Actor is the third 'Marlboro man' to die from a smoking-related illness

16 held, 46 hurt as carnival turns to carnage across Square Mile

THE COST of cleaning up the carnage left in the City of London by violent clashes between anarchist demonstrators and police last week is expected to run into several millions pounds.

Old stars make chart history

POP HISTORY was made yesterday when the entire top five of the singles chart was made up of new entries for the first time. But the top of the charts looked like a throwback, with the return of stars who first charted in the early Eighties - or earlier.

Travel: Greyhound bound

That Summer: in the first of a series recalling memorable journeys, Sophie Campbell remembers her rite of passage through the US

People power demo steals G8 show

PEOPLE power came to Birmingham yesterday in a protest against Third World debt that brought the Prime Minister back from his rural G8 summit retreat and forced a response from the leaders, writes Louise Jury.

'Yoof' spurns the ballot box

In A sunny squat in north London a gaggle of twenty-somethings are making the final preparations for a mass demonstration. Seen through a haze of cannabis smoke against a backdrop of bundled placards and soaking lentils, their tufty beards and slogan T-shirts could belong a different era of anti-Vietnam protesters. In a general election which has, as a core theme, an apathetic youth who just don't care as much as their parents did in the Sixties, these young people and the thousands who yesterday turned out to march alongside them are testimony to a generation which still dreams of a brighter future.

Police and rioters clash in West End

Violence flared in London's West End last night, after a "March for Social Justice" led by direct action environmentalist group Reclaim The Streets on behalf of striking Liverpool dockers, write Ros Wynne- Jones and Daniel Benjamin.

Pat, Paddy and Teague

As Dion Boucicault's The Streets of Dublin returns to the London stage, John O'Mahony reviews the changing face of the Stage Irishman

Who says Marxism is dead?



If Lord Archer had written this headline it would have cost pounds 600 Not a penny less ... Virtual government ... Wrong kind of cattle

The wrong road to a squeegee-free city

If Labour's Jack Straw really wants to clean up Britain's street life he should take some tips from Barcelona, argues Jim White

Road protesters to blockade London traffic

HUNDREDS of anti-road protesters will today attempt to block a busy London street and bar it to traffic for the day.

Five died 'because trains had no radios': Signalman knew collision was imminent but could do nothing

THE SIGNALMAN responsible for the section of track in Kent where two trains crashed head-on, killing five people, knew for several minutes the trains would collide. He could do nothing to stop the collision because BR had failed to instal radios in the trains' cabs.

Five die in head-on rail crash

FIVE people were killed and 11 injured yesterday in a train crash on the Kent-Sussex border which renews safety fears about single-track lines.

BOOK REVIEW / Murmuring after Kafka's ghost: 'The Weeping Woman on The Streets of Prague' - Sylvie Germain trs Judith Landry: Dedalus, pounds 6.99; 'Days of Anger' - Sylvie Germain trs Christine Donougher: Dedalus, 8.99 pounds

ATTENTION, jaded readers. There really is something new under the sun. For those who missed Sylvie Germain's first publication in English, The Book of Nights (those who caught it will need no urging), here are two more unusually spellbinding novels.

ROCK / In Concert: All mouth and trousers: Joseph Gallivan on Dwight Yoakam at Hammersmith

Rubber trousers do not a rebel make. Dwight Yoakam made his name six years ago as the Kentucky boy who took on the closed shop of Nashville country music, cutting through the endemic schmaltz and sentimentality with his album Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc, Etc and softening up the mainstream market for New Country acts as diverse as Garth Brooks and kd lang. Now that it's no longer new, Yoakam has to face the fact that he's just another country act, all dressed up in skintight hose and white rhinestone jacket maybe, but with no particular place to go.
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How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

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General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence
Public relations as 'art'? Surely not

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The 'art' of public relations is being celebrated by the V&A museum, triggering some happy memories for DJ Taylor
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Bill Granger's luxurious sweet treats

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London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

The mother of all goodbyes

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Everton vs Manchester United: Steven Naismith demands 'better' if Toffees are to upset the odds against United

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