Mural displayed outside St John's Church in Edinburgh

Ukip condemns 'insulting' church mural of Nigel Farage and Hitler

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Dec, AT 15:08

Scottish Ukip MEP says the message will 'backfire' and make people 'more determined to vote for Ukip'

George Osborne Autumn Statement speech

Autumn Statement 2014: live updates from the Commons

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Dec, AT 12:51

Chancellor George Osborne delivers Autumn Statement against backdrop of high deficit

Old Sarum, Wiltshire

Medieval palace discovered underground in Wiltshire

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Dec, AT 11:24

Discovery reveals 'monumental scale' of building work taking place in the early 12th century

The summer weather at a beach in Weymouth

2014 on track to be UK's warmest year ever

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Dec, AT 09:23

Only a freezing December can stop 2014 ending up the hottest year since records began in 1772

Giving Tuesday: what is it and who has the best ideas?

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Dec, AT 15:26

Helen Mirren and Ringo Starr are among the celebrities supporting the 'day of giving' campaign

Double Helix

23andMe: why have DNA kits been approved in the UK?

Briefing Tue 2 Dec, AT 14:09

DNA screening devices that profile health risks are banned in the US – but now legal in the UK

Ukip white van Christmas card cartoon 'used without permission'

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Dec, AT 11:46

Cartoon depicting Nigel Farage running down political rivals first appeared in the Daily Telegraph

 Woman views a video by Duncan Campbell entitled Sigmar 2008 during 2014 Turner Prize press preview

Turner Prize 2014: award goes to 'ambitious yet baffling' film

First Reaction Tue 2 Dec, AT 11:21

Irish artist Duncan Campbell wins with his powerful and complex film – but not all critics are convinced

 In February this year people walked in flood water in Moorland on the Somerset Levels

Flood defences: £2.3bn fund will protect 300,000 homes

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Dec, AT 09:32

Labour says government flooding investment is just a re-announcement of funding confirmed last year