Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock – Review

Puzzles and mini-games are the order of the day in Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock.

Expert adviser to Education Secretary Michael Gove claims primary school curriculum plans are 'fatally flawed'

An expert adviser to Education Secretary Michael Gove has claimed his plans for an overhaul of the primary school curriculum are “fatally flawed”.

Simon Kelner: Tweeting isn't always wise, unless you're Stephen Fry

Iassume we're all in favour of openness, accountability and free exchange of information, but do you ever secretly long for a time when we didn't know quite so much about people's lives, whether they be public figures or not?

British adults sleep more than seven hours a night on average

British adults sleep more than seven hours a night on average but find it hard to get out of bed in the morning, a survey has found.

German Gorbuntsov is now recovering in hospital

I thought I'd be safe, this kind of thing can't happen here

Banker German Gorbuntsov relives the moment he was shot six times on the streets of London. By Shaun Walker

Fiona Rae's 'We Go in Search of Our Dream'

Fiona Rae, Maybe You Can Live on the Moon in the Next Century, Leeds Art Gallery

Fiona Rae describes her love of painting thus: "You get to invent a world and you get to be in charge of what happens in that world. And you don't really get to do that in life, do you?" She smiles at the camera and continues to work on the lilac space around a pink Hallmark-esque heart, superimposed on the canvas. A lime-green thread appears, faintly, under her brush.

Divorce looms as police called to Ben and Kate Goldsmith home

The youngest son of the late billionaire Sir James Goldsmith was arrested by police for hitting his wife after discovering text messages that suggested she was having an affair with an American rapper.

Louis Vuitton

Look but don't touch: Haute couture gets more elaborate...and more expensive

Haute couture is the preserve of a tiny group of customers, but the collections are hugely influential. Christopher Kane leads a vanguard of labels employing ever more elaborate – and expensive – techniques, says Susannah Frankel

Frankie Dettori celebrates victory at Sandown on Thursday evening

The Last Word: Dettori deserves place above the new generation

It is not just premature to give Barzalona immediate parity with Dettori – it is folly

First Wi-Fi Tube stations announced

The first London Underground stations linked to WiFi were announced today, with millions of Tube travellers able to get online in the coming weeks.

Ticking by: city life moves faster, while holidays often seem to have lasted for ever

Every second counts

Why does life appear to speed up as we get older? And how come 'fast food' always seems to take so long? Matilda Battersby finds out how the clock plays tricks with our minds

Danny McGuire breaks away to score one of his five tries

McGuire try magic saves Leeds' blushes on hard day for defences

Five tries from Danny McGuire saw the Super League champions, Leeds, avoid the ignominy of ending the Magic Weekend at the Etihad Stadium out of the play-off positions.

Henrietta Knight and Terry Biddlecombe at Ascot in January

Knight hands over reins to be with best mate

If some of the circumstances of her retirement seem fairly poignant, then at least Henrietta Knight has contrived a sequel that confounds convention in satisfyingly consistent fashion. For the trainer who won so many hearts in her oddball partnership with Terry Biddlecombe has arranged to transfer most of their horses to the care of another hobbling, plain-talking veteran of debilitating sporting triumph, in Mick Channon.

The spoonbill, left, and a purpleheron

European egrets move to Somerset – for the weather

Warming climate may have enticed first pair of the Continental herons to mate in Britain

Officials assess damage caused by Italy earthquake

Residents of a quake-hit area of north-east Italy have woken in their cars, tents and in school gyms as aftershocks continued following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake that killed seven people and toppled centuries-old buildings.

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Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness
Homeless Veterans appeal: Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story

Homeless Veterans appeal

Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks

Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
Pot of gold: tasting the world’s most expensive tea

Pot of gold

Tasting the world’s most expensive tea
10 best wildlife-watching experiences: From hen harriers to porpoises

From hen harriers to porpoises: 10 best wildlife-watching experiences

While many of Britain's birds have flown south for the winter, it's still a great time to get outside for a spot of twitching
Nick Easter: 'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

Nick Easter targeting World Cup place after England recall
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore