09 July 2014 06:31 PM
They have also been pressed into the service in the United States by real estate vendors
06 July 2014 12:00 AM
The military top brass plotted the war far from the horrors of the front. Jonathan Brown on the day George V came to stay
04 July 2014 07:07 PM
Civil liberties groups and campaigners against domestic violence have reacted with dismay at the deportation of a mother of three who has been sent back to the United States, from where she fled her husband 20 years ago.
04 July 2014 04:10 PM
Surely after a lifetime of service to theatre, television and film Richard Wilson deserves better than to be locked in a sound proof box and spun creakily in the darkness of an overheated and airless studio theatre?
04 July 2014 04:06 PM
It is fascinating to think what we would make of Beryl Burton had she been racing today, the benefactor of sponsorship deals, personal appearances, endless TV interviews and relentless media exposure.
03 July 2014 07:58 PM
The people of Yorkshire got their first sight of the famous peloton tonight as the teams competing in Saturday’s grand depart of the Tour de France processed through the streets of Leeds.
A fatal clash of civilisations? 'Lost' Amazonian tribe under threat from illegal loggers operating in their traditional territories
03 July 2014 07:39 PM
The world was gripped by the sight of a previously uncontacted tribe in the Brazilian rainforest three years ago. What happened next has only just emerged – and it suggests their very existence is under threat
03 July 2014 06:50 PM
British children experience more problems with the excessive use of their smart phones than any others in Europe, the most comprehensive study into young people’s internet usage has found.
03 July 2014 06:42 PM
An explosion at Britain’s biggest munitions plant killed 134 workers, but news of the disaster was suppressed
Women more vulnerable to Islamophobia: Traditional dress makes wearer 'visibly Muslim' and a soft target for abuse, say researchers
29 June 2014 12:00 AM
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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- 2 West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State
- 3 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 4 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27