Newly-appointed Man United captain Wayne Rooney

Rooney, Sterling, Cazorla and Toure star in team of the week

Summary Mon 1 Dec, AT 14:18

Man Utd, Man City, Liverpool and Sunderland provide eight of this week's selection

Christmas shopping: 12 ways to save money on presents

Summary Thu 27 Nov, AT 15:39

Britons spend more on Christmas gifts than anyone else in Europe - here are tips to save some cash

Thanksgiving/Turkey

Thanksgiving: America's strangest holiday dishes

Summary Wed 26 Nov, AT 16:08

From the 'frog eye salad' that combines cooked eggs and marshmallows to a very tipsy turkey

Police guards in Ferguson, Missouri

What are 'sound cannons' and why are police using them in Ferguson?

Summary Tue 25 Nov, AT 12:50

Police dealing with unrest in Ferguson have been criticised for their use of sound cannons – acoustic devices that can cause deafness

Serial podcast review: what we learnt from episode 9, To Be Suspected

Summary Fri 21 Nov, AT 16:03

This week on the Serial podcast, three new pieces of information appear to punch holes in the prosecution's timeline of events

Serial podcast review: what we learnt from episode 8, The Deal With Jay

Summary Tue 18 Nov, AT 12:10

Sarah Koenig's investigation of the murder of Hae Min Lee takes a closer look at the prosecution's 'star witness' Jay

Brain scan image

Best brain-training apps: five top apps to test your mind

Summary Tue 18 Nov, AT 12:04

From memory and maths puzzles to apps claiming to develop Sherlock-Holmes-like attention spans

Sergio Aguero in rain

Aguero, Austin, Vlaar and Matic star in team of the week

Summary Mon 10 Nov, AT 14:10

Chelsea, Southampton, Newcastle and Aston Villa provide the bulk of this week's selections

President Putin Singing

Six musical politicians: from a rapping Michael Gove to a tender, crooning Vladimir Putin

Summary Tue 4 Nov, AT 12:38

Norman Baker wants to focus on his band The Reform Club, but he’s not the only pop star politician

British soldiers, newly arrived in France ready themselves for the front line

Twelve great First World War poems

Summary Mon 3 Nov, AT 15:02

First World War poetry described the terror of the trenches and the futility of war. Here are twelve of the best

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