A man has been trampled to death by a herd of cows, police said.
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Friday 06 January 2012
Playing a first-ever third-round tie – against Sheffield United, 90 places higher up the ladder – is a joy for the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup
Sunday 18 December 2011
Discovery reignites debate over transportation of smaller standing stones
Saturday 10 December 2011
A young British soldier was executed by the Taliban in Afghanistan after leaving his checkpoint to search for missing kit.
Friday 09 December 2011
I'd rather hoped that Kevin's Grand Design would turn out to be a personal project, but although he seemed to have heavily invested in it, both monetarily and financially, we aren't yet to find out what the Nit-picker's Nit-picker would actually produce if he self-built a home for himself. Instead, this was to be an exercise in exemplary development: "I want to do everything," he said as he embarked on a project to produce low-cost, socially mixed housing. "I want it to be the best, I want it to be the cheapest, I want it to be the most sustainable, I want it to be the most exciting, the most architecturally inspired, the most contextual, the least mediocre." He also wanted to be the "Heston Blumenthal of housing", which sounded a little ominous. You expect an en suite bathroom, but you actually get a playroom-cum-kitchen, connected to the dining room by a playground slide.
Tuesday 22 November 2011
Private schools should not be expected to "prop up" those failing in the state sector, a leading independent school headteacher warned yesterday.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Two alleged members of the so-called "hacktivism" groups Anonymous and LulzSec have been arrested as part of a joint investigation by British police and the FBI.
Friday 02 September 2011
Two men have been arrested in Doncaster and Wiltshire in connection with online attacks by hacking gangs Anonymous and LulzSec, Scotland Yard said.
Thursday 01 September 2011
It is no disrespect to the dead to feel relief that the public spectacle of Wootton Bassett is over. The bodies of 345 soldiers have passed through the streets of the Wiltshire market town after landing at RAF Lyneham over the past five years. But what began as a spontaneous expression of respect by local people as the coffins passed through their high street has grown and then ossified into something altogether more ambivalent.
Monday 29 August 2011
The families of a couple who were killed in separate falls while on holiday with their four sons said claims they had a "furious argument" before the double tragedy were "totally untrue" and "deeply hurtful".
Thursday 11 August 2011
Skywatchers were today given advice on how to enjoy this year's display of Perseid meteors despite a full moon.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
A soldier was facing prison today after being convicted of raping three teenagers and trying to abduct two schoolgirls.
Saturday 30 July 2011
Micky Lay was the inspiration for Mark Rylance's award-winning role – and he's got the gong to prove it. Tom Peck met him
Friday 29 July 2011
It was hardly Broadway, but yesterday in his local pub where he has been routinely banned over the past three decades, Mickey Lay, 71, was celebrating his improbable entry into the annals of theatre history in the way he knows best – with a few pints of lager.
Saturday 09 July 2011
A campaigning solicitor who has spent her fighting for the elderly and disabled won a crucial victory yesterday in her battle for legal aid.
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