Student

Students revolt over newly imposed conservative dress code

The Ten Best Flip-flops

Keep your feet cool with a pair of these funky flip-flops

Dom Joly: A celebrity flip-flop: now my collection is complete

I think my little boy Jackson is influenced by all the wrong role models. First it was the Tellytubbies, and he started making annoying nonsensical noises. Then it was the Power Rangers and he started to get quite violent – throwing shapes around the place and karate-chopping me when I was watching TV. Now it's gone one worse – he seems to be under the influence of Matthew McConaughyee, Maconahayee, Mcconahauhie... Mahogany – Matthew Mahogany, the Texan actor most famous for never wearing a shirt and nude bongo-playing sessions. Jackson has taken the Mahogany ethos to heart – he spends the days permanently nude wandering around our lakeside cottage deep in the heart of Ontario. Often he'll wander through the woods and down to the dock where he'll loll about naked and wave to passing boats.

Stolen children: the brothers and sisters left behind

We all know about Madeleine and her parents, Kate and Gerry. But what lies ahead for Sean and Amelie McCann, asks Katy Guest

The Outcast,by Sadie Jones

The hidden injuries of class

Just another British bank holiday: police log more than 50 crimes involving knives

A man in his twenties has become the second person to be stabbed to death during the bank holiday weekend, provoking fears that knife crimes are running out of control.

Album: George Michael

Patience, Sony

Not the End of the World by Kate Atkinson

Carol Birch finds mirth among the myths in these updated tales from the Ancient World

Rugby sevens: New Zealand prove standing as the masters of sevens

Fiji beaten by bitter rivals as bad-tempered final makes a mockery of 'Friendly Games' sobriquet

Betty, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Sex and suds and little that's droll

Ethical fund proves a turkey

THE TRAILBLAZER among ethical funds has turned out to be an investment turkey. Over the past 10 years, the Friends Provident Stewardship fund has underperformed the FT-SE All Share index by more than 41 per cent and is one of the 10 worst performers of the decade, according to Standard & Poor's Micropal.

Obituary: Moondog

WHEN I lived in Manhattan, checking out Moondog was a regular occurrence, writes Jack Adrian [further to the obituary by Richard Williams, 15 September]. The night I landed at JFK, my friend the artist Barry Windsor Smith said, "Hey man, you gotta see this weird old guy in the Viking helmet thump his tub." He was somewhat aggrieved when I said, "You mean Moondog."
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system