Sport A view of Old Trafford

Bulova are replacing Hublot, who erected a distinctive Tower in the Old Trafford car park

Carola Long: Don't keep up with the Joneses. Beat them

As long as we out do our friends and neighbours, money makes us happier

David McKittrick: Questions remain about intelligence before and after this shocking attack

The Omagh bombing seemed to be an incident which was as straightfoward as it was callous: a 500lb Real IRA car-bomb, placed in a market town on a busy Saturday afternoon, was detonated after a misleading warning.

Nepalese TV executive shot dead in capital

A television executive who owned Nepal's first cable TV company was shot dead in a busy neighbourhood in the capital yesterday.

Obits in Brief: Glen Bell & David Gerber

Glen Bell

BMW 535i Executive Gran Turismo

Van's the man. (But he's not the daddy)

News of baby for rock star, 64, was posted by website hacker

Labour forces secret inquests Bill through the Commons

Secret inquests which will bar bereaved families and the public from attending hearings into controversial deaths were forced through Parliament last night.

Husband guilty of executive wife's manslaughter

A jealous husband who stabbed his Vodafone executive wife more than 30 times in a rage after she admitted to an affair was today found guilty of manslaughter.

First pictures of new Saab 9-5 emerge

Another day, another set of new model preview photos. At this rate there'll be nothing that's genuinely new at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show at all. This car stands out, though, because it's the new Saab 9-5, and the launch of an all-new Saab is a roughly once-in-a-decade event.

21 injured on Blackpool rollercoaster

An investigation is underway today after 21 people were injured in a crash on a roller coaster.

Two arrested as Belfast siege drama ends

Two men were arrested today in Northern Ireland after a seven-hour stand-off with armed police ended peacefully.

Fifa official says Asian football chief a lunatic

The enmity between the two most powerful men in Asian football plunged new depths today when Fifa vice-president Chung Mong-joon said his rival Mohamad Bin Hammam was suffering mental problems and acting like a criminal.

EC in row over first ever award of satellite licences award

The European Commission is expected to hand exclusive new bandwidth licences to two satellite operators tomorrow, but the regulator has come under fire from some parts of the industry over the deal.

Life sentence for son who killed wealthy father

A "callous" son who murdered his wealthy father before draining his bank accounts during a lavish spending spree was jailed for life today.

GB's shining stars: the yachtsman

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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
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
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
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
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
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
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste