In the 1990s, 'The Crystal Maze' was popular with millions of people – from the comfort of their own homes. Now, hardcore fans can attempt the show's tests, and similar challenges, in person. Genevieve Roberts steps up
One internet user has compared the discovery to throwing a pebble in a pond
Their makers have printed the caution on every packet for more than 40 years - but their biggest use is still the exact one we're warned against. Roberto A Ferdman looks into things best left alone
Few have escaped the plunge into anarchy when two feet of snow smothers already limited on-street parking
'I once escaped the Greek police through a fire exit'
Both said the attacks in Paris have underlined the need for greater US involvement in the Middle East
The PM is to get an official plane – just what he needs the week before a spending review. But compared to political peers abroad, his wings are clipped, says Simon Calder
From Dogs, a Literary Anthology to Dogs of Courage: When Britain's Pets Went to War 1939-45
Mr Grimm told reporter: 'I'll break you in half. Like a boy'
Stark warning from IMF chief comes as search for deal to extend debt ceiling shifts to Senate
Economic View: Americans are paying for a government that is only about four-fifths the size of the present one
Two issues become entangled as intelligence officials warned the situation 'seriously damages' their ability to protect the country
Not all government functions will simply evaporate — Social Security cheques will still get mailed, and hospitals will stay open. But many federal agencies will send their employees home, from the Environmental Protection Agency to hundreds of national parks. Here’s a look at how a shutdown will work.
The President uses Hollywood ‘experts’ to explain the details of the Obamacare system
The company made its decision before the shootings at the Navy Yard in Washington DC earlier this week, which left 13 people dead