In 1984, the pit workers at Hatfield saw the Prime Minister as their mortal enemy. Thirty years on, little has changed – even in death. Mark Branagan reports from South Yorkshire
Manchester Police to classify as hate crimes attacks against subculture members
Today's announcement by Manchester Police is a small but significant victory for Sylvia Lancaster, the mother who has tirelessly campaigned for a more robust police response to attacks against alternative music fans after her daughter was brutally murdered in 2007.
When the Dalai Lama received £1.1m last year from the Templeton Foundation, he did what all good Buddhist monks who have preached against materialism might be expected to do – he gave it away.
A Swiss adventurer plans to fly his featherweight jumbo jet across America fuelled only by the energy of the Sun
It was thought to be the one stolen from Korean virtuoso Min-jin Kym at Euston station in 2010
Prosecution of Ukrainian opposition leader over 1996 murder of businessman to proceed when she is healthy enough
The suicide of a 77-year-old London man and a surprising bequest have laid bare the state of the far-right party’s fundraising
The instrument, alleged to have belonged to band leader Wallace Hartley and to have been strapped to his chest when he was plucked from the sea, is set to be auctioned. But the Titanic Historical Society has questioned its origins
Pope Benedict XVI is the first pontiff to stand down in nearly 600 years
The method the Catholic Church uses to select their leader has remained virtually unchanged for the last 800 years. But how does the Papal Conclave actually work?
New study reveals how Facebook “likes” say a lot more about a person than you first think
A student protester who was acquitted of violent disorder two years after he suffered life-threatening injuries allegedly from a police baton blow to the head has called on the Independent Police Complaints Commission to re-open its investigation.
Britain’s most senior Catholic clergymen looks set to face a Vatican inquiry over allegations of sexual misconduct with the body that was once headed by Pope Benedict set to lead the investigation.