News Former radio presenter Dave Lee Travis arrives at court.

The former BBC presenter told police he questioned why alleged victims "waited 20 years to come out" with claims

Loxton, one of Bradman's 'Invincibles' dies at 90 

Sam Loxton, one of Australian cricket's so-called "Invincibles" and who Sir Donald Bradman once referred to as "the very essence of belligerence," has died at the age of 90.

Hectic schedule: Lauder at an awards ceremony last April

Evelyn Lauder: Founder of the pink ribbon campaign for breast cancer awareness

In her long career as an executive at Estée Lauder, the cosmetics company founded by her mother-in-law, Evelyn Lauder, who has died of complications from non-genetic ovarian cancer, worked with many shades and hues, but pink was the colour that changed her life. In 1992, working with her friend Alexandra Penney, the former editor-in-chief of Self magazine, Lauder created the pink ribbon campaign for breast cancer awareness.

Jeremy Laurance: Looking for clarity about drugs? Don't hold your breath

Best headline on a press release from last week? It has to be this from the University of Bristol: "Cannabis causes cognitive chaos in users".

Cancer warning over hormone levels

Raised levels of several hormones can triple the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women, a study has shown.

Claims of breast cancer screening success are dishonest, say critics

Plans to expand the national breast screening programme have been called into question amid fresh claims that women are being misled about the benefits.

The man who discovered his family secrets – via his DNA

Greg Lucier, who has devoted his career to genetics, was shocked by what his own profile revealed, he tells Jeremy Laurance

Breakthrough offers hope in breast cancer fight

A naturally occurring molecule in bacteria can block the development of breast cancer, scientists have discovered, paving the way for the design of more potent and selective drugs.

Between The Covers: 21/08/2011

Your weekly guide to what's really going on in the world of books

The Business On... June Kenton, Proprietor, Rigby & Peller

What? The Queen's corsetière has been sold to the Belgians?

Generations Apart, Radio 4, Monday &amp; Tuesday<br/>The Art of Water Music, Radio 4, Thursday

And now, a life forecast: sunny spells, becoming stormy later

You, By Joanna Briscoe

The Monday Book: Dysfunction and damage on Dartmoor

Who says romance is dead?

A surfeit of pink-jacketed 'chick-lit' might be hazardous, but women's fiction remains in rude health, says Alexandra Heminsley

Women in Science: How the breast makes milk and what this tells us about breast cancer

For the past 15 years or so I have been studying cells in the breast. I am interested in finding out how the special cells in the breast that make milk develop during pregnancy.

Cancer: the good news

It's the most feared disease, but great leaps forward in detection and treatment mean more of us are surviving it.

Breast cancer screening has not cut death rate, says study

Breast cancer screening has had little impact on falling death rates from the disease, new research indicates.

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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London