Closure of gates causes fatal crush as thousands pay last respects to Muslim spiritual leader
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Wednesday 14 August 2013
Festivals are nothing new, despite their contemporary popularity. From the extraordinary eruptions of outdoor religious revival gatherings to vegetarian, teetotal, anti-vaccinationist rallies, Philip Hoare charts their history
13-year-old boy kills parents, grandmother and great aunt before spending full day at school and then committing suicide after being 'inspired' by ghost story attached to Amityville Horror massacre
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Brazilian Marcelo Pesseghini believed to have murdered family in Amityville Horror copycat slaughter
Thursday 01 August 2013
Three Sikh extremists were found guilty today of a knife attack in London that nearly killed the retired senior Indian army general who led a military operation against armed separatists holding out in the Golden Temple of Amritsar 29 years ago.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Researchers compared two rituals - one involving only praying and singing, the other requiring participants to pierce their bodies with hooks, skewers and needles
Thursday 11 July 2013
Sunday 07 July 2013
A series of blasts shook India’s holiest Buddhist shrine on Sunday in what the Indian government called a terror attack.
Saturday 06 July 2013
Police officer admits Lawrence bug
Thursday 27 June 2013
One-off gesture designed to make Tories more attractive to ethnic minorities
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Paramilitary soldiers have recovered 20 bodies from a steep hillside in northern India where a rescue helicopter crashed while attempting to evacuate people stranded in monsoon floods, the country's air force chief said.
Monday 24 June 2013
Soldiers recovered more bodies as they cleared debris in villages flattened by landslides and monsoon floods in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, bringing the death toll from torrential rains above 1,000, the home minister said today.
Egypt braced for further unrest with nationwide demonstrations expected this week as military warns it might intervene
Sunday 23 June 2013
The Egyptian military has warned that it is prepared to step in should the nationwide demonstrations expected this week descend into chaos.
Saturday 22 June 2013
Nearly 600 people have died so far in monsoon floods and landslides
Saturday 22 June 2013
Baigent and Leigh were ordered to pay legal costs of £1.3m and were left pen
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Adel Mohammed Al-Khayat is linked to Islamic militant's Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya - the group behind the Luxor massacre
Monday 17 June 2013
A group of Buddhist monks have become the subject of complaints after videos of them on a private jet, wearing aviators and listening to personal headphones emerged on Youtube.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
- 1 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 4 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
- 5 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation