Arifa Akbar picks this year’s must-read book releases
chances are that you have spent the past two weeks wrapping, unwrapping and wolfing down the stuff brought to you by people like the cheerful rating whom Horatio Clare calls "N".
'You saved yourself, but I will make a lot of trouble for you,' Coast Official told the captain after he left the ship
Debris from the European Space Agency spacecraft is most likely to fall harmlessly in oceans
A mass evacuation saved thousands of people from India’s fiercest cyclone in 14 years, but aid workers warned a million would need help after their homes and livelihoods were destroyed.
The multi-record holding batsman is to call time on his first class career at international level
'I loved About Time and wished there were more light films of this type'
I first came to Edinburgh when I was 18 to serve on the Perrier Awards panel, and was inspired to try stand-up myself. In the intervening 22 years the press initially dubbed me a a 'fresh face', then 'a rising star', then an 'established name'. This year I was described as a 'permanent fringe fixture'. Like the rain, the sweaty venues and the panpipe players outside Waverley station, I have become part of the festival furniture.
Senior minister from the collection of low-lying coral atolls in the north Pacific says the end of this century will spell 'the end of my country and many others like it'
The Grace satellite measures tiny fluctuations of the Earth’s gravity field resulting from the loss of ice into the sea
The far-future Earth will be very hostile to life, says expert
South Africa 230-6 (Ingram 73); West Indies 190-6 (Samuels 48) Match tied (D/L method)
Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, died just weeks after posting a Facebook plea for police help with turtle-egg thieves
Experts believe they may have solved the mystery over where aviator’s aircraft lies
President claims football's world governing body has come through a tough spell