Diwali celebrations

Diwali 2014: how to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights

Briefing Thu 23 Oct, AT 08:51

Fireworks, oil lamps and sweetmeats all come together in Diwali – a festival that's visible from space

Dani Alves of Barcelona

Man United close to Alves deal, Liverpool eye Lavezzi

Transfer Talk Thu 23 Oct, AT 08:40

Barcelona defender could be on his way to Old Trafford as soon as January

Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love – reviews of 'wildly quirky' disco musical

Hot Ticket Thu 23 Oct, AT 07:43

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Imelda Marcos musical is like an 'intoxicating' dancefloor Evita

Canada shooting: soldier killed in 'ongoing' incident

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 20:26

Police kill one gunman after soldier shot dead outside Canadian parliament building in Ottawa

The Last Great Picture by Michael 'Nick' Nichols

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 – in pictures

Gallery Wed 22 Oct, AT 16:10

Photograph of lionesses and cubs in Tanzania wins top prize at London's Natural History Museum

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid

Can the ghost of Suarez save Liverpool from Ronaldo?

Preview Wed 22 Oct, AT 14:33

Ronaldo has scored more goals than Liverpool this season, and could finally net at Anfield tonight

Nigel Farage

Fury over Ukip's European alliance with holocaust deniers

First Reaction Wed 22 Oct, AT 14:32

Farage befriends Polish far-right group who call black people n*****s and believe women shouldn't vote

Sex workers protest at Stormont

Prostitution: the pros and cons of decriminalisation

Talking Point Wed 22 Oct, AT 14:16

Northern Ireland votes to ban paying for sex but campaigners say the move will put sex workers at higher risk

Audi RS7

Audi breaks self-driving speed record

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 14:11

The driverless Audi RS7 hit speeds of 149mph as it completed a lap of the Hockenheim racing track

Alex Ferguson

Ferguson lifts lid on Moyes at Man U: is he covering his back?

First Reaction Wed 22 Oct, AT 13:09

Revised version of Fergie's memoir appears designed to preserve his reputation say critics

Back to the Future hoverboard finally on sale – video

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 12:53

Hendo prototype can hover above ground but it is not ready for the moves of Marty McFly just yet

Young British soldiers

Britain's child soldiers: should the enlistment age be raised?

Briefing Wed 22 Oct, AT 11:36

Veterans argue signing up offers young people a better life, but campaigners say it's unethical and exploitative

Boxer attacks referee after losing fight – shocking video

Video Wed 22 Oct, AT 11:20

Croatian fighter Vido Loncar banned for life after shameful attack on official in Zagreb

A newspaper board outside a Rochdale shop

Rochdale taxi firm offers white drivers on request

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 10:56

Requests for 'local' drivers after two Asian cabbies were convicted of trafficking young white girls

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