News The airline said they immediately informed police and sent an investigation team to Kenya.

Simon Wood was due to appear in court again this Friday but was found dead on August 18th after being struck by a train

Letter: Principled defector

Sir: Whilst Shaun Woodward is entitled to change his opinions, if he were truly a man of principle he would allow the electorate in his constituency to decide whether or not they regard Mr Hague's opposition to the promotion of homosexuality in schools as being the view of a right-wing extremist.

Letter: A new era

Sir: The Roman Empire collapsed over fifteen hundred years ago. By contrast the Christian faith is followed by about two billion people around the world and continues to grow, often in the midst of persecution.

Runaway driver cleared of faking

A LORRY-DRIVER accused of faking a motorway drama by deliberately allowing his truck to race out of control at 75mph was cleared yesterday of dangerous driving.

Action Replay: Golf: Jacklin wins historic US Open title

A famous sporting double was celebrated on 21 June, 1970. In Mexico City a majestic Brazilian team swept to victory in football's World Cup, beating Italy 4-1 in the final, while further north, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, British golfer Tony Jacklin surprised the world when he won the US Open Championship. This how the Daily Mirror's John Smith relayed the news of Jacklin's triumph.

Can you feel the heat?

New Age beauty products claim to heal the soul. What tosh.

Davies put into hot seat

LIKE EMPLOYEES at a car factory facing redundancies, or at an Asian bank enduring the fall-out from financial meltdown, the 200-odd staff of the Football Association will today be gathered together and reassured, by the company's new acting head, that the crisis will pass.

Letter: Why peers must go

Sir: It would be a sad commentary on the state of politics in our country if one of the consequences of the rejection by the House of Lords of the "closed list" system for the European elections were for the Government to act like a spiteful teenager who has not got his/her way.

Moments of madness

'Hour after hour we waited for news: some fresh titbit about the couple, a public figure distancing himself, a twitch in the net curtains'

Letter: Keep your shirt in

Sir: With regard to H James's concern about shirt tails (Letter, 10 November), I recall reading that the shirt tail was originally long enough to be pulled between the legs and up at the front.

You never forget your first time

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Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison as authorities crackdown on dissent in the arts

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Marc Jacobs is putting Cher in the limelight as the face of his latest campaign

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Parents of six-year-old who beat leukaemia plan to climb Ben Nevis for cancer charity

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Paul Scholes column: With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards

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Heysel disaster 30th anniversary: Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget fateful day in Belgium

Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget Heysel

Thirty years ago, 39 fans waiting to watch a European Cup final died as a result of a fatal cocktail of circumstances. Ian Herbert looks at how a club dealt with this tragedy
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri: Khan’s audition for Floyd Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation, says Frank Warren

Khan’s audition for Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation

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Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

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Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

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Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

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