A mother has been jailed for life for beating, blinding and murdering her 11-month baby son.
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Monday 13 June 2011
This week promises to be a lot more exciting than the last, with the big two supermarkets releasing trading figures as well as official inflation and retail sales numbers being issued.
Sunday 12 June 2011
The Royal Family will come together today to mark the Duke of Edinburgh's 90th birthday at a special service of thanksgiving.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
Air Canada introduces direct summer flights from Heathrow to St John's in Newfoundland, starting this week from £707 return.
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Wednesday 27 April 2011
For those of us who went back to work yesterday, it was something of a shock to the system. All that sunshine and chocolate and then, bang, you’re back to train cancellations, photocopiers out of toner, and the burdens of the working day.
Monday 04 April 2011
“If people want to read lots of gushing rubbish,” writes i reader Anne Loader, “there are plenty of sources for this”. She was not talking about this column, but was responding to my invitation for you to tell us how much (or how little) coverage you’d like on the forthcoming royal wedding.
Friday 11 March 2011
Brown, though never as celebrated as his pals Cage and Feldman, produced some of the more enjoyably questing systems music of the last century.
Friday 11 February 2011
Sir Elton John has chosen a school that provides Queen Elizabeth's choirboys for his baby Zachary.
Friday 14 January 2011
Rarely is the interplay of form and narrative function so fittingly enacted as in William Boyd's TV adaptation of his own 2002 novel.
Friday 07 January 2011
The Liberal Democrats slumped in the first council by-election of the year.
Friday 31 December 2010
Friday 24 December 2010
It might look like a fairly standard kitchen chair but the Ercol Butterfly was groundbreaking when it first launched. What's more, the clean, simple lines of postwar British design are still as fashionable today as they were 50 years ago.
Saturday 04 December 2010
The postcode is another triumph of pioneering British bureaucracy. Sir Rowland "Penny Post" Hill split London into ten compass-point districts in 1856; the current code took 15 years to arrive after its trial in Norwich in 1959.
Wednesday 01 December 2010
A bracelet owned by Wallis Simpson, whose love affair with Edward VIII led to his abdication, has sold for a world record £4.5 million at auction.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Battenberg cake is exemplarily British: interesting origins, often mocked, implausibly symbolic. Discerning palates dry before its combination of sponge and marzipan, while others love the windows on our childhood, even if the colours are not so unnaturally vigorous now.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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- 2 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
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- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans