Former Radio One disc jockey Dave Lee Travis has told his trial he is “astonished” at sex offence allegations against him and told jurors he is a “normal, decent human being”.
Southwark Crown Court
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Wednesday 10 August 2011
The bakery chain Greggs yesterday blamed tougher than expected trading conditions and additional bank holidays for a fall in first-half profits. Greggs posted a 4.2 per cent rise in sales to £335m over the 26 weeks to 2 July, boosted by 39 new stores.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
A painter living a double life exhibits her artistic flair next week. Julia Francese, a London policewoman, questions how society judges the value of art, in her culturally poignant collection.
Song of the City, Southwark Playhouse Vaults, London<br/>Don Quixote, Royal Opera House, London<br/>Homage to Fokine, Royal Opera House, London
Sunday 07 August 2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
Two boys have been remanded in custody charged with the murder of a teenager on a busy high street.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Two teenagers have been arrested over the murder of a schoolboy stabbed in the neck in south-east London.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Christopher Marlowe was a great blasphemer, but there's an attractive spiritual ambiguity at the heart of Doctor Faustus, a play that is as much a medieval morality as it is a study of a soul in torment.
Monday 27 June 2011
A teenager accused of attempting to hack the website of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) was today released on conditional bail.
Friday 17 June 2011
Patrick Wolf is perennially tipped for success, but after four previous albums it's questionable whether his idiosyncratic talent – which here combines dulcimer, Ondes Martenot and baritone ukulele with a flamboyant romanticism – will find a niche in mainstream affections.
Friday 10 June 2011
A serial rapist who subjected three strangers to terrifying assaults in a 10-week period was jailed indefinitely for public protection today.
Thursday 09 June 2011
When the opening batsmen for the Surrey village cricket team of St Lukes walked out to the crease on Saturday, every amateur sportsman in the country would have sympathised about the nightmare facing them.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Banned paceman Mohammad Amir is facing the threat of more disciplinary action after the 19-year-old admitted playing for a village side in Surrey last weekend.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
A police officer assaulted a French tourist in London after spotting him urinating in a bush, a court heard yesterday.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
A senior member of IT staff at telecoms regulator Ofcom was jailed today for stealing more than £520,000.
Saturday 04 June 2011
Four police officers were cleared yesterday of assaulting a British terror suspect during an early morning raid on his home.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Former Scotland Yard commander Ali Dizaei said his integrity "was completely intact" as he walked out of prison after his corruption conviction was quashed.
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