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Saturday 07 November 2009
A murderer whose prayers for forgiveness were overheard by police who bugged his car was jailed for life yesterday. George Maben's "confession" was played to an Old Bailey jury, which found him guilty of murdering his girlfriend's wealthy mother. It was after detectives heard his emotional, whispered words "God, forgive me for what I have done" that they arrested Maben for strangling Maureen Cosgrove, 65.
Friday 06 November 2009
A murderer whose prayers for forgiveness were overheard by police who bugged his car was jailed for life today.
Tuesday 03 November 2009
The Government’s chief scientific adviser said today that he agreed with the sacked drugs “tsar” Professor David Nutt when he said that cannabis is less dangerous than alcohol and cigarettes.
Monday 02 November 2009
A man was beaten to death by a gang of thugs after confronting a thief who stole his girlfriend's Halloween hat.
Tuesday 20 October 2009
A murder suspect's prayers were heard not only by God but by police who had bugged his car, the Old Bailey heard today.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
A public vote on whether to keep a piece of Banksy graffiti in the London borough of Sutton has seen an initial wave of support for the renowned guerrilla artist.
Thursday 03 September 2009
Ten London boroughs have won funding to develop "low carbon zones" with schemes ranging from "energy doctors" to solar panels for schools and electric car charging points, London Mayor Boris Johnson said.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
There are countless new opera and musical theatre initiatives, but few as intriguing as Grimeborn (dress down and dirty; no hampers or black tie needed), now in its third year, and curated by Alex Sutton.
Tuesday 04 August 2009
Friday 31 July 2009
Two police chiefs suspected of snooping for tabloid fodder at the home of a surrogate mother for actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have been arrested on undisclosed charges.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
A top boxer originally from Belfast has been jailed indefinitely for the ‘Reservoir Dogs'-style killing of a man who owed him money in London.
Thursday 18 June 2009
Tuesday 26 May 2009
A fairground reveller was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing a police officer in the neck with a bottle.
Friday 17 April 2009
The UK security service MI5 is advertising for a chief scientific adviser.
Wednesday 18 March 2009
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 2 Scottish independence: What you shouldn't tweet about if you want to avoid jail today
- 3 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 4 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 5 Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God