Life portrait of Shakespeare revealed in ancient book

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 May, AT 14:21

Only known portrait of Shakespeare made in his lifetime is 'the literary discovery of the century'

May bank holiday 2015: when is your next day off?

Tue 19 May, AT 14:10

The dates of the remaining 2015 UK bank holidays, from May until the end of the year

Amy Winehouse film: what it reveals about her life and death

First Reaction
Tue 19 May, AT 14:03

Asif Kapadia's poignant new documentary takes us down a well-worn path towards celebrity self-destruction

Eight things women are banned from wearing around the world

Tue 19 May, AT 13:50

From the Cannes flat shoe ban to the niqab, women are punished for revealing too much – and too little

Home-brew heroin: scientists close to making opiate yeast

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 May, AT 13:22

Governments told to take action now to prevent morphine-making yeast getting into wrong hands

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling: how should Liverpool handle contract row?

First Reaction
Tue 19 May, AT 12:52

The parallels with Luis Suarez are obvious, but Liverpool may decide to deal with Sterling differently

Bankers' pay cap: should they earn the same as civil servants?

Talking Point
Tue 19 May, AT 10:59

David Cameron's former policy guru Steve Hilton argues that capping bankers pay would be a 'powerful incentive'

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho

Mourinho blames league rivals as Chelsea lose to West Brom

Match Report
Tue 19 May, AT 10:07

Champions embarrassed, but it's only because they were allowed to win the league so early

beer pint pub

Drink-drive limit 'should be almost halved' to match Scotland

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 May, AT 09:27

Police Federation calls for tougher rules and warns that women in particular 'aren't getting the message'

Dean Potter

Daredevil Dean Potter falls to his death in Yosemite Park

One-Minute Read
Mon 18 May, AT 15:28

Base jumper and rock climber famous for his extreme stunts had been 'pushing the envelope all his life'

Xenophobic violence in South Africa

South African xenophobia: why is there so much hatred of foreigners?

Mon 18 May, AT 14:50

Xenophobic rioting led to eight deaths last month, but South Africa's problems go back decades

Joe Hart

Mane, Long, Hart and Smalling all make team of the week

First Reaction
Mon 18 May, AT 14:10

Three players each from Man Utd and Southampton and two from Man City make this week's XI