Voices

Those who refuse an honour inevitably follow it up with a worthy fuss

Rain delays Wimbledon matches

Rain held up play at the start of day three at Wimbledon and was expected to affect matches for much of the afternoon.

Queen opens fourth Welsh Assembly session

The Queen will officially open the fourth session of the National Assembly for Wales today.

Video: Charles and Camilla at Abbey

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arrive at Westmister Abbey.

Business Diary: Did Steve Cohen see the future?

Hedge fund managers seem to instinctively know when to buy and sell assets – that's why they're good at the job. Take Steve Cohen, the fabled US fund manager. The Wall Street Journal reports that two weeks ago, he asked a high-end auctioneer to sell his Andy Warhol portrait of Elizabeth Taylor at a sale in May. The death of the fabled star of the silver screen last week has now seen its likely sale price soar.

Police turn to untried tactics as 100,000 plan march on cuts

Scotland Yard's new plans to control crowds during mass protests have not yet been trialled it emerged, as thousands of protesters prepare to descend on central London this weekend.

Video: Royal visit to The Archers

Camilla Parker-Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall, paid a visit to Ambridge for last night's episode of the Radio 4 soap.

Women face epidemic of brittle bones

Drinking, smoking and dieting will cause far more osteoporosis cases

Gilmour charged over royal car attack

The son of the Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has been charged over the attack on a convoy carrying the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall during a student fees riot.

The Ashes are won! But did England teach the Aussies how to party?

Even without Flintoff, players (and Barmy Army) hit Sydney for six

Royals attend Christmas Day church service

More than 1,000 people gathered today to watch members of the Royal Family attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham.

Officers escape action over attack on royal couple

No officers will face disciplinary action after a mob attacked the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall during the tuition fees protests, Scotland Yard said today.

Police 'alerted protesting mob to royal car'

Police outriders alerted a mob to a royal car by honking their horns and riding "aggressively" towards them, an eyewitness said today.

Student protests may be banned altogether if violence continues

Scotland Yard will consider asking the Home Secretary to ban further student marches should the levels of violence which have marred the recent protests continue, Britain's most senior police officer said yesterday.

Police 'kettling' under fire as May refuses to rule out water cannon

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, has refused to rule out the use of water cannon for the first time in Britain if future student demonstrations result in further violence.

Riots and recriminations

Police release gallery of protest suspects as one student recovers from wounds he received in Thursday's tuition fees demo, protesters plan to 'kettle' Scotland Yard.
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