News Edward Snowden speaking during his dinner with a group of four retired US ex-intelligence workers and activists at a luxurious room in an unidentified location.

Former government contractor could join President Obama, Henry Kissinger and Nelson Mandela in historic list

Anders Breivik: Calling me insane is evil

Mass killer Anders Breivik has dismissed a psychiatric report that declared him insane as based on "evil fabrications" meant to portray him as irrational and unintelligent.

Guard saw Anders Breivik's bomb explode, court hears

A security guard in the Norwegian government building struck by a car bomb that killed eight people, detonated by mass killer Anders Breivik, told a court today he had just put a security camera on the number plate when it exploded.

Breivik showed no remorse as he detailed his mass killing spree

Breivik complains about 'racist plot' over questions of his sanity

Anders Behring Breivik claimed that questions about his mental health were part of a racist plot to discredit his extreme anti-Muslim ideology yesterday as he attempted to prove he is not insane during the trial into his bombing and shooting spree in Norway last year.

Anders Breivik studied terror strategies on internet, court hears

Anders Breivik acquired the knowledge to carry out a bomb and shooting rampage on the internet, he told a Norwegian court today.

Anders Breivik 'wanted to behead ex-PM Gro Harlem Brundtland'

Confessed mass killer Anders Breivik says he was planning to capture and decapitate former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland during his shooting massacre on Utoya island.

Anders Behring Breivik walks to take his seat in the witness box on day three of his murder trial in Oslo yesterday

Sentence me to death or set me free: Breivik pleads with court

Killer shows strain on day of tough questioning – as doubt is cast on claims he had English mentor

Anders Breivik tells Norwegian court: 'I would do it again'

The right wing extremist who killed 77 people in a gun and bomb rampage in Norway last year today called his attack "spectacular", and claimed he would do it all again if he could.

Anders Behring Breivik pleaded not guilty to terror and murder charges, however, he was moved to tears when one of his own propaganda films was shown

Breivik: 'I admit the acts, but not to criminal guilt. I do not plead guilty, I was acting in self-defence'

There was only one dramatic moment when Anders Behring Breivik seemed to crack yesterday.

The 33-year-old anti-Muslim militant flashed a closed-fist salute, before shaking hands with prosecutors and court officials, and told the judge he did not recognise the court.

Anders Breivik admits massacre but pleads not guilty claiming it was self defence

A right wing extremist who admitted killing 77 people in a gun and bomb rampage in Norway last year has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges, claiming he was acting in self defence.

Aksel Hennie is a headhunter sucked into a farcical world of crime

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Zany and snappy – a Scandinavian thriller with a slick difference

Breivik to dispute insane ruling

A far-right militant who killed 77 people in Norway last year will use his trial to challenge a diagnosis that he is criminally insane, something that would be "worse than death", excerpts of a letter he wrote showed yesterday.

Breivik 'planned to bomb Obama'

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik plotted to bomb President Barack Obama at the ceremony where he collected his Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, according to reports.

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Breivik is formally charged with terror attacks

The self-confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was formally charged with committing acts of terror yesterday, seven months after he massacred 77 people in Norway's worst violence since the Second World War.

Janne Kristiansen made the gaffe during a public hearing

Norwegian spymaster blows agents' cover

Intelligence head resigns after inadvertently divulging the service has operatives in Pakistan

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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

Christmas Appeal

Meet the charity giving homeless veterans hope – and who they turn to when no one else can help
Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

Is it always right to try to prolong life?

Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

Knitting pretty: British Christmas Jumpers

Simmy Richman visits Jack Masters, the company behind this year's multicultural must-have
French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

Just what you need on a New Year hangover...

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
Cuba set to stage its first US musical in 50 years

Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

Claire Allfree finds out if the new production of Rent will hit the right note in Havana
Christmas 2014: 10 best educational toys

Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

Paul Scholes column

I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season
Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

So what must the red-rose do differently? They have to take the points on offer 
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders
Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Sol Campbell cries foul at Labour's mansion tax

The former England defender joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg in criticising proposals
Nicolas Sarkozy returns: The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?

Sarkozy returns

The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism?

Is the criticism of Miliband anti-Semitic?

Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
Ouija boards are the must-have gift this Christmas, fuelled by a schlock horror film

Ouija boards are the must-have festive gift

Simon Usborne explores the appeal - and mysteries - of a century-old parlour game