The Church of England has been accused of “dumbing down” the baptism service, one of the cornerstones of the faith, by changing its wording so parents and godparents no longer have to “repent sins” and “reject the Devil”.
Tinie Tempah was one of the celebrity names at Newbury yesterday, jockeys' temper one of the talking points. An incident in which Timmy Murphy was injured after coming to blows with fellow-rider Dominic Elsworth on Friday is to be investigated by the British Horseracing Horseracing Authority, with a hearing scheduled for Thursday. The men could face charges of bringing the sport into disrepute.
Danny Cipriani scored 14 points as Sale Sharks secured their third Aviva Premiership victory of the season with a close-fought triumph over Bath last night.
You can still apply through Clearing, but you'll have to wait a while to do re-sits, says James Wardrobe
By the time this column is published, I expect that the commentary on the grubby little intervention by George Osborne on the Philpott case will have moved on. We should be well into post-match analysis of tactics and strategy.
Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson will be out of action for six months as a result of a blood clot in a lung.
... and this March was the coldest since 1962
Pope Francis calls for peace in Syria and the Korean peninsula
Faithful Christians around the world gathered together to commemorate the Passion of Christ on Good Friday, the day that is believed Jesus was crucified and killed by the Romans. Two days later he rises from the dead on Easter Sunday.
Cross-channel ferry strike has been called off, but roads are expected to be busy this evening and tomorrow morning
Italy’s would-be Prime Minister has said that “only a mentally ill person” would want the job right now, as the eurozone’s third biggest democracy continues to tie itself in knots.
The Archbishop of Canterbury will play the theme tune from the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley when he makes his radio presenting debut on Easter Sunday.
Hear the word ‘pastel’ and you may think pale pinks and retro florals, but as a new book shows, they are only part of the story. Kate Burt reports
It's not just about chocolate... Will Coldwell rounds up family-friendly events and treasure hunts around the country
Freezing temperatures mean today is on track to be the coldest March day since 1986, forecasters said.
It feels like the Anglican Church has given up railing against the lost meaning of Easter eggs – it’s sponsored its own.