Shaun Wright refuses to step down as police commissioner

Briefing Thu 28 Aug, AT 09:29

Despite apologising and severing ties with Labour, Shaun Wright says he will not resign over Rotherham child abuse scandal

E-cigarette

E-cigarettes should be banned indoors, says WHO

Briefing Wed 27 Aug, AT 15:56

UN health agency recommends tighter controls on e-cigarettes, but some experts say bans 'could cost countless lives'

Ryanair

Ryanair introduces business class fares for first time

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 13:39

It's no joke: budget airline Ryanair aims to shake off its grim image with improved customer service

Kate Bush

Kate Bush makes triumphant return after 35 years

First Reaction Wed 27 Aug, AT 10:44

First reviews of singer-songwriter Kate Bush's 22-night Hammersmith Apollo residency

NeoFace: how police face-detection software works

Briefing Tue 26 Aug, AT 15:51

From Facebook to the FBI, facial recognition software is everywhere – but is it a 'critical threat' to our privacy?

David Laws

Sex education debate: Lib Dems say 7-year-olds must learn facts of life

First Reaction Tue 26 Aug, AT 13:18

Labour back Lib Dem proposal, but why is sex education still such a controversial issue in the UK?

Ebola: infected British nurse poses 'little risk' to public

First Reaction Tue 26 Aug, AT 11:59

'Hero' William Pooley treated in isolation at a London hospital and is receiving 'excellent care'

The Mole

Yes, but… Noisy Salmond fails to guarantee independence

Tue 26 Aug, AT 10:48 The Mole

But Alistair Darling will regret being forced to say: 'Of course we could use the pound…'

The Union and Saltire flags

The pros and cons of Scottish independence: referendum countdown

Briefing Tue 26 Aug, AT 10:47

Next month's referendum will deliver a verdict on Scottish independence. Here are the pros and cons of going it alone

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