The Army is launching a new recruitment campaign to expand its reserves section, despite recent cuts to the number of troops.
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Wednesday 14 April 2010
Friday 12 March 2010
Friday 12 March 2010
The story of the Vikings on these islands is a familiar one: rape; pillage; desecration; extortion; and general mistreatment of the poor Saxons. But new archaeological evidence, in the form of a mass Viking grave uncovered near Weymouth, suggests that the bad behaviour was not entirely one way.
Monday 08 March 2010
Monday 01 March 2010
A young mother whose body was found alongside that of her baby daughter died of multiple stab wounds.
Monday 01 March 2010
The mother of a missing man suspected of murdering his girlfriend and baby daughter broke down yesterday as she made an appeal for him to come forward.
Sunday 28 February 2010
Detectives were today hunting a man suspected of murdering his partner and eight-month-old baby daughter.
Monday 25 January 2010
A 20-year-old woman who was sexually abused by her step-father for five years today broke her silence in the hope of helping others.
Friday 15 January 2010
Aimed at someone else, a finely honed insult is one of life's undoubted pleasures. Even its victim can, in time, value such pungency. As such, any ruler's job description should require a bemused smile. Yet such oratory, through several centuries in England, brought grumblers the loss of ears – or, worse, of neck. As is made clear by David Cressy's study of "scandalous, seditious, and treasonable speech", many a monarch unleashed a bloodbath upon those who had taken it upon themselves to "have their say".
Sunday 06 December 2009
Supportive as this column is of the London Olympics, we do occasionally wonder about the 100 metres final having to be postponed because a lorry is stuck in the Blackwall Tunnel.
Monday 02 November 2009
My son of eight is doing badly at school. I know he's clever, but he just can't be bothered. He's so lazy. I have told him he won't get a birthday party this year unless he tries harder, and his stepfather sometimes gets really angry when he sees his marks. His teachers are getting fed up, too. His own father says we should be more encouraging, but there's no point. He can do the work, it's just that he won't. Is there anything we can do?
Yours sincerely, Pippa
Sunday 20 September 2009
Britain's Olympic sailors gave notice of more success in the build-up to 2012, taking seven medals in the finals of the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth yesterday, writes Stuart Alexander.
Saturday 19 September 2009
Britain’s Olympic sailors gave notice of continuing success in the build-up to 2012, taking seven medals in the finals of the Skandia Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth today.
Friday 18 September 2009
Tuesday 15 September 2009
Windy Weymouth set some testing conditions for the second day of the Skandia Sail for Gold Olympic regatta. Lifejackets were compulsory, racing for the high performance 49ers was abandoned, and the damage-prone Star boats were brought in after one race.
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