… and the Met Office warns there is still more rain to come
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Saturday 13 April 2013
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is stunning, but will the tourists come?
Friday 12 April 2013
Mercury could hit 20C on Sunday but showers are also expected
Friday 12 April 2013
Footage of a twister sweeping through Mississippi, America has been caught on camera by one resident. In the short video the tornado is seen tearing its way through the countryside and at one point appears to be heading towards the camera man.
Friday 05 April 2013
Album of the Week: Grown-up grooves make Blake a key mover again
Friday 05 April 2013
Peter Bowen could yet retain the John Smith’s Topham Chase today. He saddles two fresh horses, ready to contribute to their stable’s return to form.
Sunday 24 March 2013
Turning pistols into piccolos sounds like the kind of hippie dream that died out with flared trousers. But a group of UK musicians is doing just that, taking the theatre of war and giving it its own orchestra pit.
Friday 22 March 2013
They've both helped make millions at the box office and are two of Hollywood's most sought after talents, but The Croods voice stars Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone say they still get self-conscious hearing themselves on film.
Thursday 21 March 2013
Rory McIlory could be knocked from the top of the standings this weekend
Thursday 14 March 2013
England reached 267 for two on the opening day
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Plus, why all engaged couples should be forced to watch the Huhne/Pryce trial
'Like summer on steroids': Australia’s hottest ever year blamed on climate change, with 'really frightening' temperatures in store
Monday 04 March 2013
A climate “on steroids” was to blame for a summer of record-breaking heatwaves, severe bushfires, cyclones and floods, according to Australia’s leading climate change scientists.
UK snow: Commuters face battle with ice, floods and plummeting temperatures, as it is revealed wintry blast could last until mid March
Monday 11 February 2013
Commuters could face miserable journeys to and from work well into next month
Friday 08 February 2013
Quvenzhané Wallis is astonishing as six-year-old Hushpuppy, who lives with her often absent father (“Daddy could have changed into a tree or a bug, there wasn't no way to know”) in the poverty-stricken “Bathtub” area on the Louisiana Bayou.
Saturday 02 February 2013
It never occurred to us how far from help we were. Baldpate is a mountain in the wilds of western Maine, New England. It stands 3,780 feet tall. The Appalachian Trail runs up one side and down the other. There are no legal campsites on the mountain, but Tony and I were 23, and we didn't care about rules.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Police swat teams and hostage negotiators were locked in a stand-off today with a gunman authorities say intercepted a school bus, killed the driver, snatched a six-year-old boy and retreated into a bunker at his home in Alabama.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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 leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 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?
- 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