China does not have any territorial claims, but has been boosting its presence along with a growing band of nations
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Wednesday 06 February 2013
The Cable King is on course for new duel with News Corp
Sunday 03 February 2013
If the "wide brown land" of Australia is a Hob Nob then the Great Ocean Road is where it has been dunked into the roiling tea cup of the Southern Ocean. The road – perennial candidate for the title of World's Most Scenic Drive – runs westward for 242km along the crumbling coast of south-west Victoria from the town of Torquay, just west of Melbourne; keep on going around the coast and you hit Adelaide, 800km later.
Friday 01 February 2013
We reveal the results of this year's Travel Photo of the Year competition, held in association with 'Wanderlust' magazine
Wednesday 30 January 2013
British sailor makes history after completing the 28,000-mile, three-month solo race
Monday 21 January 2013
A massive cosmic explosion in deep space sent out a pulse of high-energy radiation that hit the Earth between the years 774AD and 775AD when the emperor Charlemagne ruled much of Western Europe, scientists have found.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Monday 07 January 2013
Most experts believe they have underestimated the effects of climate change, survey suggests
Friday 04 January 2013
A pioneering British expedition to trek 2,000 miles across the Antarctic in winter led by veteran explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been made more risky by the interference of the UK Government, a key team member has warned.
The Sun hits back at Argentina PM Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner with adverts saying Falklands want to be British
Friday 04 January 2013
The Sun newspaper has published a full-page advert in an Argentinian paper warning the country's president to keep her “hands off” the Falkland Islands.
'The people of the Falklands are British' says Foreign Office as David Cameron rebuffs Argentina over 'colonialism' attack
Thursday 03 January 2013
Argentinian president launched a fierce attack on British "colonialism" and demanded the return of "Las Malvinas", in a letter published as an advert
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Adventurers plan to row 800 miles across Southern Ocean in 22-foot boat
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- 1 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police