Three Independent letter writers covered the issue superbly
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Friday 12 July 2013
The former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah was found not guilty torday of raping an underage schoolgirl at a string of London hotels.
Wednesday 10 July 2013
He resigned in 2011 after saying that 'disabled children should be put down'
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Six pedestrians and a driver were injured when a motorhome collided with a group of people in a Devon village.
Friday 05 July 2013
The area is vastly different to other places in the South, but it tends to be ignored
Glastonbury 2013 - review: The Rolling Stones prove you can always get what you want on The Pyramid Stage
Sunday 30 June 2013
It's only rock 'n' roll, but Glastonbury liked it: Rolling Stones dip in to deepest back catalogue in rock for festival debut
Saturday 29 June 2013
One of the fascinating truths about second homes is that owners always lie about how long it takes to reach them. This is obviously a defence mechanism to protect against criticism or self-doubt.
Friday 28 June 2013
Heir to throne ‘chooses to spend’ half his after-tax income on charitable work
Thursday 27 June 2013
The pair were heading to Castle Park in Bristol but have not been seen since
Wednesday 19 June 2013
A cow that managed to climb on to the roof of a garage before falling through has been rescued by firefighters - after spending 24 hours wedged in a car inspection pit.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
A man has died after a Border Force raid on a boat in the Isles of Scilly, police said.
Monday 17 June 2013
Samit Patel's first one-day century for three years guided Nottinghamshire to a six-wicket victory over Warwickshire on Sunday and maintained their 100 per cent start to this season's Yorkshire Bank 40 competition.
Saturday 15 June 2013
Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 17-year-old boy.
Sunday 09 June 2013
John Yorke can trace his family's roots back to the Normans. Like his ancestors, 74-year-old Mr Yorke farms the 3,000 acres of prime Gloucestershire agricultural land that forms the Forthampton Court estate. An Old Etonian and former High Sheriff of Herefordshire, Mr Yorke reluctantly finds himself and his lands at the epicentre of the Government's highly controversial badger cull.
Saturday 08 June 2013
Police searching for a missing woman have discovered a body on a beach.
Sunday 02 June 2013
Thousands of animal welfare supporters took to the streets of central London to protest against the controversial badger-cull policy, which came into effect yesterday. Many of the protesters were dressed in black and white and chanted "Shame on Defra" and "Stop the cull". Some were walking dogs dressed in badger costumes.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more