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Michael Gove's silliness reached a new peak in his comments on the First World War
Indianapolis pulled off the second biggest comeback in NFL play-off history to stun Kansas City, while New Orleans beat Philadelphia on the last play of the game as the first wild-card games provided a thrilling start to the post-season.
Wayne Gretzky, ice hockey’s greatest player, was born in 1961 in Ontario, Canada, where the sport is more a religion than a hobby. He first skated at the age of two on a rink that his dad Walter had made in the garden of their family home. At six, Gretzky was playing in an under-10s team. His jersey was too big for him, so he started to tuck in the right side of it, a superstition that stuck with him throughout his career.
The Environment Secretary has suggested that ancient woodland over 400 years old could be cut down if younger trees are planted elsewhere
Bad jokes, hard work and the odd tongue lashing are behind Darren Lehmann making Australia more than the sum of their parts
An elderly doctor has appeared in court charged with child rape and indecent assault.
Druids and archaeologists battle it out at Stonehenge’s new £27m centre
Geoffrey Boycott has accused Kevin Pietersen of “bottling it” whenever he is required to play an innings of patience and concentration.
The Supreme Court ruling is a reminder that we have - mercifully - moved on from the Middle Ages
Les Bleus overturned a 2-0 first leg deficit in Paris
The year is 1984 and a genocidal Margaret Thatcher wants to replace the human race with time-travelling aliens from another dimension. There is only one person who can help: not Neil Kinnock, not Arthur Scargill, but Doctor Who.
Ahead of his country's visit to Wembley, the German legend explains to Glenn Moore how pressure breeds success
Anonymous services such as Tor and Bitcoin are being used once more to hide the identity of the site's customers, with 'extra security' promised
Tomahawks can seal quarter-final place with last-minute coach
Around 30,000 people descended on East Sussex town – dubbed the bonfire capital of the world – for annual event
American Horror Story: Coven broadcast its second episode on Fox last night. Each series of the anthology show tells a different complete horror story, but with a returning repertory cast. It's always stuffed with great roles for women, particularly Jessica Lange, who won an Emmy for the show last year. This series is a Southern Gothic set in and around Miss Robichaux's Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies in New Orleans, and the cast seems to be having more fun than ever.