Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne

Osborne plans 'revolution' in the way England is governed

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 09:22

Chancellor offers greater powers to cities that agree to be governed by a directly elected mayor

Prince Charles

Black spider memos: Prince Charles's secret letters published

Wed 13 May, AT 16:44

Sources insist the letters sent to government ministers 'are much more boring than people think they are'


Ten arrested after female giant panda killed and mutilated

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 15:03

Suspects could face long jail sentence after police in China find panda skin, meat and pieces of skull

Yaya Toure

Happy birthday Yaya Toure: will tweet persuade him to stay?

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 14:38

Midfielder likely to leave Etihad this summer, despite a huge Champions League bonus and messages from fans

Tiger Woods love split: did golfer cheat on Lindsey Vonn?

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 13:36

'Friend' claims that Woods slept with a 'faceless, nameless' woman in February and confessed to Vonn

El Nino: what causes it and why will it be 'significant' this year?

Wed 13 May, AT 13:10

The complex El Nino phenomenon is likely to lead to extreme weather events, including a harsher winter in Europe

Verizon buys AOL

Why has Verizon bought AOL for $4.4bn?

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 12:27

Verizon to become a 'one-stop shop' for internet services and entertainment


Boy reunited with Lego man after dropping it in ballot box

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 11:59

Four-year-old Carter Allen lost his toy while helping his mother vote in election last week

Mad Max Fury Road

Mad Max Fury Road: 'Over the top' epic thrills critics

Wed 13 May, AT 11:09

Top Gear meets Hieronymus Bosch in 'deranged' thriller with best female heroine since Alien

Steven Hawking

Stephen Hawking named in latest Glastonbury line-up

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 10:32

Physicist joins Kanye West, The Who and Foo Fighters on bill for Glastonbury Festival in June

Guardiola 'happy' for Barcelona as Neymar sinks Bayern Munich

Match Report
Wed 13 May, AT 10:19

Two away goals for Catalans leave Bayern Munich facing an impossible task as Pep compares Messi to Pele

David Cameron to fast-track counter-terrorism laws

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 May, AT 09:09

New legislation will crack down on individual extremists trying to radicalise young people