Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
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Tuesday 05 February 2013
A former restorer of the ancient city of Pompeii was arrested on corruption charges yesterday and five others are under investigation.
2013 Tour de France route unveiled, and mountainous route is not good news for defending champion Bradley Wiggins
Wednesday 24 October 2012
While the sports world comes to terms with the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Tour de France organisers unveiled a mountainous, prestigious route for the 100th edition of the world's greatest cycling race on today.
Thursday 16 August 2012
A Spanish official says investigators have detained multiple people in connection with the devastating wildfires on the Canary Islands, but authorities have yet to determine what caused the blazes.
Monday 13 August 2012
Two firefighters have died battling a wildfire in the Spanish province of Alicante.
Thursday 05 July 2012
The National Trust has defended its decision to include references to creationist theory at a new state-of-the-art visitors' centre at the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Monday 02 July 2012
Despite international condemnation, the radical Islamic faction controlling the northern Malian outpost of Timbuktu continued destroying the city's ancient tombs today, laying waste to the city's five-hundred-year-old heritage.
Monday 28 May 2012
Campaigners say World Heritage site is threatened as Rome tries to find new home for waste overflow
Sunday 27 May 2012
Fighting in the central African state has reached the national park where a dwindling population of primates lives
Friday 04 May 2012
Paddle past pearls in Vietnam's Halong Bay.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
One person was killed and 21 others injured when a bus carrying Swiss tourists crashed near the Turkish resort of Antalya.
Monday 02 April 2012
Bresnan and Finn set to come in with Panesar facing omission
Saturday 24 March 2012
Sunday 05 February 2012
You don't have to be a millionaire to buy a share of a home on the Caribbean island
Friday 11 November 2011
The Liverpool antique dealer who complained to Unesco about a billionaire Manx tax exile's plan for a 60-storey Shanghai Tower skyscraper on the Mersey is unrepentant.
Friday 11 November 2011
A billionaire's 60-storey skyscraper has prompted Unesco to reconsider the honour it granted the city
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence