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Previously secret documents indicate Margaret Thatcher knew about possible SAS involvement in 1984 Indian army raid

Team unity swayed Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff today admitted his loyalty to the England team had been a major factor in him opting to return to India.

Bombs found at station that was given all-clear

Discovery highlighted as another security failure

Commandos to protect England side

Same elite force that dealt with Mumbai terrorists set to provide 24-hour security

Indians demand to know why warnings were ignored

The recrimination and fallout from the Mumbai terror attacks has begun, with two senior Indian government officials being forced to resign amid accusations of security failings and missed warnings. The central government's Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, tendered his resignation after a heated meeting of senior members of the ruling Congress Party in Delhi on Saturday evening. Officials also said the national security adviser, MK Narayanan, had also stood down and suggested the resignation of other security and intelligence officials could follow.

The tragic story capturing the Indian public's imagination

They gently pressed, they shuffled and squeezed, but there was never going to be enough room inside the ageing crematorium. Not for the numbers of people who wanted pay their last respects to Niti Kang and her two sons.

India troops mop up last Mumbai militants

Indian commandos killed the last Islamist gunmen holed up at Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel early today, ending a three-day battle across the financial capital that left at least 195 dead.

Inside room 2115: 'We climbed into the bath and hid under some pillows'

She walked, stopped, spoke into her mobile phone and allowed herself a smile. It appeared as if Gill Stephen could not quite believe she was free.

Despair and joy in the battle for hostages

As Indian commandos stormed the hotels and a Jewish centre, they found survivors &ndash; and the victims of a bloody massacre. By <b>Andrew Buncombe</b> and <b>Richard Orange</b>.

Four Mumbai terrorists 'had links with Britain'

Kashmiri separatists prime suspects for attacks

Step by step, how the terrorists were removed

India's elite commando forces told today how they were forced to fight from room to room to clear terrorist gunmen from Mumbai's flagship hotels.

Commandos storm Jewish centre as hostages killed

Indian commandos stormed a Jewish centre in Mumbai today and found two bodies which appeared to be of hostages, the country's National Security Guards chief said.

Explosion rocks Indian assault on terrorists

A fresh battle raged at the luxury Taj Mahal hotel this evening as commandos fired grenades at the Mumbai landmark while other forces ended a siege at another five-star hotel.

Site-by-site breakdown of Mumbai attacks

Folowing is a list of places where attacks have been reported in Mumbai.

Commandos grab 'terror suspects' on plane

German commandos grabbed two terrorist suspects from an airliner just before it was due to leave Cologne today.

The Gargoyle, By Andrew Davidson

Is this Calvino for Goths, or just a cheesy amalgam of Warcraft fan fiction and Mills and Boon?
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

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Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee