Paul Pogba of Juventus

Arsenal join Chelsea and Man City in race to sign Pogba

Transfer Talk Fri 12 Dec, AT 08:59

English clubs in scrap to lure 21-year-old French midfielder from Juventus

Water tap

Water bills to fall by 5% says regulator

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Dec, AT 08:51

Water companies say that Ofwat ruling will hit their profits, as bills fall by £20

Columnist Coline Covington

Torture for revenge makes us no better than our enemies

Fri 12 Dec, AT 08:22 Coline Covington

CIA torture report highlights underlying sadistic revenge inflicted in the process of interrogations

The Hobbit: battle of the five armies

The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies – reviews of series end

Hot Ticket Fri 12 Dec, AT 07:54

Jackson ends Tolkien trilogy with a trimmed down, 'triumphant' adieu to Middle-earth

Apple iPad Air 2 vs Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Best tablet 2014: iPad Air 2 vs Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Briefing Thu 11 Dec, AT 16:47

We pit Apple against Samsung and Google in our guide to the best tablets of 2014

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

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