Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to become Turkey's first directly elected president

Erdogan: why is Turkey's new president such a divisive figure?

Profile Mon 11 Aug, AT 15:43

Promising a 'new Turkey', the former prime minister is yet to silence his critics after over a decade in power

New leader of the British National Party Adam Walker

Adam Walker: banned teacher becomes new BNP leader

Profile Tue 22 Jul, AT 10:26

Incoming BNP leader Adam Walker received a suspended jail sentence and a lifetime ban from teaching

Dave Lewis will take up his new role as Tesco chief executive in October

Who is Dave Lewis? Five things to know about new Tesco chief

Profile Mon 21 Jul, AT 12:04

Tesco's Philip Clarke replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis following worst performance in years

Obituary: Felix Dennis, 1947-2014

Profile Thu 26 Jun, AT 09:53

Maverick publisher and poet who planted a forest in Warwickshire

Republican senate candidate Joni Ernst

Joni Ernst: is this pig-castrating gun-lover the new Sarah Palin?

Profile Tue 20 May, AT 15:03

Republican senate candidate Joni Ernst is a 'Mama Grizzly' who wants to make Washington 'squeal'

Professor Colin Pillinger Beagle 2 project leader

Colin Pillinger dies: five facts about the Beagle 2 scientist

Profile Thu 8 May, AT 12:22

Pillinger was a real-life rocket scientist, but he also milked cows and performed on Top of the Pops

Lawyer Amal Alamuddin pictured during a press conference in London

Amal Alamuddin: five facts about George Clooney's fiancee

Profile Tue 29 Apr, AT 15:08

Has the Hollywood actor 'bitten off more than he can chew' with British human rights barrister?

Clarissa Dickson Wright: five things you didn't know about her extraordinary life

Profile Mon 17 Mar, AT 14:30

Two Fat Ladies star led a colourful life, from her ten middle names to illicit sex in the House of Commons

Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani: key moments in life of Iranian president

Profile Tue 18 Feb, AT 14:59

From spice shop owner's son and cleric to ending the global row over Iran's nuclear programme

Abdul Maheed Jaheed

Syria: what do we know about suspected UK suicide bomber?

Profile Thu 13 Feb, AT 12:02

Abdul Waheed Majeed lived on Martyrs Avenue in former home of Sarah Payne killer Roy Whiting

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