Young woman, 20, knocked down and killed at accident blackspot where her uncle had been campaigning for a crossing for ten years Vicki Woodbridge was killed as she crossed a busy road in Swanley Her uncle Robert Woodbridge is a councillor for Swanley Town Council He campaigned for more than 10 years for the speed limit to be reduced PUBLISHED: 15:00 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 7 February 2013 Vicki Woodbridge, 20, who died after she was hit by a car in Swanley The uncle of a woman who was knocked down and killed at an accident blackspot campaigned for the road to be made safer for more than a decade. Vicki Woodbridge, 20, was crossing the busy London Road, in Swanley, Kent, on January 30, when she was hit. She was rushed to King's College Hospital, in central London, where she was put on a life support machine but died the following day from serious head injuries
Call me an old fogey but our kitchen at Christmas had more gadgets on show than Mission Control for the Moon landings | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 27 December 2012 On the day the world didn’t end, our eldest son fell asleep on the train home from a Mayan-themed party. He woke up to find that a fellow passenger, in the true spirit of the modern Christmas, had relieved him of his wallet, mobile phone and iPod. Ah, well, at least the thief had spared us any agonising over what to buy for the 27-year-old who has everything.
Bah Humbug to the Christmas round robin | UPDATED: 23:54 GMT, 3 December 2012 We asked the teacher if there were any areas of weakness with Melanie, and she said: ‘No.
JAMES FORSYTH: George revs up for a fuel duty freeze (…and no handbrake turns this time!) | UPDATED: 05:00 GMT, 2 December 2012 Last chance: George Osborne knows this Autumn Statement is the last opportunity to do things voters will feel in their wallets before the next Election Throughout the Coalition negotiations over the Autumn Statement, George Osborne has had two things on his mind. He wants to use the platform he has on Wednesday to show the country that the Government is ‘staying the course’ and ‘we’re still all in this together’.
Where have all the rats gone Photos capture Stockholm's beautiful subway system after its makeover by artists The 110 kilometre (68.3 miles) subway is the world's longest art exhibition featuring work by more than 150 artistsAround 90 of the Swedish city's 100 stations feature art works, including sculptures, mosaics and installations | UPDATED: 20:48 GMT, 29 November 2012 Travelling on a city's underground system is never expected to be an exciting experience – rather a convenient way of getting from A to B. But this could not be farther from the truth in the Swedish capital Stockholm, where artists have transformed the city's subway into a gigantic, kaleidoscopic art exhibition. Around 90 of the city's 100 subway stations have been given a dazzling makeover by over 150 artists, who have been let loose over the last 55 years.