News Lucky to survive: Constant updates on Michael Schumacher’s condition over-rode most other news

The seven-time Formula one world champion is fighting for his life after suffering serious head injuries, with a helmet camera he was wearing hoping to reveal more information about the accident

Herbert signs for Sauber

Motor racing

Des takes charge of great leap backwards

Sport on TV

The eyes have it

"Warning: this magazine contains no words," runs the statement on the cover of the latest edition of Colors. You, the curious reader, hesitate for a moment, wondering in what way you are expected to be shocked. Does this herald the end of the word as we know it? Or is this some bizarre, misguided plea on behalf of that poor endangered species, the image?

BENETTON TO RACE UNDER ITALIAN COLOURS

Motor racing

WHAT IT COSTS IN . . . bologna

(2,500 lire to pounds 1)

Combat chic fails to attract united shoppers of Sarajevo

WAR IN BOSNIA

Ads go back to shock tactics

BENETTON, the Italian clothing and sportswear manufacturer, is unrepentant about its latest advertising campaign's use of contentious images to market sports goods.

Prancing Horse takes great leap

David Tremayne expects higher things from Ferrari after Jean Alesi's victory

Try this for size

The communal changing-room has gone. The designer cubicle has arrived. But are things any better? By Monique Roffey

Prime time for the nines

Rugby Union: World Cup; Owen Slot looks at the contrasting styles of the scrum-halves in opposition today

Scotland prepare for greatest hour

France 22

Scots' hearts are broken

Rugby World Cup: Injury-time try gives France momentous win and leaves black cloud over Scotland

Haunt of freeloaders, worshippers and the ordinary

I WONDER if Desmond Morris was at the British Gas AGM on Wednesday. There can have been few better opportunities to research a new work called Shareholderwatching. But he would have to point out that the gas bust- up was very much the exception. Most AGMs are love-ins, peopled by a number of well-known types.

Tonga rattle French until sending-off

RUGBY UNION WORLD CUP

FASHION : Sweaters with sex appeal

This season knitwear is glam. We're not talking woolly pullies, of course, but divine little numbers in silk, merino or cashmere. Report by Tamsin Blanchard
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Abuse - and the hell that came afterwards

Abuse - and the hell that follows

James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

Robert Fisk on the Fountainheads of World Evil in 2011 - and 2015
New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine