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Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout

Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout

Ex-head of Haringey's children's services Sharon Shoesmith awarded £680,000 for her unfair dismissal claim.
Police 'spied on dead man's family'

Police 'spied on dead man's family'

A woman calling for an inquiry into her son's death in 1997 says she has been told she was spied on by undercover police officers.
Worboys victims granted compensatio...

Worboys victims granted compensation

Two women who were sexually assaulted by taxi driver John Worboys have been awarded compensation from the Met police.
Mayor 'to miss housing target'

Mayor 'to miss housing target'

The Mayor of London will miss his target to build 55,000 homes in the capital by 2015, figures from a housing board suggest.
'Risks remain' on Crossrail project

'Risks remain' on Crossrail project

'Considerable risks' remain in delivering the Crossrail project on time, MPs say.
Baby death mum spared jail time

Baby death mum spared jail time

A teenage mother is given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of her four-month-old baby in east London.

Timesonline

Government scales back child worker...

Government scales back child worker vetting scheme

Plans to vet millions of people working with children and vulnerable adults are to be scaled back to ?common sense? levels, the Government announced today
Live: Bloody Sunday families shown ...

Live: Bloody Sunday families shown Saville report

9.40 BST On a January morning 38 years ago, 13 protesters died at the hands of British paratroopers and 14 were injured, one so seriously he died four months later. For many of their relatives, the years since have been dominated by the search for truth about what happened during 25 chaotic minutes in central Londonderry.
Bloody Sunday fees hit £100m, with ...

Bloody Sunday fees hit £100m, with 14 lawyers earning more than £1m

A total of £100 million, more than half the costs of the Bloody Sunday inquiry, established in 1998, has gone on legal fees.
Freedom of Information Act gives pr...

Freedom of Information Act gives protection to royal secrets

The Royal Family and the Royal Household were exempted from direct requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Royal Household was not included in the Act?s definition of a public authority, so members of the public are unable to access information held in the Royal Archives. Public bodies can be asked to release information that may include details about the Royal Family, but protection also covers communications between public bodies, such as government departments, and the Royal Family or Royal Household.
BNP leader invited to meet Queen at...

BNP leader invited to meet Queen at Buckingham Palace garden party

Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National Party, has been invited to attend a Buckingham Palace garden party hosted by the Queen, The Times has learnt.
England sees again how fragile opti...

England sees again how fragile optimism can be on and off the field

We have Harold Wilson to blame for the search for connections between the World Cup and the fortunes of the nation.

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UK Queens Racehorse Fails Drug Test

UK Queens Racehorse Fails Drug Test

A racehorse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth has failed a drug test. Buckingham Palace identified Estimate as one of five racehorses that the British Horseracing Authority says tested positive for ...
Army of Tiny Soldiers Replicates Ba...

Army of Tiny Soldiers Replicates Battle of Waterloo

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA - Next year marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo, when French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by an international force led by England and Prussia. Just in time ...
Dream come true for Buttler surgery...

Dream come true for Buttler surgery time for Prior

New England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler finally gets the Test status after serving as a One-Day cricketer and this, he says, is a "dream come true". Lancastrian Buttler, 23, has played 63 times in ...
Prior drops out England calls Buttl...

Prior drops out England calls Buttler

England cricket selectors Tuesday replaced an out-of-form wicketkeeper Matt Prior with rookie Jos Buttler in the 13-member squad for the third Test against India starting Sunday at Southampton. ...
Anderson hearing Aug 1

Anderson hearing Aug 1

The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that Judicial Commissioner Gordon Lewis will hold the hearing of England fast bowler James Anderson via video-conference Aug 1. Lewis made the ...
Ishant Bhuvneshwar Vijay rise in IC...

Ishant Bhuvneshwar Vijay rise in ICC rankings

India's 95-run win over England at Lord's Monday, only their second at the 'home of cricket' in 82 years, has seen their youngsters make noticeable improvements in the ICC Test player rankings. India ...

Dailymail

Peaches Geldof's son Phaedra alon...

Peaches Geldof's son Phaedra alone for '17 HOURS' after she died of heroin overdose

The 25-year-old was found by her husband Tom Cohen, slumped on a bed in the spare room of the home they shared in Wrotham, Kent, on April 7.
Betrayal of our murdered police h...

Betrayal of our murdered police heroes: Fury as two ex-Yard chiefs oppose whole life sentences for police killers

Moves to make such murderers die behind bars are a PR exercise and the ?contemporary version of hanging?, according to Lord Condon and Lord Blair.
'Chickens picked from floor, wash...

'Chickens picked from floor, washed in filthy water... then sold on to your supermarket': Investigation launched into claims contaminated poultry is being sold on the high street

A hygiene alert has been raised around factories and farms supplying chicken to Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury?s, Aldi, Marks & Spencer and Nando?s.
A giant haggis, cabers, golf club...

A giant haggis, cabers, golf clubs, 41 Scottish terriers, Rod Stewart, Billy Connolly, the Queen, lashings of self-deprecation and even a gay kiss - Glasgow's Commonwealth Games begin in style

Photos from the preparation for the ceremony show such recognisable Scottish icons as Tunnocks Tea Cakes, an Irn Bru Forth Bridge and wedding spot Gretna Green.
Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremo...

Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony's most unlikely stars

The Scotties were the highlight of the show for many of the millions watching at home, as social media sites were flooded with praise for the animals.
Anyone know how to open this bato...

Anyone know how to open this baton? Queen laughs in delight as Commonwealth boss and Sir Chris Hoy fumble to get her speech out of Games symbol

The ceremony at Glasgow's Celtic Park descended into farce momentarily when Prince Imran of Malaysia was unable to open the baton which contained the Queen's message.

Financial Times UK

Bodies from MH17 arrive in Netherla...

Bodies from MH17 arrive in Netherlands

After nearly a week the bodies from the downed Malaysian airline arrive in Holland at an air base in the southern town of Eindhoven
Russian hand seen in arming of rebe...

Russian hand seen in arming of rebels

Downing of Kiev fighter jets adds to suspicions among western intelligence officials who point to an extensive weapons-smuggling operation
Bundesbank chief urges UK to stay i...

Bundesbank chief urges UK to stay in EU

Jens Weidmann has urged British business leaders to honour the wishes of the late Winston Churchill to ?recreate the European family?
Bricks come loose from StanChart to...

Bricks come loose from StanChart tower

The Asian-focused bank is facing a reversal of fortunes, and interviews with investors, analysts, rivals and insiders reveal an organisation struggling to adapt
Goldman rebuked over £1m legal fees...

Goldman rebuked over £1m legal fees claim

UK judge takes unusual step of expressing dismay at the legal bill that the bank?s lawyers were requesting
Carney highlights interest rate ris...

Carney highlights interest rate rise risks

Bank of England governor voices concerns about households? ability to cope with higher borrowing costs as he says economy is heading ?back to normal?

Daily Mirror

Claudia Lawrence: Live updates as p...

Claudia Lawrence: Live updates as police search pub linked to missing chef

Claudia went missing in 2009 after returning from her job at York University†††††††††
Tottenham sign Ben Davies and Miche...

Tottenham sign Ben Davies and Michel Vorm from Swansea as Gylfi Sigurdsson heads other way

All three players have confirmed their moves and signed long-term contracts for undisclosed fees as Spurs win race for sought-after full-back Davies
Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Loi...

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Loic Remy and David Ospina updates plus all the done deals

As clubs continue their preparations for the new season on the pitch, plenty is going on off it. Follow how it all unfolds on Wednesday here
Here's the bride! Cheryl Cole dazzl...

Here's the bride! Cheryl Cole dazzles in thigh-split lace dress as she launches new perfume

The newlywed star looked stunning in the tight-fitting dress - and couldn't hide her glowing grin
Operation Cloud Lab: 5 lessons lear...

Operation Cloud Lab: 5 lessons learned from BBC Two series including the average weight of clouds

Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about clouds a team a scientists show you right up
Food fads of the rich and famous - ...

Food fads of the rich and famous - Barack Obama, Kim Jong-un and other picky eaters

It has emerged the Queen dislikes seafood but is partial to a jam penny - but what else do the great and the good love and hate on their dinner table?
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