Army intelligence officer hid in a Philippines jungle until 1974
Hopes for a return of the big corporate takeover – and associated bonuses for bankers – were sparked yesterday by a clutch of deals in the US and UK led by the $16bn (£9.76bn) purchase of the makers of Jim Beam whiskey by a Japanese drinks giant.
The illegal stockpile was destroyed in a landmark move but critics say it is just a fraction of the total
As literary monsterings go, accusing Alan Bennett of being good at fixing washing machines is at the milder end of the scale. But for the celebrated playwright, the allegation of mechanical competence has proved too hard to stomach.
Adelphi Theatre, London
I'm a little surprised that the question presumes that there is a correct way of eating sushi.
The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 in the Philippines and is likely to climb further.
After the horror, life takes a small step towards normality in a city wracked by hunger and thirst
Environmental groups fighting against the use of GM crops in Africa and Asia are “wicked” and potentially condemning millions of people to a premature death, the Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, says today.
Film critic who became an acclaimed screenwriter and director
The country's march out of poverty has changed its diet, and the result could be devastating
For those who use them, food banks are a lifeline. Emily Dugan talks to some of those on the breadline in Tower Hamlets
White housemate flipped black contestant's mattress over before goading her saying 'What you gon' do, girl?'
Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker wield swords on pre-season tour
A face full of snails might not be your average person's idea of an expensive salon treatment, but that's just what Japan's high society have been shelling out for lately - at a cost of £65 for a five minute session.