Lee Rigby survived a tour of Afghanistan which left seven of his comrades dead before he returned to what his family believed was the comparative safety of London.
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Tuesday 09 October 2012
Leading visitor attractions in London lost out as the double impact of the Olympics and the wettest summer in 100 years caused a calamitous slump in tourism.
Monday 06 August 2012
There will be British representation in an Olympic synchro final for the first time in 20 years after Jenna Randall and Olivia Federici qualified in ninth for the duet, as Russia close in on their fourth consecutive gold.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Cross-country heroics push home team up to second as three-day event nears climax
Friday 27 April 2012
The London 2012 festival has kicked off to celebrate 'the remarkable culture in Britain'. By Nick Clark
Friday 05 August 2011
A cannabis plant was used to discredit the former governor of the Tower of London during an inquiry into bullying of the first female Beefeater, an employment tribunal has heard.
Thursday 04 August 2011
The former governor of the Tower of London called Beefeaters the "lowest of the low" and branded them "thick", an employment tribunal heard today.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
The former governor of the Tower of London acted like a "petulant child" when he was informed that a Beefeater he had sacked was to be offered an apology and a financial payout, an employment tribunal has heard.
Thursday 21 July 2011
The remains of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess have been exhumed from a grave in Bavaria after it became a pilgrimage for thousands of right-wing extremists.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
A futuristic floating park has been proposed for the 2012 Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Saturday 08 January 2011
Life inside the Tower of London had improved across the centuries, Major-General Keith Cima claimed three years ago, after being appointed Governor of one of London's oldest and most distinctive landmarks.
Friday 31 December 2010
Saturday 18 December 2010
The first guests are waking up at the new five-star Dom Pedro Laguna on the Aquiraz Riviera near Fortaleza in Brazil (dompedro.com), while in Switzerland The Grand Hotel Park Gstaad is reopening on its 100th birthday after a multimillion euro renovation (grandhotelpark.ch). In Paris, the Shangri-La finally arrives (shangri-la.com).
Friday 17 December 2010
Friday 03 September 2010
A Beefeater at the Tower of London who was sacked for allegedly harassing the first female Yeoman Warder has been offered an apology and a financial payout.
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The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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