Once the rivers were cleaned up, fish returned to once-polluted waters and otters began to spread back eastwards from their strongholds in Devon and Wales
The phone-hacking scandal has convulsed the media. Now the industry must prepare to submit itself to a judge whose self-deprecation masks a rigorous line in questioning
Moving as far as you can out of London doesn't always guarantee a bargain or the best quality of life – you need to be heading in the right direction.
The Shadows bassist Jet Harris has died aged 71.
A bomb disposal hero did not have equipment to detect a new Taliban device which killed him in Afghanistan, an inquest heard today.
Gay men convicted for something no longer an offence win right for criminal records to be expunged
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A lead box hidden inside a dusty tomb in Germany is the home of Alfred the Great's granddaughter, Queen Eadgyth. The tomb, opened in 2008 by archaeologists at Magdeburg Cathedral, carries the inscription “EDIT REGINE CINERES HIC SARCOPHAGVS HABET...” (the remains of Queen Eadgyth are in this sarcophagus...), and scientific tests on the bones inside have confirmed their owner's ancient identity.
Can the Tories capture Winchester? Will Sheffield stay Lib Dem? And who will win Cambridge? <i>Independent</i> writers Archie Bland, Mary Dejevsky and David Prosser investigate
Here is a timeline of events surrounding Peter Tobin's life of crime:
Curreri accounts for a lot of the musical weight behind Devon Sproule.
From lofty chalk hills to hushed woods and quiet valleys, Mark Rowe strides out in Britain's newest national park
His shows attracted audiences of 18 million, his guests were the cream of entertainment. But fame proved to be a fickle thing ...
Radio 2's changed a lot in recent years, of course, but if you switched it on in the bad old days, a band like Polly and the Billets Doux wouldn't sound out of place.
Surely no child can ever have inherited a more difficult silver spoon. George (after his godfather King George V) Alexander (in deference to one godmother, Queen Alexandra) Eugene (in deference to another godfather, the Empress Eugenie, widow of Napoleon III) Douglas Haig was born in a mock Tudor house called Eastcott on the night of 15 March 1918. His mother wrote: "Few babies can have been so welcome. The newspapers acclaimed him and everyone seemed to take a personal pleasure in his arrival. Douglas returned to France the day after, but before he left he received from the King and Queen at Buckingham Palace their majestys' very warm congratulations." The Germans were about to make their last great attack of the First World War, towards Amiens.