The head of the Church of England has said some gay couples have loving and monogamous relationships of "stunning quality" - and he believes a woman will one day be made an archbishop.
Dale Bolinger is accused of conspiring with Gilberto Valle
Police have dug up the garden of a male nurse in Kent who is allegedly linked to a New York policeman suspected of plotting to torture, kill and eat women, it emerged today.
Online contact in Britain - known as Moody Blues or meatmarketman - gave Valle advice on not getting caught by police, including references to Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe
'I was completely introverted. I felt there was no one I could trust to tell them what was going on in my head'
In a rare intervention into religious matters, the PM said he was 'very sad' about the outcome
The General Synod votes today as the traditionalists make a last-ditch stand
A council has introduced a ‘pedestrian permit’ for residents wanting to walk through a council-owned car park to get to their homes.
Last-minute Synod compromise over women in top posts alienates traditionalists and reformers
The Rugby Football Union today announced that Canterbury will replace Nike as England's kit manufacturer for the next four years.
A pocket rocket of a player, he is now eyeing glory as a coach. He talks to Dave Hadfield
The General Synod debates women bishops again today. While they make up their minds, John Walsh weighs the palaces and puce robes against the political powerlessness
New Zealand's worst-kept sporting secret was finally revealed today when Steve Hansen was announced as the new All Blacks head coach.
Only after months of campaigning have families been given legal representation. Kathy Marks reports from Christchurch
Kent has welcomed visitors since Chaucer's time. Today, it has beach resorts from the kitsch to the chic. Oh, and apples by the barrel load, says James Litston
At the press launch of Classic FM in September 1992 Michael Bukht, one of its founders and its first Director of Programmes, spoke with characteristic exuberance of the limitless prospects for a commercial station playing constant classical music in a less snooty way than the BBC's Radio 3. Yet like most of the worldly-wise media commentators present, I came away from Classic's modest new studio in Camden, north London, convinced that the enterprise would not be long for this world.