A street artist tribute to Trigger might have moved commuters, but it seems staff at Southern didn't share their appreciation
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Friday 03 January 2014
Less than a third of those selected so far in Tory constituencies are women, as Prime Minister becomes frustrated with slow progress of modernising his party
Saturday 28 September 2013
Shelley Rudman has weighty expectations for the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year as she bids to improve on the shock skeleton silver medal she claimed at the Turin Games in 2006.
Sunday 08 September 2013
They do school films so much better in France, it seems. If the new term has you in the mood for some scholastic entertainment, you could watch Truffaut's The 400 Blows (1959) or last year's François Ozon comedy, In The House. But start with Etre et avoir (2002, below), a quietly enchanting documentary that revolves around Georges Lopez, the sole teacher in a rural village primary. Lopez's patience and modesty (and pedagogical beard) are so moving the the film could have been called "Au Revoir, M. Pomme Frites". Try not to think about Lopez suing the producers, unsuccessfully, for a chunk of the profits.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Lightning strikes and flooding caused havoc on mainline rail services today.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
On Monday Taoufik Makhloufi was thrown out of the Games for not trying; last night, having earned a reprieve, the Algerian won the 1500m gold, running clear of the field to win by more than 10 metres. It marked one of the more startling recoveries of the Olympics.
Sunday 05 August 2012
A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of an Olympic athlete's training kit.
Saturday 21 July 2012
Sunday 03 June 2012
Friday 16 March 2012
A former car salesman jailed for his role in Britain's biggest cash robbery will have to serve a further six years behind bars for failing to comply with a confiscation order.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
A man who used a bottle to carry out an unprovoked attack on a nightclub reveller has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
A van driver who was killed when a huge beech tree crushed his parked van in high winds was named by police today.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Britain can look forward to a “brief respite” today from winds that battered the UK, but forecasters expect gusts of up to 75mph tonight.
Thursday 08 December 2011
An Iraq war veteran, an 84-year-old marathon "walker" and a star teenage gymnast with cystic fibrosis were confirmed today as among the 8,000 people to carry the Olympic Flame next summer.
Friday 12 August 2011
Thursday 14 July 2011
Following work as a stage manager in the theatre and a senior manager role at the new ITV companies Tyne Tees and Southern, Roger Hancock became an agent who guided the careers of many writers and performers, with a roster that was the envy of his rivals. Highly respected and known for his warmth, congeniality and sense of humour – a "peopleaholic", as Barry Cryer called him – he was also a perfectionist and astute businessman who had great foresight and could be abrasive when he felt it was called for.
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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