The wealth gap on your doorstep: Study reveals Britain's most economically divided neighbourhoods where rich and poor live 'cheek by jowl'Study based on income, savings, investments and property valuesNeighbouring streets in St Albans had the biggest wealth disparity By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:11 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:11 GMT, 24 March 2013 Britain's most economically divided neighbourhoods have been revealed in a wide-ranging survey of the country's wealth gap. A study by data company CACI found streets where wealthy families in 1m homes live 'cheek by jowl' with some of the most deprived households in the country.
How to drive jobsworths potty! In this devilishly inventive manifesto, late astronomer Sir Patrick Moore tells how he fought back against box-ticking bullies | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 29 December 2012 Hitting back: Sir Patrick Moore had his own way to fight back against bureaucrats Sir Patrick Moore, who died earlier this month aged 89, is best remembered as the motor-mouthed frontman of television’s longest running show with the same presenter, The Sky At Night on BBC1. But the astronomer and entertainer had another side, as a self-appointed scourge of bureaucracy.
Patrick Moore and the fiancee he never got over: Stargazing eccentric couldn't forgive the Germans for killing the only woman he ever loved The broadcaster died peacefully at his home in Selsey, Sussex, on Sunday | UPDATED: 09:20 GMT, 10 December 2012 Patrick Moore approached the challenges of ageing with a characteristically phlegmatic attitude. ‘I do what Mark Twain did,’ he said. ‘I get my copy of the daily paper, look at the obituaries page, and if I’m not there, I carry on as usual.’ It is tempting to think of the eccentric astronomer, who died yesterday aged 89, still carrying on as usual somewhere out there in the universe he adored.
A big party (at his request) as Patrick Moore dies, aged 89: Broadcaster passed away peacefully at home with close friends and his cat Ptolemy Broadcaster 'passed away peacefully' at his home in West SussexMonocle-wearing Sir Patrick died after failing to fight an infectionQueen guitarist Brian May pays tribute to 'dear friend and a kind of father figure to me' | UPDATED: 01:57 GMT, 10 December 2012 In the event of his death, the astronomer was clear about what he wanted. He would not have a funeral, but a party – ‘Quite a show.
It's grim down South: Exhibition of images show the dark humour to be found in even the grittiest corners of London S*** London blog started out as a Facebook groupMembers of the public send in pictures of funny everyday mishapsBest entries will now be shown in an exhibition | UPDATED: 16:14 GMT, 5 December 2012 The UK may be in the grip of the worst economic crisis in history – but at least we haven't lost our sense of humour. A new exhibition showcases a series of unintentionally hilarious sights captured by Londoners in their city during 2012.