05 August 2012 09:21 PM
The 25-year-old South African lifted the profile and aspirations of disabled sportsmen
05 August 2012 12:00 AM
Bubbling with anticipation and bursting with pride, hundreds cheer and whoop as the screen fills with the image of the one they've come to see: the local girl-turned-national icon. Jessica Ennis, here more perhaps than anywhere, is the focus of everyone's hopes and dreams.
29 July 2012 12:00 AM
Prosecutors claim 'irrefutable' evidence of Gu Kailai's involvement
02 July 2012 12:00 AM
The interest-rate fixing scandal could leave British banks exposed to multi-billion-pound civil actions, experts have warned.
18 June 2012 12:00 AM
Radiohead have paid tribute to their drum technician, who was killed when part of a stage collapsed before their concert in Canada.
18 June 2012 12:00 AM
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has revealed that he will retire from politics when his second term as President ends next year.
28 May 2012 12:00 AM
Austrian wins Palme d'Or for second time with tale of an elderly couple's devotion
21 May 2012 09:30 AM
British songwriter who defined disco described as second only to the Beatles
21 May 2012 09:00 AM
Fresh from making $20bn in US flotation, Facebook founder marries his long-term girlfriend
30 April 2012 02:15 AM
Heathrow airport has been ordered to stop handing out leaflets to passengers that apologise for delays at immigration.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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- 2 Half of young women unable to ‘locate vagina’ and 65% find it difficult to say the word
- 3 Saudis risk new Muslim division with proposal to move Mohamed’s tomb
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 5 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127