Labour's 80-year-old former deputy leader Roy Hattersley is granted a 'quickie' divorce from his wife after 57 years of marriageGiven a 'quickie' divorce in just 55 seconds today at the age of 80 Couple had not lived together for five yearsGranted because he would now find it intolerable to live with Molly By Jill Reilly PUBLISHED: 13:04 GMT, 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 13 April 2013 Veteran Labour politician Roy Hattersley was given a 'quickie' divorce in just 55 seconds today at the age of 80 from his wife of 57 years. Baron Hattersley in his full name of Roy Sydney George was granted a decree nisi at London's High Court because of the irretrievable breakdown of his 1956 marriage to wife Edith Mary known as Molly.
HMV saved from closure after 50million deal which will save 2,500 jobs 141 iconic HMV stores will be saved by restructuring firm HilcoMusic and film companies 'back the deal' as they want to keep a High Street rival to internet retailers First HMV store opened on Oxford Street in 1921 By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 09:30 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 10:03 GMT, 5 April 2013 The HMV brand has been rescued after administrators agreed a 50million deal which will save 2,500 jobs. Hilco, a specialist restructuring firm, will acquire 141 HMV-branded stores – including 23 which had previously been set to close. The iconic brand had faced disappearing from high streets altogether if a rescue deal could not be agreed.
Have I got views for loo! Artist camouflages public toilets and other ugly structures so they're hidden against their backgrounds Roeland Otten has used mosaics and geometric paint designs Designer recreated otherwise blocked and lost views of the city streets By Larisa Brown PUBLISHED: 00:38 GMT, 31 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 31 January 2013 An artist has transformed ugly run-down public structures into works of art by camouflaging them into their background using paint. Dutch designer Roeland Otten has used mosaics, geometric paint designs, and high resolution photograph wall coverings to recreate the otherwise blocked and lost views of the city streets
Peter Hitchens: Killed on his way to church, the latest victim of smug 'liberals' | UPDATED: 03:39 GMT, 30 December 2012 Alan Greaves, 68, from Sheffield, who died after being brutally attacked on his way to midnight mass on Christmas Eve Those of us who know what is going on in this country are often derided by smug, wealthy Londoners. They accuse us of ‘moral panic’ and of exaggerating the breakdown of our society. I ask these complacent people to consider the terrible death of Alan Greaves, attacked on Christmas Eve itself
King of the WAGs puts 15m mansion on the transfer list: Football's favourite developer sells own home with pool, helipad and VERY ostentatious decorMulti-millionaire David Hughes has sold houses to Manchester's football stars and is now selling his ownThe house in Chelford, Cheshire comes with 25 acres of land and a helipad | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 29 December 2012 Ask any football fan or would-be WAG in the North where the top footballers live and you will get a quick answer – within the ‘golden triangle’ that lies between the towns of Alderley Edge, Knutsford and Wilmslow in Cheshire. For 20 years, football’s superstars have flocked to this patchwork of villages, 20 miles from Manchester and 45 miles from Liverpool
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UK High Streets set for nightmare 2013: 140 retail chains 'could fail next year' as consumers look to online bargains | UPDATED: 09:15 GMT, 24 December 2012 Consumer cutbacks and the increasing popularity of online retailers mean around 140 retailers could soon join Comet in collapsing into administration, according to research by business recovery experts. A number of national or regional retail chains could fail in 2013, says Begbies Traynor, which warns that those on its critical watch list are unlikely to see the year out. Its research measures corporate distress levels among businesses across the UK
Lynch mob bay for blood of Delhi gang rapists: Streets in lockdown as three appear in court over bus attack that damaged girl so badly she lost her intestines Hundreds of protesters called for the death penalty for the three suspects Ram Singh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma appeared in court yesterdaySharma tells court they should be 'hanged' for the 'heinous crime' Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appeals for calm after week of protest 23-year-old victim still in critical condition eight days after brutal attack | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 24 December 2012 A 'lynch mob' called for the death penalty against three men accused of raping a woman for more than an hour before throwing her from a moving bus were brought to court. Roads and railways have been closed in New Delhi today as police try to regain control after days of protest and pitched battles between police and demonstrators. Today, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed for calm and vowed to get justice for the 'monstrous crime'.
Delhi gang rape victim takes her first steps in hospital as fresh protests by outraged demonstrators rock capitalPolice use tear gas and water cannons to control protestors in New DelhiThousands take to the streets in anger after student is raped The victim of the attack is said to have taken her first steps in hospitalThe Government attempted to appease demonstrators by promising increased protection for women | UPDATED: 14:20 GMT, 23 December 2012 Violent clashes between Indian police and thousands of people who took to the streets of the country's capital city to protest against the alleged gang rape and beating of a student have continued for a second day. Police used water cannons and tear gas to control hordes of protestors in a high security zone in New Delhi after trouble erupted amid angry demonstrations following the alleged rape of a 23-year-old student on a bus
Bank reforms 'won't shield taxpayer from another crisis': Embarrassment for Osborne as report warns shake-up 'falls well short' Parliamentary Commission: Plans to separate banks' risky investment arms from high street operations may not be 'adequate'Banks accused of 'culture of culpable greed' Tougher sentences may be introduced for some financial offences | UPDATED: 00:04 GMT, 21 December 2012 Sweeping reforms planned for Britain’s biggest banks will not be enough to protect taxpayers from another financial meltdown, a commission of MPs and peers will say today. In an embarrassment for Chancellor George Osborne, their report will warn that his proposed shake-up ‘falls well short of what is required’. Accusing banks of a ‘culture of culpable greed’, the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards will say plans to separate banks’ risky investment arms from their high street operations may not prove ‘adequate’