Favoured topics are matters of practical morality, dress sense, litter – that sort of thing
It's news because millennia of bigotry cannot simply be eradicated in a few decades
Estimated 4,000 people were in Trafalgar Square to observe the silence
Event mirrored by similar gatherings in more than 400 cities worldwide including Dublin, Washington and Melbourne
Hide behind your sofas: the Daleks are among the Time Lord's fearsome foes set to make a return for the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who.
Non-Muslims used to regard Ramadan with suspicion. As she begins the annual ritual, Arifa Akbar explains how its lessons in empathy and abstinence can benefit us all
Boris Johnson could still reverse his decision not to seek a third term as London mayor, he indicated today - but only if there was strong public support for him to continue.
Constable's masterpiece The Hay Wain has been attacked by a protester in the National Gallery.
German football fans painted London town red – and yellow and black – last night as the capital opened its doors to an estimated 150,000 who travelled to experience the atmosphere of the Champions League final, even if they didn't have tickets.
Positioning a blue cockerel next to Admiral Lord Nelson in London landmark seen as ‘inappropriate’
I arrived back from holiday to find the country divided and inflamed once more
Francis Maude gave a contender for the Most Balanced Thatcher eulogy this weekend. Plus, why Lady T was an (almost) total supporter of democracy
Fears of civil disorder in capital as plans are revealed for partially state-funded ceremonial funeral, as MPs gather to pay tribute to Baroness Thatcher
Everyone I spoke to in Brixton had a clear and political reason for being there
As China prepares to welcome in the year of the snake, pictures have been published showing one zoo owner in the Philippines who has an extraordinarily close relationship with the creatures.
Visitors taking tours of the Shard will be able to enjoy views of up to 40 miles across London when it opens in February.