Sport Peyton Manning broke Tom Brady's record for touchdown passes in a season

Devastated by injury and dumped by his beloved team, one of the NFL’s all-time great quarterbacks is back in business and breaking records

Obituary: Professor Henry W. Kendall

HENRY W. KENDALL, together with his colleagues Richard E. Taylor and Jerome I. Friedman, won the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics for experiments which proved the existence of fundamental building bricks, called quarks, as constituents of the neutron and proton of everyday matter.

Dying smoker wins pounds 30m from maker of Marlboro cigarettes

THE AMERICAN tobacco industry was trembling at the prospect of an avalanche of lawsuits yesterday after a Californian woman with terminal lung cancer won an unprecedented $50m (pounds 30m) in punitive damages from Philip Morris, maker of the Marlboro brand that she blames for killing her.

Clintons fail to prevent breach of Chelsea's privacy

WHATEVER BILL and Hillary Clinton's differences, they have been constantly united on one priority: the protection of their only daughter's privacy. So when they discovered that People magazine, one of the so- called "supermarket tabloids", was planning a cover story on Chelsea and the mother-daughter relationship, they did their best to discourage it.

Nobel prizewinner to leave LTCM

TWO FOUNDING partners of Long-Term Capital Management, including a former Nobel prize winner, are to leave the hedge fund in the wake of its near-collapse last September.

American Association: Origins - Cold fizz dampens Big Bang theory

THE BIG Bang, which marked the start of creation, was not a massive explosive fireball but more like a cold fizz, according to a new theory.

Tennis: Rusedski rues lost chance

GREG RUSEDSKI was left wondering whether he should have followed Pete Sampras's example and taken a month off after he was knocked out of the Australian Open here yesterday. The British No 2 and eighth seed lost to a player ranked 179 places below him, the American qualifier Paul Goldstein in the second round.

Network: Wealth of information

Chris Gulker Information has the property of not being reduced by sharing

Leslie Kenton Interview: Pure of body and a tonic for the soul

Leslie Kenton taught us how to detox: now she's become a high priestess of shamanism. It's not as strange as you'd think, finds Hester Lacey

Health: Fighting social phobias

Drugs and DIY software can help, reports Roger Dobson

Obituary: Janet Lewis

THE DEATH of the poet and novelist Janet Lewis, at the age of 99, marks the passing of the last survivor of the extraordinary generation of American literary talent which began to publish in the 1920s. She and Ernest Hemingway began their literary careers at virtually the same moment, with contributions to the same high school literary magazine. Her imagist poetry, which she continued to write throughout her long life, first saw the, light of day when William Carlos Williams and H.D. were beginning their metrical experiments.

Nasa looks for life on Jupiter moon

THE AMERICAN space agency is to search for life under the frozen ocean of Europa, a moon of Jupiter that could be the most likely place in the solar system for the evolution of extra- terrestrial lifeforms.

Nerve cell key to child disorder hild problem shows in scans

SCIENTISTS HAVE located the sites in the brain that appear to play a critical role in causing hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder, which affects an estimated 1 in 20 children.

The Hilary Clarke interview: I'd like to teach the world to surf

To John Chambers the internet is more than a money machine, it's a social and business 'equaliser'; Focus on Silicon Valley: as the chief of Cisco presides over staggering growth, Microsoft is feeling the heat

Cultural Comment: Hobson's choice

Life expectancy of babies born in Zimbabwe five years ago: 61

Women made history after all

ORDINARY WOMEN were a more potent force in the history of humankind than men such as Alexander the Great and Attila the Hun, scientists have found.
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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
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
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
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
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
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