Student

A group of history undergraduates at Warwick are causing controversy by organising their own student-led lectures while their tutors go on strike.

Lacey's late try keeps Irish in sight of Sale

Connacht 18 Sale 25

Become a well-rounded techie

Why you should sign up for a Masters in information systems and management

RACING: Waterlogged Warwick off

TODAY'S CARD at Warwick was abandoned yesterday after the track became waterlogged.

CHILDREN: WHAT TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN LONDON... AND BEYOND

Chinese New Year

COMEDY: PICK OF THE WEEK: Ed Byrne tonight & tomorrow Derby Assembly Rooms & Warwick Arts Centre

If you need any proof about how big Ed Byrne has become as a live attraction, look no further than the fact that he is currently in the middle of a major 44-date tour. You don't embark on a nationwide jaunt of that magnitude without hefty support from the public. He is touring with a vibrant new show, "Me Again", which was a sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival last summer.

Round-up: Thomas' speed too much for Connacht

Nathan Thomas found himself at the centre of a controversial refereeing decision when he kicked away a conversion attempt during Cardiff Blues' 18-8 Celtic League victory over Connacht at The Sportsground, Galway, yesterday.

Racing: Walsh to solve the mystery of L'Aventure

Saturdays are beginning to have a horribly familiar shape to them, horrible, that is, if you are not one of the training triumvirate of Martin Pipe, Paul Nicholls and Philip Hobbs.

Postgraduate Lives: 'I like to escape virtual reality into the real world'

Zsuzsi Pek is a mature student conducting a research PhD entitled Exploiting Entertainment Technology and Serious Games at the University of Warwick

Hockey: Ramsden lifts Cannock

Swift's try gives poor Scarlets the blues

Llanelli Scarlets 21 Connacht 29

Snowmobile in Sweden gets a ticket in Warwick

The Swedish owner of a snowmobile who says his vehicle has never left the country has received a ticket for being illegally parked in the UK.

Go with the flow

Kate Lord's Pimlico flat has been transformed by her strict adherence to the principles of feng shui. Mary Wilson goes behind the red door

TV 'better for brain power than a book'

Watching half an hour of Richard and Judy's chat show can seriously boost your brain power, a study has found.

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Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment by militants

'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
He's behind you, dude!

US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there