Brand vs Farage

Nigel Farage vs Russell Brand: which Question Time panellist has offended more people?

Analysis Thu 11 Dec, AT 15:51

Farage and Brand have each angered large swathes of society. Now the two masters of mayhem go head to head

Jason Watkins in The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies

Christopher Jefferies: does TV drama do justice to landlord?

Talking Point Thu 11 Dec, AT 15:03

Critics point to the moral dilemmas of 'docudrama' relating to Joanna Yeates’ murder four years ago

Columnist Nigel Horne

Sex, leaks and lies: Basildon brush-off for Natasha and Neil

Thu 11 Dec, AT 14:37 Nigel Horne

Bolter did not study PPE at Oxford as her CV claims: Hamilton pulls out after Ukip queries his expenses

Ray Teret

Former DJ Ray Teret gets 25 years for string of sex attacks

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 14:28

Girls as young as 12 were raped or indecently assaulted by presenter dubbed 'Jimmy Savile's shadow'

Fidel Castro

China awards Confucius peace prize to Cuba’s Fidel Castro

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 13:21

Former Cuban leader awarded ‘China’s Nobel’ but does not travel to receive Confucius prize in person

What is Bitcoin and why is Microsoft accepting it?

Briefing Thu 11 Dec, AT 12:09

Microsoft surprises customers by becoming the first major tech company to accept the cryptocurrency

Double cheeseburger

Scientists develop 'feel full' chemical to fight weight gain

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 11:15

Soluble powder can be added to food to control appetite and help people eat less, say researchers

UK pupils do more homework than many European countries

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 10:51

Report by the OECD finds a wide gap in homework levels between wealthy and poor school pupils

The Mole

Miliband addresses deficit - but offers only austerity-lite

Thu 11 Dec, AT 10:40 The Mole

Labour leader proclaims Osborne cuts ‘extreme’ – but Ed Balls fails to explain how his will be different

Guantanamo Bay prison

CIA says Bush administration ordered and approved torture

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 10:36

Water-boarding and other techniques were carried out with full knowledge of senior figures, says agency

A girl surfs on the web on her computer

New law targets paedophiles who 'fish' for explicit photos

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 10:13

David Cameron wants to close legal loophole in 'watershed moment' for online child protection

Antibiotics being prepared

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs 'will kill more than cancer' by 2050

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Dec, AT 09:54

Experts warn superbugs could cause an extra 10 million deaths a year with a global cost of over £63 trillion

Edinson Cavani

Could Edison Cavani cure Arsenal's winter blues?

Transfer Talk Thu 11 Dec, AT 08:53

Paris Saint-Germain star may seek move after growing tired of playing second fiddle to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Samir Nasri of Man City

Samir Nasri sends Manchester City into the last 16

Match Report Thu 11 Dec, AT 08:40

Manchester City reach knockout stage of the Champions League with a little help from Bayern Munich

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