present-day reality in a Shepherd's Bush delicatessen with the ghosts of his past - but for the richness with which Roffey brings ordinary scenes to life.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Sunday 20 February 2011
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Monday 16 August 2010
Police have begun an investigation after burglars staged a daring double heist at two of London's most upmarket jewellery shops, getting away with jewels estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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