Heavy downpours might have blighted the start of the Bank Holiday weekend for some, but tomorrow the whole country will once again be bathed in sunshine.
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Saturday 24 August 2013
There was a soggy start to the Bank Holiday weekend for many today with heavy rain on the eastern side of the country.
Tuesday 04 June 2013
As the high street suffers, the growing market for glamour has given one trade a remarkable lift
Friday 21 December 2012
Imports of woodchip from foreign ash trees should be banned in an attempt to avoid the spread of the devastating ash dieback disease, a member of the Environment Select Committee has said.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
For some, the idea of watching golf on TV ranks somewhere alongside drain-cleaning in the fun stakes.
Monday 12 March 2012
Wales 24 Italy 3
Sunday 26 February 2012
Wakefield Wildcats 18 Bradford Bulls 36
Thursday 01 September 2011
Still gliding serenely, or sinking in the retail slowdown?
Friday 26 August 2011
Sunday 21 August 2011
Sunday 24 July 2011
A July Sunday evening at the playground: a summer's dusk with the first stars coming out, and still lots of kids are here. (Some naughtier children have even climbed over the security fence and are testing the new adventure playground, unable to wait until official opening day.) And I am whiling away time pulling out bindweed.
Thursday 07 July 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
England have fixed their sights on becoming the world's No 1 Test team – and sooner rather than later. Given a good run of results, and a fair wind, they could be crowned by the end of a summer which sees them start against fourth-ranked Sri Lanka and then tackle leaders India. Knowing England, though, their journey from today in third spot is unlikely to be without its ups and downs. Or snakes and ladders. Independent Sport will monitor England's progress on a daily basis throughout the summer's seven Tests.
Monday 23 May 2011
Michael Owen has admitted lifting the Premier League title with Manchester United represents the pinnacle of his career.
Friday 20 May 2011
So much for matchplay being a lottery. Five of the world's top six are here in Andalucia and each of them shrugged off the supposed volatility of the head-to-head format to win their opening matches. For yesterday at least, all the balls rolled out in order for the multi-millionaires.
Monday 02 May 2011
Conspiracy theorising, unlike pageantry, isn't what we do best, as today's closing item makes very clear. But that's not to say that the British are averse to a little wild speculation when the occasion demands. And so to the Blairs' wedding snub – a gross affront to common decency that has provoked many competing ideas as to its genesis.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence