53 years ago today, a nuclear war between the US and USSR was narrowly averted after Khrushchev 'blinked'
Tax laws that classify tampons as 'non-essential luxury items' are illogical, sexist and outdated, say campaigners
Recent concessions on transfers from retail banks and cross-selling have been welcomed by the sector
Former KGB major claims Williams was murdered after refusing to become a double agent
From Halloween's pagan roots to modern traditions around the world
The Battle of Agincourt has long been celebrated, but the French have a different perspective on its 600th anniversary
Chinese president joins royal family for Balmoral venison at a Buckingham Palace state banquet
Discovered less than two weeks ago, the Great Pumpkin will make a 'close pass' on Halloween
Humanitarian watchdog exposes multiple violations including inmates being deployed as guards.
Luxembourg and Netherlands will have to collect more tax, but could lose overseas investment
Scottish police and FBI want to interview suspects Masud and Senussi in Tripoli, 27 years after attack
Britain's first new grammar school in 50 years will be approved after months of legal wrangling
Victory at the Supreme Court for Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil has wide implications for all
Visitors can see modern masters, get their private parts sketched or just recharge in the Comfort Zone
The Bank of England has asked fund managers how they would deal with lots of investors cashing in their investments
Malaysian Airlines flight was brought down by a Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch investigators conclude
Legalising cannabis could generate hundreds of millions of pounds a year, according to leaked report
Early leaked photos for dummy HTC Aero fuel rumours for its upcoming October release
Cases are soaring, with one famous sufferer calling the disease 'the most significant threat to human health'
'Who would have expected a blue sky in the Kuiper Belt?' asks mission leader. 'It's gorgeous'