British parole system ‘in meltdown’

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 17:46

Nearly 1,000 criminals on parole are missing. Is that all, asks an unsurprised probation officer

Mobile phone directory crashes as public flocks to opt-out

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 16:35

The website of controversial mobile phone directory 118800 has crashed as people rush to remove their numbers

Elle McPherson

What they’re saying about: The phone-hacking scandal

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 16:07

Press reaction as some of the tabloid's victims consider suing

Henri Cartier-Bresson

‘Destroyed’ Cartier-Bresson photos ‘sold on black market’

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 15:24

Photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson which were supposed to have been destroyed by the French government are being sold on the black market, says his widow

Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon to become Strictly judge

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 14:22

The former Mis-Teeq singer will replace Arlene Phillips on the hit TV show, prompting accusations of ageism against the BBC

Tony Ammiano

Will California turn to drugs to solve budget deficit?

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 13:27

A Californian Democrat has launched a bill aimed at legalising and taxing the use of cannabis

Christian Stangl

Christian Stangl, the Skyrunner

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 13:15

Christian Stangl climbed Everest in just 17 hours. Now he faces the treacherous K2

Nabokov, Dmitri left Vladimir right

Playboy to excerpt Nabokov story

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 12:52

The Lolita author wanted his final novella to go with him to his grave. But his son has other ideas

Bull gores man in Pamplona

Man killed at Pamplona running of the bulls

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 12:46

A 27-year-old man has become the first person in 14 years to be killed during the Spanish festival

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Phone-hacking victims threaten ‘class action’ suit

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 10:15

Police will not reopen their News of the World investigation – but that need not stop politicians and celebrities suing

David Beckham's childhood home in Leytonstone, East London

Bovis adds to housing recovery hopes

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 10:02

The UK housebuilder signals a profit in the first half of the year as the house market stabilises