Time Run and real-life Crystal Maze offer fans escapism

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

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Capitol Hill car-chase mother Miriam Carey 'had depression'

A woman from Connecticut who crashed through barriers outside the White House and then led police on a car chase up Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Congress before being shot dead by pursuing officers was depressed and had had delusions about President Barack Obama trying to communicate with her.