Adam Withnall

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Images posted to Twitter by London-based Ren Ivaldi showed the extent of the damage to one of the plane's wings

Ryanair ‘crash victim’ passenger describes terror as pictures emerge of damage to two planes involved

Accident under investigation after one jet saw wing tip completely snapped off

Fears continue to mount about the pressures on the NHS

NHS will ‘collapse’ in next five years if David Cameron does not urgently increase funding, senior Tories warn

Fears over pressure on health service come as Jeremy Hunt says doctors with poor records on cancer diagnosis will be ‘named and shamed’

Spectators carrying glasses of Pimm's on day five of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

Pimm’s at Wimbledon costs £8 but served at ‘a third’ of recommended strength and ‘tastes like a soft drink’

Lab tests on the drink showed that with melted ice it could be as weak as one part Pimm’s to nine parts lemonade and water

Police tweeted this picture of the car post-flip. Those involved only suffered 'very minor injuries'

Teen flips car onto zebra crossing during first lesson in ‘worst Abbey Road tribute ever’

Police said those involved fortunately only suffered ‘very minor injuries’

Chile and Brazil players react after seeing Gonzalo Jara miss the crucial penalty

World Cup 2014: Brazil fan dies of heart attack as Neymar penalty wins tense shootout vs Chile

The man was rushed to hospital from a bar near the ground, but later died

JK Rowling Twitter abuse ‘may have been work of British spies’, SNP politician says

Christina McKelvie said there were ‘interesting’ theories to suggest MI5 was to blame for messages calling Harry Potter author a ‘whore’, ‘b****’ and ‘traitor’

The Government said now was not the time to allow civil partnerships for straight couples

Same-sex couples to be allowed to convert civil partnerships to marriages from December, Culture Secretary says

But civil partnerships will not be opened up to straight couples following consultation

RainCity, providing homeless people with services and housing, set up the benches across Vancouver to raise awareness

Vancouver shelter-benches show up London’s ‘anti-homeless’ spikes as how not to deal with rough sleepers

The benches offer shelter from the Vancouver rain - and advice about where to seek more long-term help

Alaska bear crashes child’s birthday party, eats cupcakes and leaves

Young male black bear fell through skylight and sent family fleeing from room

The signed note posted to Twitter by US Soccer

USA vs Germany World Cup 2014: Signed Jurgen Klinsmann note urges bosses to give employees day off to support US ‘soccer’ team

The ‘doctor’s sick note’-style letter is addressed ‘to whom it may concern’, and signed off ‘Go USA!’

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Super Mario crushes the Messi dream as Germany win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Super Mario crushes the Messi dream

Germany win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
Saharan remains may be evidence of the first race war, 13,000 years ago

The first race war, 13,000 years ago?

Saharan remains may be evidence of oldest large-scale armed conflict
Scientists find early warning system for Alzheimer’s

Scientists find early warning system for Alzheimer’s

Researchers hope eye tests can spot ‘biomarkers’ of the disease
Sex, controversy and schoolgirl schtick

Meet Japan's AKB48

Pop, sex and schoolgirl schtick make for controversial success
In pictures: Breathtaking results of this weekend's 'supermoon'

Weekend's 'supermoon' in pictures

The moon appeared bigger and brighter at the weekend
Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over the north of the country

How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over northern Iraq

A speech by an ex-MI6 boss hints at a plan going back over a decade. In some areas, being Shia is akin to being a Jew in Nazi Germany, says Patrick Cockburn
The evolution of Andy Serkis: First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The evolution of Andy Serkis

First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial: Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried

You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial...

Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried
Refugee children from Central America let down by Washington's high ideals

Refugee children let down by Washington's high ideals

Democrats and Republicans refuse to set aside their differences to cope with the influx of desperate Central Americas, says Rupert Cornwell
Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Malorie Blackman appeals for a better ethnic mix of authors and characters and the illustrator Quentin Blake comes to the rescue
Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...

Blackest is the new black

Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...
Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

The US Ambassador to London holds 'jeans and beer' gigs at his official residence – it's all part of the job, he tells Chris Green
Meet the Quantified Selfers: From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor

Meet the 'Quantified Selfers'

From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor
Madani Younis: Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

Madani Younis wants the neighbourhood to follow his work as closely as his audiences do
Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

When it comes to national stereotyping, the Irish – among others – know it can pay to play up to outsiders' expectations, says DJ Taylor