Picture posted by Emily Thornberry showing a Strood house covered in England flags

Thornberry's house tweet and five other bizarre resignations

Deja Vu Fri 21 Nov, AT 11:47

Labour MP Emily Thornberry quits after tweeting picture of a Strood house covered in England flags

The Mole

Ukip hopes of a Labour defector rise after ‘white van’ tweet

Fri 21 Nov, AT 11:28 The Mole

Cameron loses Rochester by-election after promising to win it – but does Miliband now have most to fear?

Barack Obama announced executive actions in the US

Executive orders: how a US president can rule by decree

Briefing Fri 21 Nov, AT 10:57

Republicans say Obama's immigration rules are illegal and should be overturned, but executive orders have a long history

Crocodile

Mafia 'use crocodiles and anacondas to frighten victims'

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Nov, AT 10:18

Italian police warn exotic animals are becoming the Mafia's weapon of choice as their trade intensifies

Radamel Falco

Falcao out again for Man Utd, but Di Maria fit for Arsenal

Preview Fri 21 Nov, AT 09:11

Colombian striker frustrated by injury setback, but criticises media over reporting of his knee

Laughing owl

What a hoot: laughing owl becomes web sensation – video

Video Fri 21 Nov, AT 08:30

In many parts of the world it's a bad omen, but this laughing owl is a viral video hit

Man Utd 'shake hands' on Strootman, eye Spurs star

Transfer Talk Fri 21 Nov, AT 08:26

Dutch midfielder Strootman to join Red Devils in the summer provided knee injury clears up

Get On Up

Get On Up - reviews of 'thrilling' James Brown biopic

Hot Ticket Fri 21 Nov, AT 07:44

Boseman is 'brilliant' as James Brown, in this energising story of the Godfather of Soul

Columnist Venetia Rainey

Nuclear deal with Iran would make the world a better place

Thu 20 Nov, AT 17:02 Venetia Rainey

Five good reasons why the West and Iran should come to an agreement – and the sooner the better

'poo bus'

Toodle-loo: all aboard the UK's first 'poo bus'

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 15:41

Inventors say the bus powered by human waste will improve air quality and prove the value of poo

A person holds one pound coins

Best and worst paid jobs: how does your hourly rate compare?

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 15:30

Pilots and brokers among the highest earners, while bar staff and theme park attendants at the bottom

Mike Nichols films: his top 5 hits – and an expensive flop

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 15:03

Five of the late Hollywood director Mike Nichols' greatest films including The Graduate and Catch-22

Jack Wilshere in action in the Emirates Cup

Arsenal fans split as Wilshere asks to fill holding midfield role

First Reaction Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:17

Wilshere says he has asked Wenger if he can take a deeper position for the Gunners as well as England

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