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Theresa May has been accused of acting unlawfully by forcing the removal of failed Somali asylum-seekers to Mogadishu

Judge prevents Theresa May sending asylum-seeker back to lawless Somalia

Home Secretary accused of acting unlawfully as man fears Islamists will kill him on his return

Shelagh Delaney wrote A Taste of Honey when she was 18

Revenge is sweet in Salford for 'A Taste of Honey' playwright Shelagh Delaney

Salford is to celebrate the life of one of its “most famous daughters”, Shelagh Delaney, amid calls for an official apology over an alleged smear campaign against the late playwright by the city’s luminaries.

The village green at Reeth near Swaledale in Yorkshire typifies a way of life that is under threat

God save Whitby village green from the Supreme Court

Verdict on public space in Whitby threatens to be dangerous precedent

Pupils in class at Maidstone Grammar School

Grammar schools widen gap between rich and poor

New study demonstrates long-term harm to those who miss out on places

The landlord acknowledged the sign's wording was 'inappropriate'

Panic in Lancashire as landlord is asked to remove sign advertising for Pakistani families only

A landlord was ordered by police to remove a sign seeking Pakistani families only to rent his terraced house.

Caledonian Sleeper from London Euston Station approaching the Horseshoe Curve on the West Highland Line

Serco awarded contract to run the famous Caledonian Sleeper railway line

One of the world’s great railway journeys, the overnight Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and the Scottish Highlands is to be operated by controversial outsourcing giant Serco.

A local reads a Yarm for Yorkshire leaflet

Spinning Yarm: The referendum hoping to bring this picturesque Yorkshire town back into its own county

By the time the four clangs from the bell on Yarm Town Hall rattled out over the cobbled High Street this afternoon signalling the start of the referendum a queue to vote had already formed at the local library.

The Right Reverend Kay Goldsworthy was ordained in 2008 as Australia's first Anglican bishop

Nick Baines: ‘You cannot make women bishops just to have women bishops’

Nick Baines, head of a super-diocese, is optimistic about reconciling voices in the Church, but warns against complacency

Coroner Lord Justice Goldring outside the Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield

Hillsborough inquest: Jury visits the site of the disaster

The jury in the inquest into the 1989 disaster was taken to the football ground where 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death in Britain’s worst sporting disaster.

Sian Reese-Williams and Philip Martin Brown in Alan Bennett's 'Enjoy'

Enjoy, Yorkshire Playhouse, theatre review

It all starts off cosily enough but it isn’t all chips and shop-bought cakes

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A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Peace without magnanimity - the summit in a railway siding that ended the fighting

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

Peace without magnanimity - the summit in a railway siding that ended the fighting
Scottish independence: How the Commonwealth Games could swing the vote

Scottish independence: How the Commonwealth Games could swing the vote

In the final part of our series, Chris Green arrives in Glasgow - a host city struggling to keep the politics out of its celebration of sport
Out in the cold: A writer spends a night on the streets and hears the stories of the homeless

A writer spends a night on the streets

Rough sleepers - the homeless, the destitute and the drunk - exist in every city. Will Nicoll meets those whose luck has run out
Striking new stations, high-speed links and (whisper it) better services - the UK's railways are entering a new golden age

UK's railways are entering a new golden age

New stations are opening across the country and our railways appear to be entering an era not seen in Britain since the early 1950s
Conchita Wurst becomes a 'bride' on the Paris catwalk - and proves there is life after Eurovision

Conchita becomes a 'bride' on Paris catwalk

Alexander Fury salutes the Eurovision Song Contest winner's latest triumph
Pétanque World Championship in Marseilles hit by

Pétanque 'world cup' hit by death threats

This year's most acrimonious sporting event took place in France, not Brazil. How did pétanque get so passionate?
Whelks are healthy, versatile and sustainable - so why did we stop eating them in the UK?

Why did we stop eating whelks?

Whelks were the Victorian equivalent of the donor kebab and our stocks are abundant. So why do we now export them all to the Far East?
10 best women's sunglasses

In the shade: 10 best women's sunglasses

From luxury bespoke eyewear to fun festival sunnies, we round up the shades to be seen in this summer
Germany vs Argentina World Cup 2014: Lionel Messi? Javier Mascherano is key for Argentina...

World Cup final: Messi? Mascherano is key for Argentina...

No 10 is always centre of attention but Barça team-mate is just as crucial to finalists’ hopes
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer knows she needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

18-year-old says this month’s Commonwealth Games are a key staging post in her career before time slips away
The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

A future Palestine state will have no borders and be an enclave within Israel, surrounded on all sides by Israeli-held territory, says Robert Fisk
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The German people demand an end to the fighting

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

The German people demand an end to the fighting
New play by Oscar Wilde's grandson reveals what the Irish wit said at his trials

New play reveals what Oscar Wilde said at trials

For a century, what Wilde actually said at his trials was a mystery. But the recent discovery of shorthand notes changed that. Now his grandson Merlin Holland has turned them into a play
Can scientists save the world's sea life from

Can scientists save our sea life?

By the end of the century, the only living things left in our oceans could be plankton and jellyfish. Alex Renton meets the scientists who are trying to turn the tide
Richard III, Trafalgar Studios, review: Martin Freeman gives highly intelligent performance

Richard III review

Martin Freeman’s psychotic monarch is big on mockery but wanting in malice