Iranian man spared from execution

Iranian killer spared by victim's family moments before execution

One-Minute Read Thu 17 Apr, AT 10:58

Execution stopped at the last minute by murder victim's mother, who slaps killer then forgives him

Lamb takeaway

Lamb takeaway? 40% of curries and kebabs contain other meat

One-Minute Read Thu 17 Apr, AT 10:14

Crackdown by Food Standards Agency after tests find some lamb dishes contain no lamb at all

Best games of 2014 – reviews

Digest Thu 17 Apr, AT 09:33

A rolling round-up of the best games of the year, with new reviews added as they come out

Liverpool celebrate

Liverpool title so close as Man City slip offers breathing space

Summary Thu 17 Apr, AT 09:12

City result means Reds can draw against Chelsea as Everton give Arsenal control in race for fourth

Lille forward Divock Origi

Arsenal face battle for Origi, but can they keep Koscielny?

Transfer Talk Thu 17 Apr, AT 08:46

Teenage striker wanted by Premier League big guns as Man Utd get Reus boost

Get out there, David Cameron, and save the United Kingdom

Thu 17 Apr, AT 08:00 Crispin Black

Or go down in history as the man who lost Scotland and left England’s backdoor open to danger

THE BUSINESS: Interest rates to 'rise sharply'

Business Digest Thu 17 Apr, AT 08:00

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

Easter in Syria: it's not just Christians who are suffering

Thu 17 Apr, AT 07:45 Venetia Rainey

Kim Kardashian has thrown focus on Kessab: but Syrians of all faiths are suffering under Assad

Henri Matisse, Blue Nude (I) 1952

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs – reviews of 'joyous' Tate show

Hot Ticket Thu 17 Apr, AT 07:35

Tate Modern exhibition of Matisse's late, great artworks is joyous, fascinating, and not to be missed

The first color composite of Saturn taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Is Saturn about to give birth to a new moon called Peggy?

Briefing Wed 16 Apr, AT 15:41

'We have not seen anything like this before' say scientists, as they spot a bulge in planet's ring

Prince George of Cambridge visits Australia for the first time

Has Prince George killed off republicanism down under?

Talking Point Wed 16 Apr, AT 15:26

Republican sentiment hits a 35-year low as the royal tour touches down in Sydney

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates

Clasico cup final: Bale the key as Real Madrid face Barcelona

Preview Wed 16 Apr, AT 13:18

Can the Welshman dispel doubts about his big-game temperament in the Copa del Rey final?

Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno

Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap: rescue 'extremely difficult'

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 13:16

Nigerian troops said to be 'scared' of entering areas in north-east under control by Islamist militants

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