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A daily look back at the news making the headlines 100, 50 and 25 years ago.
7:49am Saturday 18th May 2013
10:42am Friday 17th May 2013
100 years ago: King George knew the full, tragic story of the British Antarctic expedition. He had heard from the lips of Commander Evans, who was received in audience at Buckingham Palace, the unpublished details of the great sacrifice of life to duty by Captain Scott, Captain Oates and their gallant comrades.
10:13am Thursday 16th May 2013
100 years ago :Benjamin Saintey, a signalman, had had a remarkable escape. He had been knocked down by an express train from Braintree at Witham Junction while crossing the line, and the train had run over him.
11:48am Wednesday 15th May 2013
10:42am Tuesday 14th May 2013
100 years ago: A number of Suffragists who were wanted by the authorities under the provisions of the so-called “Cat-and-Mouse” Act had not returned to prison after the expiry of their period of grace.
7:58am Monday 13th May 2013