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Tyler Doohan went back inside the bedroom of a burning trailer to try and save his disabled grandfather

Synod must decide on women bishops

The General Synod of the Church of England is likely to be invited to decide the vexed question of allowing women bishops next summer, it emerged today.

Teens break bones 'due to lack of milk'

Now that's what I call losing the plot

Charlotte: the final journey of Jane Eyre by D M Thomas (Duck Editions, £14.99, 173pp)

Arts: Theatre: Eyre the twain shall meet

JANE EYRE NEW AMBASSADORS LONDON

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Comment: She's addicted to sleaze

Mary Archer has not merely put up with a horrible husband; she has actually profited from his behaviour

Theatre: Reader, you'll adore it

Jane Eyre New Ambassador's, London Peggy for You Hampstead, London Our Father Almeida, London

Letter: Opera spook

I KNOW who the phantom of the Royal Opera House could be ("Real 'phantom' stalks the Royal Opera House", 15 August). It could be an irate erstwhile "Friend of Covent Garden" who, on being asked to renew membership, is presented with a list of options - the more you pay, the better the service. The ROH management was given millions of lottery money to make opera-going less elitist. Do the Friends know this?

Theatre: The drinking man's crumpled

JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL OLD VIC LONDON

First Night: Same again please, as Jeffrey Bernard returns to the bar

`Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell' Old Vic London

Obituary: Sir Clifford Butler

CLIFFORD BUTLER was the co- discoverer with George Rochester of "V-particles", a discovery which in hindsight can be seen as the first step towards our current understanding of the nature of matter.
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General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

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From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
Why patients must rely less on doctors: Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'

Why patients must rely less on doctors

Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'
Sarah Lucas is the perfect artist to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale

Flesh in Venice

Sarah Lucas has filled the British pavilion at the Venice Biennale with slinky cats and casts of her female friends' private parts. It makes you proud to be a woman, says Karen Wright
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11 best anti-ageing day creams

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Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1: Five things we learnt, including Iker Casillas is past it and Carlos Tevez remains effective

Juventus vs Real Madrid

Five things we learnt from the Italian's Champions League first leg win over the Spanish giants
Ashes 2015: Test series looks a lost cause for England... whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket

Ashes series looks a lost cause for England...

Whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket, says Stephen Brenkley
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power