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Thu 26 Feb 2015, AT 16:07
Islamic State militant who beheaded Western hostages unmasked as graduate from London

House of Cards season 3: what can we expect?

Preview Thu 26 Feb, AT 13:43

A hostile First Lady, Russian punks and ghosts from the past keep Frank busy as House of Cards returns to Netflix

Coca Cola bottles

Sugar blamed for UK obesity: how much is in our food?

Briefing Thu 26 Feb, AT 13:27

Campaigners call for a ban on selling sugary energy drinks to under-16s to help curb obesity crisis

David Cameron

Cameron 'failed spectacularly' at cutting migration

First Reaction Thu 26 Feb, AT 13:13

Latest figures show net migration has increased, despite Tory pledge to slash numbers before general election

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe: 'should I buy Leeds Utd?'

One-Minute Read Thu 26 Feb, AT 13:07

Troubled Championship club Leeds could do with Russell Crowe's cash – but doubts remain

Black hole

Black hole 'is 12 billion times size of the sun'

One-Minute Read Thu 26 Feb, AT 12:20

'Super-supermassive' black hole was formed early on in history of universe, leaving scientists puzzled

Paym – a new system allowing people to send and receive payments using just a mobile phone

5G will 'supercharge mobile web' with fibre-optic speeds

Briefing Thu 26 Feb, AT 11:56

Scientists clock 5G speeds that would let smartphone users download 100 films in three seconds

General Election 2015

General Election 2015: Can immigration figures rescue floundering Ukippers?

Election Watch Thu 26 Feb, AT 11:06

Countdown to 7 May: daily comment from the Mole, the latest polls and the best media election coverage

Madonna on stage during the BRIT Awards

Brit Awards 2015: the best and worst bits

First Reaction Thu 26 Feb, AT 11:06

From Madonna's tumble to a muted Kanye act, it was a night of falling stars and awkward moments

New London bridge: 8 weird and wonderful designs

Gallery Thu 26 Feb, AT 10:59

Designers submit ambitious plans for Thames pedestrian bridge linking Pimlico and Nine Elms

Afghanistan batsman Shapoor Zadran celebrates with teammate Hamid Hassan after hitting the winning runs to defeat Sco

Scotland denied as Afghanistan squeak first victory

Match Report Thu 26 Feb, AT 10:45

With just three balls to spare, Afghan cricketers record their first World Cup win

Swine flu: Indian city bans public meetings as deaths soar

One-Minute Read Thu 26 Feb, AT 10:18

The government is facing criticism as it struggles to contain an H1N1 swine flu outbreak that has killed hundreds

Columnist Don Brind

Tory alarm over London seats turning Labour on 7 May

Thu 26 Feb, AT 10:01 Don Brind

Lib Dems in danger too: Simon Hughes likely to lose Bermondsey, seat he’s held for 30-plus years

Paris drones: mystery continues despite arrests

One-Minute Read Thu 26 Feb, AT 09:54

Police insist there is no need to worry as drones appear again over the capital, 'but we should be vigilant'