Training against their male peers has given Britain’s female contingent an extra edge going into Sochi – raising hopes of the team’s best return since 1936
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'We need to watch that': David Blunkett calls for satirical TV shows such as Mock the Week to be reclassified as 'current affairs'
Friday 27 December 2013
Programmes that mock politicians cross the line from satire to comment, he says
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Microsoft's mobile OS continues to grow its market share, but does this update mean a greater push into the phablet sector?
Thursday 03 October 2013
It lacks Chimerica's subtelty, but it fearlessly shines a light on Chinese society
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Sir Tom Jones is reportedly the third big name to quit BBC talent show The Voice, leaving just Will.i.am on the coaching team.
Thursday 01 August 2013
Officials say problems at the Customer Contact Centre in Redditch have now been resolved
Tuesday 16 July 2013
The Irish singer said he has recording commitments with his band The Script
Friday 05 July 2013
Jessie J has quit the BBC's talent show The Voice after just two series in order to promote a new record.
Monday 24 June 2013
A partially-sighted singer, crowned the surprise winner of the Voice UK talent show, faces a challenge to convince the music industry that she can become a global star after Will.i.am described her victory as “unexplainable”.
Saturday 22 June 2013
Turnbull’s meeting with Frank Sinatra at the Savoy Hotel ended up in a late-night jamming session
Monday 10 June 2013
Attacks on guide dogs are rising, it was revealed today as MPs prepare to debate extra controls for dangerous animals.
More than 100,000 turn out for Spain's biggest disabled organisation - the Organizacion Nacional de Ciegos Españoles
Thursday 06 June 2013
Postcard from... Madrid
German student Tim Sommer detained indefinitely in Broadmoor for killing 60-year-old doctor known as 'Professor Whitestick'
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Sommer repeatedly stamped on Douglas Hutchinson's head in an unprovoked attack in his front garden
Blind friends 'disgusted' after airline says they are not allowed to fly alone as they couldn't perform 'safety-related actions'
Thursday 02 May 2013
Thomson said all passengers must be able to put on a life jacket and oxygen mask without help
Thursday 18 April 2013
Sir Chris Hoy has become the latest athlete to call time on his career
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Can you say of a face that it is “bunched” with artless merriment in the way that a fist can be said to be bunched in anger or frustration? You'd swear that that perception was permissible if you'd seen the concertedly beaming countenance of Dorothy Duffy as she sits and gently rocks on the rope swing that hangs from a barren tree Abigail Graham's astonishingly well-acted and quietly devastating revival of Molly Sweeney at the Print Room.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama comments on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train