Savita Halappanavar's husband claims dying wife was refused termination because 'Ireland is Catholic'
Second columnist in a week questions suitability of former BBC DG to become New York Times CEO
Cuts to Forestry Commission come back to haunt government as critics question speed of reaction to deadly tree disease
Birmingham hospital chosen for expertise in military injuries - and US transfer was politically difficult
Consortium behind one cull says activists are making it difficult to meet government rules for an effective trial
JK Rowling accused media of invading her privacy, but Mail says she has done just that to sell her new book
Queen legend denies he was protesting against badger cull at Olympic closing ceremony
After 17-year-old is arrested for alleged abuse of British diver, is it only celebrities who are protected?
'MittHitsTheFan' on Twitter as David Cameron refers to Mitt Romney's 'middle of nowhere' home state
Republican candidate on visit to UK makes diplomatic gaffe by questioning preparations for Olympics
The Syrian capital is in turmoil as bomb kills senior regime members and rebel forces mount all-out assault
Nawaf Fares claims a cornered Assad would not hesitate to use weapons, but Israeli intelligence seems relaxed
US Air Force's X-37B lands after a 15-month mission amid speculation that it has been spying on the Chinese space station
The renegotiation can-of-worms has been opened as Ireland demands same pain-free bailout terms as Spain
EU and German sources say Berlin is preparing to offer Spain a 'soft bailout' and spare it national humiliation
Charity says it is 'stunned' by government's plans to destroy buzzard nests to help shooting estates
German central bank says a Greek exit would be manageable and eurozone countries are drawing up contingency plans
Egyptians get to choose their leader for the first time in their country's history today. Who are the leading candidates?
David Cameron rules out inqury, but Alex Salmond says Megrahi case is still 'live' should a relative want to appeal
Involvement of British spy in operation that led to an assassination is potentially embarrassing