David Cameron speaks to a committee of MPs

PM sends British troops to train Ukraine's army

One-Minute Read Wed 25 Feb, AT 09:13

EU must stand up to Putin, says Cameron, who says 75 British soldiers will travel to Ukraine

Columnist Don Brind

Record number of Brits favour staying in EU as Ukip sinks

Wed 25 Feb, AT 09:03 Don Brind

As for Labour and Conservative chances on 7 May, it’s another day of ‘poller opposites’

British police officer holsters a taser gun

Tasers 'drawn on 400 children' in 2013

One-Minute Read Wed 25 Feb, AT 08:59

British police fired the 50,000-volt stun guns at 10 to 17-year-olds on 37 occasions

Joe Hart of Manchester City and Lionel Messi of Barcelona

Hart heroics give Man City hope

Match Report Wed 25 Feb, AT 08:37

Keeper saves Lionel Messi penalty, but City will have to step up a gear to overhaul Barcelona

Why straight couples are fighting for the right to have civil unions

Briefing Tue 24 Feb, AT 15:55

Campaigners say the law is discriminatory but PM says lifting the ban would 'undermine the sanctity of marriage'​

The spy cables: five things we have learnt so far

Briefing Tue 24 Feb, AT 15:42

Leaked documents from Al Jazeera reveal unprecedented look into the world of international espionage


Which recreational drug is the most dangerous?

Briefing Tue 24 Feb, AT 14:22

Latest scientific study shows that cannabis is roughly 115 times less deadly than alcohol

Manchester City players

Man City v Barcelona: Champions League preview

Preview Tue 24 Feb, AT 13:46

They were badly beaten last year, but Man City will hope to banish those memories against Barcelona tonight

Italian actress Monica Bellucci

Bond girl or Bond lady? Monica Bellucci joins a glamorous line-up

Deja Vu Tue 24 Feb, AT 13:24

As Monica Bellucci becomes James Bond's oldest love interest, we look back at Bond girls past

Chris Gayle of West Indies celebrates his double century during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between the West Indies

Chris Gayle storms to World Cup double-century

One-Minute Read Tue 24 Feb, AT 11:52

After calls for him to be dropped, Chris Gayle hit 16 sixes on his way to a score of 215


Rats off the hook: Black Death 'caused by giant gerbils'

One-Minute Read Tue 24 Feb, AT 11:42

New study suggests giant gerbils carried the bubonic plague from Asia, 'exonerating' their rodent counterparts

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi

Chelsea 'cleared to sign Lionel Messi'

Transfer Talk Tue 24 Feb, AT 11:19

Messi is 'unsettled' at Barcelona, reports suggest – and Chelsea are poised to swoop

Broadchurch season two finale: is a third series really a good idea?

Summary Tue 24 Feb, AT 11:04

Spoiler alert: final episode described as a 'damp squib demise' but ITV announces third series