You may only be familiar with GA Henty's name if you walk the dog in London's Brompton Cemetery, where he's buried, but in his time he was very well known indeed. A prolific novelist and special correspondent who reported on the appalling conditions of the Crimean War, he wrote 122 novels by my count, and you'll probably find one or two on the shelves of your local Ukip office, assuming anyone there can read.
No political party enjoys anything close to consistent support across the four provinces
After a conviction based solely on shaky evidence, Bhullar's appeal for clemency was rejected by the Indian government on earlier this year and time is running out
Mickey Arthur, the Australia coach, has warned his players they must raise their game if they want to become the top-ranked Test team once more.
It's been a marathon effort but the world's oldest long-distance runner finally retires today at 101
David Cameron, Britain’s prime minister, has ended his rather over-done public relations blitz in India with a sombre and respectful visit to the Jallianwala Bagh site of the 1919 Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of British rule, which he described as a “deeply shameful event in British history”.
Many Indians feel that Britain's outrages during the colonial era have never been fully admitted, never mind taken responsibility for
For the second year running, England internationals Matt Prior and Ravi Bopara failed to attract any bids at the player auction for the Indian Premier League.
The Indian Premier League's council has suspended five players named by a sting operation alleging corruption, until an inquiry is conducted.
'Flying to New York on Concorde whetted my appetite for space travel'
One person was killed and a dozen injured as two gunmen opened fire and threw hand grenades at a political rally led by Imran Khan. The cricketer-turned-politician had left the venue before the attack and was not hurt.
India has condemned a joke made by US television host Jay Leno in which he said that the holiest Sikh shrine, the Golden Temple of Amritsar, was the holiday home of wealthy Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
One of the biggest crises between Pakistan and the United States has been defused after a Lahore court released Raymond Davis, a CIA contractor facing charges of double murder, after a blood-money settlement was paid to families of the victims.
Blood was met with demands for more blood today as angry Christian demonstrators demanded that the killers of slain Pakistani minister Shahbaz Bhatti be captured and hanged.
Pakistan's government minister for religious minorities died today after being shot by gunmen in the capital Islamabad, hospital officials said.
US embassy official's killing of two locals has whipped up diplomatic tensions – and put Pakistan in no mood for leniency