Welcome to poundland: Thousands clamour for the 20 Victorian terraced properties on sale for 1 EACHMore than 100 people fighting for every Victorian house Council desperate to prompt regeneration in one of Liverpool's most impoverished areas By Jaya Narain PUBLISHED: 22:53 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 2 March 2013 A house in Kensington, Liverpool may not have the airs and graces of a Georgian mansion in the desirable SW1 district in London.
Prestigious award for Mail journalist: Stephen Wright honoured for reporting on Stephen Lawrence investigation Judges at the Paul Foot Award praised Wright's 'dogged reporting'He spearheaded the Mail's Justice for Stephen campaign through to the trial and conviction of two of the original suspects last year His investigation led to famous front page branding the suspects 'Murderers' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:42 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:05 GMT, 28 February 2013 Honoured: Stephen Wright has received the Paul Foot Award for investigative journalism for his reporting on the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation Daily Mail journalist Stephen Wright has been honoured with a prestigious accolade for his 15 years of reporting on the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation. Judges at the Paul Foot Award for investigative journalism created a Special Campaign Award to present him in recognition of his outstanding work. His initial investigation led to Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre famously branding the suspects ‘Murderers’, in a front page headline in February 1997.
French commando killed trying to rescue hostage from Somali militants in daring helicopter raid Militant group al-Shabab have held French soldier Denis Allex since 2009French spies stormed house after arriving in five helicoptersOne soldier killed and another was reported missing Initial reports Mr Allex was shot dead during the raid have been denied by those holding him , looking gaunt, he sent a video message to new President Francois Hollande, telling how his hopes of a rescue were fading by the day. He calls on France to drop its 'oppressive attitude' towards Muslims and says Mr Hollande represented his last hope of rescue. Poignantly, he adds: 'I am alive.
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
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.
Disability handouts to be cut or stopped for 330,000 claimants as Government aims to end 'welfare for life'New figures show 71 per cent of claimants do not go through proper checksWithout reform, one in every 17 adults would be claiming DLA by 2018 says Disability minister | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 13 December 2012 Benefits clampdown: Disability minister Esther McVey defends change The Government is to reduce or stop disability allowance for hundreds of thousands of claimants in a bid to end unchecked ‘welfare for life’. The clampdown comes as new figures suggest that seven in ten of those claiming the benefit go through the system without proper checks
Eric's funny but Ernie's got to go: BBC told Morecambe to dump Wise if he wanted to make it in televisionProducer argued they were 'stuck in a rut and too reliant on outdated gags'The pair initially struggled to make an impression on television1954 comedy show called Running Wild flopped because it was reliant 'on second-rate artists and fourth-rate writersThey eventually found fame on television in the hit 1961 show Two Of A Kind | UPDATED: 22:03 GMT, 1 December 2012 As Morecambe and Wise, they were the nation’s best-loved comedy act, their Christmas extravaganzas regularly pulling in audiences of more than 20 million. But BBC chiefs initially believed Eric Morecambe would have a much better chance of TV stardom if he dumped Ernie Wise and went solo. The damning appraisal, delivered just two years before the duo finally found fame on commercial television, was discovered in the BBC’s own archives.