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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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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links