Bravery medals including George Cross and Military Medal amassed by private collector sell for 312,000 at auction

Bravery medals including George Cross and Military Medal amassed by private collector sell for 312,000 at auctionBachelor William Oakley's collection was unknown to relatives and friendsOnly came to light when he died aged 81 with money going to family Haul off 33 medals included a George Cross, which sold for 93,000 | UPDATED: 22:21 GMT, 26 December 2012 A collection of bravery medals secretly collected by a bachelor has sold for more than 312,000. William Oakley kept the medals in his modest semi-detached house for over 40 years, with his secret obsession unknown to friends and relatives.

First glimpse inside British Library"s new home for its UK national newspaper collection

Read all about it: First glimpse inside British Library's new home for its UK national newspaper collectionCulture Minister Ed Vaizey was given a sneak peek of the British Library's new Newspaper Storage Building at Boston Spa, Wetherby, West YorkshireThe state of the art facility will be controlled by robotic shelves and features humidity, temperature and oxygen controls | UPDATED: 10:30 GMT, 14 December 2012 With its neck-achingly high ceilings and vast amounts of space, this giant warehouse could be used to store almost anything.

Read all about it: First glimpse inside British Library"s new home for its UK national newspaper collection

Read all about it: First glimpse inside British Library's new home for its UK national newspaper collectionCulture Minister Ed Vaizey was given a sneak peek of the British Library's new Newspaper Storage Building at Boston Spa, Wetherby, West YorkshireThe state of the art facility will be controlled by robotic shelves and features humidity, temperature and oxygen controls | UPDATED: 23:50 GMT, 13 December 2012 With its neck-achingly high ceilings and vast amounts of space, this giant warehouse could be used to store almost anything. But this is no ordinary building – it will soon be packed to the rafters with millions and millions of pages of local and national newspapers from as far back as the 16th century. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey was given a first glimpse at the British Library's enormous new Newspaper Storage Facility at Boston Spa, near Wetherby, West Yorkshire.

Warwickshire council fined 30,000 for "health and safety failures" after warehouse blaze which killed four fire-fighters

Council fined 30,000 for health and safety failures at warehouse blaze which killed four firefightersFour firefighters died tackling blaze in Warwickshire in 2007 | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 7 December 2012 A local authority has been fined 30,000 for health and safety failures linked to a warehouse blaze in which four firefighters died. Mr Justice MacDuff said the fine imposed on Warwickshire County Council reflected deficiencies in record-keeping and information given to fire crews at the time of the tragedy in November 2007.