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

A man takes Hippy Crack, also known as laughing gas

'Hippy crack': why is nitrous oxide so popular?

Mon 18 May, AT 14:04

Second only to cannabis in popularity, nitrous oxide is the latest craze at festivals and concerts

Baby spiders

'Ballooning' spiders rain down on Australian town

One-Minute Read
Mon 18 May, AT 13:36

Residents complain of spiders in their beards as countless eight-legged creatures fall from the sky

Jeers as Gerrard bids farewell – an ominous sign for Liverpool

First Reaction
Mon 18 May, AT 12:14

Legend departs Anfield for the final time, and leaves little hope for the future

Cate Blanchett in Carol

Cate Blanchett's Carol wows critics at Cannes Film Festival

First Reaction
Mon 18 May, AT 11:26

Tale of a risky lesbian affair in 1950s America tipped for Cannes glory after rave reviews

NHS physician

Seven-day NHS: how will the ambitious plan be funded?

Mon 18 May, AT 11:22

PM accused of 'empty headline-grabbing' for promising that surgeries will be staffed seven days a week

Spectre: James Bond spotted during Thames stunt

One-Minute Read
Mon 18 May, AT 11:11

The new James Bond film Spectre will feature a central London speedboat shoot-out on the Thames

McCluskey threat overshadows 'Burnham for leader' campaign

One-Minute Read
Mon 18 May, AT 10:58

Unite boss threatens to withdraw funding if Labour Party fails to elect the 'correct leader'