David Cameron heads off to Russia on Thursday for the G20 summit of world leaders, promising that he is not going to shy away from tackling Vladimir Putin, pictured, about a couple of very serious differences between Russia’s regime and ours.
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Thursday 30 August 2012
China's Zhang Cuiping won the first gold medal of the London Paralympics as the Shooting got underway at the Royal Artillery Barracks today.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
A woman has strangled her elderly neighbour with her bra, Russian investigators said today.
Sunday 19 August 2012
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Great Britain's Fred Evans is in the semi-finals of the welterweight division after a bizarre countback win over Custio Clayton last night in front of a bemused crowd here.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Team GB won a flurry of medals today, taking gold and silver in the men’s canoe slalom, gold in men’s double trap shooting and a gold for Chris Hoy and co in the men's team sprint.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Britain's Colin Oates missed out on the chance to fight for Olympic judo bronze when he was beaten by Jun-Ho Cho of Korea in the repechage of the men's under-66kgs at ExCeL.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
102 nations visited, 843, 839 miles flown. No wonder the tireless Secretary of State wants a break
Sunday 24 June 2012
Handcuffs aren't enough when there's a dinosaur in the cells...David Connett reports on an investigation of prehistoric proportions
Thursday 17 May 2012
A Russian-made Soyuz craft carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station, putting the crew in place for the imminent arrival of the first ever privately owned cargo ship to the orbiting lab.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
An earthquake has damaged dozens of buildings in a city in southwestern Siberia, but no injuries or deaths have been reported.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Thursday 27 October 2011
Researchers in Japan have unearthed a sunken shipwreck from one of the country's most legendary episodes – the ill-fated 13th Century invasion by the forces of Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
The US Vice-President Joe Biden pretends to get to grips with a Mongolian wrestler during a display in his honour in Ulan Bator.
Saturday 30 July 2011
A Mongolian spy chief has lost an appeal against a ruling that he can be extradited from the UK to Germany to face charges of kidnap and false imprisonment.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Forget photo opportunities on a rainy British beach. One Cabinet minister is about to set off in the hoof prints of Genghis Khan on a gruelling race across Mongolia for his summer holiday.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more