The stand will now be deconstructed, and moved via truck from the Isle of Wight

Couples Who Have Crossed The Great Divide: South To North

IRIS HODGSON, 53, and her partner Paul Loveland, 51, moved to Harrogate, in North Yorkshire, when their employer, the Department of Health, relocated to Leeds eight years ago. They traded in Ms Hodgson's pounds 40,000, one-bedroom flat in Walthamstow, east London, and Mr Loveland's pounds 50,000, two-bedroom flat in Brixton, south London, for a pounds 126,000, five- bedroom, three-storey Edwardian house. Both are born-and-bred Londoner.s

Parliament: Welfare - Rebels back down as benefits Bill passes Lords

LEGISLATION TO cut disability benefits was passed by the House of Lords last night, despite last-ditch claims by Labour peers that they were "grossly unjust" measures.

Parliament: Welfare - Darling accused of betraying the vulnerable

ALISTAIR DARLING came under intense pressure for "betraying" the most vulnerable people in society last night as backbenchers rebelled against measures to cut incapacity benefits (IBs).

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Man had sex with girl, 12, but goes free

A MAN who had unlawful sexual intercourse with a 12-year-old girl escaped a prison sentence yesterday after a judge criticised her mother for allowing her to be out late at night in the West End of London.

Straw pledge draws sting of MPs' revolt


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MINISTERS faced fresh Labour backbench calls to restore cash benefits for asylum-seekers ahead of today's crucial vote on provisions in the Asylum and Immigration Bill.

Obituary: The Rev Dr David Wallace-Hadrill

WRITING IN the Journal of Theological Studies in October 1961, the reviewer of David Wallace-Hadrill's book Eusebius of Caesarea comments on how it revealed a parochial clergyman who had studied the early Christian fathers "to good purpose".

Parliament: Labour's Rebel MPs

The 65 Labour MPs who rebelled over the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill:

Games: Details competition no 430

In which painting by which painter can you find this loop?

Education Letter: A-levels fail the test

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Interview: Peter Salsbury - Made to measure at Marks

The Hilary Clarke interview: The new chief may not have the City in raptures, but Peter Salsbury knows M&S inside out and suppliers believe he will drive it forward

Racing: Summit meeting for leading Tenor

Racing is going to the dogs, all in a good cause.

Drugs detective cleared

THE FIRST officer to stand trial at the Old Bailey since the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Paul Condon, launched an anti-corruption investigation in his force was cleared yesterday of breaking into a flat and taking part in a plot to supply cannabis resin.

Pop musician `was set on fire'

A TALENTED black pop musician who died after being found on fire in mysterious circumstances told his brother he had been torched by four youths, an inquest jury was told yesterday.
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