The Pistorius defence: fear of crime - or is it really racism?

Tue 15 Apr, AT 09:14 The Conversation

White South Africans fear violent crime – but it occurs in townships not gated communities, says Pierre de Vos

Oscar Pistorius trial: five best people to follow on Twitter

One-Minute Read Mon 14 Apr, AT 13:29

Twitter is awash with Oscar Pistorius news. Here's who to follow for the best news and analysis

Dave Brailsford, who made cycling cool, quits Team GB

First Reaction Fri 11 Apr, AT 16:57

The inventor of the 'aggregation of marginal gains' will concentrate on Team Sky Tour de France bid

Sue Townsend

Sue Townsend and Adrian Mole: their best quotes

One-Minute Read Fri 11 Apr, AT 11:50

Author Sue Townsend has died at 68. Here are some of the best lines from Adrian Mole's diaries

Former Arsenal star Lassana Diarra

Former Arsenal star denies he has become a Syrian jihadist

One-Minute Read Thu 10 Apr, AT 13:37

'He is not a jihadist, he is a footballer with Lokomotiv Moscow,' says Lassana Diarra's agent

Sajid Javid, 'more Thatcherite than Thatcher', tipped for top

Thu 10 Apr, AT 09:56 The Mole

But the real winner from yesterday's Cabinet coup is George Osborne: will Boris ever catch up?

Former Culture Secretary Maria Miller drives away from Parliament after resigning

Replacing Maria Miller descends into 'Yes Minister' farce

News Wed 9 Apr, AT 14:46

Women and Equalities job has to be split - because PM's candidate doesn't believe in gay marriage

Oscar Pistorius trial: what is a zombie-stopper? - video

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Apr, AT 11:59

Prosecution shows footage of Pistorius shooting a watermelon with hollow-point 'zombie-stopper' bullets

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza faces US terror charges

Abu Hamza: hate preacher finally faces US terror charges

Briefing Wed 9 Apr, AT 09:42

Radical cleric will stand trial in New York next week ten years after he was initially arrested in the UK

Maria Miller quits: three good reasons why she had to go

Wed 9 Apr, AT 09:12 The Mole

The scandal was losing the Tories votes, damaging the PM and overshadowing positive economic news

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