Robin Williams: five quirky facts about the 'comic genius'

Summary Tue 12 Aug, AT 09:22

Actor and comedian Robin Williams found dead yesterday at the age of 63 in an apparent suicide

Mo Farah after finishing the London Marathon

Mo Farah airlifted to hospital: runner reveals heart drama

One-Minute Read Tue 12 Aug, AT 09:11

British athlete explains why he missed Commonwealth Games, but says he is back to his best

Man Utd fire sale: Hernandez, Fellaini, Zaha and Nani to leave

Transfer Talk Tue 12 Aug, AT 08:33

New manager Louis van Gaal has identified the players who are surplus to requirements, as Kagawa gets to stay on

Bridget Christie's An Ungrateful Woman

Bridget Christie reviews – a 'pretty much flawless' show

Hot Ticket Tue 12 Aug, AT 07:32

'Edgily funny' stand-up show An Ungrateful Woman heralds comic's return to Edinburgh

A couple pose with 'lovelocks' on a Parisian bridge

Show love with selfies not locks, pleads Paris

One-Minute Read Mon 11 Aug, AT 16:06

Bridges can no longer withstand weight of padlocks, so couples are being urged to show #lovewithoutlocks

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to become Turkey's first directly elected president

Erdogan: why is Turkey's new president such a divisive figure?

Profile Mon 11 Aug, AT 15:43

Promising a 'new Turkey', the former prime minister is yet to silence his critics after over a decade in power

Nascar driver  Tony Stewart

Nascar star Stewart accused after hitting and killing rival

One-Minute Read Mon 11 Aug, AT 13:27

Tony Stewart ran down Kevin Ward Jr after he stepped onto track to confront the driver

Murals outside the People Palace of Culture in Pyongyang, North Korea

North Korea to publish 'rosy' human rights report

One-Minute Read Mon 11 Aug, AT 12:19

Report will show how 'bright' the country's future is and expose 'lies and fabrications' told by the UN

Rory McIlroy with the Wanamaker trophy

McIlroy PGA triumph consigns Woods, Wozniacki to the past

First Reaction Mon 11 Aug, AT 11:44

The 25-year-old Northern Irishman has golfing world at his feet after winning back-to-back majors

Boxing promoter Frank Maloney

Frank Maloney: trans news sparks shock, support and humour

First Reaction Mon 11 Aug, AT 11:24

Jokes and encouragement greet news that former boxing promoter is living as a woman called Kellie

People watch for the Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteors: what are they and where can I see them?

Briefing Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:54

The spectacular celestial light show will still be visible this week, despite the supermoon

David Cameron

Mount Sinjar crisis: pressure on Cameron to recall parliament

Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:34 The Mole

Many MPs who voted against military action in Syria now want Britain to join America in tackling IS

Alcohol lines the shelves of an Off-License in Brixton

Put alcohol health warnings on bottles, say MPs

First Reaction Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:20

Explicit warnings and a lower drink-drive limit to tackle alcohol misuse: 'nannyish' or necessary?

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