Sport 19-year-old Kyle Edmund has been selected in Great Britain's Davis Cup squad

The 19-year-old was named for the first time by captain Leon Smith and could be handed the second doubles slot to play alongside the Wimbledon champion after impressing

British maternity wards in crisis

Infant mortality spirals at 14 NHS trusts as Government fails to keep its pledge on midwife shortages

Cooper Brown: Rebecca Black

There’s this awesome new song called “Friday” that I can’t get out of my head. It’s by this 13-year-old chick, Rebecca Black. Predictably the Twitterati hate her. I think she’s cool, the song is really catchy and the lyrics are great. It’s the problem with the UK I’m noticing more and more.

Man remanded on knife murder charge

A 48-year-old man was remanded in custody today after appearing in court charged with stabbing a 39-year-old to death in a seaside town.

Injured man held over fight death

A 48-year-old man was under police guard in hospital today after being arrested on suspicion of knifing to death a man during a fight in a seaside town.

Girl, six, treated for alcohol

A girl aged six was admitted to hospital after drinking dangerous levels of alcohol.

Torpedo found in shipping lane

A 20ft torpedo has been found floating five miles off Beachy Head, near a busy cross-Channel shipping lane. Fisherman Peter Storey was on board his boat when he spotted the torpedo near Eastbourne.

Brighton Rock (15)

Starring: Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough

England fans savour victory after 'Pom-baiting'

England fans Down Under were celebrating the Ashes victory in the streets today after a month of "Pom-baiting" from locals.

Asphyxia cause of goalkeeper death

An inquest was opened today into the death of a 24-year-old goalkeeper found dead at his home.

Call this a harsh winter? Now, when I were a lad...

As Britain struggles to cope with the big freeze, David Randall says this is nothing

A Dog's Heart, Coliseum, London<br/>Hugh The Drover, Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Complicite's operatic tale of Soviet oppression is a timely return to form for English National Opera

Police question man over farmer's murder

A man was being questioned by police today on suspicion of murdering a farmer believed to have died in a botched robbery.

Man arrested over farm murder

A man was arrested today on suspicion of murdering a farmer who is believed to have died in a botched robbery.

Robert Mapplethorpe: Looking for the unexpected

Leather-clad men handcuffed and holding whips stare nonchalantly out of black and white photographs. Naked torsos, suggestively unbuttoned shirts and large guns are just some of the recurring and highly charged motifs which made photographer Robert Mapplethorpe notorious when Washington’s Corcoran Gallery of Art refused to display his work shortly after his death in 1989.

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Turkey-Kurdish conflict: Obama's deal with Ankara is a betrayal of Syrian Kurds and may not even weaken Isis

US betrayal of old ally brings limited reward

Since the accord, the Turks have only waged war on Kurds while no US bomber has used Incirlik airbase, says Patrick Cockburn
VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal - but doubts linger over security

'A gift from Egypt to the rest of the world'

VIPs gather for opening of second Suez Canal - but is it really needed?
Jeremy Corbyn dresses abysmally. That's a great thing because it's genuine

Jeremy Corbyn dresses abysmally. That's a great thing because it's genuine

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, applauds a man who clearly has more important things on his mind
The male menopause and intimations of mortality

Aches, pains and an inkling of mortality

So the male menopause is real, they say, but what would the Victorians, 'old' at 30, think of that, asks DJ Taylor
Man Booker Prize 2015: Anna Smaill - How can I possibly be on the list with these writers I have idolised?

'How can I possibly be on the list with these writers I have idolised?'

Man Booker Prize nominee Anna Smaill on the rise of Kiwi lit
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The historian on how Socrates would have solved Greece's problems
Art of the state: Pyongyang propaganda posters to be exhibited in China

Art of the state

Pyongyang propaganda posters to be exhibited in China
Mildreds and Vanilla Black have given vegetarian food a makeover in new cookbooks

Vegetarian food gets a makeover

Long-time vegetarian Holly Williams tries to recreate some of the inventive recipes in Mildreds and Vanilla Black's new cookbooks
The haunting of Shirley Jackson: Was the gothic author's life really as bleak as her fiction?

The haunting of Shirley Jackson

Was the gothic author's life really as bleak as her fiction?
Bill Granger recipes: Heading off on holiday? Try out our chef's seaside-inspired dishes...

Bill Granger's seaside-inspired recipes

These dishes are so easy to make, our chef is almost embarrassed to call them recipes
Ashes 2015: Tourists are limp, leaderless and distinctly UnAustralian

Tourists are limp, leaderless and distinctly UnAustralian

A woefully out-of-form Michael Clarke embodies his team's fragile Ashes campaign, says Michael Calvin
Blairites be warned, this could be the moment Labour turns into Syriza

Andrew Grice: Inside Westminster

Blairites be warned, this could be the moment Labour turns into Syriza
HMS Victory: The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved - 271 years later

The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved - 271 years later

Exclusive: David Keys reveals the research that finally explains why HMS Victory went down with the loss of 1,100 lives
Survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb attack: Japan must not abandon its post-war pacifism

'I saw people so injured you couldn't tell if they were dead or alive'

Nagasaki survivors on why Japan must not abandon its post-war pacifism
Jon Stewart: The voice of Democrats who felt Obama had failed to deliver on his 'Yes We Can' slogan, and the voter he tried hardest to keep onside

The voter Obama tried hardest to keep onside

Outgoing The Daily Show host, Jon Stewart, became the voice of Democrats who felt the President had failed to deliver on his ‘Yes We Can’ slogan. Tim Walker charts the ups and downs of their 10-year relationship on screen