Alyokhina said the amnesty was a ‘PR stunt’ and she would have stayed in prison if she could
Since 2005, patrol agents and CBP officers have killed some 42 people along the US-Mexican border without facing any public consequences – or any large-scale media coverage
The saga sums up the crass stupidity of authoritarian regimes, whose fear of even mild challenges leads them to endlessly create martyrs
Russia’s Supreme Court has said the ruling that jailed the feminist punk group Pussy Riot was illegal and their case should be heard again.
Francis Golding was one of the country's leading architectural, planning and conservation consultants, and had a big influence on the look of contemporary London. He died from injuries sustained in one of the cycling accidents that occurred in Central London on 5 November. Golding's major clients included Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Terry Farrell, Rick Mather, Rafael Viñoli, Jean Nouvel and Michael Hopkins. With Foster he worked on the "Gherkin"; with Nouvel on One New Change, also in the City of London; and with Rogers he consulted on the controversial Chelsea Barracks. He was cross about the Prince of Wales's intervention, though in the case of the Prince's Poundbury development in Dorset, he said, "I've seen the past and it works."
Recent protests have on occasion turned violent and Hodgson admits it will be a main concern of the Three Lions's security team
A 45-year-old man today denied murdering policeman Keith Blakelock during the Broadwater Farm Estate riot 28 years ago.
Riot police used tear gas to disperse protesters outside the front of the building
He’s not standing as Labour leader again, is he?
Thirteen was far from lucky for Emirates Team New Zealand as they went back to their base rueing the cruel fate of being beaten by the clock when within just a few minutes of taking the America’s Cup away from Oracle Racing USA and then suffering a penalty on the re-run and losing by over 80 seconds.
Thousands of riot police charge at teachers who have lived in a 'tent city' in Zocalo Square for many weeks
"Please don't lose the plot, Britain." An illuminated face spoke from out of the darkness in Blackout, a dystopian drama told in faux-documentary style that imagined what would happen if the nation suffered a massive power failure following a suspected cyber-attack on the national grid. But, of course, Britain was going to lose the plot, because people always end up doing so in a drama of this kind. José Saramago's Blindness gave us the most masterful example of how quickly urban society melts into chaos, desperation and savage self-survival when one crucial civilising thing is taken away for an indefinite amount of time.
Candace Allen – who was there – explores the legacy of a day, and a vision, that endure
The Northern Ireland Secretary said the violence was ‘a hugely regrettable step backwards’
Tory MP addressed group whose Facebook page has called for Doreen Lawrence to be returned to her 'natural homelands' and said Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom is a 'legend' for his 'Bongo Bongo Land' comments
The Government has been accused of “insulting” the victims of the 2011 summer riots by burying their formal response to a report on the unrest and failing to act on its 63 recommendations.