Sport New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

A look ahead to this weekend’s Divisional Playoff match at Gillette Stadium in New England

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) dives for a touchdown

American Football: Colts come back from dead to beat Kansas City

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.

A man has been arrested for selling brains on eBay

Indianapolis man arrested in police sting - for stealing human brains and auctioning them on eBay

There are many inventive ways of earning a quick buck – but selling brains on eBay is perhaps a little too innovative.

Young people are sexting – but that doesn't mean they necessarily want to be, says research

More than half of young adults have engaged in 'unwanted but consensual sexting with a committed partner'

The Bonus Track: Independents' Day, Neneh Cherry and Britney...

A sideways look at the world of music

Trevor McDonald in ITV's Women Behind Bars

TV review: Trevor McDonald is too reserved to ask the cheeky questions in Women Behind Bars

Women Behind Bars with Trevor McDonald, ITV

Super Giant Animals, BBC1

Man survives being hit 'straight on' by Amtrak train travelling at 110mph

Darryl See was hit by a Chicago-bound train as he walked along the tracks east of Michigan City

The Mill, Channel 4

TV review: The Mill is at the gritty end of the spectrum... but it's not as bleak as The Village

The Mill, Sun, Channel 4 // The Mystery of Rome's X Tombs, Sun, BBC2

Bowled over... Indiana (not India) to build $6m cricket ground

If you were to hear that a brand new cricket ground was being constructed in India, you’d think nothing of it – but Indiana?

DVD & Blu-ray review: Parks and Recreation: Season 2 (12)

Various directors DVD/Blu-ray (528mins)

Review: Donnybrook, By Frank Bill

A literary shotgun blast to the face

Convicted murderer US police released by mistake is found watching television

Police have recaptured a convicted murderer they freed by mistake at a northern Illinois home where he was found watching TV.

Sex offenders can use Facebook, declares US Court

A US federal court has struck down a ban on sex offenders using social networking sites like Facebook, calling the law unconstitutional.

Ready-to-eat wrapping

Edible packaging: Here’s a wrap to go with your burger

Ever been so hungry you can’t unwrap your food quickly enough? You’ll be pleased to know the days of frantically ripping through cellophane may soon be a thing of past. Edible packaging is back on the agenda.

Victory for Barack Obama

Obama picks up split Flordia

The last state in the 2012 presidential race has been called, with Florida going narrowly to President Obama.

Anthony Browne: Interior designer

Anthony Browne was a rock'n'roll manager turned interior designer whose clientele included media magnate Oprah Winfrey, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and such Washington socialites as Pamela Harriman. Browne's designing career was boosted when Oprah praised his work: "Anthony is a master at putting colours together," she told Architectural Digest in 2003. "When he's finished, the whole room rises up to meet you."

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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn