Monty Panesar was initially dropped by England in strange circumstances. Looking back nearly five years it was as though he was squarely to blame for the beach which doubled as a cricket pitch at the Sir Viv Richards Recreation Ground in Antigua.
Evangelist who provoked a media frenzy by predicting that the end of the world was nigh – three times
Harold Camping, the California preacher who staked his credibility, along with tens of millions of dollars of his fortune, on predictions that the world would end on several separate occasions only to give up such premonitions when they all failed has died. He was 92.
A new report has claimed Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have been mentally ill
Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?
Camp life for the celebrities will be shaken up by two new arrivals tonight
So what can the pair offer today's pre-schoolers, asks Will Coldwell?
London's Science Museum on 11 November, 6pm
Whether by accident or design, there’s a sense of great aloneness about the Laura Marling live experience. She stands in the centre of the Usher Hall’s large stage, picked out by a spotlight and with only an interchangeable pair of acoustic guitars for comfort. Not even the usual buzzing fly presence of a guitar technician offers some respite. For reasons she “won’t go into”, she no longer travels with one, which means her shows are “pretty much fifteen percent tuning now. It’s all included in the ticket price.” Yet a stylistic aloneness doesn’t mean loneliness, and we’re very conscious of being one of the nearly three thousand-strong capacity crowd here with her, watching and listening intently.
Every day Raja Padmanabhan, a 63-year-old bachelor living in a quiet area of Jaffna, hopes someone will hire his services. He has his own van and often drives doctors from the Jaffna hospital or – on longer trips – visitors from the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora who want to see the former battlegrounds of the north or the calmer sites of Kandy or Sigiriya further south.
Jamie Lewis uncovers the lucrative business of being at the front of the Apple store line
The closer to the front of the queue you are, the higher your rank
22-year-iold from Brighton began trekking alone in the region on 5 August but has not been heard of since
A British man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his father at a Spanish camping site, police said.
Whether you fancy lounging on a beach or something a little more energetic, there are some great late holiday deals to be had
Known as the Trekker, the 40lbs backpack snaps 360 degree images every 2.5 seconds from 15 cameras