News

Ten new names added as HMRC renews appeal on 19 suspects wanted for variety of tax offences

Allders: Tillman talks, but no sale

Harold Tillman has held talks to sell his department store, Allders of Croydon.

Letter from the editor: Work experience isn't the wisest move

Thousands of teens all over the country have used nepotism, bribery and giant cojones to land themselves work experience this past week – it's part of the GCSE syllabus. But don't bother asking any of them how it went, unless you are fluent in grunt.

Murder probe after van man is run over

Detectives are questioning a man over the murder of a delivery driver - who was run over by his own van.

ECB seek Mohammed Amir explanation

The England and Wales Cricket Board have asked the Surrey Cricket Board to assist with their investigation into banned Pakistan bowler Mohammed Amir's appearance for a village side.

Into Thy Hands, Wilton's Music Hall, London

When a play is described as "unashamedly literary", it is often polite code for "but dodgy as drama". This, though, is emphatically not so in the case of Into Thy Hands, Jonathan Holmes's passionately intellectual play about the metaphysical love poet and, later, Dean of St Paul's, John Donne. His play is additionally to be applauded because it shows off the architectural beauty and versatile viability as a performance space of Wilton's Music Hall, the oldest such venue in the country and one which is now in danger of closure after the Heritage Lottery Fund rejected its recent bid for £2.25m to make the building structurally sound.

Mohammad Amir faces new disciplinary action

Banned paceman Mohammad Amir is facing the threat of more disciplinary action after the 19-year-old admitted playing for a village side in Surrey last weekend.

Matthew Bell: The IoS Diary (29/05/11)

In talks with Simon Cowell

Trio held as police officer stabbed

Three men have been arrested after a police officer was stabbed, Scotland Yard said.

Space shortage delayed UKBA arrests

Plans to arrest suspected illegal immigrants had to be delayed because of a lack of detention space, inspectors said today.

Cantona's kick victim guilty of assault

A man who was famously kicked by Eric Cantona at a Crystal Palace match 16 years ago was found guilty yesterday of causing actual bodily harm after he punched a man at a children's football game.

Man imported fake medicines

A man was jailed for eight years yesterday for his involvement in "the most serious fake medicine scam ever seen in the EU".

Magnetic Man: The Hadron collision of dubstep

Skream, Benga and Artwork give the inside track on their meteoric rise at the Volvo Snowbombing festival in Austria.

Parents holding beside vigil for shot girl

Thursha Kamaleswaran's parents were holding a bedside vigil today as the youngster fights to recover from her critical injuries, a close family friend said.

'Night Stalker' given life for multiple sex attacks

The burglar and serial sex attacker known as the Night Stalker was jailed for life yesterday after carrying out a 17-year reign of terror.

We bungled Stalker manhunt, says Yard

Scotland Yard has been forced to apologise for bungling another high profile manhunt after admitting one of Britain's most depraved sex attackers should have been stopped a decade earlier.

Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
3.	Provence 6 nights B&B by train from £599pp
Prices correct as of 20 February 2015
HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
Tunnel renaissance: Why cities are hiding roads down in the ground

Tunnel renaissance

Why cities are hiding roads underground
'Backstreet Boys - Show 'Em What You're Made Of': An affectionate look at five middle-aged men

Boys to men

The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
Crufts 2015: Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?

Crufts 2015

Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
10 best projectors

How to make your home cinema more cinematic: 10 best projectors

Want to recreate the big-screen experience in your sitting room? IndyBest sizes up gadgets to form your film-watching
Manchester City 1 Barcelona 2 player ratings: Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man?

Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
'Birdman' and 'Bullets Over Broadway': Homage or plagiarism?

Homage or plagiarism?

'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower: inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower