News Police search the home of Adam Lanza

Some of the most important clues about what drove Adam Lanza to mass murder probably sit on the computer that the reclusive, technical-minded 20-year-old used as one of his main contacts with the world, law enforcement authorities said.

The 5-minute Interview: Dan Cruickshank, TV presenter and historian

'We need to protect corner shops and older buildings'

When is a dress like a house?

A new exhibition explores the relationship between fashion and architecture. Rhiannon Harries dons a hard hat to report on the controversy it has sparked

Another Russian revolution: the oligarch with a sense of history

Moscow is home to some of the finest examples of the avant-garde architectural movement, but most are in ruins. Now a young billionaire has come to the rescue. Shaun Walker reports

Stephen Lawrence centre attacked by vandals

An architectural centre built in honour of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence was vandalised last night, only one week after it opened, police said.

Robert Fisk: Seduced by the power of historic books

I prowl through parchment pages in search of the city I live in today

Temping work is a mouse click away

Students are gaining useful cash and experience via a revolutionary new website.

Architecture: Will you be home for Christmas?

Architecture for Humanity is a competition devised by a young architect who identified one particular plight of returning Kosovan refugees: how to reinhabit the damaged houses they left behind. By Nonie Niesewand

Architecture: From the sublime to the derelict

Glasgow may be City of Architecture & Design 1999, but Seventies slums still blight the city. Can a visionary `green' housing project help change that?

`Bug-eyed' Lord's press centre wins top design prize

THE GLASS-EYED, bulbous press centre set on a stalk above Lord's cricket ground was awarded the prestigious Stirling Prize for architecture last night .

Something you should try at home

Need an architect? Now's the moment. By Hester Lacey

Architecture: Sweeten the pill with a little dose of pop

The young seem less interested in buildings. Student numbers on architectural courses are falling. So how do we catch the MTV generation?

Art: Are you seeing double yet?

Jane and Louise Wilson Serpentine Gallery, London

Who's in the house?: Hulme, sweet Hulme

In a Manchester suburb, an oasis of friendly communal living has taken the place of a run-down and dangerous housing estate. And the residents have no one to thank but themselves

Obituaries: Sir Hugh Casson

The first architect since Lutyens to become President of the Royal Academy, Casson emerged triumphant
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Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour pour across the border

The phoney war is over

Russian troops and armour pour into Ukraine
Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

The world’s entire food system is under attack - and Britain is most at risk, according to a new study
Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Seoul's plastic surgery industry is booming thanks to the popularity of the K-Pop look
From Mozart to Orson Welles: Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

After the death of Sandy Wilson, 90, who wrote his only hit musical in his twenties, John Walsh wonders what it's like to peak too soon and go on to live a life more ordinary
Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Fears are mounting that Vladimir Putin has instructed hackers to target banks like JP Morgan
Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years

Salomé: A head for seduction

Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years. Now audiences can meet the Biblical femme fatale in two new stage and screen projects
From Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick, the British Library's latest exhibition celebrates all things Gothic

British Library celebrates all things Gothic

Forthcoming exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination will be the UK's largest ever celebration of Gothic literature
The Hard Rock Café's owners are embroiled in a bitter legal dispute - but is the restaurant chain worth fighting for?

Is the Hard Rock Café worth fighting for?

The restaurant chain's owners are currently embroiled in a bitter legal dispute
Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival

In search of Caribbean soul food

Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival
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11 best face powders

Sweep away shiny skin with our pick of the best pressed and loose powder bases
England vs Norway: Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Lack of Englishmen at leading Premier League clubs leaves manager hamstrung
Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

Di Maria and Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

They both inherited the iconic shirt at Old Trafford, but the £59.7m new boy is joining a club in a very different state
Israel-Gaza conflict: No victory for Israel despite weeks of death and devastation

Robert Fisk: No victory for Israel despite weeks of devastation

Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
Mary Beard writes character reference for Twitter troll who called her a 'slut'

Unlikely friends: Mary Beard and the troll who called her a ‘filthy old slut’

The Cambridge University classicist even wrote the student a character reference
America’s new apartheid: Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone

America’s new apartheid

Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone