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The aftermath of the explosion at the munitions plant in Chilwell

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: When corpses fell from the Nottinghamshire sky

An explosion at Britain’s biggest munitions plant killed 134 workers, but news of the disaster was suppressed

Women have borne the brunt of the increase in Islamophobic attacks

Women more vulnerable to Islamophobia: Traditional dress makes wearer 'visibly Muslim' and a soft target for abuse, say researchers

There has been a surge of anti-Islamic attacks following the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby
The Grand Depart of the 2014 Tour De France is taking place in Leeds with the first two stages travelling across Yorkshire

Tour de France 2014: Ventoux? Luxury. In Yorkshire, cyclists have it tough

This year’s Tour is starting in the Pennines – and the hills are alive already

Caroline Aherne on how humour helps her deal with cancer

The Royle Family actress described how she coped after being diagnosed with cancer for the third time

White-collar bouts aren't covered by the same safety regulations as licensed fights

Boxing: Warnings over 'white-collar' fights after man collapses and dies following amateur bout

Lance Ferguson-Prayogg had just taken part in an unlicensed contest in Nottingham

Researchers made seven requests to Google during which they were confronted with a “number of difficulties”

Access denied: retrieving personal data is often hopeless as Google refuses point-blank to provide online information

Public bodies and private corporations including Internet giant Google are flouting the public’s right to access personal data being held on them

Canon Jeremy Pemberton, left, with Laurence Cunnington, right, after their marriage in April 2014

Church of England tells same-sex married clergyman Canon Jeremy Pemberton to stop leading services

The first British clergyman to enter into a gay marriage in defiance of the Church of England’s guidance has been told to stop leading services.

Gerry Conlon (pictured in 2005) died of cancer but had struggled since his release from jail

Gerry Conlon dead: Wrongly jailed, never to return to normal life

For victims of miscarriages of justice – like the Guildford Four’s Gerry Conlon – there is a glaring lack of support on  the outside

It is believed that some of them may have been posing as disabled supporters

World Cup 2014: Brazilian police investigate reports of 'disabled' supporters leaping from the wheelchairs

Even in a country such as Brazil where football is a fervent religion, the miraculous sight of wheelchair bound supporters leaping from their seats is leading to calls for a police investigation into claims of ticket fraud.

Mohamed Hasan explains to Jonathan Brown how to chew khat in a Sheffield park yesterday

Chewing the khat: Sheffield's Somali community comes to terms with the ban of its favourite drug

Jonathan Brown gets high while he can with members of Sheffield’s Somali community

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A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

Who remembers that this week we enter the 150th anniversary year of the end of the American Civil War, asks Robert Fisk
Homeless Veterans appeal: Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served

Homeless Veterans appeal

Former soldiers pay their respects to a friend who also served
Downfall of Dustin 'Screech' Diamond, the 'Saved By The Bell' star charged with bar stabbing

Scarred by the bell

The downfall of the TV star charged with bar stabbing
Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Why 2014 was a year of technological let-downs

Security breaches and overhyped start-ups dominated a year in which very little changed (save the size of your phone)
Cuba's golf revolution: But will the revolutionary nation take 'bourgeois' game to its heart?

Will revolutionary Cuba take 'bourgeois' golf to its heart?

Fidel Castro ridiculed the game – but now investment in leisure resort projects is welcome
The Locked Room Mysteries: As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor Otto Penzler explains the rules of engagement

The Locked Room Mysteries

As a new collection of the genre’s best is published, its editor explains the rules of engagement
Amy Adams on playing painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's Big Eyes

How I made myself Keane

Amy Adams hadn’t wanted to take the role of artist Margaret Keane, because she’d had enough of playing victims. But then she had a daughter, and saw the painter in a new light
Ed Richards: Parting view of Ofcom chief. . . we hate jokes on the disabled

Parting view of Ofcom chief... we hate jokes on the disabled

Bad language once got TV viewers irate, inciting calls to broadcasting switchboards. But now there is a worse offender, says retiring head of the media watchdog, Ed Richards
A look back at fashion in 2014: Wear in review

Wear in review

A look back at fashion in 2014
Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015. Might just one of them happen?

Ian Herbert: My 10 hopes for sport in 2015

Might just one of them happen?
War with Isis: The West needs more than a White Knight

The West needs more than a White Knight

Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
Return to Helmand: Private Davey Graham recalls the day he was shot by the Taliban

'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

Many flyers are failing to claim compensation to which they are entitled, a new survey has found
The stories that defined 2014: From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions

The stories that defined 2014

From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions
Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations

Disaster looming? Now you know where to head...

Which British city has become the first to be awarded special 'resilience' status by the UN?