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Wednesday 06 August 2008
A commuter was injured today when she was pushed on to a railway line after telling two young men to stop smoking on a station platform, police said.
Friday 18 July 2008
A schoolboy pleaded with his mother just before she was killed by a train while standing on the tracks at a station, police said today.
Tuesday 08 July 2008
Metal thieves are being targeted today in a nationwide operation involving dozens of police forces.
Tuesday 24 June 2008
A man is fighting for life after riding his bike down the stairs of a railway station and crashing onto a live rail track, British Transport Police said today.
Tuesday 03 June 2008
Police have arrested the grandson of a mother who led a high-profile campaign against knife and gun violence on suspicion of stabbing her to death.
Saturday 31 May 2008
Orchestrated drinking sessions on the London Underground this weekend will see thousands of revellers knocking back beer and wine on trains before the implementation of Boris Johnson's alcohol ban.
Thursday 08 May 2008
The first posters warning travellers not to crack open a beer – or anything stronger – on London public transport network have already been put up.
Sunday 04 May 2008
Wednesday 16 April 2008
Television presenter Mark Speight left two suicide notes, his inquest was told today.
Wednesday 30 January 2008
A serial bomb hoaxer who brought chaos to train commuters as part of a hate campaign against police, was jailed for two years and nine months today.
Thursday 24 January 2008
Police today smashed a modern-day "Fagin's gang" who forced young children into a life of crime.
Monday 21 January 2008
Airport-style metal detectors could soon be fitted in hundreds of secondary schools in an effort to deter pupils from carrying knives.
Monday 01 January 2007
What better way of scattering the sanctimonious demons of New Year's Day - all that bleary contrition, all those chaste pledges - than a blustery afternoon at Cheltenham races? This must be a far more candid affair: a few bets, a gale scouring the hills, and brave endeavour in man and beast.
Wednesday 06 December 2006
The massacre at Srebrenica 11 years ago is regarded not just as the most shameful episode in the civil war that followed the break-up of Yugoslavia, but as Europe's single worst atrocity since the Second World War. It is also one of the most shameful failures in the history of international peacekeeping. Those who were entrusted with protecting this Bosnian Muslim enclave failed in the most comprehensive way possible to accomplish what they had been sent to do.
Wednesday 07 June 2006
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