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A street artist tribute to Trigger might have moved commuters, but it seems staff at Southern didn't share their appreciation

British floods 'were the result of climate change'

The catastrophic floods of autumn 2000, which saw river levels reach 400-year highs and left 10,000 homes underwater across England and Wales, were most likely the result of global warming.

Youth Winter Olympics: Moynihan Jr flies down the slippery slope to success

British skiing has been in the deep freeze for some years now. Not that it was ever really hot stuff, most of the nation's wintry successes coming via the ice age of daredevil bobbers, sequinned skaters or the inimitable dancing feet of T and D. So it is heartening to learn that there is a teenage skier whose burgeoning talent is warming the cockles for the future.

Gang members in £53m heist lose appeal

Two members of a gang jailed for their roles in stealing £53 million in Britain's biggest cash heist failed in bids to overturn their convictions today.

<i>IoS</i> letters, emails & online postings (22 August 2010)

As a Pakistani I am no less touched by the catastrophe of the floods than the persuasive Ayesha Siddiqa ("My country needs help, not disapproval", 15 August).

No evidence offered in man's Securitas robbery trial

Prosecutors have offered no evidence against the last man accused of links to the record-breaking Securitas robbery, it emerged today.

Woman is slowest to swim Channel

A charity swimmer has inadvertently set a new record for the slowest crossing of the English Channel.

Expenses watchdog branded a 'nightmare' by MPs

The war of words between MPs and the new expenses regulator escalated today, with the watchdog branded a "nightmare" and accused of being responsible for major security lapses.

Briton filmed inciting Thai shopping centre fire faces court

A Briton arrested in Thailand after being filmed inciting people to burn down a shopping centre appeared in court today, the Foreign Office said.

Baby girl mauled by fox 'feeling better'

A baby girl mauled by a fox as she slept was "a lot better" today, her grandmother said.

Pair admit &pound;1m house repairs con

Two men admitted swindling more than £1 million out of people by conning them into paying for costly and unnecessary building work to their homes when they appeared in court today.

Securitas robbery mastermind jailed

A martial arts expert who masterminded the £53m Securitas robbery was jailed for 10 years in Morocco yesterday. The cage fighter, Lee Murray, 30, was told he will spend the next decade in prison at a hearing in Rabat, Kent Police said.

Morocco jails Securitas robbery mastermind

A martial arts expert who masterminded the £53 million Securitas robbery was jailed for 10 years in Morocco today.

Lemoncello to put squeeze on rivals

Son of St Andrews who trains for 150 miles a week is a marathon virgin this time but confident his day will come.

Couple targeted over &#163;53m theft

An innocent couple are living in fear after being targeted by violent criminals who wrongly suspect they have hidden part of the haul from the £53m Securitas robbery.

Jewel thieves wore latex disguises in &#163;40m raid

The men who carried out Britain’s biggest ever jewel heist wore latex disguises to carry out their raid.

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