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Wednesday 26 January 2011
A 15-year-old boy was being questioned by police today on suspicion of murdering a teenager who was run over and killed by a bus.
Monday 24 January 2011
A High Court challenge against the Government's controversial decision to axe Labour's multibillion-pound secondary school rebuilding scheme will start this week.
Sunday 16 January 2011
Tuesday 05 October 2010
Councils are challenging a decision to scrap Labour's £55bn school building programme.
Friday 11 June 2010
A controversial planning permission which allowed a fast food takeaway to be set up near a school with a "healthy eating" policy was quashed by the High Court today.
Monday 10 May 2010
A man who carried out a horrific acid attack on a 25-year-old over his intimate relationship with a married woman was facing a life sentence today.
Friday 07 May 2010
Jurors trying three men over an acid attack which left a 25-year-old man disfigured retired today to consider their verdicts.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
A Facebook user was disfigured in a revenge-fuelled acid attack over his intimate relationship with a married woman he met online, a court heard today.
Monday 08 March 2010
A man has died after apparently being stabbed, police said today.
Building excellence: A multibillion-pound scheme to upgrade schools is presenting a set of challenges
Thursday 11 February 2010
Building Schools for the Future (BSF) is perhaps the most ambitious known scheme of its kind. Launched in 2004 by the then Department for Education and Skills, £2.5bn-£3bn of capital investment is being spent on the programme each year to renovate or rebuild every school in England.
Tuesday 29 December 2009
A man who died after being punched and knocked unconscious in the street was a passer-by who was acting as "a peacemaker" in an argument between two groups, police said.
Thursday 10 December 2009
Jurors trying three men accused of the "honour killing" of a 15-year-old girl retired today to consider their verdicts.
Monday 19 October 2009
A father accused of murdering his 15-year-old daughter in an "honour killing" collapsed in the dock today as his wife began giving evidence at his trial.
Friday 16 October 2009
With its rows of tandoori takeaways and halal butcher shops, Hounslow, where nearly 30 per cent of the population is either Sikh, Muslim or Hindu, is the epitome of modern British multiculturalism.
Friday 24 July 2009
A teenager and a 25-year-old man appeared in court yesterday charged with attempting to murder a man by pouring acid down his throat.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
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