Labour Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt

Labour threatens to cut £700m tax breaks for private schools

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Nov, AT 10:31

Tristram Hunt wants to tackle the 'corrosive divide of privilege' between private and state schools

British PM David Cameron

David Cameron: the Tory Party leader with royal lineage

Profile Tue 25 Nov, AT 10:16

In 2010 he became the youngest prime minister in 198 years. Now he's hoping for another term

Mario Balotelli of Liverpool FC

Mario Balotelli: agent denies rumours of Liverpool exit

Transfer Talk Tue 25 Nov, AT 09:51

Reports suggest that Mario Balotelli could be on his way to Napoli or Inter Milan in January

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes: Australian cricketer 'critical' after being hit by ball

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Nov, AT 09:26

The outcome of surgery on 25-year-old Phil Hughes will not be known for 24 hours, authorities say

Columnist Nigel Horne

#CameronMustGo: PM's turn to face public ridicule

Tue 25 Nov, AT 08:56 Nigel Horne

Two new polls show Labour leading Tories by five points; Jack Monroe row fails to stop Twitterstorm

Institute of Sexology - reviews of 'bold' sex science show

Hot Ticket Tue 25 Nov, AT 07:48

Wellcome's 'eye-popping' new show reveals the fascinating and risky history of sex studies

Wanted: human paintball tester with high pain threshold

One-Minute Read Mon 24 Nov, AT 15:36

Paint ball company offering £40k salary for a human guinea pig 'to whom fear is a foreign concept'

Indian player Vishy Anand and Norwegian player Magnus Carlsen

Anand won't quit after 'bad gamble' hands title to Carlsen

First Reaction Mon 24 Nov, AT 14:59

Norwegain retains world chess title as he takes a two point lead with one game remaining

Wayne Rooney

De Gea, Rooney, Hazard and Bolasie in team of the week

Briefing Mon 24 Nov, AT 14:31

Man United provide the spine with Spurs, Newcastle and Crystal Palace heroes also in the side

A young girl is taken to visit Santa Claus at Lapland UK

Winter wonderland fails: from smoking elves to a 'dead Santa'

Deja Vu Mon 24 Nov, AT 14:25

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Christmas attraction at Belfry Golf Club closes down after kids left in tears

gay marriage

Former leader of 'gay cure' group marries same-sex partner

One-Minute Read Mon 24 Nov, AT 13:36

Man who used to tell people to 'pray away the gay' admits his 'true feelings' and weds his male partner

Odell Beckham Jr: the best catch in history? – video

Video Mon 24 Nov, AT 12:52

A one-handed take by the rising New York Giants star is being called the 'best catch in football history'

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