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

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.

Scots' hearts are broken

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

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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Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

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But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
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Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

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The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
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The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
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Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
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Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
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The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence