News Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after their wedding on April 29, 2011. Royal wedding protesters lost their court appeal on Wednesday 22 January after they accused the Metropolitan Police of

The 20 individuals had accused the Metropolitan Police of Prince "suppressing anti-monarchist sentiment"

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After 13 years in charge, Arsène Wenger becomes Arsenal's longest-serving manager this week. Mark Fleming hears his plans to be a hit with fans – and shareholders – for a long time to come

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Simon Calder: An icon of European rail travel is finally killed off

As an announcement of a momentous death foretold, it is remarkably economical. "Train 468/469," reports the September edition of the Thomas Cook European Rail Timetable "Strasbourg to Wien [Vienna] will finally be withdrawn." Between those two phrases is the most momentous pair of words in European rail travel: Orient Express. Seventy-five years after the publication of Agatha Christie's bestselling crime novel, Murder on the Orient Express, the train that epitomised trans-European travel for more than a century is finally being killed off.

Griffin lets loose on first day in 'wasteful circus' of the EU

The newly-elected neo-Fascists came swaggering into the European Parliament yesterday, the institution they have vowed to abolish, on their first day as MEPs.

Brussels steps in to save the Great Hamster of Alsace

The European Commission hopes a fine of up to £14.5m will encourage the French government to take better care of an endangered rodent

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon battles extradition to US

A British computer expert will launch a new legal battle today to avoid extradition on charges of hacking into US military networks.

John Curtice: A disaster for Labour, but hardly a Tory triumph

Expectations are crucial in politics. By last night, Labour had persuaded the media to expect "heavy losses" in the European elections, and that the party could come fourth – even though not a single opinion poll had ever put the party lower than third. The aim was clear: ensure that anything other than a calamitous performance could be represented as evidence that things were not so bad.

Rise of Europe's extreme politics

<b>Vanessa Mock</b>: The economic gloom and public disillusionment with incumbent governments has Euro MPs worried that voters will turn to the fringes

The Architecture of Parking, By Simon Henley

This revelatory study opens our eyes to structures that we take for granted. It includes a car park that achieved stardom by appearing in Get Carter (Trinity Square, Gateshead) and another by star architect Zaha Hadid.

A Time to Dance, a Time to Die, By John Waller

It is hard to imagine a more compulsive opening than Waller's vivid account of how, on 14 July 1518, Frau Troffea of Strasbourg began a violent, joyless dance that continued for six days. Even more oddly, she infected others with the same bewildering malady.

Cameron aide quits over claims worth tens of thousands

A Tory MP resigned as one of David Cameron's closest aides today as it emerged the taxpayer had been paying tens of thousands of pounds a year towards both of his homes.

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Cos&igrave; Fan Tutte, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

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Labour's secret weapon &ndash; Prezza

John Prescott, whose tour of Britain in a battle bus enlivened the 1997 general election, is going back on the road, but this time he's using a minibus.

Leading article: Free votes

Those who believe that the European Court of Human Rights has a malign influence on law enforcement in Britain are indignant that the Government may allow prisoners to vote, following a ruling from the court in Strasbourg.

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