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Seven extremely rare photographs of Churchill have been restored and rescued from a barn in Cirencester

Judge asks for black activists' investigation

AN OLD BAILEY judge yesterday asked the Attorney General to investigate black activists who tried to turn the killing of a 16-year-old Asian schoolboy into a "racial cause celebre".

Judge attacks race activists

AN OLD BAILEY judge has asked the Attorney General to investigate black activists for trying to turn the killing of a 16-year-old Asian schoolboy into a "racial cause celebre".

Sweet sixteen

What's it like to be 16 in 1998? To find out, Rose Shepherd did the obvious thing: she went along with her tape recorder and a full set of prejudices and asked 16-year-olds. She was surprised time and again. Photographs by Florian Jaenicke

Law report: Tribunal not bound to consider complaint

18 June 1998 Mensah v East Hertfordshire NHS Trust Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Peter Gibson, Lord Justice Henry and Sir Christopher Slade) 10 June 1998

Words; Soccer (colloq.)

"I ABSOLUTELY, decline to see socca' matches", E.C. Dowson wrote in a letter on 21 February 1889, which is the earliest citation in the Oxford English Dictionary of this abbreviation of our national sport.

Harrow master guilty of theft

A FORMER geography master at Harrow, one of Britain's leading public schools, wasfound guilty yesterday of stealing more than pounds 36,000 from a school holiday fund.

Case Summaries: 4 May 1998

The following notes of judgments were prepared by the reporters of the All England Law Reports.

Britain's old school tie heads East

Education is becoming a multi-million pound service industry, with some of our most famous public schools exporting their prestigious names to Asia. Ben Russell reports

Leukaemia boy's family ordered out of UK

THE FAMILY of Fahim Manji, which is trying to raise pounds 100,000 to pay for his leukaemia treatment, was ordered to leave the country by the Home Office.

pounds 100,000 needed to save life of leukaemia boy

A FAMILY fighting to save the life of their 12-year-old son who has leukaemia face a bill of up to pounds 100,000 to pay for his treatment.

On the run again

TEENAGER Peter Kerry, who hit the headlines in 1995 when he ran away to Malaysia with his father's passport and credit card, has gone missing again.

Education: Making the grade at Easter

Rather than burning the midnight oil alone, anxious GCSE and

Letter: Challenge to Bell

Sir: It would be very dangerous if the legal expenses incurred by Martin Bell were to be regarded as election expenses (report, 24 January). If such a principle were established any candidate in an election could force another to go over the election expenditure limit simply by threatening legal proceedings.

Books: Hell in Harrow, overdrafts in Ohio

The Trollope family saga began with Anthony's intrepid mum, who fled a dismal home for uncouth America and pioneered Yank-bashing for British readers. D J Taylor remembers a woman of substance

Parents cast doubt on secret abuse study

Cleared couples are seeking an inquiry. Brian Morgan reports
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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

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Meet the charity giving homeless veterans hope – and who they turn to when no one else can help
Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

Is it always right to try to prolong life?

Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

Knitting pretty: British Christmas Jumpers

Simmy Richman visits Jack Masters, the company behind this year's multicultural must-have
French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

Just what you need on a New Year hangover...

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
Cuba set to stage its first US musical in 50 years

Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

Claire Allfree finds out if the new production of Rent will hit the right note in Havana
Christmas 2014: 10 best educational toys

Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

Paul Scholes column

I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season
Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

So what must the red-rose do differently? They have to take the points on offer 
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders
Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Sol Campbell cries foul at Labour's mansion tax

The former England defender joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg in criticising proposals
Nicolas Sarkozy returns: The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?

Sarkozy returns

The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism?

Is the criticism of Miliband anti-Semitic?

Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
Ouija boards are the must-have gift this Christmas, fuelled by a schlock horror film

Ouija boards are the must-have festive gift

Simon Usborne explores the appeal - and mysteries - of a century-old parlour game