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"27.02.2017 18:04:50" www.thetimes.co.uk This five-year-old girl was turned away by her GP. She died later that day A doctor found to be the "root cause" of a young girl's death from asthma is still practising after being given a short suspension in a private disciplinary hearing. Ellie-May Clark, five, died of... The report said that Ellie-May and her mother arrived eight minutes late for her appointment.
"27.02.2017 16:58:54" www.thetimes.co.uk Rescuers risk their lives pulling migrants from sinking dinghies The striking detail about the dinghies used by Libyan traffickers is their absurd dimensions. No more than 33ft long, they are packed with as many as 190 migrants, with no regard for the vessel's... “In the boat there is a weird soup of urine, fuel, and corpses who have white foam coming out of their mouths after drowning.”
"27.02.2017 15:26:03" The coach accused of endangering Mo Farah Alberto Salazar even boasted to Lance Armstrong about the “incredible” performance-boosting effects of the substance.
"27.02.2017 14:31:36" www.thetimes.co.uk My encounter with Faye Dunaway at the afterparty It's half past midnight at the fabled Vanity Fair Oscar party and still all anyone seems to be talking about is the disastrous gaffe they witnessed almost four hours earlier. Outside under the palm... "All anyone seems to be talking about is the disastrous gaffe they witnessed almost four hours earlier."
"27.02.2017 13:06:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Ten acts of violence against migrants were recorded every day in Germany last year Ten acts of violence against migrants were recorded every day in Germany last year, the interior ministry says. The 3,500 attacks against refugees and asylum shelters left 560 people injured... Tensions are high in communities across Germany.
"27.02.2017 11:25:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Theresa May is preparing for the Scottish government to call a second independence referendum Theresa May is preparing for the Scottish government to call a second independence referendum to coincide with the triggering of Article 50 next month. Senior government sources say there is... Senior government sources say there is serious concern
"27.02.2017 10:32:16" Sunday Times Food Warning: this tends to disappear soon after it's been put on the table Brighten up your plate (via Sunday Times Food)
"27.02.2017 09:21:22" The big winners at the Oscars After a night of controversy at The Academy, we recap the actors and actresses who took home the main prizes at last night's Oscars
"27.02.2017 07:53:56" www.thetimes.co.uk The Oscars ended in chaos last night when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakenly announced the wrong winner The 89th Academy Awards ended in chaos last night when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakenly announced La La Land rather than Moonlight as the best picture winner. The veteran actors, co-stars... “This was not a joke,” Beatty told the aghast audience
"26.02.2017 22:31:02" www.thetimes.co.uk US ground troops set to fight Isis in Syria America is poised to send ground troops into Syria to defeat Isis under a battle plan drawn up for Donald Trump. The introduction of new units, in addition to the 500 special forces troops... The deployment would mark a dramatic increase in the US military effort to oust Isis from Raqqa.
"26.02.2017 21:30:07" www.thetimes.co.uk A woman seeks advice after she's tasked with keeping her dad's cancer from the rest of the family Q I've recently found out that my dad has cancer. He's had it for the past year, but didn't tell anyone other than my mum because he didn't want to “make a fuss”. "Do I have to respect my dad's wishes? My siblings in particular would be gutted if they found out I was keeping this from them"
"26.02.2017 20:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Justin Henry on how it felt to be Oscar nominated aged eight "Pretty much everyone in Kramer vs Kramer won Oscars: Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman ... everyone but me" "I was eight and I remember not really understanding the magnitude of what the Oscars were"
"26.02.2017 19:30:55" The ultimate Oscars acceptance speech The Academy Awards is renowned for its inspiring speeches. Ahead of the Oscars tonight, here's some of the best acceptance speeches.
"26.02.2017 18:34:27" Kate Muir speaks to Denzel Washington We spoke to Denzel Washington about Fences Movie, black directors and his next project before the Oscars.
"26.02.2017 17:36:47" League Cup final 50th anniversary League Cup winners share their magical Wembley moments as Manchester United face Southampton FC in the final.
"26.02.2017 16:37:49" Why La La Land shouldn't win at the Oscars If the Sunday Times' Jonathan Dean had a vote, La La Land would win nothing at the Oscars tonight.
"26.02.2017 15:33:54" www.thetimes.co.uk Our peripheral vision is fading because we stare at phones too much The loss of peripheral vision — tunnel vision — is a terrible thing even for urbanised humans to cope with. We're used to staring with fixed focus and unmoving eyes at a single thing — so we're losing the ability to make full use of our peripheral vision.
"26.02.2017 14:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A trainee Church of England priest has accused Oxford University of discrimination and bias The student, Shahriar Ashrafkhorasani, 33, is an Iranian-born convert from Islam who is set to become a Church of England priest in July, while the lecturer, Minlib Dallh, is a research fellow at Regent's Park College in Oxford on a project about love in The student says he was told he could not ask a lecturer critical questions about Islam.
"26.02.2017 13:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Isabelle Huppert defends her role in Paul Verhoeven's comedy drama about rape At the end of January, Isabelle Huppert found herself nominated for her first Academy Award, having been in the business of making movies for a mere 46 years. Her remarkable performance in Elle is not typically what Hollywood tends to reward but it earned her a first Oscar nomination,
"26.02.2017 12:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk “Jamaican stew” is a “cultural misrepresentation” complain Cambridge students The complaints were made by Pembroke students on a Facebook page about food in the college restaurant. A Cambridge college is to rethink its menu after ethnic minority students complained about culinary offerings, such as “Jamaican stew” and “Tunisian rice”, which do not exist in their supposed native countries.
"26.02.2017 11:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Migrants face limited access to benefits It's the biggest shake-up of immigration policy in a generation. Multi-year visas will be handed to migrants who get jobs in key sectors of the economy but access to benefits will be limited.
"26.02.2017 10:25:44" www.thetimes.co.uk Emma Stone on Oscars pressure, politics and her debilitating panic attacks I first met Stone approximately 11 minutes ago, but it feels like I'm hanging with an old buddy. “I wrote a book called I Am Bigger Than My Anxiety about a monster that sits on my shoulder.” says the star of La La Land, favourite to win best actress at tonight's Oscars.
"26.02.2017 09:23:00" www.thetimes.co.uk “Lance call me asap!': Alberto Salazar's email to drugs cheat Lance Armstrong He even boasted about the “incredible” performance-boosting effects to Lance Armstrong
"26.02.2017 08:40:55" Sunday Times Food Winter's nearly over — enjoy it while you can Sunday lunch is sorted (via Sunday Times Food)
"26.02.2017 07:40:31" www.thetimes.co.uk Camilla Long who spent days being led on a merry dance by Milo Yiannopoulos, reveals the truth behind the boasts Just over three weeks ago I travelled to Berkeley, California, to meet Milo Yiannopoulos, the overtanned, overdressed, self-styled "Dangerous Faggot" who believes he helped to put Donald Trump into... "Milo, the self-styled bravest man on the internet, has almost certainly fled the venue"
"25.02.2017 23:55:04" www.thetimes.co.uk How to make a delicious Indian curry at home From fish curry to Mangalorean prawn ghassi, these are Anjum Anand's Asian recipes You'll never bother going to a takeaway again
"25.02.2017 23:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk “Lance call me asap!': Alberto Salazar's email to drugs cheat Lance Armstrong He even boasted about the “incredible” performance-boosting effects to Lance Armstrong
"25.02.2017 22:05:02" www.thetimes.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: L carnitine supplement used at banned levels, leaked report claims Breaking news: Alberto Salazar reportedly used prohibited drug infusions to boost performance of American runners at Nike's flagship training project
"25.02.2017 22:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Ukip is dead but its ghost can haunt the Tories Rather than try to replace Labour, Farage and Banks should turn the party into a pressure group reshaping Conservatism Tories today are not just feasting off the slow death of The Labour Party, but the comparatively sharp existential crisis of UK Independence Party (UKIP)
"25.02.2017 21:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Why are teenagers so obsessed with slime? If teenagers aren't sourcing chemicals to make slime at home, they're watching people make it on Instagram They love the sensation of poking their fingers into the slime, and the “schlopping” noise it makes
"25.02.2017 20:03:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Even Dame Helen Mirren suffers from self-doubt — and she's proof it gets better The actress, 71, on how age and experience have helped her overcome the self-doubt she felt at the beginning of her career “I have my happiest moments sitting in front of my make-up mirror, putting on my mascara. I love that process: I'm not embarrassed about that at all.”
"25.02.2017 19:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The 30 best holidays in Canada Lakes and mountains, cool city breaks, and where to spot the bears — the top adventures to book now Oh Canada!
"25.02.2017 18:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The truth (sort of) about fake news Londoner Sean Adl-Tabatabai runs a website in LA and is at the heart of a worldwide epidemic of fake news, which stretches from Russia to the White House. It's spreading faster than conjunctivitis
"25.02.2017 17:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Self-esteem is the key to a sensational sex life in your 70s Your sex life can be fulfilling at 70 whether you're in an established relationship or with someone new Society reinforces the idea that sex is for the young, while in fact, De Hennezel says: “If you love love, there's no reason for it to stop.”
"25.02.2017 16:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk US immigration have barred a Syrian filmmaker from attending the Oscars A Syrian cinematographer who risked his life to film an Oscar-nominated war documentary has reportedly been barred from attending the awards ceremony by US immigration. Khaled Khatib, 21, helped create the critically-acclaimed Netflix film The White Helmets, which has been nominated in the Best Documentary Short category.
"25.02.2017 16:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The BBC has appointed a second Muslim executive to be in charge of religious shows In December Ms Salaria argued that it was important to hear “authentic voices from a range of backgrounds” The appointee attracted criticism last year by giving Anthony Small, the convicted fraudster and former boxing champion a platform on Muslims Like Us.
"25.02.2017 14:48:29" www.thetimes.co.uk BBC, CNN, The Guardian and other press organisations are barred from White House briefing The move came hours after Mr Trump renewed his assault on the “dishonest media” during a speech to an annual conservative conference. Sean Spicer, Donald J. Trump's press secretary, said he was not going to let “false stories and inaccurate facts” get out.
"25.02.2017 14:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The best and worst of Oscars speeches The first rule of a good Oscar speech — get on and off quickly — is enforced by the orchestra, which strikes up when a speech drags. From Cuba Gooding Jr.'s endearing enthusiasm to Michael Moore's sermon, read Tony Blair's former speechwriter advises on podium do's and don'ts.
"25.02.2017 13:07:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Sex Counsel: I don't like it when he talks dirty to me Q My boyfriend uses explicit language during sex. It's not necessarily what he says; it's the way he expresses it which I don't find appealing. He seems so excited by it, but I think I may have to... “Your dislike of this will gradually eat away at your sexual connection”
"25.02.2017 12:15:02" www.thetimes.co.uk You were drunk and fat, judge tells woman who wanted thousands of pounds in damages after her fall After missing a step outside an upstairs lounge, she fell, tumbling down one flight, round a corner and down another. “It was dark, it was dim and I didn't see my step as I was going down,” she said. When an 18-stone jazz fan fell down the stairs at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club there was, she claimed, only one explanation: the lighting was dim.
"25.02.2017 11:15:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Ryan Gosling on what it's like to be famous It's being hailed as the most romantic movie of the decade and its leading man a very modern pin-up. So is the star of La La Land as perfect as he sounds (and looks)? Polly Vernon volunteers to find out The Oscar nominated star talks about family life, being Canadian and La La Land.
"25.02.2017 10:13:57" www.thetimes.co.uk Female assassin killed North Korean leader's brother using world's deadliest chemical weapon Malaysian security forces have removed chemicals from a flat in Kuala Lumpur after it emerged that Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's supreme leader, was killed by VX, one of the... Police have dismissed her claim that she was duped into believing the attack was a reality TV prank.
"25.02.2017 08:56:17" The ultimate Oscars acceptance speech The Academy Awards is renowned for its inspiring speeches. But what does the ultimate Oscars acceptance look like?
"25.02.2017 07:42:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump helps Sweden face up to its migrant problems Surveying the soulless concrete square that was the scene of a three-hour riot, one shopkeeper admitted that he was scared to venture out at night on the streets of the Swedish capital. "There are... “We have riots almost once a month and a big riot once a year, and by big I mean continuing for almost a week.”
"24.02.2017 23:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Watch out for back pain — it's linked to a higher risk of death If an elderly relative tells you that their back is killing them, don't be too quick to roll your eyes “The best treatment is a healthy lifestyle, including physical activity. People need to get moving.”
"24.02.2017 23:08:58" www.thetimes.co.uk Dick Bruna's Obituary Dick Bruna, artist and writer, was born on August 23, 1927. He died on February 16, 2017, aged 89 In 1955 Dick Bruna made up a bedtime story for his son about a rabbit that they had spotted hopping around the garden of the holiday apartment they had rented.
"24.02.2017 22:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A 10-year-old boy was bitten by a deadly spider that had been hiding in his shoe The boy was rushed to hospital where he needed 12 vials of antivenom It was identified as a large male – the most lethal of funnel web spiders, which are at their most dangerous during the breeding season from November to April
"24.02.2017 21:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The best family holidays for Easter From cycling Hadrian's Wall to cookery classes in Italy, Julia Brookes picks the top trips Chocolate eggs are ok, these holidays are better
"24.02.2017 20:33:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Six delicious pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday Instead of chocolate sauce or lemon and sugar, try these tasty alternatives We'll have one of each, please
"24.02.2017 20:15:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A blind man was tasered by police who mistook his cane for a gun The Taser gun used by British police has a 50,000-volt charge A similar incident happened in 2012, when a 61-year-old blind man was tasered in the back by police who thought his stick was a samurai sword.
"24.02.2017 18:35:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Don't put your daughter on the catwalk Every parent fears their child getting into drugs or crime but it could be worse: they could become a fashion model I swear to God, I'd rather hear that my children were bunking school to smoke crack, have sex with strangers and set fire to tramps than to parade on a catwalk for a load of bloated Italian paedophiles and scrawny, judgmental fashion editors — Giles Coren
"24.02.2017 17:45:56" The Coco-Rita Mocktail Embrace that Friday feeling with this sweet and stylish coco-rita mocktail (with optional shot of tequila if you're feeling boozy). For the full recipe, head to Sunday Times Food
"24.02.2017 17:14:44" Sergei Polunin: the bad boy of ballet grows up From teenage Covent Garden sensation to the cocaine-sniffing, gloriously tattooed bad boy of ballet, this is Sergei Polunin
"24.02.2017 16:01:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Prince of Wales backs mass sterilisation of grey squirrels The Prince of Wales is supporting government-backed plans to sterilise grey squirrels to protect native reds and save millions of broadleaf trees. The oral contraceptive, lasting several years... The oral contraceptive would reduce numbers by more than 90 per cent – from 3.5 million to fewer than 300,000.
"24.02.2017 14:54:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Storm Doris might sound like a light-hearted name – but it has a real impact on safety Storm Doris was a powerful depression, and unusual for hitting England and Wales so hard with fierce winds. If the worst of the winds had struck further north it may not have attracted so much... “By naming storms more people were made aware of the approaching threat of severe weather.”
"24.02.2017 13:45:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Crushing by-election defeat is Blair's fault Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out resigning in the wake of a crushing by-election defeat as his allies blamed Tony Blair for handing Copeland to the Conservatives for the first time in more than 80 years. Jeremy Corbyn has already ruled out resigning.
"24.02.2017 12:45:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The frontrunners to replace Ranieri Leicester City last night acted in their attempts to avoid relegation from the Premier League by sacking Claudio Ranieri just nine months after winning the title. The club have now turned their... With the end of the season so near, options look limited.
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"24.02.2017 12:01:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The stage is set for Ukip to disappear from view Paul Nuttall is the new MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central. Well, that's what his website will probably say once the "scheduled maintenance" is complete. In reality, the Ukip leader must be questioning... “Our time will come,” said Nuttall. Or maybe it has passed.
"24.02.2017 10:56:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Putting VAT on private school fees would boost state school standards – and raise vital funds There is one group of highly successful enterprises that is pretty much insulated from the present row about business rates. Our private schools. Because charities get an 80 per cent exemption from... "Why provide such egregious state support to the already wealthy?"
"24.02.2017 09:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Players force Ranieri out of Leicester Claudio Ranieri was sacked by Leicester City last night after a breakdown in his relationship with the players that he led to an extraordinary Premier League title only nine months ago. A statement... "He was said to be stunned, and shocked that there was no justification beyond a brief explanation that the owners wanted change."
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"24.02.2017 08:41:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Swedish councillor proposes hour-long paid sex break Swedes working in the frozen north should take a one-hour paid break to go home and have sex with their partner, a councillor has suggested. The proposal was aimed at improving personal... “There are studies that show sex is healthy,” said Per-Erik Muskos.
"24.02.2017 07:29:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Prince Charles wants to sterilise grey squirrels The Prince of Wales is supporting government-backed plans to sterilise grey squirrels to protect native reds and save millions of broadleaf trees. The oral contraceptive, lasting several years... There are only about 140,000 red squirrels left in Britain.
"24.02.2017 05:12:32" www.thetimes.co.uk Tories make history with Copeland by‑election victory Jeremy Corbyn was dealt a severe blow last night as the Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in an historic by-election. Copeland, a seat on the west Cumbrian coast and a former Labour heartland... Jeremy Corbyn said: “To win power to rebuild and transform Britain, Labour will go further to reconnect with voters and break with the failed political consensus.”
"24.02.2017 03:04:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Stoke rejects Ukip as Labour hold on Jeremy Corbyn said: “Stoke has rejected Ukip's politics of division and dishonesty. Ukip's claim to represent working class people has been exposed as a sham.”
"23.02.2017 23:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Why families are building 'graddy' annexes for their children Where to put your children when they move back home after university? In the graddy annexe, of course “Young adults still want their independence and do not want to move back into their old bedroom, so this is the perfect solution”
"23.02.2017 22:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Famine is made by poor politics not drought The shocking scenes in South Sudan follow an all too predictable pattern, but can be quickly alleviated The people of South Sudan and Somalia cannot wait for the dividends of democracy.
"23.02.2017 21:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk These mini balls of soft fur are a bush fire away from extinction Scientists have begun a desperate search for a new home for the small band of potoroos that remain Gilbert's potoroo, which is the size of a rabbit, lives almost exclusively on Australia's native truffles – making it one of the pickiest, oddest animals in a land of strange creatures.
"23.02.2017 20:15:03" www.thetimes.co.uk How posh is your pizza? Italian Giorgio Locatelli puts supermarket slices to the test Sales are soaring and the toppings are getting weird. So why are we so addicted to it and what does the Italian chef make of it? Warning: reading this will make you crave pizza
"23.02.2017 19:03:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Should “catfishing” be treated as seriously as other internet frauds? A mother of two who was duped into a 14-month romance with a man who used a fake dating profile has called for a law change “Using a fake profile and online identity as a platform to lure women or men for sex should be illegal, but it's not. The result is the other party believing they are beginning a real relationship with the hope of a future together and having sex is part
"23.02.2017 18:15:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Security minister refused to confirm details of compensation to former Guantanamo Bay detainees Ministers refused to say whether Jamal al-Harith was the only British recipient of taxpayers' money to have become an Isis fighter. The row over compensation payments to former Guantanamo Bay detainees deepened today
"23.02.2017 17:40:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Storm Doris has claimed a victim The high winds are causing chaos - and tragedy Witnesses said that the woman, thought to be in her 20s or 30s, was stuck by an object “the size of a coffee table”.
"23.02.2017 16:30:11" thetimes.co.uk Iraqi troops storm Isis base at Mosul airport Iraqi armed forces began storming Mosul airport this morning as families fled a village controlled by Isis fighters.
"23.02.2017 15:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk A journalist has been released after 18 years in jail in Uzbekistan Bekjanov was convicted in 1999 of publishing a banned newspaper and plotting to kill President Karimov but said that he had been tortured into a false confession. Muhammad Bekjanov, 63, is thought to be one of the longest-serving political prisoners in the world.
"23.02.2017 14:30:50" The secret life of dolphins Underwater cameras attached to dolphins let us peer into their hidden lives
"23.02.2017 13:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Net migration falls as Poles and other eastern Europeans return home Overall immigration also fell slightly, though the number of Romanians and Bulgarians arriving rose by almost 20,000 to reach a record 74,000, the figures from the Office for National Statistics show. For the first time in two years net migration has fallen below 300,000.
"23.02.2017 12:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Family of a jihadist blames his radicalisation on his time in Guantanamo Bay Harith was one of three jihadists to drive cars packed with explosives into coalition units on Monday. Jamal al-Harith's sister-in-law said that the jihadist's time in detention in Cuba had turned him into a “bad person”.
"23.02.2017 11:50:25" Sunday Times Food This Middle Eastern salad is so easy and fresh Lunch inspiration (via Sunday Times Food)
"23.02.2017 11:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Copeland by-election victory is “within our grasp” boasts Conservative MP Sir Michael Fallon, the defence secretary, was bullish about his party's chances of pulling off a win in the Cumbrian seat. If the Conservatives are triumphant it will be the first time the governing party has made a gain from the opposition in a by-election since 1982.
"23.02.2017 10:19:59" www.thetimes.co.uk Migrants in Libya would rather go home than risk the dangerous boat trip to Europe More than half of the migrants interviewed in Libyan detention centres by the International Organisation for Migration said that they wanted to return to their home countries, Othman Belbeisi, an official based in Libya, said. Migrants have been put off crossing the Mediterranean after losing friends and family at sea.
"23.02.2017 09:10:20" www.thetimes.co.uk Storm Doris brings gale-force winds and heavy snow to Britain All of Britain is threatened by winds of up to 60mph, enough to topple trees, but the North West and north Wales are expected to face much tougher conditions. Commuter disruption is expected to grow as winds of up to 80mph sweep the country, threatening to damage buildings and power supplies.
"23.02.2017 07:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Scientists now say you should eat ten fruit and veg a day If you find hitting the five-a-day target tricky, look away now. Scientists have concluded that ten portions of fruit and vegetables is the real goal. Anyone wanting the maximum protection against... We're going to need a bigger bowl.
"23.02.2017 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk £450m wasted on failed green power programme Britain is wasting hundreds of millions of pounds subsidising power stations to burn American wood pellets that do more harm to the climate than the coal they replaced, a study has found. Chopping... Green subsidies for wood pellets, championed by the former Lib Dem energy secretary Chris Huhne, do more harm to the climate than the coal they replaced.
"23.02.2017 03:27:00" www.thetimes.co.uk Canada is helping migrants flee Trump's immigration crackdown The migrants were almost at the border when their taxi was stopped by a guard who demanded to see their passports. While one of the men spoke with the official, the others made a dash for it... The Canadian Council for Refugees says America is no longer safe for all asylum seekers.
"22.02.2017 23:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk US migrants are heading for Canada to escape Trump's crackdown They are the latest in a surge of migrants fleeing the land of the free to seek asylum in Canada The migrants were almost at the border when their taxi was stopped by a guard who demanded to see their passports
"22.02.2017 22:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Washing your clothes and driving are worse for the oceans than microbeads Clothes washing and driving are a much bigger problem in polluting the world's oceans than the microbeads that the government plans to ban A million tonnes of microplastics a year end up in the ocean after being shed by synthetic textiles during washing
"22.02.2017 21:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Le Pen was right not to accept a headscarf ...but you can hardly support sex equality and be an ally of Putin and Trump, writes David Aaronovitch "Between the Muftis and the pussy-grabbers, the must-covers and the must-bear-the-children, the path to equality has to be constantly beaten and rebeaten" argues David Aaronovitch after the latest Marine Le Pen controversy
"22.02.2017 20:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk I met the Isis suicide bomber in a Taliban jail Jamal al-Harith claimed he had been arrested by the Taliban while hitchhiking from Pakistan tio Turkey When I met Jamal al-Harith, the Manchester-born jihadist who this week blew himself up for Isis in Iraq, he was not in a chatty mood.
"22.02.2017 19:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The introverted computer expert who became a killer A more in-depth look at Helen Bailey's killer Where did it all go so wrong for this once handsome and intelligent man, who married his university sweetheart, became a father to two sons and was a wealthy homeowner?
"22.02.2017 18:31:47" New Zealand's dazzling glow worm caves These mysterious caves are the only place in the world you can see this phenomenon.
"22.02.2017 18:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Helen Bailey's killer is now facing a police inquiry into the death of his first wife Ian Stewart, 56, was found guilty of drugging Helen Bailey, 51, with sleeping pills before dumping her body in a cesspit under the garage of their house in Royston, Hertfordshire, with her dachshund Boris.
"22.02.2017 17:16:41" www.thetimes.co.uk Cressida Dick is the Met's first woman boss Cressida Dick has been appointed the next Metropolitan Police Commissioner “On behalf of all Londoners, I warmly welcome Cressida to the role and I very much look forward to working with her to keep our capital safe and protected.” — Sadiq Khan
"22.02.2017 16:31:09" www.thetimes.co.uk The Liverpool mayor's solution to dog poo will never work He suggests that residents who report dog owners who don't clear up their dog's mess should be spared from paying council tax for a year. Turning people into turd vigilantes is not a solution.
"22.02.2017 14:52:31" The favourites to win at the Brits The Brits could make a big statement by honouring a transgender artist tonight.
"22.02.2017 13:54:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Seven million people in Yemen are facing starvation as the country is on the brink of famine Seven million people in Yemen are facing starvation, the UN has said. The stark warning came a day after the UN said the country was on the cusp of a famine, which could kill nearly half a million... Women and children in the Gulf's poorest state are the hardest hit.
"22.02.2017 12:13:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Employers are paying £50,000 less into women's pensions On average, men under the age of 35 received £217 more in pension contributions last year than women The study found that men tend to work in sectors with more established, or more generous pension schemes.
"22.02.2017 10:48:03" www.thetimes.co.uk British Isis suicide bomber was given £1m by taxpayers A British Islamic State suicide bomber who targeted coalition forces in Mosul was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee paid £1 million in compensation by the government. Jamal al-Harith, 50, was... He was paid £1m by the government as compensation for his time at Guantanamo Bay.
"22.02.2017 09:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk South Korea is at the top of the life expectancy league table To reach the top of the life expectancy league table, countries need to be doing well in education and healthcare provision, as well as diet and lifestyle. Those countries shooting up the table... The national diet is high in vegetables; they eat almost twice as many as Britons
"22.02.2017 08:29:24" Sunday Times Food Breakfast is calling (recipe by Natasha Corrett Honestly Healthy ) So much better than golden syrup (via Sunday Times Food)
"22.02.2017 07:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk 'You have to roll with it': mother's pride in teenage daredevil Amanda Gallagher prefers not to watch her son's YouTube videos. She learns all she needs to know by the way her friends react as Harry, 19, scales skyscrapers and stadiums without a harness. Nightscape – aka 19-year-old Harry Gallagher – climbs skyscrapers without a harness. His mother tells The Times how it feels to have his risky stunts pay the bills:
"22.02.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk UK roads are now worse than Oman's Roads in the UK are in a worse condition than those in many other developed nations, even though Britons pay the world's highest tax on fuel, according to a leading economics consultancy. A study... Oh man.
"22.02.2017 05:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain will stay open to EU migrants, government admits British workers will not be ready to fill the jobs done by European migrants for "years and years", the Brexit secretary has admitted. As part of a diplomatic charm offensive across eastern Europe... British workers will not be ready to fill jobs done by European migrants for “years and years”, the Brexit secretary said.
"22.02.2017 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The murder rate is rising in American cities Four big American cities have recorded a surge in murders not seen since the crack epidemic of the Nineties, according to an analysis of crime figures released by the FBI. Murder rates in Chicago... 27 of the 35 biggest US cities have seen murder rates rise since 2014, though most are still safer than in the 1990s.
"21.02.2017 23:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk India's cash crisis has led to a surge in domestic violence Narendra Modi's recall of rupee notes has left many victims of domestic violence unable to hold on to their savings For years, 27-year-old Suneeta had worked in a shop in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Married young, she had learnt over time to keep a little of her salary from her husband each month. These savings helped tide her and her seven children
"21.02.2017 22:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The world's first official famine in six years has been declared in South Sudan Despite the impending catastrophe, President Kiir's government in South Sudan has been accused of blocking food aid to some areas of the country More than a million people in South Sudan are facing starvation after a prolonged civil war.
"21.02.2017 21:15:16" www.thetimes.co.uk Marine Le Pen refused to wear a headscarf to meet an eminent Islamic scholar The incident is likely to bolster Mrs Le Pen's popularity among National Front supporters, many of whom are hostile towards Islam. The far-right presidential candidate walked out of the offices of Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, the Grand Mufti of Lebanon, after being told she could not see him without covering her head
"21.02.2017 21:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Lose those childhood friends, they could be holding you back A survey widely indicates that when youngsters leave home for university, they lose 40% of their friends within six months We change our jobs, homes, opinions, cultural preferences, hairstyles and clothes — there's no shame in changing our friends as well
"21.02.2017 20:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Men should beware starting a family at George Clooney's age More fathers are leaving it later to start a family, a trend that has implications for the couple and any offspring Semen volume and sperm quality both start to decrease from the mid-thirties, says Dr Mark Porter
"21.02.2017 19:03:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Article 50 means we're leaving - and that's that Daniel Finkelstein comments that whatever amendments the Lords imposes on the Brexit bill, it's delusional to think the decision can be reversed The idea that after parliament has triggered Article 50, all options will remain open — Brexit might not mean Brexit — is utterly delusional. Legally it is questionable and politically it is impossible.
"21.02.2017 18:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Farmers have warned that Britain will not be able to feed itself without migrant workers Britain needs 75,000 seasonal workers to help pick and pack fruit and vegetables – and most of them come from Bulgaria, Romania and Poland.
"21.02.2017 17:34:56" London Fashion Week highlights Here's a breakdown of everything you might have missed at London Fashion Week.
"21.02.2017 16:32:59" www.thetimes.co.uk Finally! We have the answer to getting the last of the ketchup out of the bottle It has been the bane of billions of mealtimes and inspired the ode: “Shake and shake the catsup bottle. None will come and then a lot'll.” Thank you science
"21.02.2017 15:23:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Muslim families are sending their children to church schools because they value faith They also prepare young people for “life in modern Britain” "We constantly hear from Muslim parents who tell us that they choose our schools precisely because we take faith seriously and offer an approach to education that gives attention to spiritual as well as academic development"
"21.02.2017 14:22:03" www.thetimes.co.uk 850 migrants have stormed the border between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave Migrants cut themselves after forcing their way through barbed-wire fences in Ceuta During Friday's mass breakthrough only ten police officers were guarding the 8km (5 mile) border fence.
"21.02.2017 13:03:56" Why the government is making small business stump up Increases to business rates being proprosed by HM Treasury makes it likely that local shops will have to increase prices or face closure. To explain more about how it will affect you, The Sunday Times' City Editor Oliver Shah answered your questions
"21.02.2017 12:00:45" www.thetimes.co.uk Russian plot to tarnish British soldiers' reputation in Baltic Russia will target hundreds of British troops when they are deployed to Estonia in the coming weeks, the Baltic state's spy chief has warned. The aim will be to discredit a Nato mission to... Honeytraps, staged pub brawls and blackmail will be used against British troops.
"21.02.2017 10:33:32" www.thetimes.co.uk The advice we're getting on back pain is wrong Four out of five Britons will suffer from back pain at some point and many will spend a small fortune trying to fix it, buying into the promise that practices such as yoga or Pilates will develop... Stuart McGill is the leading expert on spine health. He says that the advice we're getting is wrong
"21.02.2017 08:29:53" www.thetimes.co.uk Hydrologists have already raised the prospect of hosepipe bans Britain enjoyed unseasonably warm weather yesterday but the feelgood factor caused by the blast of hot air from the Caribbean was tempered by warnings that one of the driest winters on record has... It was the warmest day of the year so far yesterday and hotter than in Barcelona
"21.02.2017 06:00:34" Flying taxis take-off Flying taxis are set to take-off as the pilotless drones carry passengers to their destinations
"21.02.2017 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk 'The landscape would be the first casualty' The soggy stonewalled fields overlooking Ennerdale Water in the Lake District could hardly feel further from Brussels and the Brexit trade deals that will shape their future. Yet farms like these... Farmers are facing a stark choice after Brexit: either leave the land, diversify or change how they farm.
"21.02.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Why Donald and Melania Trump love Mar-a-Lago You don't have to be the US president to enjoy a long weekend in Florida in February but it helps. Richard Nixon used to hop aboard Air Force One on a grey Washington winter morning and arrive at... Every weekend this month Trump has entertained celebrities and the odd head of state at Mar-a-Lago. John Arlidge spent four days at the president's outrageously ornate mansion in Palm Beach.
"21.02.2017 03:04:28" www.thetimes.co.uk May turns up to keep an eye on peers debating Article 50 Theresa May piled symbolic political pressure on peers yesterday as she crossed from the Commons to watch the House of Lords begin debating the government's Article 50 bill. The prime minister... Theresa May became one of only a handful of prime ministers to have crossed from the Commons to the Lords yesterday when she watched from the sidelines as peers began debating the government's Article 50 bill.
"20.02.2017 22:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Patients are left stranded as the NHS is pushed towards breaking point Overnight hospital beds in England have decreased by a fifth in a decade, pushing the NHS towards breaking point, doctors warn today. A lack of beds has meant that patients were “unfairly let down”.
"20.02.2017 21:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Endangered animals are being shipped around the world as corruption fuels the global trade Reptiles, birds and mammals which are captured in the wild are disguised as captive-bred or commercially-farmed specimens so they can be sold as pets in Britain and other countries. Thousands of wild animals, from poisonous tree frogs to pythons and rare parrots, are being sold illegally by those exploiting loopholes in the law.
"20.02.2017 20:30:01" www.thetimes.co.uk How do young Muslims find love without dating? If you are a young, single British Muslim, finding a suitable spouse, especially before the optimum age of 30, has become fraught with difficulty and in many cases angst. When Ashraf set up a profile on a Muslim dating website he did not expect one woman's criteria to include that the man she seeks “should not be materialistic but have great earning potential”.
"20.02.2017 18:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A new travel ban is expected to be issued by President Trump The replacement ban on travellers from seven majority Muslim countries is expected to contain changes addressing particular elements judges found unconstitutional in the previous version. A new version of his travel ban could be issued as early as tomorrow to replace the controversial executive order struck down by federal judges.
"20.02.2017 17:54:31" The Times Fashion "Roksanda's woman is the woman you want to be" - a fashion blogger's verdict on LFW day four
"20.02.2017 17:30:58" Football fan breaks world record A football fan has just made his way into the Guinness World Records, raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.
"20.02.2017 16:23:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Hung by her hair, a birthday present from Assad's agents When the Syrian government agents took Yasmin to Branch 235 of the military intelligence centre in Damascus, they were gleeful at their find. "This lady is very beautiful," said one, after her... Women held in Syrian jails face systematic violence and sexual assault.
"20.02.2017 15:33:34" Sunday Times Food We're LIVE with Tom Kerridge cooking a special salt cod omelette from his bestselling cookbook, Dopamine Diet Tom Kerridge is cooking a special salt cod omelette live - comment below to ask Tom your culinary queries.
"20.02.2017 15:23:44" Russian models show their head for heights Angela Nikolau started the trend for models posing precariously on top of tall buildings.
"20.02.2017 14:24:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Muslim parents choose Church of England schools because of focus on spiritual development of all children Many Muslim parents send their children to church schools as they prepare young people for "life in modern Britain", a senior figure in the Church of England has claimed. The Rev Nigel Genders said... Children of all faiths are better prepared for “life in modern Britain”.
"20.02.2017 13:19:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The Moshi Monster millionaire who wants to send you to sleep I am sipping coffee on Silicon Beach, Los Angeles, with Michael Acton Smith, 42, and Alex Tew, 32, the co-founders of the meditation mindfulness app Calm. They are explaining how they invented a... Michael Acton Smith, co-founder of the mindfulness app Calm, has a new idea – bedtime stories for grown-ups.
"20.02.2017 12:08:42" www.thetimes.co.uk Ben Stokes becomes the IPL's most expensive foreigner ever Ben Stokes, the England all-rounder, became the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history when he was bought by the Rising Pune Giants for more than $2 million (£1.7 million)... The winning bid shattered the previous record of 90 million rupees for former England captain Kevin Pietersen.
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"20.02.2017 10:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk At the age of 90, Sir David Attenborough is back — and he is returning to the oceans There are some animals who have good reason to be worried. For penguins minding their own business beside the surf, idly wondering why there is ominous background music playing, it is troubling news. “You never tire of the natural world. Putting your feet up is all very well but it's very boring, isn't it?”
"20.02.2017 08:34:34" www.thetimes.co.uk An acclaimed orchestra is moving from Britain to Belgium over Brexit fears An acclaimed orchestra is moving from Britain to Belgium over fears that Brexit will hamper the movement of its international roster of young musicians. The European Union Baroque Orchestra, which... "I do worry that European orchestras will not be inviting talented British musicians to work with them"
"20.02.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk How Norway will keep Britain's lights on More than two kilometres down a dark, dank tunnel deep inside a Norwegian mountain, the air is thick with dust and the smell of explosives. A pair of red laser beams pierce the blackness, providing... Like a giant extension lead, the world's longest subsea power cable will plug Britain into the Norwegian grid.
"20.02.2017 05:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Special forces offer way in without a Commons vote Britain's special forces are in effect running a secret war against Isis that has yet to receive any public confirmation by the Ministry of Defence. By the very nature of their training and elite... Explained: how British troops are deployed in the battle to retake Mosul in Iraq without a Commons vote.
"20.02.2017 03:00:16" www.thetimes.co.uk Fainting women, tears and cheers: defiant Trump is among friends He arrived stage right, ever the king of the theatrical entrance, sweeping in on board Air Force One as his audience cheered wildly and the soundtrack from a Hollywood film thundered from giant... 'Many sang along to God Bless the USA, some wiped away tears': welcome to Donald J. Trump's first post-inauguration rally.
"19.02.2017 22:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk “Wholegrain” products are packed with sugar Products labelled “wholegrain” are often promoted as a healthy source of fibre. They can, however, contain more refined flour than whole grain. The supposedly healthy biscuits and cereals contain less than two grams of fibre in a typical serving.
"19.02.2017 20:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk A distraught mother seeks advice on how to deal with her warring, adult daughters Q I have a heartbreaking situation that affects my two daughters, both in their early thirties. Following years of not getting on, they had a furious, horrible row last June, and have not really spoken since. "I have tried really hard to get them to sort out this awful situation, but have failed. I feel totally torn between them, and at 69, I am at a complete loss"
"19.02.2017 18:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Michelle Williams on Heath Ledger, motherhood and looking to the future Her ultra-blonde, boyish cropped hair somehow seems to make her look uber-feminine — waiflike in a denim jacket and a loose boho dress. Even the hip LA crowd can't help but gawp. “Real love is when you accept the totality of someone. That's what I'm looking for”
"19.02.2017 17:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Why millennials need to stop Instagramming their dinner Just take a picture. Whether you actually eat any of it is very far from the point. Millennials are fuelling the UK's giant 15m-tonne food-waste mountain because they don't properly understand what food is or what it is for.
"19.02.2017 16:30:00" Photos from The Times and The Sunday Times's post So much to see, so little time. Like The Times Fashion for the latest from London Fashion week #lfw
"19.02.2017 15:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Doctors use a pioneering treatment to save a baby from leukaemia The two-year-old has been clear of leukaemia for long enough that doctors are now prepared to talk in terms of a potential cure. Layla could be the first person in the world to have been saved from the cancer by gene editing.
"19.02.2017 12:38:00" My Perfect Sunday: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan The Sunday Times Magazine chatted to Catastrophe stars Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan about how they spend their perfect Sundays.
"19.02.2017 11:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk "Credibility went out the window with the first album, let's not try to get it back” On December 13 last year, James Blunt tweeted: "If you thought 2016 was bad - I'm releasing an album in 2017." Twitter has been the launch pad for a makeover for the singer, with people who thought... The singer has reinvented himself via TV and has more than 1m Twitter fans. Read our interview with James Blunt
"19.02.2017 09:43:29" www.thetimes.co.uk A village in the home counties boasts a remarkable number of centenarians The quest for the secret of a longer life has led scientists to study centenarians in Japan, Greek islands and Himalayan kingdoms - but new research to be published this week will reveal the... Fre Hodgson, who turned 103 last September, learnt to send her first email a year ago
"18.02.2017 22:30:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Submerged continents are finally coming to the surface This week, geologists argued that we should add a new continent to those we already know: Zealandia, a submerged landmass half the size of Europe that only substantially breaks the ocean surface at New Zealand. How many continents are there? A month ago, the answer was seven; today you could make a case for nine.
"18.02.2017 21:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A white woman has triggered outrage in South Africa by claiming to be “too black” to fit in Anita Ronge, who has blue eyes and speaks Afrikaans, is from the East Rand, on the outskirts of Johannesburg. “I get rejected for not being black enough and being too black to be white" tweeted Anita Ronge
"18.02.2017 20:00:19" www.thetimes.co.uk Why too many workouts are bad for your health The modern workout is more “training” than “exercise”. Forget gentle aerobics and “legs, bums and tums”, fitness counts these days only if it's boxing, extreme Spinning or fast and furious bootcamp-style circuits. Everyone is a wannabe athlete now — in the lunch hour, before work and after the school run but cardiologists are worried that we may be causing problems for our hearts.
"18.02.2017 19:40:03" www.instagram.com Instagram post by The Times fashion desk * Feb 18, 2017 at 12:32pm UTC 70 Likes, 3 Comments - The Times fashion desk (@timesfashiondesk) on Instagram: "This @jwanderson bag #lfw" Keep up with the latest from LFW 2017 with The Times Fashion on Instagram
"18.02.2017 18:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk British volunteers have found innovative ways to help refugees build a new life After the government abandoned thousands of child refugees who had hoped to find sanctuary in Britain, a network of volunteers and small charities has been working to assist them and refugees who are already in Britain. The projects include free bicycles for asylum seekers in London and bread-baking courses to help refugee women integrate into the workplace.
"18.02.2017 17:00:10" www.thetimes.co.uk Am I too old to wear black leggings? Polly Vernon, 45, says no – but covers her bottom and camel toe Black leggings are back but this fashion revival means something very different to a woman who can remember it from the first time around.
"18.02.2017 15:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Batman meets burka: a rare break in tradition as women mix with men at Saudi Comic Con The rules for superheroes in Saudi Arabia are quite specific: no cross-dressing is allowed, and only a woman can play Batwoman. There was understandable nervousness as the world's most famously conservative country took a step forward into a new age of entertainment.
"18.02.2017 13:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Australian citizens should be given the same right to work in Britain as EU nationals after Brexit says diplomat After the referendum Australia was the first country to offer to open trade negotiations with Britain and Theresa May eagerly accepted the invitation. The Australian high commissioner, said that he hoped his country's workers would be treated in the same way as those seeking work from the EU under Britain's new immigration policy.
"18.02.2017 13:05:09" The Times Fashion We're at London Fashion Week and everyone's wearing cool shoes. Take a peak at more street style, including rainbow elephant bags and trousers covered in zips, over on our Instagram page. Keep up with London Fashion Week by following The Times Fashion on Instagram
"18.02.2017 12:03:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Nadiya Hussain's lemon tarts Baking doesn't get any simpler than lemon curd tarts – or any tart, for that matter If you can't have a cheeky lemon tart for lunch on a Saturday, when can you? Recipe by the wonderful Nadiya Hussain
"18.02.2017 11:10:00" Sunday Times Food It's the weekend! Time for a classy cocktail: try this easy recipe for a delicious coconut-butter old fashioned, by Chris Tanner for the Vault at Milroy's #fridayfeeling #cocktail #booze #weekend #cocktail #heavenly Try this easy recipe for a delicious coconut-butter old fashioned, by Chris Tanner for the Vault at Milroy's of Soho for Sunday Times Food.
"18.02.2017 10:03:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Samantha Cameron on love, grief and getting her life back after No 10 Last week she launched her clothing brand – and delegated domestic duties to her husband. For much of her time as the prime minister's wife, life was vaguely, surreally normal. “We tried to make the flat feel like a home. Dave would be combing the children's hair for nits before giving a speech in the evening. Ocado delivered because there was
"18.02.2017 09:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk President Trump's top team have faced resistance to their calls for increased Nato spending The “grown-ups” in President Trump's top team decamped to Europe yesterday to reassure a nervous continent Deep suspicions about the US administration persist
"18.02.2017 08:16:09" www.thetimes.co.uk Americanisms are not only tolerable but sometimes even purer forms of British English A linguist has published a book saying that Americanisms are not only tolerable but sometimes even purer forms of British English. 'Between you and I' comes from old-fashioned school teachers telling children that 'me' is an impolite word or is a sign of bad grammar . . . That's nonsense
"18.02.2017 07:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Alex Thomson: danger man Alex Thomson is halfway through his latest round-the-world yacht race, pounding across dune-sized waves hundreds of miles from land, minding his own business, when a voice interrupts his breakfast. More people have been to space than sailed solo nonstop round the world. Alex Thomson is Britain's lone remaining challenger in the toughest individual sport in the world.
"18.02.2017 06:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk First the liberation, now the clean up It's a month since the eastern half of the Iraqi city of Mosul was liberated from Isis but the militants did not vanish without trace, and Iraq's intelligence agency is tracking down what evidence... First the liberation, now the clean up: Gareth Browne joins Iraqi intelligence teams as they face a struggle to banish Isis sleeper cells from the war-torn city of Mosul.
"18.02.2017 05:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Housing market slumps Homeowners are waiting up to ten months to sell their properties as inflated asking prices and economic uncertainty cause the housing market to stall. In some areas the average wait to sell a home... Could this be the end of the housing boom?
"17.02.2017 21:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The unexpected locations where homes are selling fastest for the best prices It is time to rethink how you see the housing market. Property prices have been slowing in London and the southeast, and this trend is set to continue. The new stars are unexpected locations, where... Property prices have been slowing in London and the southeast.
"17.02.2017 20:42:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Russian models pose for scantily-clad selfies while balanced on top of some of the world's tallest buildings When Angela Nikolau, a 23-year-old model from Moscow, began posing for scantily-clad selfies while balanced on top of some of the world's tallest buildings, she launched an unlikely trend. In one... Ms Nikolau climbs without a safety rope and is accompanied on her quest for extreme selfies by her boyfriend.
"17.02.2017 19:31:48" www.thetimes.co.uk Blogger arrested for cooking endangered animals The woman boasted that she had made a broth with eight types of endangered animals The “eight animal stew” included meat from endangered animals such as swans and pangolins.
"17.02.2017 18:15:43" Beatniks, hippies and punks: New York's Chelsea Hotel From Leonard Cohen to Sid Vicious, the Chelsea Hotel was home to New York's artists and eccentrics.
"17.02.2017 17:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Reducing air pollution could prevent 2.7 million premature births a year worldwide Reducing air pollution may help to prevent 2.7 million premature births a year worldwide, according to a study. Scientists said that fine particles in the air, known as PM2.5, which come from... Particles in the air which come from diesel fumes, fires and other sources, may be linked to more than 4,500 premature births annually in Britain.
"17.02.2017 16:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Researchers have found that artificial intelligence can become “highly aggressive” when stressed out A Terminator-style scenario where artificial intelligence goes rogue and seeks to destroy its human creators is looking a bit more plausible. Researchers at Google's DeepMind, its artificial... Google's DeepMind division found that computer systems loosely modelled on the human brain cooperated as long as it wasn't in a competitive environment.
"17.02.2017 15:58:25" Updated daily with the figures making the news News in Numbers Updated daily with the figures making the news
"17.02.2017 15:00:40" Pavement traffic lights for the phone-obsessed Councils are installing ground-level crossing lights to stop phone-obsessed pedestrians from walking into traffic.
"17.02.2017 14:00:09" www.thetimes.co.uk Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook at the heart of democracy Mark Zuckerberg explained in his latest missive to the social network's 1.86 billion members that its role was to tend to people's “spiritual” needs and reboot international links as the tide turns against globalisation. The founder of Facebook has flatly denied that he plans to go into American politics but a 5,500-word manifesto published last night suggests that he would like to rule the world.
"17.02.2017 13:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Tony Blair has called for a cross-party movement to fight Brexit In a keynote speech in the same London location where David Cameron announced his plan to hold an EU referendum, Mr Blair lambasted the government for not being in control of the Brexit process. Tony Blair has said that the “debilitation of the Labour Party” he once led had become a “facilitator” of Brexit.
"17.02.2017 12:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk British researchers who fear they will lose EU funding are being encouraged to move to France The proposals could generate concern about a brain drain when Britain officially leaves the EU. French officials are offering British universities an opportunity to retain EU subsidies by exporting academics and students.
"17.02.2017 11:14:53" www.thetimes.co.uk A baby was put into care after his father praised formula milk Maternity ward staff told the council that they were anxious about the couple's long-term ability to care for their baby. Social workers removed the week-old baby boy from his parents, in hospital, after the father expressed unorthodox views about the benefits of formula milk.
"17.02.2017 09:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Muslim scholars should do more to challenge the belief that Islam condones violence says Met chief The commissioner said that the “brutalised and militarised” extremists returning from fighting in Syria and Iraq posed a threat. They were “political criminals” who were carrying out “horrific violence” that had no justification in the Muslim religion. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said that Isis continued to lure recruits by using Islam as a justification for its actions, but Muslim scholars should challenge this false narrative.
"17.02.2017 08:45:15" www.thetimes.co.uk One fifth of people suffering from migraine have lost a job because of their condition Polling by the Migraine Trust revealed that about a third of respondents said they did not feel supported by their employers, and that their needs relating to their migraine or headache disorder were not adequately met. The condition is thought to cost the economy more than £2 billion a year.
"17.02.2017 08:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Spending on cigarettes and alcohol has fallen to a 15-year low The amount spent by families on alcoholic drinks, tobacco and recreational drugs fell to its lowest level since modern records began Instead we're spending almost four times more on eating out and hotels
"17.02.2017 07:20:32" www.thetimes.co.uk Blair will attempt to unite former Remain supporters for a pro-Europe fight In his first speech since the referendum, the former prime minister will signal a return to frontline politics “Our challenge is to expose relentlessly the actual cost [of Brexit] and to build support for finding a way out from the present rush over the cliff's edge”
"17.02.2017 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Web giants profit from anti-vaccine fraud's video Amazon and Apple are profiting from an anti-vaccination documentary directed by the discredited former doctor Andrew Wakefield. The film, which backs his fraudulent research linking vaccines with... Amazon and Apple sell discredited former doctor Andrew Wakefield's documentary.
"17.02.2017 04:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Mammoths to be recreated 'in two years' For most scientists, the story of the woolly mammoth ended 4,000 years ago on the bleak Arctic tundra of Wrangel Island. Hunted by humans, pushed to the brink by climate change, here the last... Mammoths will be the first animal ever to be "de-extincted", the Harvard Woolly Mammoth Revival team has claimed.
"17.02.2017 03:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Defiant Trump confronts 'lies' and leaking spies America's top spy agencies are fearful that President Trump is plotting a purge of the CIA with the launch of an inquiry to hunt down intelligence officials who leaked classified information to the... "I don't think there's ever been a president elected who in this short period of time has done what we've done"
"16.02.2017 23:51:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain to demand share of EU assets worth €150 billion This could be a messy divorce.
"16.02.2017 22:31:03" www.thetimes.co.uk These traffic lights in the pavement mean you don't need to look up from your phone while crossing the road Does this encourage dangerous behaviour?
"16.02.2017 21:25:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Prepare for more strikes: Train drivers union reject Southern deal The decision raises the prospect of a fresh wave of strikes.
"16.02.2017 19:34:46" Lost WW2 photos reveal hidden past After more than 70 years, an American soldier can finally tell his WWII story.
"16.02.2017 18:07:10" www.thetimes.co.uk My week trying to lose weight by eating celebrity diet meals Could you survive on 1800 calories a day? The A-list's latest way to shed pounds is with diet boxes.
"16.02.2017 16:44:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Search our database of companies caught paying less than minimum wage Debenhams has been fined £63,000 by the government for failing to pay nearly 12,000 employees the national minimum wage. Is your employer on the list?
"16.02.2017 16:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Do opposites attract? Only in the movies Researchers used Facebook to test the theory and concluded that opposites do not attract, in love or friendship. People choose romantic partners as similar as possible to themselves.
"16.02.2017 15:03:58" Helicopter crash kills SAS hero fighting bushfires A former special forces soldier who featured in a controversial photograph has been killed in a helicopter crash while fighting bushfires in his native New Zealand.
"16.02.2017 14:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Being offended is often the best medicine Students who wish to avoid unpleasant ideas are being weakened Trigger warnings and safe spaces on campus teach us to run from our fears when we're better off facing up to them, says David Aaronovitch
"16.02.2017 13:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Scientists are calling for everyday foods to be fortified with vitamin D Researchers found that the “sunshine” vitamin had a protective effect against acute respiratory infections There was also evidence that even people who were not deficient in the vitamin would have a lower risk of such illnesses if they took the supplements.
"16.02.2017 12:15:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A previously unknown manuscript reveals Churchill believed in alien life The typewritten essay contains predictions about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence that were decades ahead of their time It's been hailed as a prescient masterpiece of science journalism
"16.02.2017 11:23:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain is facing huge fines for breaching EU air pollution limits In a move described as shameful for the UK, the commission sent a “final warning” yesterday Britain is one of five EU countries served with the warning over illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide, which causes heart and lung diseases.
"16.02.2017 10:04:43" Kate Muir speaks to Denzel Washington Denzel Washington: "I don't think so much it's race, I think it's culture". Kate Muir spoke to the actor about Fences Movie and being a black director in Hollywood."
"16.02.2017 08:25:56" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain is preparing to demand a substantial share of European Union assets worth more than €150 billion The EU's chief negotiator is totting up Britain's bill for leaving the union Divorce is expensive.
"16.02.2017 07:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Vulnerable people abandoned by care system 'at risk of collapse' Thousands of bed-bound older people have been abandoned with no help at all by a system facing "a real risk of total collapse", a report concludes today. The number let down by social care has... Elderly people will increasingly be left with nowhere to go as more care homes close, according to Age UK.
"16.02.2017 06:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Disgraced anti-vaccine doctor is back in Britain The disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield has returned to Britain for the first time since being struck off, to promote a film backing his fraudulent research linking vaccines with autism. Mr... Andrew Wakefield has pushed discredited theories against vaccines and is now in London promoting his new film.
"15.02.2017 22:48:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Woman who needed urgent surgery was turned away by three hospitals There were simply not enough beds. “With prompt surgery, Mrs Muldowney would probably have survived.”
"15.02.2017 21:26:00" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump has dropped two-state solution for Middle East peace deal The move represents a departure from 25-years of US policy, and strikes a blow to the prospect of a Palestinian state.
"15.02.2017 19:31:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The number of foreign-born workers in Britain has risen to 5.5m The number of foreign-born workers rose by 450,000 in a year.
"15.02.2017 18:01:45" India blasts 104 satellites into space India has broken the record for most satellites launched on a single rocket.
"15.02.2017 16:36:02" www.thetimes.co.uk She won £1m when she was 17, now she's suing Camelot for ruining her life “I wish I had no money most days.”
"15.02.2017 15:15:36" A British startup has created a new advertising system Adverts might soon be taking over the night skies
"15.02.2017 14:15:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Raise a glass to saving the great British pub If ministers don't intervene to ease the financial burden on bars, a precious part of our national identity could be lost For many British people, pubs are, in a strange way, an extension of what home is.
"15.02.2017 12:40:28" The Sunday Times Magazine Lunchtime workout with Barry's Bootcamp
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"15.02.2017 11:03:08" www.thetimes.co.uk What's wrong with having a big dog? You know what they say about a man with a big dog? Big poo bags "Anyone with half a brain, or even a modicum of experience with dogs, will tell you that it's the wiry little ones with obvious emotional issues that you've got to watch out for."
"15.02.2017 09:58:33" www.thetimes.co.uk The writing was on the wall for Kim Jong-nam Who carried out the attack is unclear — but there is little doubt about who gave the order and why. The most remarkable thing about the assassination is that it took so long to happen
"15.02.2017 09:20:32" www.thetimes.co.uk The Nokia 3310 is making a comeback It's one of the best-loved phones of all time The noughties called and said you'd better get practicing Snake
"15.02.2017 08:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A woman has been refused permission to divorce her wealthy husband Tini Owens said she had been left in a “grossly unfair” situation The ruling effectively leaves Mrs Owens a “locked in” wife
"15.02.2017 07:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Woman declines second date, man sends a bill for the first one Even for a singleton well-versed in the ups and downs of online romance Lucy Brown found her date's reaction surprising. When she told him she did not think they would be seeing each other again he... Who said chivalry was dead?
"15.02.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Edit babies' genes to wipe out inherited disease, say scientists The genetic engineering of babies is the only way to stop some cases of inherited conditions such as cystic fibrosis and Huntington's disease spreading down the generations, according to a landmark... How would you feel about this?
"14.02.2017 22:30:41" www.thetimes.co.uk Prepare for big post-Brexit price rises for holidays, cars and food as inflation doubles “Expect higher food prices, utility bill hikes, package holidays and higher airfares to drive the rate of inflation up to above 3 per cent.”
"14.02.2017 21:42:19" Sunday Times Style Our beauty editor Sarah Jossel is in New York for NYFW. She's popped in to meet Stila's lead make-up artist Sarah Lucero to find out how to hide jet lag and get great everyday skin. Ask any questions as we go! #StyleBeauty How to hide jet lag and have great everyday skin, from Sunday Times Style
"14.02.2017 20:36:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Award-winning rapper Stormzy woken by police breaking down door of his new flat “This will reinforce the view among black young people that the police just randomly target and racially profile black people.”
"14.02.2017 19:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk People over 80 have better sex lives than those 30 years younger Older sexual partners were more likely to share the sexual preferences of their partner and feel emotionally close to them Some things do get better after 80
"14.02.2017 18:07:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Too many of us live in our own little worlds If we don't want an American-style schism between city and suburb, politicians need to find a way to bridge the gap In our urbs and suburbs, we do not yet, quite, speak different languages. Although once we stop talking at all, we might as well.
"14.02.2017 16:51:34" Candice's Valentine's Day recipe One to try this Valentine's (from Sunday Times Food)
"14.02.2017 16:09:32" Remember the ice bucket challenge? Do you even remember which charity the ice bucket challenge was raising money for?
"14.02.2017 15:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Well-wishers have donated more than £192,000 to these grieving siblings Their parents died within days of each other A homeless beggar even donated his day's earnings, while a family in Scotland offered a home
"14.02.2017 13:45:48" Mexicans march against Trump – and their own president Thousands of Mexicans took to the streets to oppose Trump and challenge their own president, Enrique Peña Nieto
"14.02.2017 12:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The Foreign Office has rejected a petition against Trump's state visit Donald Trump will be given the “full courtesy” of a state visit, the government insisted The popularity of the 1.85 million-strong petition means that it will still be discussed in parliament
"14.02.2017 12:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A survivor of Auschwitz and the Scots commando who saved her are celebrating their 71st Valentine's Day John and Eci Mackay, who first celebrated Valentine's Day in 1946, still call each other “sweetheart” every day Here's one for all those feeling cynical about love today
"14.02.2017 11:05:07" Sunday Times Food Treats galore! We're LIVE at Dominique Ansel Bakery London (creator of the cronut), where the head chef Ryan will be giving us a behind the scenes tour and showing us how he makes some chocolatey treats. What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with our one true love: cake ❤️ (and lots of it Dominique Ansel Bakery London)
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"14.02.2017 11:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Dr Mark Porter: 10 ways to get the best from your GP Primary care is under pressure, but these rules will help you to make the system more efficient — for you and your doctor Treat the NHS with respect and it'll respect you back.
"14.02.2017 10:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Despite the howls of outrage, the home secretary is right to stop taking children from Calais Widespread outrage has followed the government's announcement on the number of asylum-seeking children it will accept under the so-called Dubs amendment "Protesters seem less interested in the actual fate of child migrants than in framing those who don't agree with funnelling them into Britain through Calais as callous and inhumane."
"14.02.2017 09:15:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Shoppers had better get used to rising prices Car manufacturers and the audio company Sonos have become the latest companies to add a sterling premium to their products Figures from What Car? magazine revealed that the cost of some car models had risen by more than 12 per cent in the eight months since the Brexit vote
"14.02.2017 08:45:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned of the fascist threat to post-Brexit Britain The Church of England should help to rebuild post-Brexit Britain at a time of populism and even fascism, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said “Whether one was a supporter of Brexit or of Remain, there is now a wide and liberal choice of future for this country”
"14.02.2017 08:10:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Travelling by public transport increases your exposure to air pollution Researchers found that drivers commuting in diesel cars did the most harm to the wellbeing of other travellers Air pollution causes 40,000 premature deaths a year in Britain and diesel vehicles are a large contributor to the problem
"14.02.2017 07:33:58" www.thetimes.co.uk President Trump's national security adviser resigned last night Mike Flynn apologised in his resignation letter for “inadvertently” briefing the president with “incomplete information” Mr Flynn's ties to Russia have long been controversial
"13.02.2017 22:21:53" www.thetimes.co.uk Foreign talent avoiding the UK since Brexit vote Not only are professionals avoiding the UK, but graduates are eager to leave.
"13.02.2017 20:58:57" www.thetimes.co.uk The House of Lords is set to defeat the government over Brexit bill The House of Lords has been warned that it could be abolished it they succeed.
"13.02.2017 19:37:49" www.thetimes.co.uk Valentine's Day survival guide for men Avoid sudden movements. She expects you to bend the knee at any moment, so whatever you do, don't tie your shoelaces.
"13.02.2017 18:03:00" Riots in France Protests have turned into riots over alleged police brutality in the arrest of a 22-year-old black man.
"13.02.2017 16:38:40" www.thetimes.co.uk Could legalising prostitution be the answer to the male “sex deficit”? If women don't put out, this provokes men into being unfaithful, says this feminist academic.
"13.02.2017 14:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The UN security council will meet for urgent talks as North Korea hailed the “successful” launch of a missile North Korean state media claimed that the “medium long range” Pukguksong-2 missile, which flew about 300 miles in the direction of Japan before falling into the sea on Sunday, used a new high-thrust engine and was capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. South Korean sources have said that Seoul was considering firing its own ballistic missile to “show our determination to retaliate”
"13.02.2017 13:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Rescuers formed a human chain to save 200 pilot whales from stranding on a beach Experts believe that the whales may have been responding to the distress calls of surviving whales from the earlier mass stranding. The human barrier prevented most of the pod from stranding on a beach where hundreds had already died.
"13.02.2017 11:56:27" www.thetimes.co.uk Three quarters of office workers have eaten the same midday meal for the past nine months The most common lunch is a ham sandwich, followed by a cheese sandwich and then a chicken sandwich. Salad comes in fourth place. Egg sandwiches and prawn sandwiches also make the top ten. When it comes to lunch, Britons are choosing bland and repetitive.
"13.02.2017 11:10:44" www.thetimes.co.uk Baftas go La La for the Americans but Dev Patel was the surprise victor Dev Patel's portrayal of a man looking for his birth family after a chance separation won him the award for best supporting actor against all expectations. He credited his success to his mother alerting him to a job advert in a free newspaper.
"13.02.2017 10:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk European firms urged to avoid investing in Britain because of uncertainty surrounding Brexit Businesses that operate in Britain are concerned about the impact of tariffs and other barriers to their supply chains, while “large capital expenditure investments that are not easy to move” are being postponed, according to the consultancy's chief Europe's largest management consultancy is urging clients to adopt a “flexible” and “light footprint” approach to Britain.
"13.02.2017 08:45:08" www.thetimes.co.uk Italy clamps down on surging immigration by ending asylum appeals After the arrival of 181,000 migrants last year, most setting sail from Libya, and growing hostility among mayors charged with putting them up, ministers are seeking ways to speed up repatriations. The emergency decree will scrap the right for migrants to appeal against expulsion orders and those denied asylum will not be provided with a free lawyer.
"12.02.2017 23:58:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Farage's 'jealous wife wanted young aide kept away from her husband' The claims have surfaced after revelations that he is sharing a house with a French politician, Laure Ferrari.
"12.02.2017 22:51:04" login.thetimes.co.uk 'I was a powerless spectator as anorexia destroyed my mother' Sunday Times reader Kirstie Chadwell was inspired to tell her story after reading Mark Austin's account in last week's paper.
"12.02.2017 20:48:40" www.thetimes.co.uk Beckham's bungled attempt to be knighted and how he tried to kill the story Calling the honours committee “c****” probably didn't help his cause.
"12.02.2017 19:45:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Amazon is selling Holocaust denial books In some countries, Holocaust denial carries a prison sentence. In the UK, however, the titles are still available.
"12.02.2017 18:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Meet Belka and Strelka, the cute Soviet space dogs After surviving space travel, Strelka played an unlikely role in fostering Cold War-era peace.
"12.02.2017 17:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Women are paid 11% less in the public sector That's £3,297 less, every year.
"12.02.2017 16:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Girls as young as 13 are being raped repeatedly by traffickers Knowing they will be raped, they are given a contraceptive injection that can trigger the menopause.
"12.02.2017 15:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Private girls' school bans mobile phones to prevent pupils becoming addicted to social media It is the first in a series of steps planned by the headmistress, Samantha Price, to persuade pupils to curb the time they spend on screen and particularly on social media. The experimental “phone fast” will be introduced at Benenden, the £35,000-a-year boarding school where Princess Anne was a student.
"12.02.2017 14:18:59" www.thetimes.co.uk Tricked by false promises of a better life, thousands of child migrants face prostitution and slavery Last year, Europol, the European Police Office, warned that 10,000 children who entered Europe in 2015 had disappeared. Promised jobs as shop assistants, hairdressers — even singers — young women, some as young as 13, are forced into prostitution.
"12.02.2017 13:30:05" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by The Sunday Times Home * Feb 12, 2017 at 11:26am UTC See this Instagram photo by @sundaytimeshome * 3 likes Faux flowers: the latest ranges of pretend petals are pretty enough to fool most visitors
"12.02.2017 12:48:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Real romance is built from daily acts of kindness rather than a grand Valentine's Day gesture It's so strange, all that pink-hearts-and-flowers stuff, the Disney and Hallmark version of romance. It doesn't seem very adult or, you know, carnal. I've worked out why: it's about children's idea of best friends. Any pair of idiots can have a nice time while the sun shines. Romance is about what happens when it rains writes India Knight.
"12.02.2017 11:43:59" www.thetimes.co.uk For Obama to accept hospitality from such a controversial tycoon was an odd decision Unlike other retired politicians — including Tony Blair and Al Gore, who stayed one night without being caught in any embarrassing photos, and Bill Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who apparently rejected Branson's invitations to the island — Obama Barack Obama is the latest victim of the publicity-seeking tycoon, Richard Branson.
"12.02.2017 11:00:04" www.instagram.com Instagram photo by The Sunday Times Home * Feb 12, 2017 at 9:35am UTC See this Instagram photo by @sundaytimeshome * 10 likes The perfectly curated “gallery wall” looks set to be a trend that will continue through 2017.
"12.02.2017 10:03:31" www.thetimes.co.uk Divorced men are doomed to an unjust life as a cash machine When Graham Mills divorced his wife, Maria, 15 years ago she was awarded a £230,000 lump sum and £1,100 a month in maintenance to buy a house and look after their son. Last week, however, he became a “paradigm case” for the reform of Britain's divorce The case of a father forced to increase payments to the woman he divorced 15 years ago highlights the systematic bias of the courts.
"12.02.2017 08:41:51" www.thetimes.co.uk Samantha Cameron: 'You can't put your life on hold for ever' Samantha Cameron talks to Laura Atkinson about secret sewing lessons in No 10, ditching the mum guilt and why she's ready to face her critics After six years as the wife of a PM, Mrs Cameron is finally doing her own thing, with a fashion line that launches today.
"12.02.2017 07:31:40" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain is being hit by 60 cyber-attacks a month Concern is also growing at the emergence of Russian media outlets that are accused of disseminating fake news as part of a Kremlin “disinformation” campaign. The cyber-attacks include attempts by Russian state-sponsored hackers to steal defence and foreign policy secrets from government departments.
"11.02.2017 22:11:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Domestic violence doubles after Putin's law change “People got the impression that before it wasn't allowed, but now it is.”
"11.02.2017 21:11:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Offended vegan stops town hall playing song about goose This is the first time in the history of Limburg that anyone has complained about the clock chimes.
"11.02.2017 19:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk One child dies every ten minutes in Yemen Half a million children could starve to death after two years of war in Yemen.
"11.02.2017 18:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The 30 coolest hotels in Croatia From an island escape with great beaches to a mountainside B&B perfect for hiking and biking, we pick the best places to stay.
"11.02.2017 17:45:04" www.thetimes.co.uk I caught my girlfriend sexting Your girlfriend may not believe that sexting constitutes infidelity, but she is one of very few adults who holds that opinion.
"11.02.2017 16:13:40" www.thetimes.co.uk I had a one-night stand on New Year's Eve I haven't gone more than a week without a Tinder date She's single, spoilt for choice and just one of a new generation of young women whose love lives have been revolutionised by Tinder.
"11.02.2017 14:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Putin may offer to return Edward Snowden to America as a diplomatic “gift” to Trump Senior sources from US intelligence are said to have told NBC News that, based on official analysis of relations between the two countries, they believed Moscow was willing to extradite the whistleblower. He fled to Russia in 2013. During an interview in July last year, Mr Trump said of Mr Snowden. “I think he's a total traitor and I would deal with him harshly. And if I were president, Putin would give him over.”
"11.02.2017 13:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk John Bercow blocked warnings of police investigations into Keith Vaz after receiving donations The Times used the Freedom of Information Act to request details of all Mr Vaz's communications with the Speaker's office but Mr Bercow forbade any material to be disclosed. The Speaker, who is required to be fair as chairman of the lower house, accepted tens of thousands of pounds from the MP's associates.
"11.02.2017 12:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Myths about sleep - you don't need eight hours “There's no evidence whatsoever that we are sleeping less in the last 100 years than we ever did,” says Jim Horne, a sleep neuroscientist and emeritus professor of psychophysiology at Loughborough University. Scientists believe that we are not as sleep-deprived as we all seem to think.
"11.02.2017 11:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk David Tennant: “I don't think I'm a heart-throb, no!” Oh, I love it when David Tennant is angry. He's sweary and growly and so – sigh – Scottish. Once he's off there's no stopping David Tennant. What makes him angry? Piers Morgan, over-the-top actors and The Daily Mail.
"11.02.2017 10:30:29" The "virtual granny" helping lonely singletons Japanese singletons are turning to a cheery "virtual granny", in two new VR films, to cure their loneliness
"11.02.2017 09:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Theresa May urged to admit more child refugees The government announced this week that a scheme to bring unaccompanied children to Britain will end after another 150 have been admitted. This is on top of 200 who have already arrived, rather than the 3,000 that campaigners and politicians had A prominent Tory peer has called on the prime minister to give refuge to the most vulnerable people after the scheme was abruptly shut this week.
"11.02.2017 08:30:40" Robot Bees could save our ecosystems Researchers have found a solution to the shrinking bee population - Robot Bees
"11.02.2017 07:27:36" www.thetimes.co.uk Stand-in doctors are ripping off hospitals by demanding fees of £4,000 a day Hundreds of locums are paid a quarter of a million pounds a year, according to figures seen by The Times. They reveal the scale at which the NHS is “throwing money” at doctors to plug staff shortages. NHS leaders say that locum doctors are pocketing £300 million a year that should be used for treating patients.
"10.02.2017 22:00:08" www.thetimes.co.uk Scientists have cracked the deepest mystery of all: why some people look ridiculous when they dance Not content with splitting the atom and landing robots on Mars, scientists have cracked the deepest mystery of all: why some people look ridiculous when they dance. The trick to commanding the... Not content with splitting the atom and landing robots on Mars ...
"10.02.2017 20:00:22" www.thetimes.co.uk Scientists have come up with a new idea for sustaining the world's growing population Scientists investigating global food shortages have come up with a new idea for sustaining the world's growing population This resilient seed could help
"10.02.2017 19:21:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Gucci's ex can keep millions despite having him murdered The flamboyant ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci - late heir to the Gucci fashion millions - has been told by a Milan court that she can keep her nearly £900,000-a-year divorce settlement despite paying a... She can keep her nearly £900,000-a-year divorce settlement despite paying a hit man to murder her husband.
"10.02.2017 18:17:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Around £50m worth of cocaine has washed up on two beaches in Norfolk Around £50m worth of cocaine has washed up on two beaches in Norfolk. A member of the public found a series of holdalls packed with the Class A drug on Hopton beach near Great Yarmouth and... It was “extremely unlikely” that Great Yarmouth's beaches were the intended destination.
"10.02.2017 17:12:59" www.thetimes.co.uk The Royal Navy's entire fleet of attack submarines is not in operation due to repair and maintenance work The Royal Navy's entire fleet of attack submarines is not in operation due to repair and maintenance work, it was reported last night. All seven of the nuclear-powered hunter-killers, which possess... “No one is being honest about the scandal.”
"10.02.2017 15:15:38" The race to save more than 400 whales One of New Zealand's most famous coastlines has become a graveyard after more than 300 whales have died.
"10.02.2017 14:10:43" www.thetimes.co.uk I'm ready to die for this, says the first British woman to travel to Syria to fight Isis A self-styled revolutionary who turned down a place at Sandhurst is believed to be the first British woman to travel to Syria and take up arms against Islamic State. The 27-year-old was inspired to join the frontline fight by the experience of a friend whose village was ransacked by Isis last year.
"10.02.2017 13:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Saudi Arabia has expelled 39,000 Pakistanis in the past four months over terror fears Most deportations were for standard visa violations, reported the English-language daily newspaper, published in Jedda. However, officials were also reacting to concern over a number of terrorist attacks, it said. Saudi Arabia's chairman of the security committee said that religious and political affiliations of Pakistanis should be checked before they were allowed to enter the country.
"10.02.2017 11:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A Cambridge student who burnt £20 to taunt a homeless man has been expelled by Tories Mr Coyne's mother, Sandra McLaughlin, said: “I don't really know why he's done something so thoughtless and cruel. He did two years of volunteering at Stockbridge shelter homeless shop in Edinburgh when he was still at school. It's very surprising. We're Ronald Coyne was ejected from the Conservative Association after footage of him, dressed in white tie and tails, trying to set fire to the money was published.
"10.02.2017 10:33:36" Romanian protest makes a big change Romania proves there is power in the protest
"10.02.2017 09:34:55" www.thetimes.co.uk Leaked list reveals the British industries that are low priority for the government in Brexit negotiations Ministers have been criticised for deciding that some sectors were more closely linked to the EU and therefore required special attention during the Brexit process, potentially at the expense of others. The government has divided British industries into high, medium and low priority in the Brexit negotiations, leading to complaints from businesses and ministers.
"10.02.2017 08:01:49" www.thetimes.co.uk Members of a child sex grooming gang will be deported to Pakistan The judge added: “These offences were shocking, brutal and repulsive.”
He rejected all five grounds on which the men appealed against the decision. The four men have lost a legal battle to keep their British citizenship after Britain's most senior immigration judge rejected their appeals.
"10.02.2017 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Public cash funding fake news through online ads Taxpayers and charity donations are fuelling the surge in fake news by paying for adverts on dozens of false or outrageous websites, an investigation by The Times has found. Commercials for... Adverts for taxpayer-funded bodies are appearing on fake news sites and helping to fuel their growth, a Times investigation has found.
"10.02.2017 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump loses court battle over US travel ban Donald Trump suffered the worst setback of his fledgling administration last night when a panel of federal judges unanimously refused to reinstate the immigration order that has come to dominate... It's the worst setback of Donald J. Trump's presidency so far.
"09.02.2017 22:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A Victoria Cross won on the first day of the Somme is expected to fetch at least £220,000 next month A Victoria Cross won on the first day of the Somme, the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army, is expected to fetch at least £220,000 when it is sold next month. Britain's highest award... Nine Victoria Crosses were awarded on the first day of the battle — July 1, 1916 — when just under 60,000 British soldiers were killed or wounded
"09.02.2017 20:14:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Barack Obama has thrown himself into the voguish watersport of kitesurfing American presidents who leave office while still relatively young are faced with the challenge of finding new ways to test themselves. Teddy Roosevelt went to Africa and shot dead every beast that... Teddy Roosevelt went to Africa and shot dead every beast that moved. George W Bush took up portrait painting
"09.02.2017 18:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Some travellers to the US may have to give up their social media passwords before being allowed to enter the country Some travellers to the US may have to give up their social media passwords before being allowed to enter the country, under vetting procedures being considered by the White House. The plans were... "We can ask them for this kind of information and if they truly want to come to America then they will co-operate"
"09.02.2017 16:07:22" Sunday Times Food Hungry? We're LIVE with the food writer and broadcaster Catherine Phipps, who is cooking a zingy squid salad from her new cookbook Citrus #DishLive Sunday Times Food rustle up a tasty squid salad, just in time for your dinner
"09.02.2017 15:30:43" Who is Kane Hopps? This is Kane Hopps, the Arsenal fan who stood up to Arsene Wenger.
"09.02.2017 14:45:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Lonely singletons in empty homes are turning to virtual granny for comfort It is a melancholy reality faced by single people all over the world: waking up in or returning to an empty home and facing a cheerless mealtime alone.
Now a small town in Japan has solved the problem with the invention of “virtual granny” The kindly old lady will chat warmly to the lonely diner while serving up delicious home-cooked meals.
"09.02.2017 13:44:17" www.thetimes.co.uk An RAF co-pilot saved the lives of 187 people on board a diving plane The RAF co-pilot was pinned to the ceiling of the Voyager aircraft for 29 seconds as it dived towards the Black Sea after a camera belonging to the captain, Flight Lieutenant Andrew Townshend, jammed the controls, the court was told. Flight Lieutenant Nathan Jones, who competed in Prince Harry's Invictus Games, crawled along the ceiling of the plane to take back control.
"09.02.2017 12:28:51" www.thetimes.co.uk A man used a yoga position to breathe after he was trapped under a machine for five hours “Thank God it didn't rain; my nose was grazing the water the whole time” he said. Locked in the cobra position, Daniel Miller was able to keep his nose just above water after a digger he was operating fell into a ditch.
"09.02.2017 11:27:15" www.thetimes.co.uk Google faces questioning over allowing extremist content to profit from advertising The internet search giant was criticised last year by MPs who warned that it and other social media networks were “failing to tackle extremism”. Dozens of YouTube videos promoting pro-Nazi groups or Isis all run pop-up ads from reputable brands.
"09.02.2017 10:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Tara Palmer-Tomkinson: It Girl of the Nineties who had an air of untiring glamour With a big smile, a direct yet dizzy way of talking and a knowing look that many found irresistible, she became the guest that the glitterati wanted gracing their parties. She lived life in the fast lane. Palmer-Tomkinson once said flying to Venice for after-dinner coffee was “like going to Starbucks for me”.
"09.02.2017 08:29:32" www.thetimes.co.uk Scheme to bring vulnerable child refugees to Britain is shut down Lord Dubs, a Labour peer who arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport and whose successful amendment introduced the new scheme, appealed to the prime minister not to “shut the door” to vulnerable refugee children. Theresa May was accused of being on the “wrong side of history” after only 350 unaccompanied children will have been welcomed.
"09.02.2017 07:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain is losing £300m in foreign aid to fraud without the government noticing Hundreds of millions of pounds in overseas aid is lost to fraud every year undetected by the Department for International Development, an auditors' report suggests. Only 0.03 per cent of the £10... The problem could be much worse than previously thought.
"09.02.2017 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Big-name brands are unwittingly funding terror through online adverts Some of the world's biggest brands are unwittingly funding Islamic extremists, white supremacists and pornographers by advertising on their websites, The Times can reveal. Advertisements for... Companies like Waitrose and Mercedes-Benz are funding Islamic extremists, white supremacists and pornographers.
"09.02.2017 03:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Judy Garland 'was sexually harassed by Munchkins' on the Wizard of Oz set Judy Garland's musical odyssey along the Yellow Brick Road as Dorothy in the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz is one of the best-known journeys in Hollywood. Now, though, it appears that her haste to... “They would make Judy's life miserable on set by putting their hands under her dress."
"08.02.2017 22:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk This piece of fruit, from the Japanese city of Nara, costs £17.30 The strawberry promises its devourer a "perfect balance of sweet and tart", but so it should at £17.30 for a single fruit. Imported from the Japanese city of Nara, the Kotoka strawberry is packaged... "It's ridiculous”
"08.02.2017 21:01:50" The last Concorde to fly made its final journey yesterday The last Concorde to fly made its final journey yesterday
"08.02.2017 19:30:45" Dippy the dinosaur leaves the Natural History Museum Farewell Dippy Natural History Museum, London
"08.02.2017 18:03:34" www.thetimes.co.uk After the death of Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, we republish an interview with her by Polly Vernon from March 2012 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson would have liked me to go back to hers: "The sexiest apartment in London! Forty-two steps up, Philippe Starck. We knocked down three floors, put one New York loft apartment in... "I was incredibly naughty. And… And… I grew into the personification of what I am"
"08.02.2017 16:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The depressing end to Professor Westaby's two decades as an NHS heart surgeon A surgeon's licence to practise in the NHS can be threatened if they fail to demonstrate a sufficent level of personal development “Just to stand at an operating table with a sharp instrument and open a body is a big deal.”
"08.02.2017 15:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A man in China stopped his wife committing suicide by grabbing her ponytail “If her husband didn't hold on for a few more seconds or we had arrived a few seconds later she might not have been saved.” With her legs dangling in the air but her bodyweight partially supported by a 30-cm drainage pipe, her husband held on for three minutes until police officers arrived, alerted by a witness.
"08.02.2017 14:03:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Animal rights groups are targeting hunters with bomb hoaxes Hunt saboteurs are increasingly likely to use fake online reviews, bogus restaurant reservations and bomb hoaxes Hunt supporters said it was the “worst form of cowardly harassment”.
"08.02.2017 13:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk For those who love to hate, a new dating app will find you a fellow grouch Forget walks in the park and cute animals, a new app brings people together on the basis of their common dislikes "I hate people too!"
"08.02.2017 12:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Not every age needs a Churchill or de Gaulle Daniel Finkelstein's mother's life taught him the value of political moderation and to be distrustful of radical change and big ideas "I notice the imprint of my parents' politics on my view of leaving the European Union. I wanted to remain, but you know what? We'll live."
"08.02.2017 11:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain faces its biggest tax bill for 30 years The public purse is under increased pressure from spending cuts, warns IFS Tax receipts will exceed 37 per cent of national income for the first time since Margaret Thatcher's government in 1986
"08.02.2017 10:45:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Please, I don't want to think about Nigel Farage's sex face Carol Midgley's column Now, can we agree not to speak of this again?
"08.02.2017 10:11:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Obama learns to kitesurf with Sir Richard Branson after being banned from surfing while in office Sir Richard threw down the gauntlet after hearing that Mr Obama had been banned from surfing while he was in office The first challenge of Obama's new life as a private citizen was rather expected — learning how to kitesurf with Sir Richard Branson
"08.02.2017 08:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk This mother walked 6,000 miles in memory of her five-year-old daughter Inspirational mother walks British coastline Natalia Spencer began her epic journey last Valentine's Day after losing her “beautiful” girl Elizabeth.
"08.02.2017 07:36:36" www.thetimes.co.uk Teachers are using police-style body cameras to record pupils' behaviour Should children be filmed in the classroom?
"07.02.2017 21:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk President Trump's travel ban faces a crucial legal challenge President Trump's ban on visitors from seven majority-Muslim countries faces a crucial legal challenge with a federal appeal court due to hear arguments on whether to overturn a ruling that has... The judging panel was appointed by Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama and George W Bush
"07.02.2017 19:00:47" From tin can to super bot, the rise of the machine From tin can to super bot, the rise of the machine at the Science Museum
"07.02.2017 17:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A Gurkha, 86, hopes to regain the title of oldest climber to reach the summit of Everest A former Gurkha who became the oldest person to climb Mount Everest aged 77 is to attempt a second ascent to reclaim his world record. Min Bahadur Sherchan, now 86, first conquered the world's... "I want to take back my crown for Nepal and for the Brigade of Gurkhas."
"07.02.2017 16:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Arrogant Neville had no right to call Arsenal fan 'idiot' for protest Gary Neville knows all about the power of protest in football. "Red Nev", the barrack-room lawyer of the dressing-room back in the day, led England players to the brink of strike action in 2003 in... This fan has laid out about £60,000 supporting Arsenal since they last won the league.
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"07.02.2017 15:31:57" David Hockney's new exhibition is the fastest selling in Tate ... A new exhibition shows David Hockney is one of world's most consistently innovative mavericks.
"07.02.2017 14:35:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The watch that tells boring people when it's time to shut up It could be a robotic guardian angel for anyone on a first date who fears they may be boring. Scientists have created a gadget that is worn like a wristwatch and uses artificial intelligence to... “Imagine if, at the end of a conversation, you could rewind it and see the moments when the people around you felt the most anxious.”
"07.02.2017 13:34:02" The European hotbed of pop talent How Kosovo is producing the best female pop stars.
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"07.02.2017 11:21:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Leaked emails, allegedly reveal that Beckham was on the verge of a knighthood until the taxman intervened There should be no rule in the honours system that makes it easier for David Beckham, MPs said yesterday, after reports that Whitehall officials had held informal discussions over problems with the... "There should be no rule in the honours system that makes it easier for David Beckham."
"07.02.2017 10:18:02" www.thetimes.co.uk UK abortion clinics to turn away Irish women Britain's biggest abortion provider has announced that it will begin turning Irish women away from its clinics, blaming overwhelming demand for its services. A spokeswoman for Marie Stopes... “Instances like these serve as a reminder that the Irish government has abdicated its responsibility to women and pregnant people in Ireland.”
"07.02.2017 09:14:22" www.thetimes.co.uk £1.3bn aid fund will be used to drum up post-Brexit trade A £1.3 billion overseas aid fund earmarked for countries such as China, India and Brazil will be used to create trading opportunities for Britain when it leaves the EU. "Since the referendum on... “Helping to build well-regulated, competitive markets is the right thing to do to deliver global prosperity."
"07.02.2017 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Israeli PM insists Britain must get tough with Iran The Israeli prime minister urged Theresa May to follow the United States in imposing fresh sanctions against Iran as the two met for the first time on the steps of No 10. Binyamin Netanyahu said... Binyamin Netanyahu said that “responsible nations” should follow President Trump's lead in punishing Iranian aggression.
"07.02.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Visual art: David Hockney, Tate Britain ★★★★★We've seen a lot of David Hockney of late. There have been at least three big museum exhibitions in the past five years; smaller commercial shows; a couple of publications; and an assortment... Tate Britain Review: David Hockney earns the accolade not just of Britain's most famous living artist but probably its greatest artist too.
"07.02.2017 03:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Assad hangs thousands of tortured opponents President Assad's regime has slaughtered up to 13,000 people in a campaign of torture and extrajudicial killings at a Syrian jail, evidence has found. Thousands of prisoners were hanged over four... "If there were 30 slippers, then we knew that 15 people had been executed."
"06.02.2017 22:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk An urgent mission has begun to prevent the kiwi being wiped out by predators using a £6.5 million grant An urgent mission has begun to prevent the kiwi, New Zealand's national symbol, being wiped out by predators introduced from Britain more than a hundred years ago. Conservationists believe that... "It's like setting up an endowment fund for kiwi"
"06.02.2017 20:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk President Trump has lashed out at “fake polls” which suggested that a majority opposed his travel ban President Trump has lashed out at "fake polls" and defended the decisions taken by his administration amid claims that his chief strategist has become unusually influential. In a flurry of... “Any negative polls are fake news, just like the CNN, ABC, NBC polls in the election"
"06.02.2017 18:25:04" www.thetimes.co.uk David Hockney opens at Tate Britain this Thursday ★★★★★We've seen a heck of a lot of Hockney of late. There have been at least three big museum exhibitions in the past five years; several smaller commercial shows; a couple of publications; and an... 'Hockney earns the accolade not just of Britain's most famous living artist but probably its greatest artist too' ★★★★★ Tate
"06.02.2017 18:24:29" Sanctuary owners sell lockets of fur to cover bear necessities Every now and again Jim Kowalczik will go into his backyard in upstate New York and wrestle with a bear
"06.02.2017 16:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Lapdancing clubs have been dodging tax liabilities by paying dancers with redeemable vouchers Wiltonpark, which runs five Secrets strip clubs in London, faces a tax bill estimated at more than half a million pounds after the Court of Appeal decided that the club's income from charging dancers for redeeming vouchers was taxable. Customers at Secrets Lapdancing club would buy vouchers, which they used to pay for performances, the dancers were then charged to redeem the vouchers.
"06.02.2017 15:00:10" www.thetimes.co.uk Miranda Kerr talks about motherhood, love and her billionaire boyfriend Before I'm accorded the privilege of engaging in conversation with Miranda Kerr, I must agree to a few rules. The supermodel opens up about her relationship with the world's youngest self-made billionaire, Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel.
"06.02.2017 14:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Seven-year-olds are suffering from back pain One in 100 seven-year-olds suffers from lower back pain, rising to 6 per cent of ten-year-olds and 18 per cent of those aged 14 to 16. But only one in 14 teenagers will go to the doctor to seek help, scientists say. Girls are more prone to the aches and pains as the modern scourge of sitting down in front of a computer or TV has been blamed.
"06.02.2017 13:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The Lawyer who began the petition against Trump's visit to Britain could be punished Graham Guest's claim on the parliament website that an official visit by the US president “would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen” has been signed by more than 1.8 million people, and it will be debated in the Commons on February 20. Graham Guest, a solicitor at the crown prosecutors, could face action under staff disciplinary rules.
"06.02.2017 12:40:53" www.thetimes.co.uk Alastair Cook resigns as England Test captain "Playing for England really is a privilege and I hope to carry on as a Test player, making a full contribution and helping the next England captain" said Alastair Cook The resignation has ended the longest captaincy career in English cricket history.
"06.02.2017 11:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Romanians are calling for their government to resign About 250,000 demonstrators were on the streets of Bucharest last night calling for the resignation of the Romanian government in the biggest national protest since the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu's communist dictatorship in 1989. Thousands of protesters raised mobile phone torches in Bucharest last night to shine a light on political corruption.
"06.02.2017 10:30:22" www.thetimes.co.uk The Queen will not celebrate Sapphire Jubilee but will reflect on the death of her father instead The Queen will today read her red boxes, the government papers that she receives every day, and do absolutely nothing in public to mark the occasion. The Queen is the world's longest-reigning living monarch, the world's oldest monarch and, of course, the longest-reigning monarch in British history.
"06.02.2017 09:11:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Migrants and foreign patients will be legally obliged to pay up front for NHS care Hospitals tend to send patients a bill after treatment but the Department of Health will announce regulations today under which patients will be refused treatment if they fail to provide proof of eligibility. Staff will be issued with card readers to take payment at hospital bedsides under a new government policy.
"06.02.2017 06:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Saatchi agency to lead £60m war on far-right lies Racist myths perpetrated by the far right are to be challenged online by Theresa May's government as part of a £60 million battle against extremism to be launched by the advertising giant MC Saatchi. The Home Office is preparing to tackle the extremist propaganda of the "alt-right" movement by using social media
"06.02.2017 05:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Tourist deluge threatens to swamp Venice Going for a stroll near the Rialto bridge with Marco Caberlotto grants you a glimpse of a seldom-seen Venice; one that is vanishing fast. Amid the ebb and flow of thousands of tourists posing for... From our correspondent: Venice locals fear their city is turning into a museum as they are priced out by landlords and Airbnb
"06.02.2017 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain win after umpire hit by ball Great Britain reached the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup in dramatic circumstances after the Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov was defaulted for hitting the umpire with the ball during the... Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov gifted his Davis Cup match to Great Britain after he smashed a ball in anger directly into the eye of the umpire
"05.02.2017 23:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Why landlords should welcome dog-owners Landlords are barking mad for not accepting tenants with four-legged friends "I'm a dog-owner. I might as well have a criminal record."
"05.02.2017 22:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk How to deal with a snoring partner Are you driven mad by your husband's log-sawing? Seek a medical intervention "My husband snores — loudly. We've managed 25 years of marriage without killing each other mainly because he generally ends up sleeping in our spare room."
"05.02.2017 21:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Jamie Oliver's spicy corn and chickpea vegan burgers They provide two of our five a day, and because they're full of good stuff, they're not only super-healthy, but seriously satisfying, too. Jamie Oliver deserves a pattie on the back for these drool-worthy vegan burgers.
"05.02.2017 20:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Cheer up, Mr Cameron. You won your party the greatest prize imaginable When prime ministers leave office, it is customary for their every achievement to be overlooked and their every shortcoming to be highlighted. The latest indignity to befall the former PM is the revelation that he tried, unsuccessfully, to persuade the proprietor of the Daily Mail to sack its editor, Paul Dacre, apparently on the grounds that Mr Dacre's trenchant support for Brexit was in great
"05.02.2017 20:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Why money worries can be a fatal obsession There is often a direct link between mental health and financial issues. Clare Francis lost her husband to just such an inner war "My husband, Mark Hanson, took his own life in March 2011 at the age of 36 after suffering for years with anxiety and depression. He regularly talked about a fear that if he lost his job, he would not be able to find another one, or another one that paid
"05.02.2017 19:15:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Why we're all going analogue again This isn't just about kids discovering nostalgia. It's also about adults questioning whether we must at all times march towards a techno-utopia For Christmas, my daughter wanted a Polaroid-like instant camera. For her 13th birthday next week, she'd like a record player — you know, with a turntable and a needle.
"05.02.2017 18:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Muslim pupils outnumber Christian children in more than 30 church schools The Church of England estimated that about 20 of its schools had more Muslim pupils than Christians One Church of England primary has had a “100% Muslim population”
"05.02.2017 17:32:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Put the phone down — you need a digital detox We're slaves to smartphones and tablets — so is a gadget-free break the answer? What are you reading this article on right now? On a tablet, I'll bet.
"05.02.2017 16:38:37" www.thetimes.co.uk We weep for the trafficked chimp, then sell a puppy We need to get this chimp trade in perspective. Yes, it's wrong. But is it any more wrong than the trade in any other animal? The new shake-up in pet ownership will stop unscrupulous dog breeders but it won't stop owners being lazy and uninterested, writes Jeremy Clarkson
"05.02.2017 15:02:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Machete-wielding Paris attacker posted pro-Isis tweets Abdullah Reda al-Hamamy was in a stable condition yesterday after he was shot five times in the stomach by armed soldiers on patrol.
"05.02.2017 13:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk All refugees really want is a chance to return home Our late columnist AA Gill explains why he had to speak out about 'the biggest tragedy' of our time.
"05.02.2017 13:03:56" Sunday Times Food Gooey and divine sticky toffee pudding, served with butterscotch – a recipe from Galton Blackiston at Morston Hall. Find this recipe below – and many more in today's issue of The Dish, which includes a roundup of the UK's Top 100 restaurants #SundayTimes Find the recipe for this divine sticky toffee pudding in today's issue of The Dish
"05.02.2017 12:11:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Are you an overeducated elitist snob? Do you know how to correctly pronounce Quinoa? Take our Quiz to find out if you are an elitist snob.
"05.02.2017 11:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Top 100 Restaurants in the UK revealed You can access our full list of Top 100 Restaurants today by registering with your email address. Discover the #Top100 restaurants in today's The Dish by @SundayTimesFood – use the interactive list to find out which eateries are near you.
"05.02.2017 10:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk How it feels to have an anorexic daughter The broadcaster Mark Austin reveals the angst of discovering his child was starving herself: “Even now, five years on, I don't really understand.”
"05.02.2017 09:55:15" Sunday Times Food Don't miss our list of the UK's #Top100 restaurants, exclusively in #TheDish on Sunday #SundayTimes Discover the Top 100 restaurants exclusively in The Dish today http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/uk-top-100-restaurants-2017-the-dish-dbqgddmft#/
"05.02.2017 09:30:01" Images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice award Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice award Images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice award
"05.02.2017 08:25:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump in showdown with judiciary as court cancels travel ban “No one is above the law — not even the president.”
"05.02.2017 07:52:34" www.thetimes.co.uk A Sunday Times investigation has revealed the huge gaps in the UK's military defences Is Britain unable to protect itself against a serious military attack?
"04.02.2017 22:26:03" www.thetimes.co.uk What is a 'breath coach', and why should you hire one? You might not think you need someone to teach you how to breathe, but Bridget Harrison says that a new technique has had profound effects on her American Vogue has called breathing the “new yoga”
"04.02.2017 21:30:52" www.thetimes.co.uk A school is using goats to improve children's behaviour “Goat time” has been introduced for pupils who are at risk of misbehaving in class. Incidents of poor behaviour have dropped by 29 per cent since the arrival of the animals in September
"04.02.2017 20:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Meet the fittest couple in the world It's the ultimate holiday for health freaks and it's run by Laird Hamilton and Gabrielle Reece. Could you handle it?
"04.02.2017 19:38:36" www.thetimes.co.uk The 50 best villas in the Med We want to stay in all of them.
"04.02.2017 18:45:13" www.thetimes.co.uk Migrants will stop work for one day to highlight their contribution to British society The campaign encourages workers to wear their NHS or care-worker uniforms and take to the streets "I know some people don't like facts nowadays, but the fact is migrants make a huge contribution"
"04.02.2017 17:33:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Are you addicted to cheese? Cheese is addictive because it contains mild opiates It's not gouda news for cheese lovers...
"04.02.2017 16:33:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Caitlin Moran visits Japan (and makes us want to visit too) The Moran family soak up hot springs, mountain views and hi-tech toilets When you walk into a cubicle, the toilet lid opens up as you move towards it – like a noble robot friend going, “Hey – here! You can poo in here, old buddy!”
"04.02.2017 15:30:45" www.thetimes.co.uk Why should we give a f*** about swearing? If I want to let off steam, no words in my extensive vocabulary can hit the spot like a few well-targeted expletives What's wrong with a bit of f***ing swearing?
"04.02.2017 14:11:57" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump has vowed to fight a court decision which put a temporary halt on his travel ban Airlines have reportedly been told that they can carry banned travellers while the legal case continues, although confusion remains over the reach of the order. A federal judge in Seattle imposed a nationwide, temporary block on the president's travel ban, lifting restrictions with immediate effect.
"04.02.2017 13:46:44" Sunday Times Food A hearty and delicious spelt, barley and squash risotto from the restaurant Pony & Trap. Find the recipe in tomorrow's issue of The Dish, where we reveal the Top 100 Restaurants in the UK #SundayTimes #SundayTimesFood #risotto #ponyandtrap #London The scrumptious recipe can be found in tomorrow's issue of The Dish
"04.02.2017 13:14:55" www.thetimes.co.uk The average age for first-time fatherhood is 33 but many men wish that they could start much earlier Do you want kids? It is a question that my girlfriend of seven years fends off on a weekly basis. Do I want kids? As a matter of fact, yes I do. Not that it has occurred to a single person in the past seven years to ask. Medical advances mean women can easily hit the snooze button on their biological clocks but where does that leave men?
"04.02.2017 12:20:19" www.thetimes.co.uk As the cost of artificial intelligence reduces, robots are being used in medicine, agriculture and security Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has spoken of a “technological revolution” that could mean the loss of 15 million jobs as automation takes over. Some experts say that the rise of robots is set to change society radically, in the same way that the birth of the internet did.
"04.02.2017 10:55:06" Sunday Times Food Don't miss our list of the UK's #Top100 restaurants, exclusively in #TheDish on Sunday #SundayTimes Discover our pick of the best places to eat in The Dish tomorrow
"04.02.2017 10:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Fearne Cotton talks about her battle with depression “There were no tears,” she says. “I was numb. I was dead.” When a friend dragged her to the doctor, she was diagnosed with depression — “one big letter D”, she calls it. “I always felt, 'Everyone must think I'm so boring.' I just had this awful lack of self-worth and confidence" - Fearne Cotton
"04.02.2017 08:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk A stranded whale was found with more than 30 plastic bags blocking its digestive system The whale was discovered at the weekend in shallow waters off the island of Sotra, near Bergen in Norway. A post-mortem examination revealed a large amount of plastic waste in its intestines, including items with labels in English. Plastic bags discarded in the sea left The Cuvier's beaked whale unable to feed.
"04.02.2017 07:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Restaurants may have caused lettuce rationing in supermarkets Supermarkets have begun limiting the number of lettuces and other vegetables each customer can buy after bad weather left growers in southern Spain, Italy and Greece with a poor harvest. Restaurants have been buying up large amounts of greens amid a vegetable shortage in Europe.
"04.02.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk 'It's absurd to say 16m who voted Remain have no voice' Curiouser and curiouser, says Ken Clarke: "It does feel as though we have fallen down a rabbit hole. I won't name who is the White Rabbit or the Red Queen but politics at the moment are an... Ken Clarke talks about finding himself a lone Tory rebel on Europe
"04.02.2017 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Curved TVs driving viewers round the bend Forget trying to win control of the TV remote, a new battle is being waged in Britain's living rooms. Families are fighting to secure the prime viewing spot amid complaints that the latest... Families are fighting to secure the prime viewing spot amid complaints that the latest generation of curved TVs offers a terrible experience unless you sit directly in front of them.
"04.02.2017 03:12:03" www.thetimes.co.uk President's adviser fabricated terrorist killings in Kentucky The right-hand woman to President Trump invented a massacre to defend his travel ban on seven Muslim countries. Kellyanne Conway, the White House special counsellor, admitted that she was wrong to... No such massacre took place, and Mr Obama did not ban Iraqi refugees.
"03.02.2017 23:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Everybody wants a basement extension Applications to build or extend basements have increased by 9 per cent across the UK, between 2013 and 2015 We are fast becoming a nation of hobbits
"03.02.2017 22:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The return of Roots How the controversial TV drama got a $50m remake (with this Brit as the lead) In the Seventies a prime-time drama starring a black man was as rare as snow at Easter. Both hit Britain on Good Friday 1977.
"03.02.2017 21:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk For women, the prime of life comes late Men relate a woman's best years to her looks but we know that age brings with it freedom and devil-may-care confidence Trying to stay young is such a loser's game. Women turn into surgical waxworks, skin-care bores, juice detox freaks and it is obscene that so many 50-somethings are still plagued by teenage food disorders.
"03.02.2017 21:03:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The moment I died, by Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett's unfinished autobiography has revealed his agonising descent into the "haze of Alzheimer's" “We had had a good day working on the biography and he said to me, 'Rob, Terry Pratchett is dead.' Completely out of the blue. I said, “Terry look at the words you have written today. It is fantastic. And he said, 'No, no, Terry Pratchett is dead.'”
"03.02.2017 19:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk MPs are considering casting a vote of no confidence in the FA The House of Commons will next week debate bringing forward legislation to force the FA to reform its governance structures. The FA now risks losing £30 million of grassroots funding from Sport England
"03.02.2017 18:12:43" How delicious do these rhubarb crumble tarts from restaurant Tom Kitchin look? Find this recipe (and more) in Sunday's issue of The Dish, where we reveal the UK's Top 100 Restaurants.
"03.02.2017 17:52:08" www.thetimes.co.uk Cancel your plans for the weekend — Storm Doris is coming Flooding is expected. Cups of tea and Monopoly it is.
"03.02.2017 17:10:40" www.thetimes.co.uk A controversial new study suggests that white men work harder than black men The report has caused outrage Critics said the paper played into the stereotype that black and Hispanic men were “lazy”
"03.02.2017 16:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Are viewers falling out of love with televised football? The average number of viewers for a match kicking off at 4pm on a Sunday was 1.08 million, down from 1.22 million last year. That is an improvement on the alarming 19 per cent dip that had been registered in October, but is nevertheless a cause for Could the 12% drop in Premier League TV audiences be a sign that people prefer clips or illegal streams?
"03.02.2017 16:19:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Watch Morten Morland's animated Brexit cartoon Click-through to watch the battle commence May and Corbyn line up on the Brexit battlefield...
"03.02.2017 15:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Farm invasions in Kenya has left a trail of death and chaos The dogs spent four days dying. Lola had been shot through the chest and speared in the side. She was cowering in a bathroom when a neighbour came to put her out of her misery. The deadly farm invasions on the Laikipia plateau have left an unarmed guard, two herders and hundreds of animals dead.
"03.02.2017 14:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Suspected terrorist is shot after attacking soldiers with a machete outside the Louvre The Louvre, the world's most popular museum, which attracted 7.3 million visitors last year, was evacuated after the attack. An interior ministry spokesman said about 1,000 people had been inside the museum at the time. One of the soldiers, who were patrolling central Paris, suffered a minor head wound whilst a second soldier fired five bullets at the attacker, hitting him at least once in the stomach.
"03.02.2017 13:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Pilates is more effective for back pain than taking medication With paracetamol previously shown to be ineffective and opiates of little help, the findings mean that there is no good drug treatment for a condition that affects one in ten people. Anti-inflammatory pills, such as ibuprofen, are widely used for back pain but scientists have found that it makes very little difference.
"03.02.2017 12:05:42" www.thetimes.co.uk Office workers should sleep under the stars to function better Sleeping under the stars can reduce the risk of a phenomenon that psychologists call “social jet lag”, which appears in the long run to be linked to a higher risk of obesity, diabetes and other diseases. A few days in a tent can help weary office workers who've experience prolonged exposure to artificial light.
"03.02.2017 11:30:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Risk of cancer is increasing for women because they drink and smoke like men Women's risk of cancer will increase six times faster than men's in the next two decades as obesity, smoking and drinking take their toll. Men are still more likely to get cancer but the latest figures suggest that the gap will narrow as women adopt “male” vices.
"03.02.2017 10:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A Nasa astronaut has returned from space younger than his twin When the American astronaut Scott Kelly landed in Kazakhstan last year after 340 days in space he was a changed man. He came back 2in taller, 15lb lighter and with a burning urge to jump into a swimming pool. During his year on board the International Space Station, Mr Kelly's body became younger — and this is decidedly not good news.
"03.02.2017 08:24:31" www.thetimes.co.uk Fifa is keen to have the option of using TV referees at next year's World Cup The results of tests of video referees have proved so promising that Fifa is keen to have the option of using the system at next year's World Cup, it can be revealed. David Elleray, the former... "If the trials go well, Fifa would like to have the option to use it for the World Cup next year.”
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"03.02.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk End in sight for rail strike as union claims victory The most damaging rail dispute in two decades is about to end after union bosses won a significant concession over the modernisation of the network. Train drivers called off strike action on... An agreement has been reached with one union. Now for the next - and the small matter of copycat strikes spreading across the country.
"03.02.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Breitbart's Bannon emerges as strategic power behind the White House throne When a shaggy-haired millionaire declared that he would use his rightwing news site to "destroy all of today's establishment" it struck many in Washington as an idle boast from the fringes. Four... The fingerprints of Stephen Bannon, the shaggy-haired millionaire who might plausibly be the second most powerful man in America, have been all over President Trump's first fortnight - especially during the Sabbath.
"03.02.2017 03:05:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Tycoon's hair is drug assisted Throughout his business and television career, and particularly since his arrival on the political stage, Americans have harboured one question about the man who is now their president. What is... The president's secret: finasteride, a prostate-related drug.
"02.02.2017 23:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Could Melania be the next Dr Who? From First Lady to First Time Lady? Melania Trump will time-travel to galaxies far, far away where she will try to describe The Donald, but will not be believed...
"02.02.2017 22:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Smartphones are causing a rise in child deaths on the roads There were 650 child casualties between July and September last year, up 22 per cent on 2015 “Smombies”, or smartphone zombies are a serious issue.
"02.02.2017 21:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk President Trump has threatened to cut federal funding to a university The university cancelled a talk by Milo Yiannopoulos, the British journalist and provocateur, in the face of violent protests. In a post on Twitter, at 6.13am on Thursday morning, President Trump seemed to hold the university responsible for the violence. “If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view — NO
"02.02.2017 21:03:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Corbyn was right about the power of MPs Those who voted against triggering Article 50 this week were fighting a phoney war - decision-making was devolved to the public last June No subject makes fools of politicians so well as Europe.
"02.02.2017 20:33:37" The gel-based robots that could assist in surgical operations Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made transparent, gel-based robots
"02.02.2017 19:33:06" www.thetimes.co.uk We're feeding our dogs too many treats A third of pets are now obese or overweight, an animal charity has warned. Owners have admitted feeding their dogs cake, cheese and crisps...
"02.02.2017 18:19:16" The 'ianimal' virtual reality project A unique virtual reality project shows what the meat industry is trying to hide from you...
"02.02.2017 17:59:43" www.thetimes.co.uk MPs will vote on the immigration plan for Brexit After pressure from Tory MPs, ministers released a 77-page document fleshing out the government's Brexit negotiating strategy on Thursday. “It is vital that parliament is given a meaningful vote at the end of the Article 50 process that amounts to more than 'bad deal or no deal'.”
"02.02.2017 16:42:14" Sunday Times Food We're LIVE at one of the most beautiful venues in London - the stunning Ritz. Watch a live crepe Suzette demonstration. Expect big flames! #DishLive Holy crepe Suzette — we're live at the Ritz ✨ with Sunday Times Food
"02.02.2017 14:23:04" www.thetimes.co.uk An American university has been forced to cancel a talk by the right-wing controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos An American university was forced to cancel a talk by the right-wing controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos after protesters smashed windows, set a generator alight and clashed with police. The... “We shut down the event. It was great. Mission accomplished”
"02.02.2017 13:32:15" Times Sport Six teams.
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"02.02.2017 12:27:09" Sunday Times Food VIDEO How to make Barrafina's easy and authentic jamon and spinach tortilla. Find the recipe in Sunday's issue of The Dish, where we reveal the Top 100 Restaurants in the UK #SundayTimes #SundayTimesFood @barrafinalondon #bestrestaurants #TheDish #Top100 In this Sunday's The Dish, Sunday Times Food reveal the Top 100 Restaurants in the UK. Here's how to make Barrafina easy and authentic jamon and spinach tortilla
"02.02.2017 12:24:31" www.thetimes.co.uk Johnny Depp has a thirst for fine wines that costs him $30,000 a month Johnny Depp has 14 palatial homes, 45 luxury cars, a 150ft yacht, a pristine chain of islands in the Bahamas, a multimillion-dollar art collection and a thirst for fine wines that costs him $30,000... “That he had flown to him around the world for his personal consumption”
"02.02.2017 10:07:36" www.thetimes.co.uk Donald Trump accused the Australian prime minister of exporting terrorism through a “dumb” refugee deal Donald Trump fumed at the Australian prime minister and accused him of exporting terrorism through a "dumb" refugee deal when they spoke for the first time on Sunday, it was claimed last night. The... Trump ended the call to the Austrailian prime minister abruptly after 25 minutes
"02.02.2017 08:31:03" www.thetimes.co.uk After Brexit, Gina Miller is now going after bankers. Read our interview Here's the thing that people don't quite get. Gina Miller didn't carry on despite the threats, the need for her to pay for security measures and the taunts that she was a monkey and a whore who... "I'm not frightened of anybody — because of what I've been through" Gina Miller
"02.02.2017 07:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Zoo creates Ape Tinder to help orangutans breed Millions of humans use Tinder, the dating app, to search for a mate. Now orangutans are following suit. A Dutch zoo is developing a scheme that involves showing photographs of male primates to... Amazing.
"02.02.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Archbishop apologises for church's failure to report child abuse claims The Archbishop of Canterbury issued an unreserved apology on behalf of the Church of England last night after a former colleague at a Christian holiday camp was accused of grooming and sadistically... The claims centre on a former colleague alleged to have cultivated and abused teenagers at Bible camps.
"02.02.2017 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk 'Backstreet puppy breeders' threatened with prison The sale of puppies under eight weeks old is to be banned in the biggest reform of the pet trade for 20 years. There will also be a clampdown on puppy farms, with anyone breeding more than two... Some say the government isn't cracking down hard enough.
"02.02.2017 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk US puts Iran 'on notice' after ballistic missile launch The White House put Iran "on notice" yesterday over Tehran's latest ballistic missile launch, signalling a tougher approach in the Middle East. The warning from Michael Flynn, President Trump's... Trump has signalled a tougher approach in the Middle East.
"01.02.2017 22:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Every day for the past 52 years Ron has donned his running shoes and jogged at least a mile Every day for the past 52 years Ron Hill has donned his running shoes and jogged at least a mile. Even a snapped sternum after a car crash in 1993 could not deter him. His efforts earned him the... “It is with great sadness that I have to report the end of my streak"
"01.02.2017 21:27:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Saturday's interview: the model who has written an exposé that has rocked the fashion industry Victoire Dauxerre gave up her career as a catwalk model at the point when it was about to take off. She had just heard she was one of the top 20 most successful models of the season. There were... “I was not me any more. The diet was playing with my mind”
"01.02.2017 19:00:44" Squatters occupying a £15 million grade II listed mansion have... “We have suspicions this was more than a mere quickly co-ordinated attack by fash [fascists], more so a hired attack,”
"01.02.2017 16:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Petitions are unlikely to make a difference Supporters of the system argue that the petitions encourage political engagement among voters. They say that even if a petition does not lead to a direct change in the law, if raises awareness among legislators. Fewer than ten of the thousands of appeals launched by the public led to a change of policy.
"01.02.2017 15:15:03" www.thetimes.co.uk How Kosovo is producing the best female pop stars Before she became a fierce, fabulous singer of dance-pop smashes, Dua Lipa worked on the door of a nightclub in London. Her music has now racked up more than 250 million streams on Spotify. The soulful singer Dua Lipa is putting Pristina on the pop map.
"01.02.2017 14:10:35" These photos of wrecked U-boats are a monument to Britain's lo... Recently released photos show the end of the German U-boats that brought Britain to the brink of defeat in the First World War.
"01.02.2017 13:23:44" The Sunday Times Magazine The Sunday Times Lunchtime Workout is now live from the The Times and The Sunday Times building.Today our fitness guinea pig Matt Rudd is doing a lunchtime, Fierce Grace Hot Yoga yoga class specifically designed for the office. Watch, stretch along and The Sunday Times Magazine fitness guinea pig, Matt Rudd, is trying yoga specifically designed for the office. Follow along for a lunch-time stretch.
"01.02.2017 11:43:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Scientists have built a helmet which could blast dementia into history The helmet hums. A minute crawls by. And another. Then the doctor looks up at the screen and his eyes narrow. “Yes,” he says. “It's Alzheimer's.” He smiles. “Good thing we caught it eight years early, eh?” The helmet could catch the disorder and help eradicate it years before the faintest hint of a symptom.
"01.02.2017 11:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Donald Trump's travel ban is a “propaganda opportunity” for Islamic State says Amber Rudd Amber Rudd said that the decision to impose a temporary ban on people from seven mainly Muslim countries entering the US was “divisive and wrong”. The home secretary strengthened the government's opposition to Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday.
"01.02.2017 10:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A faulty gene has put hundreds of thousands of British people at risk of sudden death About 620,000 people carry a faulty gene that puts them at high risk of developing coronary heart disease or dying without warning, according to new estimates from the British Heart Foundation. The number of people with such faulty genes had previously been “grossly underestimated”, the charity said.
"01.02.2017 08:49:44" www.thetimes.co.uk Austria has banned the burka as the government tries to counter the rise of the far-right The Freedom Party, the far-right political party, has topped opinion polls for months, boosted by the influx of more than a million migrants into Europe in the past two years and concerns over their impact on jobs and security. Those wearing Muslim face veils in Austria will be threatened with deportation.
"01.02.2017 08:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Poachers are slaughtering chimps to then capture and sell its infant for £10,000 Traffickers in Cairo also offered to sell undercover reporters from the BBC two forged permits to export chimps, for $4,000 each. An undercover investigation found smugglers in west Africa trying to sell a baby chimp for $12,500 (£9,950).
"01.02.2017 07:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Animal rights activists attack Warhammer for 'promoting fur' It may be a fantasy universe set 40,000 years in the future where space warlords go on genocidal killing sprees of unimaginable horror. That has not, however, stopped the animal rights group Peta... "Overlooking the slaying of 2.3 trillion people in galaxy-wide civil war, a spokesman for Peta complained that the fantasy world was sending the message that 'wearing fur is acceptable'."
"01.02.2017 06:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Government petitions hardly ever make a difference, analysis shows The parliamentary petitions system was under fire last night after it emerged that fewer than ten of the thousands of appeals launched by the public led to a change of policy. More than 26,000... Bad news for anti-Trump protesters...
"01.02.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Thousands of rip-off rail fares are being scrapped Britain's complex rail fares system will be given its biggest overhaul in more than 30 years under plans to stop passengers being ripped off. Thousands of expensive long-distance fares will be... It comes after a Times investigation exposed how millions of passengers were being overcharged because train operators hid cheaper fares
"01.02.2017 02:08:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump picks Supreme Court nominee on live TV A fierce battle for control of the Supreme Court kicked off last night when President Trump nominated a staunch conservative for the vacancy that Barack Obama had been prevented by Republicans from... You're hired.
"31.01.2017 23:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk About 540 million years ago, this may have been your ancestor In fossils unearthed in China, researchers believe that they have found the earliest predecessor of modern vertebrates, the group that includes humans. Its body was like a small plastic bag, its mouth was a maw gaping right across it and, in the words of the scientists who found it, “an anus may have been absent”
"31.01.2017 22:33:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Rohingya refugees will be banished to a flooded island Bangladesh is preparing to use a remote island stricken by floods and frequented by pirates to confine thousands of stateless Rohingya Muslims. Refugees in Bangladesh have described killings of civilians and the abduction and rape of women and girls
"31.01.2017 21:45:49" Thierry Baudet Final.mp4 This dashing young intellectual is the anti-EU boy wonder who's changing Dutch politics.
"31.01.2017 20:45:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Fake news is becoming a threat to democracy Fake news is a deliberate act of forgery, writes Daniel Finkelstein "When that ridiculous urban myth about David Cameron and the pig was published, a senior Conservative sent me a “picture” of the incident, clearly unaware of photoshopping"
"31.01.2017 19:51:33" www.thetimes.co.uk People in the UK are throwing 'divorce parties' The idea of these parties is not a slightly tasteless toast to freedom but to acknowledge the magnitude of the event and the pain of the split. Your next invitation might not be a birthday or a wedding
"31.01.2017 18:45:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Donald Trump is a threat to Europe Donald Trump's administration has been classed as an “external threat” to the EU by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council “It must be made crystal clear that the disintegration of the European Union will not lead to the restoration of some mythical, full sovereignty of its member states, but to their real and factual dependence on the great superpowers: the United States,
"31.01.2017 18:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk More than 11 million Indian women are thought to have suffered the indignity of being divorced on the spot The controversial Muslim practice of “triple talaq” that yields instant divorce has become a battleground issue in elections Indian women have even been divorced via WhatsApp and other social media
"31.01.2017 17:37:41" www.thetimes.co.uk There's a new worry for parents organising children's parties The decibel level of popping a balloon can exceed that of firing a shotgun Let go of the balloons and save your child's hearing
"31.01.2017 16:30:41" Brits protest Trump's visit Thousands of people chanted "Shame on Theresa May" as they marched across Britain in protest of Donald J. Trump's travel ban.
"31.01.2017 15:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk This psychologist thinks you should stop being so positive He suggests you throw away the self-improvement books, embrace negativity and doubt and “stand firm” against the tyranny of positivity Self-improvement is for losers.
"31.01.2017 14:35:56" www.thetimes.co.uk A Spanish council is investigating claims that one of its staff collected a salary for ten years but did no work A Spanish council has begun an investigation amid claims that one of its senior staff collected an annual €50,000 salary for ten years but did no work. Carles Recio would arrive in the morning and... He was on an annual salary of €50,000.
"31.01.2017 12:13:41" www.thetimes.co.uk Researchers are coming to regard Alzheimer's disease as a much more devious enemy than the textbooks let on In 1901 a 51-year-old woman called Auguste Deter sat down to a lunch of pork and cauliflower in the Frankfurt lunatic asylum. "What are you eating?" her new doctor asked. "Spinach," she said... What patients urgently need is tangible human results.
"31.01.2017 10:03:39" www.thetimes.co.uk Theresa May will trigger Brexit on March 9 The government wants to pass the legislation allowing Article 50 to be triggered by the first week of March, giving Theresa May the option to initiate the Brexit process at a summit of European... The prime minister has so far been determined not to reveal the precise date
"31.01.2017 08:41:19" www.thetimes.co.uk Overlearning could help you remember better Practice makes perfect, but just because you are perfect doesn't mean you should stop practising. That is the conclusion of research into "overlearning", which found that the point at which you... "If you try to really get a skill then you should continue to be trained, even if you think you mastered the skill.”
"31.01.2017 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk We turn backs on the world at our peril, warns Osborne British citizens will suffer "if the Statue of Liberty turns its back on the world", George Osborne said yesterday as he took up a post at an institution founded by John McCain, one of Donald... George Osborne comments echoed the words of one of Donald J. Trump's Republican opponents
"31.01.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Destitute refugees are placed in homes full of rats and bed bugs Destitute asylum seekers are being housed in rat and mouse-infested accommodation in the most deprived areas of the country, according to a parliamentary report. They are being placed in premises... The dispersal system is “not working”, MPs on the home affairs committee said.
"31.01.2017 03:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump visit will hurt the Queen, May is told Theresa May has put the Queen in a "very difficult position" and should downgrade Donald Trump's invitation from a state visit to spare her further controversy, the former head of the Foreign... The 'rushed' invitation has dragged Buckingham Palace into the row over Donald J. Trump's travel ban.
"30.01.2017 23:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Robots will be taught about afternoon tea and sympathy to care for Britain's elderly When care workers arrive from the other side of the world to help look after Britain's elderly there can be an element of culture shock. It is no different when the worker happens to be a robot. British researchers are teaming up with a Japanese artificial intelligence company to create “the world's first culturally aware robots”.
"30.01.2017 22:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Why nobody wants 'Melania hair' For the past five years women have been straightening, zhuzh-ing and clipping in extensions in DIY homage to the glossy “1 per cent look”, also referred to as “rich hair” and favoured by the Duchess of Cambridge, Amal Clooney, Kim Murray, Kim Kardashian Melania Trump's “rich hair” is proving unpopular in certain fashion circles.
"30.01.2017 21:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk SNP want an independent Scotland to stay inside the single market, but outside the EU The SNP is close to ditching one of its longest-held principles for Scottish independence — full membership of the European Union, The Times has learnt. Senior party figures believe that this will allow Scotland to retain the benefits of the European single market while continuing to trade within the UK.
"30.01.2017 20:01:00" The doctor who's Instagram's latest health queen Working 12 hour shifts as a doctor hasn't stopped The Food Medic from becoming Instagram's latest health queen.
"30.01.2017 18:45:04" www.thetimes.co.uk A bespoke deal for Britain to avoid the US travel ban entirely has been negotiated After a day of disagreement between the US embassy in London and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the foreign secretary said that he had secured a special arrangement for Britons. Boris Johnson told MPs that “the general principle is that all British passport holders remain welcome to travel to the US".
"30.01.2017 18:14:54" Across the UK, thousands are protesting against Donald J. Trump's banning of citizens from seven countries entering the United States. This is the scene from outside Downing Street in London this evening.
"30.01.2017 17:45:04" www.thetimes.co.uk No 10 says Theresa May had little involvement in inviting President Trump to the UK The claim was made as the number of signatories to a petition demanding the cancellation of the state visit approached 1.5 million. Downing Street seems to be shifting the blame on to a little known committee for state visits.
"30.01.2017 17:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Starbucks are challenging Trump's travel ban by hiring 10,000 refugees Starbucks became the latest multinational to challenge President Trump's travel ban, declaring that it will hire 10,000 refugees over the coming five years as a direct response. The chief executive of Starbucks said that the principles of the American dream were being undermined by Mr Trump's orders.
"30.01.2017 16:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk The doctor who works 12-hour shifts and still has time to be Instagram's latest health queen “There are so many exclusive diets out there and people have started to see food in terms of fear. The biggest myth is around gluten. Can I have carbohydrates after 6pm?" “My philosophy is everything in moderation,” says The Food Medic as she exposes the myths surrounding the diet industry.
"30.01.2017 15:01:01" Ahead of today's protests, a recap of Trump's travel ban Ahead of today's protests, a recap of Trump's travel ban
"30.01.2017 14:05:11" www.thetimes.co.uk Downing Street has said that Donald Trump's state visit to the UK will go ahead Downing Street has said that Donald Trump's state visit to the UK will go ahead even though more than a million people have signed a petition calling for it to be scrapped. No 10 insists that it is... Even though more than a million people have signed a petition calling for it to be scrapped...
"30.01.2017 10:55:53" www.thetimes.co.uk Roger Federer insists that he has no plans for impending retirement Roger Federer insisted that he had no plans for impending retirement after accomplishing one of the greatest achievements of his career by winning an 18th grand-slam title at the age of 35. Four... “This is all about knowing that I have only so much tennis left in me.” via Times Sport
"30.01.2017 08:34:27" www.thetimes.co.uk British-Iranian composer rethinks plans to visit the US next week for rehearsals of her opera Soosan Lolavar, 29, is having to rethink plans to visit the US next week for rehearsals of an opera she has composed. Ms Lolavar was born and brought up in London and holds dual British-Iranian... "This kind of action leads to very dark places”
"30.01.2017 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk How to tame Twitter trolls: be Blunt At first glance he may have seemed the perfect soft target for online trolls. Known as a former guards officer and singer of the saccharine You're Beautiful, there was little in his biography to... As the king of the Twitter takedown, James Blunt, prepares to release a new album, Mark Bridge looks at how stars are fighting back against the trolls.
"30.01.2017 05:07:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Five dead in Canada mosque shooting Five people were shot dead and several were wounded when gunmen opened fire during evening prayers at a mosque in Quebec City last night. Two people were later arrested by heavily armed police as... “Why is this happening here? This is barbaric.”
"30.01.2017 03:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump in climbdown over British travellers Donald Trump's senior team backed down last night on plans to ban certain dual-nationality Britons from travelling to the United States. Amid a global outcry at the president's executive order... Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary, won assurances that UK citizens affected — including the Olympian Sir Mo Farah — could continue to enter freely.
"29.01.2017 22:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Women are sharing jobs in order to juggle work and motherhood “I wanted to be more available at the end of the day,” explained Ainsley. “When my two children were very small, it was so much easier to work full-time, or in a more demanding arena. When they're older they do want you there, and they notice your Some partnerships have become so strong that women are even moving jobs together.
"29.01.2017 21:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk How it feels to give up drinking I'd cut down on alcohol since Emma and Sean came along, yet sometimes when I read bedtime stories my breath carried alcohol's sickly perfume. As 50 loomed, every hangover lasted longer for author Mark Piggott, so he decided to stop drinking for one year.
"29.01.2017 20:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The Queen's guard ceremonies has been scaled back over terror threats The move follows the decision to switch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace to fixed days in winter the wake of the terror attacks in Berlin and Nice. No decision has yet been announced about the summer season. The Changing the Guard ceremony, a military tradition, will take place less frequently because of security concerns, police have said.
"29.01.2017 19:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk David Beckham snubs Victoria's music as he rejects her songs for his Desert Island Disc The former Manchester United and England star, 41, snubbed Victoria's music, whether as a member of the 1990s Spice Girls pop group or her later solo career. They may be one of the most famous couples in the world, but David Beckham chose Ella Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson over his wife for his desert island soundtrack.
"29.01.2017 18:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Paris Jackson speaks about her childhood and why she believes Michael was murdered Michael Jackson's daughter Paris spent her early years on his fantasy ranch, complete with zoo and theme park. She idolised him and on his death spiralled into self-harm and drugs “Picture your parent crying to you about the world hating him for something he didn't do. And for me, he was the only thing that mattered."
"29.01.2017 17:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The Interview: Nigel Farage on booze, Brexit and his new BFF The last time Nigel Farage was in the Zafferano restaurant, one of the better Italians in central London, it was the day of the EU referendum. “It was raining. We kept willing it to rain even harder to keep the 'remainiacs' at home,” he recalls. “Run again? Never say never. It depends what Theresa May does with Brexit” - Nigel Farage
"29.01.2017 16:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Federer seals his 18th grand slam after beating Nadal in a five-set thriller Roger Federer has long been lauded as the greatest male tennis player of all time, a status many have argued against. But, after the 35-year-old dug deeper into his own resolve than ever before to win an 18th grand slam title, he will surely have silenced “I hope I will be back next year but if not that was a wonderful run and I could not be happier.”
"29.01.2017 15:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Politicians urge the Queen to cancel Donald Trump's visit to Britain until he reverses travel ban Trump has accepted an invitation offered by the Queen for a visit and is expected to travel in June or October. Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron have said it's wrong to host the US president while he carries out “awful attacks on Muslims” and described the invitation as “hasty”.
"29.01.2017 14:50:37" Sunday Times Style As a new exhibition celebrates her fashion; we look back at the iconic style of #Diana
http://bit.ly/2jBQCBk The transformation of Lady Diana from shy Sloane to Versace-clad princess is the stuff of fashion legend.
"29.01.2017 13:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A legal challenge was granted last night giving emergency stay to hundreds of refugees Trump's order has led to widespread anger With the stroke of a pen Trump had — depending on one's point of view — callously plunged families into unnecessary chaos and heartache
"29.01.2017 12:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk What it's like to be an unwanted Chinese daughter As they reach adulthood, many are returning to search for their birth parents. I was about three years old when I first asked Mum where babies came from. She said they grew inside their mothers' tummies, so I asked if I had grown in her tummy like the baby inside the pregnant lady next door. “No,” she said, “you grew in your first
"29.01.2017 11:33:01" www.thetimes.co.uk He had a range, and a thirst, that few could match The actor Sir John Hurt, who died on Friday, left behind a huge array of roles and stories of excess “He touched all our lives with joy and magic and it will be a strange world without him”
"29.01.2017 11:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Rod Liddle's Sunday Column With Diane parroting both sides, Labour is an ex-opposition You can almost see the Labour vote evaporating like a thin, fizzy, grey mist, all the way from Thurso to Truro
"29.01.2017 10:37:28" www.thetimes.co.uk Why breakfast is bad for you We all know what the most important meal of the day is. Or do we? We talk to the scientist who argues that breakfast is bad for you "10 years from now, thanks to my book, eating breakfast will be as socially unacceptable as smoking cigarettes — and everyone will know that it's just as dangerous."
"29.01.2017 09:23:29" www.thetimes.co.uk The NHS has paid £70m to parents of disabled babies The compensation has provoked claims of misusing public funds and demeaning the value of a disabled person's life. The bulk of the payouts were to parents who claimed they would have had abortions had they known of the abnormalities earlier.
"29.01.2017 08:36:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Theresa May returned to a political storm last night The State Department confirmed that the ban could also catch Britons who hold dual nationality from any of those nations. It emerged that Donald Trump's crackdown on Muslim visitors to the US could hit Britons with dual nationality.
"29.01.2017 07:47:01" www.thetimes.co.uk It's Trump Vs Charles on climate change The President 'won't take a lecture' from the Prince “They do not want the president to be put in an awkward position where he's being lectured. They want horses down the Mall, tea with William and Kate. They want all that pomp and for it to go seamlessly, and one of the risk factors is Charles.”
"28.01.2017 23:19:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Barcelona bans new hotels from opening in the city centre after residents say they've had enough of rowdy tourists Barcelona, a city of 1.6 million people, hosted 30 million tourists last year, with Britons the largest group by nationality. The council has also tightened restrictions on unlicensed tourist accommodation in the city, often accessed through websites like Airbnb.
"28.01.2017 21:56:32" www.thetimes.co.uk Miracle at sea: the remarkable story of a refugee who attempted the perilous route across the Mediterranean Doaa al-Zamel was one of a Syrian family of eight who lived in the city of Daraa, two hours south of Damascus, near the Jordanian border. When her boat capsized, this Syrian teenager had no hope for survival. Then she was given a child's rubber ring and two babies.
"28.01.2017 20:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk How to make your cat do what you want My cat is needy. He wakes me up by scratching on the window at 4am, what can I do? A behaviour expert explains how to use a cat's intelligence to fix common feline problems.
"28.01.2017 19:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Strikes by British Airways and the RMT unions will bring more travel disruptions The announcement from BA came as it emerged that staff working for London Underground would strike early next month over job losses and ticket office closures. Dozens of British Airways flights are likely to be cancelled after cabin crew called six days of strikes in a dispute over pay.
"28.01.2017 18:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain and Turkey plan for a closer trade relationship after Brexit Theresa May warned President Erdogan of Turkey that it is important he uphold human rights as they announced plans for a closer trade relationship after Brexit. President Erdogan said that Turkey aims to increase trade with Britain from £12.4 billion to £16 billion.
"28.01.2017 17:45:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The gospel according to John Hurt John Hurt's familiar nicotine-honed voice – “Come on up… it's on the next floor” – echoes down the wide staircase of the old-fashioned block of flats that was one of his first homes in London, along with fellow student Ian McShane at RADA, half a century The actor, who has died aged 77, tells of his life, work and long list of irritants in a 2010 Times interview
"28.01.2017 16:45:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Thousands of trapped Syrians are being forced to bribe medics to enter Turkey In this deadly game, the luckiest people are those who are injured as they try. Turkey is letting in the most seriously injured and sick for treatment but, it's Syrian doctors in the border clinics who decide which cases should be signed off for treatment.
"28.01.2017 16:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The horrifying world of teenage modelling As a teenage model, Victoire Dauxerre starved herself to fit into size zero outfits, often hallucinating from hunger. “They wanted you to be sexy on the catwalk but at the same time they wanted you to have the body of a girl. It was so f***ed up.”
"28.01.2017 15:03:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Does your partner need reassurance after sex? Suzi Godson offers her advice "Surely two people know when they have had a good time without having to congratulate each other every time"
"28.01.2017 14:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk May must champion the citizens of the world There's reason to hope the dreadful little Englander appeal of the PM's conference speech has been left behind for good That sentence of Mrs May's was the groan of the past
"28.01.2017 13:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk President Trump has barred Syrian refugees from the United States indefinitely Mr Trump signed an executive order last night suspending all refugee admissions for four months, with a wider freeze on visas for migrants from seven mainly Muslim countries “We are establishing new vetting measures, to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America”
"28.01.2017 13:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk We chatted to the Prince of Darkness The Black Sabbath singer's marriage has survived drug addiction, affairs and even attempted murder Ozzy once gave Sharon a bunch of flowers he had stolen from a grave, forgetting the note attached that read: 'In loving memory of our dearest Harry'
"28.01.2017 11:42:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A football thug who threw a Polish builder on rail tracks has been jailed for ten years Christopher Cole, a former financial analyst, attacked David Pietraszek in a football-related incident at Bond Street Tube station on June 9 last year. He said he did it “to uphold the reputation of the UK”
"28.01.2017 10:12:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Is your spouse just not that into you? When did you last call your spouse at work? Or book a night out? It's the little things that show you're still into each other. Take this test to find out...