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A former activist in the radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir has been chosen to fight a marginal parliamentary seat for the Liberal Democrats.
A well-established handbook for writers and artists is to include a chapter on writing erotic fiction for the first time.
If you’re looking for a flat share in a “lovely house”, where key features include “mucking in”, “movie nights” and “banter”, (or just want to avoid them) then you’re in luck.
Ever since the transport authorities in Madrid began selling sponsorship rights to their subway system, London Underground has gone a bit LOL-tastic.
Warnings have been issued after two sudden deaths that may be linked to contaminated crack cocaine.
Setting the patois among the pigeons
Britain's top policeman tonight paid tribute to one of his officers who collapsed and died while chasing two phone thieves.
Arsenal defender Andre Santos was banned from driving for 12 months today after admitting speeding at up to 145mph in rush-hour traffic.
Lucian Freud's sculptor daughter, Jane McAdam Freud, has made a gigantic earthstone triptych sculpture of her late father's head, to help "keep him alive". Made in terracotta and measuring 3ft x 3ft x 1ft, the giant relief only came out of the kiln last week. "I can't put in words how it helped me with the grieving process," she says. "I was keeping him alive in a metaphorical sense – he was there the whole time I was making it."
Barnet have announced they are preparing to leave their Underhill ground at the end of the season.
Martin Allen is back in management as the new boss of League Two strugglers Barnet.
Where better than the urban sprawl of Camden with its filthy alleyways and tucked-away boozers to catch a glimpse of the new generation of indie and rock and roll acts?