Although gold was found in 1980s, project was abandoned after running into financial difficulties
A local municipality has used little-known legislation to block environmentally damaging metal exploration
Shadow Cabinet Officer minister Michael Dugher calls for action before 30th anniversary of the Battle of Orgrave
Miners' union general secretary Chris Kitchen: 'Unfortunately the perception I had of Arthur the great trade unionist, socialist, just is nothing like the reality as to the man that I know now'
Kenan Malik contests a well-meaning but flawed call for curbs on global movement
Commission of inquiry finds police falsified and withheld documents and gave fabricated accounts of events in August last year
Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, who has died aged 112, was the world's oldest man, having held the title for just three months. He took the baton from Jiroemon Kimura, who died in Japan in June this year, aged 116.
Some buildings will be totally demolished while others are being dismantled and reassembled
The Carlton Intercontinental hotel on the exclusive Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes was the setting for an extraordinarily brazen diamond heist at the weekend, in which a lone gunman strolled into a jewellery exhibition taking place at the hotel and stuffed a suitcase with millions of pounds worth of Leviev diamonds before walking out. The owner of Leviev diamonds, Lev Leviev, is yet to comment on the theft. Apart from being a billionaire with an amazingly alliterative name, just who is this wronged bling merchant?
Even before Mandela’s illness, the political parties of South Africa were at loggerheads over their versions of the anti-apartheid struggle. Now the struggle is intensifying
The England and Wales Cricket Board can begin the process of allocating matches for the 2019 World Cup after finalising the hosting agreement with the International Cricket Council.
The Italian's appointment has proved hugely controversial
Unite and Unison back mass action for the first time since 1926
New manager made inflammatory comments in the past
Boyfriend of Alisa Massaro is reported to have helped her fulfil her fantasy