Museums compete for top award

Barry And District News: Artifacts brought from the sea bed of The Solent and preserved on display at the new Mary Rose Museum

7:31pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The new venue displaying the preserved remains of Henry VIII's sunken flagship the Mary Rose will compete with arts institutions such as the Hayward Gallery and Tate Britain for the UK's top museum award.

Python farewell show on big screen

Barry And District News: Left to right: Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese, the five remaining Pythons

6:34pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Cult comedy troupe Monty Python are heading back to cinemas after striking a deal to show their final ever gig on the big screen.

Shareholders question bonus stance

Barry And District News: Shareholders at Barclays have questioned the bank's policy on bonus payments.

5:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Barclays was given a bloody nose by shareholders today as one in three failed to back its controversial decision to increase its bonus pool despite falling profits.

London's Gherkin in a pickle

Barry And District News: The Gherkin was designed by architect Lord Norman Foster

3:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Famous London skyscraper the Gherkin has been placed into receivership in a move aimed at removing uncertainty over its ownership.

Prison deaths reach record high

Barry And District News: Deaths in prison custody increased to 215 in 2013

3:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

There were 215 deaths in prison custody in England and Wales last year - the highest number on record.

Miliband states case for the union

Barry And District News: Ed Miliband and his shadow cabinet will campaign against Scottish independence.

10:32pm Thursday 24th April 2014

An independent Scotland would leave working people both north and south of the border "worse off", Ed Miliband has warned.

Paedophile teacher's image haul

Barry And District News: William James Vahey worked in schools worldwide for four decades (AP/FBI)

2:17pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Images of between 50 and 60 students at a private school were found on the computer of a convicted paedophile, the school's executive principal has said.

Mother faces triple murder charge

Barry And District News: Police at a house in New Malden, south London, after a woman was arrested following the discovery of three dead children

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

A mother been charged with murdering three of her children.

Father charged with killing baby

Barry And District News: A man will appear in court over the death of his baby daughter

9:38pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A father has been charged with killing his nine-week-old daughter.

Debate 'quite encouraging' - Welby

Barry And District News: The Archbishop of Canterbury said he welcomed the debate about the position of Christianity in British society

3:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury has conceded that Britain is "certainly not" a Christian country in terms of the number of regular churchgoers, but its society and values had been "shaped and founded on" the religion.

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