Sport A view of Old Trafford

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

Cadillac for sale, several greedy owners (paper shredder extra)

Enron - A year after the firm's spectacular fall from grace, the contents of its extravagant Houston HQ go under the hammer

Motoring: Why Doesn't Anyone Buy The ... Renault Safrane

IT'S A great name, in some ways. `Safrane' is agency-invented, oozing plushness, softness, warmth and the air of being pampered on a sofa so yielding it threatens to swallow you. That's the Renault Safrane, a soft sofa of a car in which to escape from the cruel world.

WORDS: Enormity

LORD MAYHEW, who as Sir Patrick Mayhew did his best to reconcile the apparently irreconcilable during his time as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, had his own comment to make on the morning of the new executive's first meeting. "The present Secretary of State", he told the BBC's Today programme, "has already spoken of the enormity of the occasion." I didn't actually hear Peter Mandelson use the word myself, but whoever said it first, it gives out an uncertain sound.

NORTHERN IRELAND'S NEW GOVERNMENT: SIX YEARS ON THE ROAD TO DEVOLUTION

THE FORMING of the executive ends a six-year road to peace in Ulster. Key developments included:

Redundant? Time to get yourself moving

Being laid off isn't the end of the world. Be positive, focus on your skills and get your career back on track, writes Wilf Altman

The Independent Archive: Even the best people go on stocking raids

4 August 1990 Patrick Marnham, in Paris, remembers the night he donned nylon stockings for a raid on the offices of Private Eye

Take me, Johnny, I'm yours!

When Daisy Price heard there might be a vacancy for a new presenter on the Big Breakfast, she bunked off work and raced to the show's London studios. But would she get the job?

Want to get rich quick? Sue someone

BRYSON'S AMERICA

Paras face murder probe

The account of the British troops who shot up a car full of young Albanian men is now being challenged point by point

Football: United in case of damage limitation

Tim Collings says the FA Cup sacrifice can tip the 2006 scales

MP 'was a victim of faction-fighting'

THE LORD Chief Justice has described the local Labour Party in Newark as "riven by personal animosity" and suggested that the faction- fighting led to the conviction of the former MP, Fiona Jones.

Prescott to learn of airbag danger

AN INQUEST jury returned a verdict of accidental death yesterday after hearing how a 47-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her car's airbag.

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Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz