i Penny Mordaunt, Conservative MP

Someone’s about to make a Splash!

Middleton's pay 'may hit pounds 10m'

Lloyd's changeover: New chief executive sets out to quell fears in the market

Middleton resigns at critical stage for Lloyd's of London

Insurance loss: Names bemused by departure of man seen as linch- pin in fight to repair battered credibility

BOOKS : FICTION : Peacetime blues

CASTING OFF by Elizabeth Jane Howard, Macmillan pounds 15.99

Town relives the night Lindsay, 13, disappeared

IAN MacKINNON

Double glazing complaints soar

Complaints by the public about double glazing and installation have rocketed by nearly 50 per cent over the last five years and home improvement now accounts for a fifth of all consumer complaints, the Institute of Trading Standards Administration (ITSA) reveals today.

Lloyd's to reveal trust plan to names

Lloyd's of London will today reveal plans for setting up on trust lines the giant reinsurance vehicle it hopes will rescue it from the crushing burden of old loss-making policies. Lloyd's will tell names, whose money will provide the capital for Equitas, that a trust is the best way of getting back to them any eventual profits from the reinsurance venture.

Opera Janacek's Jenufa Opera North, Leeds Jan Smaczny

`As a series of exquisite tableaux, this could hardly be bettered, but without a stronger sense of drama, Jenufa is nothing'

Names to vote 'blind' for rescue package

JOHN EISENHAMMER

LETTER : Housing policy falling down

CHRISTIAN Wolmar, like the housing White Paper itself, ignores one major housing issue.

LETTER : Restoration of the Taj Mahal

From Mr Rajiv Dogra

Breakaway party sours Labour relations

Council that `brought town back from the dead' splits in two amid long-running claims of impropriety. Nicholas Timmins reports

Letter: Cardinal error

From Mr Peter Avis

Air chief quits after renovations row

Air Chief Marshal Sir Sandy Wilson, 53, resigned from the Royal Air Force yesterday after a row over a £380,000 renovation bill for his official residence.

Reconstruction fails

A reconstruction of the movements of Gordon Wardell, the husband of Carol Wardell, the building society manager who was murdered by a gang who abducted her from her home to raid the Woolwich Building Society offices in Nuneaton, failed to produce anything positive, police said.

Husband's ordeal

Gordon Wardell, whose wife Carol, a 38-year-old building society manageress, was kidnapped and killed by robbers three weeks ago, staged a reconstruction of his movements on the night of her death.
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee