05 August 2014 05:39 PM
They once represented the limits of the ancient world. But now, brought low by pollution, overfishing and exploitation by modern man, the seven seas of classical times are among the most polluted and imperilled on earth.
Commonwealth Games 2014 closing ceremony: Glorious Glasgow will be remembered for sunshine, full stadiums and no boos for the English
04 August 2014 08:50 AM
The First Minister said the Games were ‘the best and friendliest ever’. Hear hear, says Jonathan Brown
03 August 2014 11:52 PM
Closing time in Glasgow might once have been thought of as a perilous affair.
03 August 2014 08:38 PM
Presidents Hollande and Gauck attended a ceremony at Vieil Armand in Alsace
01 August 2014 04:35 PM
Locations sought for the much-loved CBeebies character's new home
30 July 2014 06:31 PM
Organisers of the Commonwealth Games sought to limit the long-term damage to the competition’s international reputation tonight after the world’s most famous athlete Usain Bolt was reported to have delivered a crushing verdict on his experience there and describing the sporting jamboree as “a bit shit”.
Staff member at cancer hospital accused of taking bribes for supplying body samples to drug companies
30 July 2014 04:51 PM
MP calls for watchdog to investigate whistleblower's claims
29 July 2014 06:01 PM
It is a unique bond they share: both fierce opponent and closest confidante. Yet forget the tragic curse of Cain and Abel, sibling rivalry appears to be spurring athletes on to new levels of success at the Commonwealth Games.
28 July 2014 06:49 PM
Indie music promoter was was a much loved feature at Carter gigs
28 July 2014 04:41 PM
“Who wants to stage a freedom ride?” demands George Arthur, a retired primary school teacher into his loud hailer, causing a forest of hands and walking sticks to be raised skywards. Within moments there's a tense stand-off.
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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