Baby killer sentence to be reviewed

Hillingdon Times: Michael John Pearce was jailed for nine years at Newport Crown Court (Gwent Police/PA)

11:36pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A nine-year jail term given to a baby killer will be reviewed by the Court of Appeal amid complaints the sentence was not long enough.

Salmond hopes to keep young Scots

Hillingdon Times: Alex Salmond believes a Yes vote will help persuade young people to stay in Scotland

11:09pm Thursday 21st August 2014

An independent Scotland would seek to end the flood of young people from Scotland who feel they have to leave to further their careers, Alex Salmond said.

Ex-ministers query clerk decision

Hillingdon Times: John Bercow's choice of a new Commons clerk has been questioned by two ex-ministers

10:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Two former cabinet ministers have raised concerns about the proposed appointment of Australian Carol Mills as Parliament's senior official.

Human rights champion Bamber dies

Hillingdon Times: Helen Bamber has died, her Foundation says

7:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Human rights campaigner and early member of Amnesty International Helen Bamber has died, the Helen Bamber Foundation has announced.

BBC boss defends Sir Cliff coverage

Hillingdon Times: The BBC's director general Tony Hall defended the broadcaster's handling of the police search at the home of Sir Cliff Richard

2:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Director general Tony Hall said BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations.

Ebola fears after Donegal death

Hillingdon Times: There are fears that a person who died in Donegal had the Ebola virus

7:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Medics suspect a man found dead in Ireland was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in Africa, the country's health authority has said.

Tributes to peacemaker Reynolds

Hillingdon Times: Former taoiseach Albert Reynolds has died

7:42am Thursday 21st August 2014

Former Irish taoiseach Albert Reynolds has been remembered as a courageous peacemaker after he died following a long illness.

Funeral of jet crash 'gentle giant'

Hillingdon Times: An order of service is held up before the funeral of Flight MH17 victim Liam Sweeney at St Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle

3:21am Thursday 21st August 2014

Newcastle United fan Liam Sweeney was "a gentle giant" and a "family man", the funeral of the first British victim of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to be identified has been told.

Figures reveal costs to commuters

Hillingdon Times: The different performances of rail operators in terms of commuter costs have been revealed in figures

4:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Commuters' contributions to the cost of the rail system have been laid bare in new figures.

BBC boss warns Clarkson over gaffes

Hillingdon Times: Top Gear was criticised by Ofcom for breaching broadcasting rules over a ''racial'' term used by Jeremy Clarkson

4:37pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BBC TV boss Danny Cohen has warned Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson that "no one person is bigger than the BBC" after a series of headline-making gaffes by the star.






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