Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate writer, dies aged 87 Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel laureate writer, dies aged 87

Colombian author became standard-bearer for Latin American letters after success of One Hundred Years of SolitudeThe Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garc

yesterday, 23:09
Sheffield shopping centre introduces overtaking lane after girl, 10, writes complaint letter about ‘slow shoppers’ Sheffield shopping centre introduces overtaking lane after girl, 10, writes complaint letter about ‘slow shoppers’

Is there anything worse than getting stuck behind a slow walker? Not for Chloe Nash-Lowe there isn't.

yesterday, 15:07
Lucas cleared over fracking protest Lucas cleared over fracking protest

Green MP Caroline Lucas and four co-defendants are cleared of obstructing a public highway during an anti-fracking protest in Balcombe, West Sussex.

yesterday, 16:54
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.

yesterday, 22:30
Mrs Doubtfire 2: Robin Williams set to star in sequel to 1993 comedy Mrs Doubtfire 2: Robin Williams set to star in sequel to 1993 comedy

Today in important Nineties nostalgia news, the eminently watchable Mrs Doubtfire is to get a sequel, with Robin Williams reportedly stepping back into his apron as the irrepressible Euphegenia Doubtfire.

yesterday, 8:55
Caroline Lucas cleared of anti-fracking protest charges Caroline Lucas cleared of anti-fracking protest charges

Green MP and four co-defendants found not guilty of obstructing public highway and public order offences during protestsCaroline Lucas, the Green party MP, has been found not guilty of obstructing a public highway and a public order offence during high-profile anti-fracking protests.

yesterday, 16:46
David Cameron: I am evangelical about Christian faith David Cameron: I am evangelical about Christian faith

Prime minister criticises some non-believers for failing to see that faith can give people a 'moral code'David Cameron has declared himself an "evangelical" about his Christian faith as he criticised some non-believers for failing to grasp the role that religion can have in "helping people to have a moral code".In his third effort this week to highlight his own strong faith,...

yesterday, 8:04
British Pathé uploads 85,000 historic films to YouTube British Pathé uploads 85,000 historic films to YouTube

Thousands of hours of historical footage showing major events, celebrities and simple day-to-day life from 1896 until 1976 has been uploaded to YouTube in high definition

yesterday, 13:26
Hannover ease relegation fears Hannover ease relegation fears

Hannover can almost plan for next season in the top flight of German football after a 3-2 win at Eintracht Frankfurt.

yesterday, 22:55
Tehran the secret party town Tehran the secret party town

The city all but shuts down after midnight apart from a few affluent party pockets where people turn a blind eye to illegal activity, like wearing too much make up and drinking alcohol

yesterday, 9:00