Metropolitan Police in London

Half of police forces failing to seek out officer corruption

One-Minute Read Fri 30 Jan, AT 09:12

Corruption not endemic, says police watchdog, but forces must be more proactive in seeking it out

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

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