New Zealand flag designs: the good, the bad and the ugly

Tue 19 May, AT 15:55

Any New Zealander can submit a new flag design - but not all are taking the contest seriously

The Bible and self-help books favoured by South African thieves

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 May, AT 14:56

From Johannesburg to Cape Town, 'huge problem' of book theft crosses all race and class boundaries

UEFA President Michel Platini

FFP to be relaxed: is Premier League TV deal to blame?

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 May, AT 14:31

Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool concerned about Uefa decision to 'ease' regulations

Life portrait of Shakespeare revealed in ancient book

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 May, AT 14:21

Only known portrait of Shakespeare made in his lifetime is 'the literary discovery of the century'

May bank holiday 2015: when is your next day off?

Tue 19 May, AT 14:10

The dates of the remaining 2015 UK bank holidays, from May until the end of the year

Amy Winehouse film: what it reveals about her life and death

First Reaction
Tue 19 May, AT 14:03

Asif Kapadia's poignant new documentary takes us down a well-worn path towards celebrity self-destruction

Eight things women are banned from wearing around the world

Tue 19 May, AT 13:50

From the Cannes flat shoe ban to the niqab, women are punished for revealing too much – and too little

Home-brew heroin: scientists close to making opiate yeast

One-Minute Read
Tue 19 May, AT 13:22

Governments told to take action now to prevent morphine-making yeast getting into wrong hands

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling: how should Liverpool handle contract row?

First Reaction
Tue 19 May, AT 12:52

The parallels with Luis Suarez are obvious, but Liverpool may decide to deal with Sterling differently

Bankers' pay cap: should they earn the same as civil servants?

Talking Point
Tue 19 May, AT 10:59

David Cameron's former policy guru Steve Hilton argues that capping bankers pay would be a 'powerful incentive'

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho

Mourinho blames league rivals as Chelsea lose to West Brom

Match Report
Tue 19 May, AT 10:07

Champions embarrassed, but it's only because they were allowed to win the league so early

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'