A McLaren supercar was reduced to twisted wreckage when it smashed into a building on a country road in England and burst into flames.
Sun, 02 Jul, 2017
A homeless man who said he was kept as a slave for 26 years in Wales has admitted telling police that working for a group of travellers "improved his life".
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
A couple in England who hanged a dog because they did not want to pay to have it put down have been spared jail.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
Snooker player Stephen Lee has been fined £1,815 after admitting a charge of fraud relating to his personal cue.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
A police officer has been acquitted of assault and misconduct after tasering a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
A police officer accused of unlawfully Tasering a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search denied he had acted out of “revenge, anger or retribution”.
Sat, 26 Apr, 2014
A police officer unlawfully Tasered a naked man who threw a pair of underpants at him during a strip search, a court heard.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
A MAN remained in police custody last night, suspected of killing nightclubber Sian O’Callaghan as British police continue the search for a second murder victim.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2011
Six-time winner Steve Davis tonight failed to qualify for the World Championship after he was thrashed in the final round of qualifying by Stephen Lee.
Sun, 13 Mar, 2011
Snooker player Stephen Lee was arrested following an investigation into suspicious betting patterns, police said today.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2010
Lee Westwood will go head-to-head with Tiger Woods in the first two rounds of The Open at Turnberry on Thursday and Friday – just as he did on the final day of the US Open last year.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2009
A female boxer wants 'Big Brother' contestant Angel McKenzie eliminated from the show so she can "wallop" her in the ring.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2009
Five-time champion Stephen Hendry made a first-round exit from this year’s Maplin UK Championship in Telford as Stephen Lee claimed his scalp.
Sun, 14 Dec, 2008
An English woman is to hear today if her final attempt to become a mother using her own embryos has been successful.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2007
Healthier eating trends claimed another corporate casualty today after the maker of Fox’s biscuits faced up to “very disappointing” sales this year.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2006
Stephen Lee staved off a spirited comeback from Anthony Hamilton and overcame badly timed problems with his cue-tip to remain on course for Welsh Open glory at Newport tonight.
Sat, 04 Mar, 2006
Stephen Lee reached his first ranking event semi-final in two years with a 5-2 victory over Graeme Dott at the Welsh Open in Newport today.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2006
Virgin Mobile and Carphone Warehouse today confirmed they were in talks over the launch of a mobile phone service in France.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2005
Virgin Mobile today said its number of new customers had nearly halved in the first quarter but insisted its move into the contract market had proved successful.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2005
Peter Ebdon lost his grip on the Irish Masters title in Dublin tonight but will be kicking himself all the way back to his Wellingborough home.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2005
Stephen Hendry went close to achieving the second maximum in Masters history during his crushing defeat of Stephen Lee in the second round at Wembley.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2005
Virgin Mobile today said customer numbers had broken through the five million barrier after it added a record number of new users over the Christmas quarter.
Tue, 01 Feb, 2005
Virgin Mobile stuck by forecasts for annual profits today in spite of the prospect of weaker margins and revenues growth over Christmas.
Thu, 18 Nov, 2004
AN inquest jury yesterday returned a verdict of unlawful killing on the death of a young RAF engineer who took part in secret nerve gas tests 51 years ago.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2004
Virgin Mobile today reported strong growth in revenues as it outlined plans to reward higher-spending customers who buy its services in advance.
Tue, 28 Sep, 2004
Mobile phone giant Vodafone held talks with Virgin Mobile over a possible takeover just months before its stock market debut, it was reported today.
Sun, 29 Aug, 2004
Virgin Mobile was today valued at £500m (€751m) as it launched on the London stock market at a price significantly lower than its previous hopes.
Wed, 21 Jul, 2004
Richard Branson is unlikely to go ahead with plans to float Virgin Mobile on the stock market unless he gets the right price, it was reported today.
Sun, 18 Jul, 2004
Virgin Mobile may be forced to cut its flotation price because of a lacklustre response from investors, it was reported today.
Fri, 16 Jul, 2004
Virgin Mobile today kicked off plans for a London stock market flotation in a move valuing the company at up to £1bn (€1.5bn).
Wed, 07 Jul, 2004
Richard Branson’s Virgin Mobile today confirmed plans for a London stock market flotation in a move thought to value the company at more than £1bn (€1.49bn).
Wed, 30 Jun, 2004
Stephen Maguire was bewildered and happy, embarrassed and yet delighted after achieving a career breakthrough on the Mediterranean island of Malta today.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2004
Ronnie O’Sullivan described his form as “shocking” after his hopes of a successful European Open title defence were crushed by Stephen Lee today.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2004
Stephen Lee survived a China crisis at Wembley tonight with a brave comeback victory over wonder boy Ding Junhui to reach the quarter-finals of the £400,000 Masters.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2004
Graeme Dott emerged smiling from “the biggest match of my life” to reach the last 16 of the Embassy World Championship in Sheffield today.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2003
TWO women who want to use their frozen embryos to have children yesterday came face-to-face in court with their former partners who have withdrawn consent for their use in IVF treatment.
Fri, 20 Sep, 2002
A RECOVERING British cancer patient yesterday insisted she would go to court to fight to save her test-tube fertilised, stored embryos after her ex-fiance said he wanted them destroyed.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2002
Stephen Lee is ready for the challenge of the Crucible after landing his second ranking title of the season in Aberdeen last night.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2002
Stephen Lee captured his second ranking title of the season with a stunning 9-2 victory over David Gray in the Regal Scottish Open final at Aberdeen.
Sun, 14 Apr, 2002
Nigel Bond is the odd man out in a surprise line-up for today’s semi-finals in the Regal Scottish Open at Aberdeen.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2002
Stephen Lee brought the curtain down on the 24th season of Steve Davis’ professional career in Aberdeen this afternoon.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2002
John Higgins’ winning streak came to an end at the hands of Stephen Lee in the quarter-finals of the £597,200 LG Cup at Preston Guild Hall today.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2001
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