Senior judge says quota system would create perception judicial appointments are 'not based on merit'
Donald Macintyre follows François and David as they try to mend Anglo-French relations over a half-pint in Oxfordshire
The EU divides opinion but whatever your views it is important to have your say — through voting in the May election and joining in the Citizens’ Dialogue events around Europe
When Maria Miller travels to Sochi next week, she must seize the opportunity to raise the issue of LGBT rights with Russian officials
Lincolnshire registered a third of reported rapes as 'no crimes'
When most of us think of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, we think of moai, the 887 magnificent statues that guard its shores. But the mystery of BBC4's Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World wasn't how these monoliths were made, or how they were moved into place (aliens, obviously) or even whether the ancient Rapa Nui people were responsible for their own decline, it's why the myths have persisted for so long.
The twin blasts killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the end of the city's marathon in April 2013
More than 80 backbenchers had demanded a tougher line on deporting foreign criminals from Britain
Shocking satellite images show devastation in districts that back opposition to President Assad
The details emerged in reports from a private trial in the Family Division of the High Court
Plans by Theresa May could see terror suspects faced with being made stateless
A statement released by the actress' spokesperson said that she has "a fundamental difference of opinion" with the humanitarian group
Shulamit Aloni was a legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of her country's treatment of Palestinian. Born in Tel Aviv between the wars, she was descended from Polish Jewish rabbinical families. Her life, as a fighter for equality and human rights, and her failure to change Israel's materialistic and paternalistc attitudes, closely reflect the troubled history of the Jewish state.
Dieudonné is currently under investigation for fraudulent bankruptcy
Journalist tells jury at the Old Bailey he had been caught up in 'an enormous conspiracy'
Shadow Cabinet Officer minister Michael Dugher calls for action before 30th anniversary of the Battle of Orgrave