He took on bigots dressed in drag as Lily Savage in the 1980s. Now the comedian is speaking up for the plight of people on benefits
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Woolwich murder trial: Armed police officer 'feared for her life as Lee Rigby accused charged towards her with machete'
Tuesday 03 December 2013
One of the first police officers on the scene of the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby thought she was going to die when one of the killers charged towards her waving a machete, the Old Bailey heard today.
Friday 04 October 2013
This country still dominates the top-end with products from likes of Land Rover, Jaguar, Bentley, Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce
Thursday 19 September 2013
The England striker scored twice in the Champions League this week
Thursday 05 September 2013
Britons splashed out on more new motors in August than a year earlier, in another sign of growing consumer confidence.
Wednesday 04 September 2013
FA chairman has lofty ambitions for the national team - and sets out how they are achievable
Sunday 01 September 2013
A man has died after a car collided with a taxi shortly after it was driven off from being ordered to stop by police.
Classical review: Acis and Galatea - Handel among the hollyhocks – one of the pleasures of reaching a certain age
Saturday 03 August 2013
There comes a time in one's life when instead of switching channels when Gardeners' Question Time starts on BBC Radio 4, you find yourself soothed by discussions of wintersweet, sawfly and lousewort. Devotees of the programme will know of Iford Manor because of its garden, designed by Harold Peto to the Italian model, its terraces heavy with wisteria, its cloisters peppered with statuary from long abandoned churches. For those of us who can kill a pot of basil with a single glance, it hosts the most enchanting of the summer festivals, Iford Arts.
Friday 12 July 2013
The former Middlesbrough manager is the favourite to replace Stuart Pearce
Wednesday 10 July 2013
The Three Lions are now 15th in the world
Friday 31 May 2013
A journalist who helped expose MPs fiddling their expenses has denied a series of child pornography charges.
Friday 31 May 2013
England will play the five time World Cup winners on Sunday
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Suffolk mayor Terry Buckle is recovering after accidentally driving his car into a branch of Tesco Express.
Thursday 16 May 2013
28-year-old could be only un-capped played named in squad
Friday 03 May 2013
Former I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! contestant Aggro Santos has been found not guilty of raping two girls he had taken back to his hotel rooms after performing at gigs in Chichester and Somerset.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
What sort of tasteless motor would you expect a top footballer to be cruising around in? A camouflage Bentley Continental GT like Mario Balotelli maybe, or perhaps a gold-plated Cadillac Escalade like El-Hadji Diouf? One thing is certain; you wouldn’t expect a top-flight star to be seen dead pootling around in an ultra-low emissions Vauxhall Ampera electric car.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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