Community leaders say they no longer trust police to investigate offences as fewer than two out of 10 allegations of race hate are followed up by officers
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Friday 13 January 2012
With 100 days to go before the country decides, Sarkozy is campaigning as an outsider
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Taking aspirin every day may not be worth the risk for those with no history of heart problems, a major study has concluded.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
The environment section covers issues which raise debate such as those concerning climate change, green living and nature. Here we take a look at the most popular articles of the year followed by an insight from our environment editor as he chooses his favourite story.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Books Of The Year: This year's crop of top-selling fiction stars heroes, villains – and even bankers – in stories that will have you reading until the fire burns down
Friday 09 December 2011
Outlook Good luck and good health to Antonio Horta-Osorio, who it seems is now well enough to return to the chief executive's office at Lloyds. The bank is certainly in need of his services, as are the taxpayers still sitting on sizeable losses on their stake in Lloyds.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
A father who killed his toddler son because he was crying was jailed for nine years today.
Sunday 27 November 2011
With live ammunition littering the country, the work of the medical charity Merlin is crucial
Monday 21 November 2011
Andy Murray's chances of reaching the semi-finals at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London were dealt a major blow today as he lost his opening match 6-4 7-5 to Spain's David Ferrer.
Monday 21 November 2011
Three police officers underwent surgery yesterday after being stabbed by a man with a foot-long butcher's knife.
Sunday 20 November 2011
A 32-year-old man was in custody last night on suspicion of attempted murder, after four policemen were stabbed, one seriously, in London yesterday. The man was said to have lashed out with a butcher's knife following a chase down a busy street in Kingsbury.
Saturday 12 November 2011
A three-year-old boy was given a packet of crisps by a judge after making legal history by becoming what is believed to be the youngest child to give evidence in a British court case.
Thursday 10 November 2011
Zsa Zsa Gabor has been rushed to hospital again.
Sunday 06 November 2011
The philosopher William Paley used the complexity of design in a pocket watch as an analogy for the existence of an intelligent Creator; in this week's column, I shall use an infestation of clothes moths to prove that he was right: there is a God, and He hates us all.
Saturday 05 November 2011
China's stricken health system, swamped by a swelling population, is hit by another scandal
Monday 31 October 2011
Altitude sickness crept up on me without warning. Four years ago a friend and I trekked through the Karakoram, the jagged western-most edge of the Himalaya that begins on Pakistan's Afghan border and sweeps into Kashmir.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'