Halal chickens hang for sale on a butchers stall

Halal on the rise: what is halal meat and is it inhumane?

Briefing Fri 30 Jan, AT 08:57

Latest halal figures reveal that 2.4 million sheep and goats a year have throats slit while conscious

Juan Cuadrado

Chelsea land Cuadrado in time for City, Schurrle to Wolfsburg

Transfer Talk Fri 30 Jan, AT 08:57

Blues spring into action with deal for Colombian winger, as Man United close in on Hummels

Columnist Don Brind

A Tory collapse in England could hand Miliband victory

Fri 30 Jan, AT 08:14 Don Brind

Yes, the SNP could win most of the seats in Scotland on 7 May – but is it England that holds the key?

The Business: Carney warns of UK deflation

Business Digest Fri 30 Jan, AT 07:58

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday

Sajida al Rishawi: why her enemies want her freed

Briefing Thu 29 Jan, AT 16:45

Islamic State is seeking the release of Sajida al Rishawi, a failed suicide bomber sent by rival group al-Qaeda

Rape and consent: will new guidelines make a difference?

Briefing Thu 29 Jan, AT 15:47

CPS advice to police aims to challenge rape myths and stereotypes, but it won't change the law

Double Helix

Crispr: 'genetic scissors' that cut out mutated genes

Briefing Thu 29 Jan, AT 15:26

Technique gives scientists 'the power to rewrite the code of life' – but what about the ethical issues?

Supporter of Ross Ulbricht in front of a Manhattan federal court

Silk Road: why dark net drugs trial has zoned in on emoticons

One-Minute Read Thu 29 Jan, AT 15:10

Lawyers for alleged drugs kingpin Ross Ulbricht argue the importance of showing jury a smiley face

The Hard Problem: Tom Stoppard turns out a dud

First Reaction Thu 29 Jan, AT 14:32

Stoppard's first play in nine years packed with ideas but 'dramatically a dud', say critics

Kim Sears

Did Kim Sears swear at Andy Murray's rival Berdych?

First Reaction Thu 29 Jan, AT 13:49

The Scot's fiancee was caught on camera apparently calling opponent a 'flash f***'

Head chef of Danish restaurant Noma Rene Redzepi

Noma chef serves 'live' shrimp and ants on £440 Tokyo menu

One-Minute Read Thu 29 Jan, AT 13:41

Rene Redzepi takes his curious dishes to Japan where 60,000 vie to taste grasshoppers and moss

Forget the TV debates – catch the Party Leaders Bake Off

Video Thu 29 Jan, AT 13:00

Impressionist Rory Bremner takes the fight to Westminster for his Coalition Report

Diego Costa of Chelsea clashes with Liverpool FC players

Mourinho drops 'Happy One' as Costa row fires up Chelsea

Talking Point Thu 29 Jan, AT 12:35

Blues boss builds siege mentality as wounded Chelsea prepare for Man City clash

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