Environment The new Revenio Carbon racer from Raleigh

Lacking a little oomph, but some very nice touches

Chinese police seal off protest village after death of activist

A stand-off between locals and the authorities in China's wealthy Guangdong province deteriorated yesterday, as police sealed off a village to try to crush protests over government land seizures and the death of an activist in police custody.

Temaei Tontaake, left, and Uein Buranibwe, right, on Namdrik after their Pacific ordeal

Lost fishermen reach land – and solve a mystery

Pair drift in the Pacific for 33 days, then discover relatives on a remote atoll

National plan for missing children

Independent Appeal: Runaway success

At 14, Dorothy left home, preferring the violence of the streets. She tells Jonathan Brown how a charity changed her world

Mellon's Cod Army now have bigger fish to fry

Fleetwood are taking the Conference by storm and aim to batter Yeovil in tonight's FA Cup tie. Tim Rich goes to the seaside

What's the price of lobster? 352 lives

Catching crustaceans is a vital source of income for the divers of the Mosquito Coast. But the depths they plumb can prove fatal. Jenny Kleeman reports from Cocobila, Honduras
Polperro harbour

In Polperro, you can get away from everything– even the 21st century

This Cornish seaside village takes no modern-day prisoners. Turn off your mobile phone and just surrender to the slower pace of a different era

Tim Walker: Humiliation of the green welly brigade

Tales From The Water Cooler: The video realises one of the worst fears of the bourgeois middle-class

Letters: Is it wise for the taxpayer to prop up mortgages?

Hot on the heels of last week's government announcement of the intention to sell off even more council houses at 50 per cent discount, we now have them guaranteeing new house purchases.

Donald denied on Gray day for Bath

Glasgow 26 Bath 21

The Sketch: Perry Mason & Co let their man off the hook

If you missed the appearance, here it is in full. The committee: "They said you were lying." James Murdoch: "They're lying." Eight years ago, Chris Bryant MP asked a pertinent question of Rebekah Brooks, or Wade as she was at the time, and – by accident – she told him the truth. They have learnt that lesson well, at News International.

The Kiwi who missed the World Cup to put Quins top

Former All Black Evans has brought touch of class to a mainly young and English side's flying start
Stephen Donald, centre, with team-mates on the podium after his winning penalty kick

All Black who came in from the cold

Two weeks ago he was an outcast on a fishing trip. Now Stephen Donald is a World Cup hero

Stephen Donald is tackled by France's Aurélien Rougerie yesterday

'Fisherman' Stephen Donald lands the biggest catch of his life

Fourth-choice fly-half cannot match Carter's skills but he kept his cool when it mattered

Michael McCarthy: How French fishermen furthered my river fetish

I cannot see a river, any river, without a quickening of the spirit, and this is such an automatic reaction I sometimes wonder if it is hardwired into the genes, from our previous existence as hunter-gatherers. If I cross a river on any journey I want to know its name, and if at all possible, stop on the bridge and gaze into its currents.

Spanish fleet accused of law-breaking lands massive EU subsidies

Greenpeace urges Commission to end 'corrupted' fisheries policy

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General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
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Why patients must rely less on doctors

Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'
Sarah Lucas is the perfect artist to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale

Flesh in Venice

Sarah Lucas has filled the British pavilion at the Venice Biennale with slinky cats and casts of her female friends' private parts. It makes you proud to be a woman, says Karen Wright
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11 best anti-ageing day creams

Slow down the ageing process with one of these high-performance, hardworking anti-agers
Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1: Five things we learnt, including Iker Casillas is past it and Carlos Tevez remains effective

Juventus vs Real Madrid

Five things we learnt from the Italian's Champions League first leg win over the Spanish giants
Ashes 2015: Test series looks a lost cause for England... whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket

Ashes series looks a lost cause for England...

Whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket, says Stephen Brenkley
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

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UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power