Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest press crackdown in a country which is facing growing instability.
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Thursday 14 October 2010
One of the BBC's most popular weathermen is to be removed from an on-screen role as part of cost-cutting measures, it was revealed today.
Monday 11 October 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
Saturday 28 August 2010
Once they'd invented the postage stamp, it took 12 years for the authorities to work out that the convenient pre-payment of postage could be best exploited by the free collection of mail in secure, prominent containers.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Tuesday 17 August 2010
Friday 28 May 2010
Sunday 23 May 2010
The Yorkshire Building Society, which recently merged with Chelsea, is to sell off its Channel Islands business.
Thursday 15 April 2010
Monday 12 April 2010
Saturday 10 April 2010
Viewers have complained that a BBC programme, in which a reporter spent "a day in the life" of Elle Macpherson was effectively an "advert" for the supermodel's lingerie collection.
Wednesday 31 March 2010
CNN, the pioneering 24-hour news channel, is considering an overhaul of its schedule after haemorrhaging viewers in its core US market.
Monday 22 February 2010
Thursday 21 January 2010
While announcing his squad for the opening two matches of the Six Nations Championship campaign yesterday, the Scotland head coach, Andy Robinson, paid tribute to the late, great Bill McLaren. "He was an icon of British sport," the former England coach and flanker said of the long-time BBC television commentator, who died on Tuesday, aged 86. "Growing up as a youngster I was inspired by his use of language. Our thoughts are with his wife, Bette, and the family, because they're a tremendous sporting family."
Monday 07 December 2009
Culinary experts in The Netherlands thought it was 'fresh' and 'tasty'
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 As an ex prostitute, I urge all the political parties to commit to the Sex Buyer Law
- 2 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 3 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Couple die within 28 hours of each other after being married for 73 years