A chain-mail coif can work for the 21st century, as a cable-knit hoodie
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Tuesday 03 December 2013
Half a million 15-year-olds were tested in 65 countries - and we were 26th in maths and 23rd in reading
Thursday 07 November 2013
Air pollution hits severe levels as residents told to avoid outdoor activities
'I ate some corn. It rained and I drank some rain, but not much': Chinese woman found alive after 16 days in well
Wednesday 18 September 2013
A woman stranded for 16 days in an abandoned well in central China said today that she shouted for help every day and began to lose hope, but that she managed to survive on raw corn and rainwater.
Monday 09 September 2013
The original breed of classic towers has become an endangered species
Saturday 31 August 2013
A leak of liquid ammonia at a refrigeration unit of a plant in Shanghai has left 15 people dead according to state media.
Monday 05 August 2013
Sunday 04 August 2013
Britain's medal drought continues as the sprinter finishes fourth at the World Championships
Wednesday 31 July 2013
More than 10 people have died from heatstroke as temperatures soar to nearly 41C
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Shares in China plunged 5 per cent amid warnings from the government there that it would not "wet nurse" the economy back to health - sending global stock markets headed into further turbulence.
Friday 21 June 2013
Fashion followers around the world helped Ted Baker smash forecasts with retail sales growth of 30.7 per cent. The fashion chain's UK, overseas and website businesses the City expected for the 20 weeks to 15 June and the shares soared more than 15 per cent to 1,700p.
Donald Macintyre's Sketch: The only way is Essex - and David Cameron hits the superport's heights to show why
Monday 10 June 2013
Possibly to illustrate the point that “Britain’s role in the world” is very much a work in progress these days, David Cameron made a speech about it on a building site.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Although the 100m sprinter will not stop talking
Friday 24 May 2013
The wunderkind of British design compares this magnificent survey of his 3-D creations to "putting flowers in a flower press".
Thursday 16 May 2013
Fears over proposed refinery in southern city of Kunming attracts thousands of protesters
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian, who died on 27 April aged 96, revived the Catholic church in Shanghai after years of Maoist persecution. His death leaves one of China's largest and wealthiest dioceses deeply unsettled, riven by tensions generated by the Communist Party's insistence on tightly controlling all organised religions.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more