Latest Hazel Blears Stories

2008-10-05 00:00:19

With reference to the article, No More Homes (October 2). I would like to congratulate Tewkesbury borough Councillor Phil Taylor on his clear message at last Tuesday's meeting of Tewkesbury Borough Council.

2008-08-28 03:00:42

By Anonymous Coventry Airport may have to wait until October for a decision on its legal challenge to the government's refusal of permission for its expansion, it has emerged. West Midlands International Airport Ltd took its challenge to the High Court last week (Planning, 25 July, p6).

2008-08-28 03:00:36

By Anonymous Lawyers have warned that key parts of the Planning Bill will fall foul of European environmental legislation and provoke legal challenges.

2008-08-27 00:00:24

A dispute over whether a small tree could be felled or not in Bovey Tracey has gone right to the top of Government. Cabinet minister Hazel Blears overturned a decision by Teignbridge planners not to allow an oak tree in a Bovey Tracey garden to be cut down.

2008-06-18 00:00:13

A personal computer was stolen during a break-in at the district office of British Communities Secretary Hazel Blears. A spokesman said the computer contained some information about Blears' constituency and her department but no sensitive personal data, the Daily Mail reported.

2006-03-13 05:13:48

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top policeman, already under pressure over the mistaken shooting of a suspected suicide bomber, faced calls for his resignation on Monday after his office admitted he secretly recorded a phone call with the government's senior legal adviser.

2005-08-02 05:27:59

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - The British government sought on Tuesday to build bridges with ethnic communities after suspected Islamic militants bombed London's transport system.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.