Life and Style New tests are being developed for early confirmation of prostate cancer

Sleeping well may help to protect men from deadly prostate cancer, a study has found.

A major terrorist threat was thwarted in Canada. Two men were charged with plotting to carry out an attack on a passenger train.

Two men due in court after Canada thwarts al-Qa'ida-linked plot to blow up US-Canada rail line

Two men arrested, following year-long investigation, with no links to Boston Marathon bombings, according to authorities

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsaraev (main image) was charged by US federal prosecutors, on the same day that Boston laid to rest his alleged first victim, Krystle Campbell

Boston bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev faces death penalty over weapon of mass destruction charge

Charges brought in hospital but suspect will not be treated as an enemy combatant

Pret a Manger aims at another 50 stores worldwide this year

Pret A Manger claims it will create 500 new UK jobs in upcoming expansion

Chain aims at another 50 stores worldwide this year

Tamerlan Tsarnaev a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing

Boston Marathon bombings: Tamerlan Tsarnaev's American wife learned he was wanted from TV

Katherine Russell Tsarnaev says she didn't see much of her husband in the days before bomb attack

Searching for answers in Boston Marathon bombing: The suspect’s wife

With 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev still considered unfit for interrogation, authorities will surely be asking questions of those closest to him and to his brother Tamerlan, 26, who was killed in a shoot-out with police. One person who may be able to shed light on the motives of the alleged Boston bombers is Tamerlan’s wife, 24-year-old Katherine Russell, who on Friday arrived at her parents’ home in Rhode Island, accompanied by agents from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.

Mike Asche, left and Paul Arlt, right, both ran the Boston and London Marathons

'It's good to be here': Boston veterans cross London finish line...and they're still smiling

In the goodie bag given to finishers of the Boston Marathon on Monday was a yellow running jersey with blue writing up the sleeve, saying "Boston Marathon 2013."

A 30-second silence marked the start of the London Marathon in an expression of solidarity for the victims of the atrocities in Boston.

London Marathon 2013: From Buzz Lightyear to Ed Balls, London’s runners get home safe amid heightened security

Competitors observe a 30-second silence before the start of the men's elite race and runners  have been encouraged to wear black ribbons

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was captured on Friday

'Police may never question marathon bombing suspect', says the Mayor of Boston

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was in "very serious" condition at a Boston hospital after being captured Friday night, Menino said

CBS Twitter account apparently hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

One tweet accuses Barack Obama of trying to 'take away your guns'

Home watch: A police Swat team searching Watertown, Boston, on Friday

The Boston bombs roused a monster

An overreaction to the attacks could result in massive, self-important bodies wielding excessive powers and hounding the wrong people

A man waves the US flag after the capture of the second of two suspects wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings

Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev awaits special interrogation team after being captured alive in Watertown after dramatic end to huge manhunt

Suspect rushed to hospital after suffering serious injuries during earlier shootout

Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama have agreed to increase cooperation on counter-terrorism in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, according to the Kremlin

Kremlin: Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama agree greater counter-terrorism cooperation in the wake of Boston Marathon bombing

Chechen leader criticises Boston police for killing one of the suspects

Boston's day of bedlam: how the hunt unfolded

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Heavily armed police continue to patrol the neighborhoods of Watertown as they continue a massive search for one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing

Boston lockdown eyewitness report: The city has been brought to an utter standstill

Remaining inside, glued to unfolding events on TV is adrenaline-fuelled monotony, where routine events seem irrationally pointless

Joe Berti and his wife, Amy

Husband and wife escaped injury in the Boston Marathon bombing and Texas fertiliser plant blast in West

Joe Berti, 43, had just completed the Boston Marathon when the first bomb went off.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee