Sculptures which form part of the Elgin Marbles based in the British Museum

Elgin Marbles loaned to Russia: should they be back in Greece?

Briefing Fri 5 Dec, AT 09:34

Loan of priceless river god Ilissos is likely to reignite long-running Elgin Marbles dispute between London and Athens

Mats Hummels

Man Utd target Clyne, Godin, Hummels and more in new spree

Transfer Talk Fri 5 Dec, AT 09:02

Old Trafford could become the new home of the Galacticos as Van Gaal prepares another splurge

Black Sea

Black Sea – reviews of 'gripping' submarine thriller

Hot Ticket Fri 5 Dec, AT 07:47

Tough, tense men-on-a-mission thriller blends old-fashioned storytelling and contemporary themes

Sex and censorship: why new porn laws are 'ridiculous'

Talking Point Thu 4 Dec, AT 15:29

Campaigners argue the 'sexist' rules amount to censorship and will mean woman can't be shown enjoying sex

People protesting against blasphemy laws in Pakistan

Pakistani 'disco mullah' faces prosecution for blasphemy

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Dec, AT 14:51

Pop singer turned Islamic preacher apologised immediately but legal proceedings will go ahead

Paralysis victim is helped by physical therapists

Can new drug help paralysed to walk again?

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Dec, AT 14:39

Study says daily injection of a newly-developed chemical compound can repair spinal cord injuries

General view of Anfield stadium

Liverpool: redevelopment of Anfield to begin on Monday

First Reaction Thu 4 Dec, AT 14:20

Work will finally begin on a £100m stadium upgrade after a 15-year planning saga

Grand jury: how it works and why it is used

Briefing Thu 4 Dec, AT 13:59

The decision not to indict two police officers has prompted widespread criticism of the grand jury system

Bernie Ecclestone

Reign of F1 ringleader Bernie Ecclestone could be over

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Dec, AT 11:51

Companies that run the sport look to appoint new chairman to clip Ecclestone's wings

Spectre: James Bond 24 title and cast announced

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Dec, AT 11:16

Director Sam Mendes announces the title of the forthcoming 007 film at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire

United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion spacecraft

Orion: Nasa's 'Mars ship' set for test mission

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Dec, AT 10:55

Maiden flight of capsule that could help humans reach the Red Planet heralded as a 'landmark moment'

Armed militias in Libya

Islamic State militants set up training camps in Libya

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Dec, AT 10:40

Western nations voice grave concern that IS plans to exploit chaos engulfing the North African state

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