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
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 Universities aren't working us hard enough, say undergraduates
- 2 Lego letter from the 1970s still offers a powerful message to parents 40 years later
- 3 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'