Miliband set for policy clash with his own MPs: Labour leader plans to woo middle Britain with tougher stance on immigration

Miliband set for policy clash with his own MPs: Labour leader plans to woo middle Britain with tougher stance on immigration Labour MPs remain firmly opposed to curbs on immigration and red tapeSome 49% said restrictions on immigration would harm economy Miliband says he has learned 'hard truths' about what Labour 'got wrong' By Jason Groves PUBLISHED: 00:33 GMT, 28 December 2012 | UPDATED: 00:33 GMT, 28 December 2012 New Year's message: Ed Miliband hopes to focus on rebuilding the economy and helping struggling families Labour MPs remain firmly opposed to curbs on immigration and red tape, a survey reveals today – as Ed Miliband pledges to unveil a string of policies to woo middle Britain. In his New Year’s message the Labour leader says the party will finally begin setting out its policies for the next election, with a focus on rebuilding the economy and helping struggling families. Mr Miliband insists he has learned ‘hard truths’ about what Labour ‘got wrong’ on issues like immigration in the past

Liquid nightclub brawl: Terrifying moment thug leaps out of car with a golf club to attack rival in Newcastle

Terrifying moment thug leaps out of car with a golf club to attack rival in city centre street brawl outside nightclub Incident outside Liquid nightclub in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in April last yearNathan Wood, 20, and Mark Crouth, 18, both receive suspended sentencesGang members had long-running dispute and tensions came to the boil | UPDATED: 12:31 GMT, 14 December 2012 Innocent clubbers were caught up in a terrifying city centre clash between gangs as rival members tried to run each other over following a long-running dispute, a court heard. The dispute between Nathan Wood and Mark Crouth came to the boil as hundreds of partygoers poured out of Liquid nightclub in Newcastle-upon-Tyne at 3.30am on a day in April last year. Wood, 20, of Seghill, Northumberland, and Crouth, 18, of Cramlington, Northumberland, had a hatred of each other and trouble flared when they met, Newcastle Crown Court heard on Wednesday

Rival gang members jailed for trying to mow each other down in terrifying city centre street brawl

Shocking CCTV shows rival gang members trying to mow each other down in terrifying city centre street brawl outside nightclub Incident outside Liquid nightclub in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in April last yearNathan Wood, 20, and Mark Crouth, 18, both receive suspended sentencesGang members had long-running dispute and tensions came to the boil | UPDATED: 18:34 GMT, 13 December 2012 Innocent clubbers were caught up in a terrifying city centre clash between gangs as rival members tried to run each other over following a long-running dispute, a court heard yesterday.

Hit in the eye as he celebrated victory: Rio Ferdinand left with blood pouring from ugly wound after "coin" is hurled from the crowd at…

'What a shot!' Rio left bleeding as he is hit in the eye with a two-pence coin as he celebrated victory – but at least he can joke about it afterwards Rio Ferdinand struck by two-pence coin as Man United celebrate late winner The defender left with blood pouring from left eye after 'missile from crowd'City fan ran on pitch to confront bleeding Rio but was stopped by Joe HartRio tweets: 'Love the fans' banter but there is a point when it goes too far'Man United's Wayne Rooney pelted with coins as he took cornerOnlooker also arrested in stadium for racist chanting, police sayMan United stole victory 3-2 in clash with Man City | UPDATED: 20:53 GMT, 9 December 2012 Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was hit in the head by a coin thrown from the crowd as his team's derby clash with Manchester City ended in an ugly clash. Ferdinand was left bleeding from his left eye following the incident which took place in the aftermath of United's injury-time winning goal in their 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium

Cyclist Gareth Williams featured in BBC"s The War on Britain"s Roads inundated with death threats

'I'd happily run him over': Cyclist who took part in controversial BBC documentary inundated with hate messages and death threats Gareth Williams, 24, provided footage from his helmet camera for The War on Britain's Roads which aired on Wednesday nightAngry motorists and cyclists took to Twitter accusing Williams of being 'antagonistic' and 'confrontational'One Twitter user said that Williams 'deserves to be knocked off his bike and die!' | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 7 December 2012 A cyclist who took part in a documentary highlighting his clash with a taxi driver has become the target of death threats from motorists. Gareth Williams provided the BBC with footage filmed on his helmet camera for The War On Britain’s Roads, which was broadcast on Wednesday night.

Call the Midwife gives way to Downton Abbey in Christmas TV battle

Midwives give way to Downton in Christmas TV battle: Shows will no longer clash after BBC moves festive special start time | UPDATED: 12:05 GMT, 5 December 2012 It may be the season of goodwill, but when it comes to Christmas TV schedules it seems the broadcasters are determined to fight for the best slot. The BBC has been forced to move Call the Midwife festive special back to 7.30pm in a bid to avoid a clash with Downton Abbey

Midwives give way to Downton in Christmas TV battle: Shows will no longer clash after BBC moves festive special start time

Midwives give way to Downton in Christmas TV battle: Shows will no longer clash after BBC moves festive special start time | UPDATED: 01:36 GMT, 5 December 2012 It may be the season of goodwill, but when it comes to Christmas TV schedules it seems the broadcasters are determined to fight for the best slot. The BBC has been forced to move Call the Midwife festive special back to 7.30pm in a bid to avoid a clash with Downton Abbey. ITV1 had originally scheduled its two hour Christmas special for 9pm, while it was thought the BBC wanted to run its 75 minute show at 8pm