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Thomson Airways pilot suspended over alcohol claims

An airline pilot has been suspended after being arrested on suspicion of being over the legal alcohol limit.

New arrest over Picasso art raid in Rotterdam

A 19-year-old Romanian woman was arrested by Dutch police today in connection with the audacious theft last October of paintings, including a Picasso and a Monet, from an art gallery in Rotterdam.

The latest move follows claims that thousands of Romanians and Bulgarians could be drawn to Britain when restrictions on their movement within the EU are lifted in January

Romanian PM: 'We will not rush to Britain'

Britain can “rest assured” that Romanians will not rush to Britain when access restrictions are lifted at the end of the year, the country's prime minister has said.

Fernando Torres missed several good chances for Chelsea

Ryan Bertrand: Chelsea never feared Europa League exit

Full-back Ryan Bertrand never feared Chelsea would crash out of the Europa League last night, despite waiting until the final kick of the game to seal their progress to the last 16.

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg listens to a question from a listener during the LBC radio phone-in programme with host Nick Ferrari

Nick Clegg refuses to reveal immigration estimates on LBC radio show

Speaking on his weekly phone-in show Mr Clegg said the government had "estimates, but they are estimates"

Alina Costache: ‘Treatment in the UK would be a huge amount of money that most people couldn’t afford’

No NHS bonanza on offer to EU migrants

Romanians are unlikely to flock to the UK for free healthcare

Editorial: More unseemly rabble-rousing on Romania

Barely a day goes by without some rabble-rouser opining about the flood of Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants to be unleashed when EU freedom of movement rules kick in next year. Today, it was the Prime Minister adding his two-penn’orth to the unedifying – if not outright shameful – debate, reassuring MPs of his hopes of limiting access to everything from the NHS to justice.

Would-be MP John O’Farrell has already received the endorsement of Lord Adonis and Ben Bradshaw

Author John O'Farrell selected as Labour's candidate for Eastleigh by-election

Labour has selected author and satirist John O'Farrell as its candidate to fight the Eastleigh by-election.

A worker cuts beef meat AT

'Yes we sold horse – but it was labelled correctly': Suspicions focus on abattoir linked to Romanian minister

Questions have been raised about a potential conflict of interest over family firm of millionaire Valentin Soneriu

Vintage view: the winelands of Stellenbosch in South Africa

My life in travel: Rafe Spall

'Driving the Garden Route feels like Eden'

German Gorbuntsov after recovering in hospital

Moscow arrest linked to Canary Wharf mafia-style hit on Russian banker German Gorbuntsov

Moscow police say they have arrested the man they believe was behind a mafia-style hit on a Russian businessman in London last year.

Fear of migrants is 'scaremongering' says Romanian foreign minister

Government scaremongering about an imminent influx of Bulgarian and Romanian migrants could jeopardise David Cameron’s attempt to renegotiate a new relationship with Europe, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister warned today.

The Duchess of Cambridge and the al view of Piata Unirii square in Bucharest in Romania

Worried about immigration? Then come to Romania - all our women look like Kate and Pippa

Bucharest hits back at migrant fears with cheeky ad campaign promoting tourism

Editorial: Stop all the demonising of new EU migrants

Contrary to popular scare stories, immigration is, on balance, good for the economy
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Serena Williams allays ankle fears with straight forward victory

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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
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before