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"16.01.2017 10:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Let Winston Churchill inspire our alliance, Theresa May wrote to Donald Trump In a letter dated December 29, the prime minister looked to convince the president-elect to revive the importance of the special relationship between Britain and America Theresa May wrote the "sense of unity and fraternal association between the United Kingdom and United States — is just as true today as it has ever been”.
"16.01.2017 09:20:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Full transcript: Donald Trump's interview with Michael Gove Read the full transcript of Donald Trump's first UK interview as president-elect. "People don't want to have other people coming in and destroying their country" - Donald J. Trump
"16.01.2017 08:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Struggling hospitals are cancelling operations for cancer patients Surgeries for cancer patients, which are normally protected by guidelines requiring rapid treatment, are being called off in increasing numbers as hospitals face staff and bed shortages. Cancer patients are being forced to wait as hospitals struggle to cope with the winter crisis.
"16.01.2017 07:29:31" www.thetimes.co.uk Donald Trump: I'll do a deal with Britain and help make Brexit a “great thing” Mr Trump also predicted that other countries would follow Britain's lead in leaving the European Union. Speaking to The Times in his first UK interview as president-elect, Donald J. Trump has revealed he wants a trade agreement between the two countries secured very quickly.
"15.01.2017 23:03:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Donald Trump will do a deal with Britain to make Brexit a "great thing" Mr Trump also predicted that other countries would follow Britain's lead in leaving the European Union. In his first UK interview as president-elect, Donald J. Trump revealed he will offer Britain a quick and “fair” trade deal with America within weeks of taking office.
"15.01.2017 22:03:04" thetimes.co.uk The first UK interview with Donald Trump He tackles Brexit, US trade deals and the Queen It's Donald J. Trump's first British interview since his election
"15.01.2017 21:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk An interview with Natalie Portman The Oscar contender takes on the role of her life as the grief-stricken first lady battling to tell JFK's story her way. Hermione Hoby reports “I think film-making, and storytelling in general, is always inherently political, because you're asking people to care about another human being for many hours of their life. And for films, it's usually in a communal environment — it's sitting together
"15.01.2017 20:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk How to turn a small garage into a self-contained house To replace a 378 sq ft garage with a 660 sq ft, two-storey home costs £140,000 Could this be the answer to the UK's housing crisis?
"15.01.2017 19:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Surviving player from Chapecoense relives the horror of being told rest of team had died “I prayed to God to guide the plane,” Neto, a player from the Brazilian football team, says of the last moments he remembers before the plane crashed and killed 71 of the 77 passengers onboard
"15.01.2017 18:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk 12 of Britain's most dangerous Islamist terrorists will be placed in isolation cells costing £1m a year The dangerous jihadists are being placed in specialist units to prevent them from radicalising other inmates. Anjem Choudary - the notorious hate preacher, who was convicted last year of supporting Isis - is expected to be among the prisoners placed in the specialist units.
"15.01.2017 18:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Celebrities should take lessons in life from Ed Sheeran 70mph in a 60 zone is Ed's idea of life in the fast lane — if only more young stars could be as grounded as him What Ed Sheeran demonstrates — talent aside — is some sort of triumph of parenting and schooling (his parents banned TV and computer games but provided him with books and a guitar). But also this: that in order to handle fame, in order to cope and thrive
"15.01.2017 17:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Our obsession with hygiene may be damaging our health The idea that infections may be good for us was originally named the “hygiene hypothesis” (HH) by Professor David Strachan, an epidemiologist at the University of London, in a paper published in 1989. The reality is that only a few hundred bugs are actually harmful. Millions more either live harmlessly inside us or keep us alive and healthy.
"15.01.2017 17:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A true Trump nightmare for the liberals is that his policies work says Niall Ferguson "From Obama's frostily artful, clinically crafted brand of uplift we cut straight to the Donald's unrehearsed, unfiltered construction-site banter"
"15.01.2017 16:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk What to do when your husband pays more attention to his laptop than to you My husband and I have been together for eight years and happily married for two — apart from one snag: he's addicted to his profession. If your partner has a screen addiction, it's time you gave them a "digital awakening".
"15.01.2017 15:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Migrants who had hoped for a better life in Europe are freezing to death in the Serbian snow These people came to Europe with a dream. And it turned out to be just that “This is where I sleep,” 8-year-old Bashir said, pointing at the ground. “It's very cold.”
"15.01.2017 14:21:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Old white professors can't relate to black students according to report Black students' progress is being stalled by university tutors who are "60-year-old white men" and "potentially racist", according to students at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas)... Some academics even hold “racist stereotypes of people of colour as less capable, or lazy”.
"15.01.2017 12:20:36" Donald Trump's first UK interview since winning the election Donald J. Trump gives his first UK interview since winning the presidential election – and you can read it first at thetimes.co.uk.
"15.01.2017 10:25:03" Timeline Photos President-elect Donald J. Trump gives his first UK interview to Michael Gove for The Times. Read it before anyone else from 10pm on thetimes.co.uk.
"15.01.2017 09:50:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Was the Trump dossier the result of this MI6 agent's personal vendetta against Putin? He looked like any middle-aged London businessman meeting a colleague in the arrivals hall of Heathrow's terminal 3. With a dark jacket and open-neck shirt, his brown hair receding at the temples... Steele was convinced that Putin was a real threat to the stability of the West.
"15.01.2017 08:57:09" www.thetimes.co.uk Obama has left black and white Americans more divided Many African-Americans are refusing to stand for the national anthem Many whites saw the Affordable Care Act as a device to make them pay for the welfare of blacks, Hispanics and new immigrants.
"15.01.2017 07:45:33" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump's first foreign trip will be a meeting with Putin Donald Trump is planning to hold a summit with Vladimir Putin within weeks of becoming president British spies fear Trump's team could pass secrets to the Russians.
"14.01.2017 22:44:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Never mind dry January, I've been sober for a year Last year, Christa D'Souza decided her drinking was a problem. Here she describes the highs and lows of her teetotal 12 months "A glass of wine signals the end of the day, I'd rationalise, still hungover from the night before"
"14.01.2017 21:53:28" www.thetimes.co.uk The man that played Damien in The Omen has been given a 12-month jail sentence for punching two cyclists in the face Stephens pulled over and punched both riders in the head, held down Mr Manley and called him a c*** and smashed a helmet worth £120. And it wasn't even 6/6/6
"14.01.2017 21:14:53" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain is becoming more and more vegetarian Research shows that there has been a huge increase in “part-time” vegetarians The number of people eating a large amount of meat — considered to be nine or more portions a week — has fallen by 1.3 million.
"14.01.2017 20:00:11" www.thetimes.co.uk Eat seafood the Scandi way Discover Danish chef Mikkel Karstad's seafood recipes as he fishes, forages and cooks the cool Nordic way.
"14.01.2017 19:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk How do you deal with a disappearing libido at 32? Suzi Godson answers "I've recently been quite unwell with various food intolerances, which I thought could be the reason, but I'm now better and my libido hasn't recovered. What can I do?"
"14.01.2017 19:09:04" Untitled Album Tristram Hunt, 42, announced that he would resign as MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central to become the director of the Victoria and Albert museum. Mr Corbyn said that he was confident of retaining the seat still.
"14.01.2017 19:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Before you cut the carbs, take this three-minute cracker test Our genes may decide how well we cope with a carb-heavy diets so take this quick test before you decide to ditch the carbs. A leading geneticist says that some people are predisposed to thrive on carbs, while others must restrict them. Discover which type you are with this simple test.
"14.01.2017 18:00:18" www.thetimes.co.uk Vulnerable people are at risk as the worst of Britain's winter crisis is still to come Vulnerable people are at risk as Britain heads into a prolonged cold period, experts said. Families were urged to look after frail relatives, with A&E services struggling to cope with demand. Health chiefs urged the families of the sick and elderly to take care of them.
"14.01.2017 17:00:08" www.thetimes.co.uk 'We knew Barack as Barry' Friends of the future president captured him on film as a teenage student “I think he's exactly the same now as he was then,” says Lisa Jack who photographed the teenage Obama
"14.01.2017 16:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk A stolen baby is found alive 18 years later but defends her kidnapper “My mother raised me with everything I needed and most of all everything I wanted,” wrote Kamiyah Mobley, 18. Kamiyah Mobley, who was snatched from the hospital when she was just eight hours old, wrote on Facebook “My mother is no felon.”
"14.01.2017 15:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Nadiya Hussain's cranachan cake Cranachan is a classic Scottish dessert, traditionally made with crowdie, which is a crumbly Scottish cheese, plus oats, whisky and raspberries. You could think of it as a kind of Highland Eton mess, with oats in place of the meringue. In this delicious recipe, Nadiya Hussain brings together a classic Scottish dessert and the Victoria sponge.
"14.01.2017 14:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk A Jewish family are to be reunited with a painting their relatives were forced to sell by the Nazis A Jewish family who are to be reunited with a painting their relatives were forced to sell by the Nazis have urged all art galleries to put their inventories into the public domain. Vernon Reynolds... The family have urged all art galleries to put their inventories into the public domain
"14.01.2017 13:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A student is spared a retrial for rape as his barrister calls for an end to casual sex culture at universities Barrister Cathy McCulloch, a specialist in rape trials, urged students to change their attitude towards drink and casual sex. The undergraduate student declared that his “nightmare was over” yesterday.
"14.01.2017 12:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk How to make your veg last longer: The trick to keeping vegetables fresh and salads crisp Most homes waste £470 on food each year but, with these tips, you can reduce that.
"14.01.2017 11:03:43" The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg's 'astonishing' new concert hall, the Elbphilharmonie, is finally here.
"14.01.2017 09:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Nagging is the worst way to encourage your child. Our experts offer other strategies Teenagers these days seem to be subject to a relentless barrage of tests - my 14-year-old son is embarking in earnest on the GCSE syllabus. In many schools, Year 11 teenagers sat mocks before... 'My son's attitude is occasionally laid-back to the point of being horizontal'
"14.01.2017 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Hunt gives Corbyn by-election headache after quitting for V&A Jeremy Corbyn faces four difficult by-elections in coming months after a leading Labour MP quit the Commons for a job in the arts. Tristram Hunt, 42, announced that he would resign as MP for... Mr Hunt said that his party had failed to respond to the challenges thrown up by “social, cultural and economic forces which have rocked mainstream social democratic and socialist parties from India to Greece to America”.
"14.01.2017 05:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk FBI shocked and horrified by Trump claims, says ex-spy who wrote dossier Theresa May was first made aware of a dossier of lurid sexual allegations about Donald Trump and his ties to Russia last month, The Times understands. Britain's intelligence and security agencies... Christopher Steele, the former MI6 officer who authored the Trump dossier, said the information he had gathered from a network of sources in Russia was “hair-raising”.
"14.01.2017 03:00:43" Runaway father and daughter sail the Tasman Sea A father and his six-year-old daughter spent 27 days crossing the treacherous Tasman Sea on a small catamaran he built in his garden.
"14.01.2017 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk May demands 7-day GPs Theresa May has ordered GPs to stay open seven days a week as she blamed doctors who close early for fuelling the A&E crisis. The prime minister said that surgeries should provide appointments... PM blames early-closing doctors for fuelling A&E crisis
"13.01.2017 23:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Always check the footprints your boots make (you never know when they might be racist) The boot was in a range named Polar Fox, the name given by the Nazis to a Second World War military operation The boots received a welcome from The Daily Stormer, a US neo-Nazi website, which described them as “a good look for any modern Nazi wanting to leave a good impression”.
"13.01.2017 22:03:01" www.thetimes.co.uk This is the diet you need to put your fat cat on The plan mimics how cats eat in the wild. At least 39 per cent of pet cats are overweight and under-stimulated, so scientists have devised a “hunting diet” to also counteract boredom.
"13.01.2017 21:39:11" Untitled Album Sir Andrew Wood told John McCain that Mr Trump's relationship with Russia was a “subject that needed investigation”.
"13.01.2017 21:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Your WhatsApp messages aren't private WhatsApp messages are not securely encrypted despite the company's claims Well this is unnerving...
"13.01.2017 20:15:03" www.thetimes.co.uk More than 40% of hospitals were on major alert last week Senior doctors warned that accident and emergency departments were dangerously overcrowded as they pleaded with the government to act NHS leaders warned that the worst of the winter crisis was still to come
"13.01.2017 19:03:01" www.thetimes.co.uk People are paying £60 to eat dinner then watch a"human body" be dismembered The performance involves a “semi-synthetic” corpse, which arrives in a body bag, being carved up and examined. Yum?
"13.01.2017 18:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk A pilot's overheated phone batteries could have caused the crash which killed 66 people Overheating batteries in a pilot's mobile devices may have caused the fire that brought down an EgyptAir jet over the Mediterranean last May, French investigators believe. The fire that broke out in the cockpit area appears to have started near the spot where the co-pilot had placed his iPad mini and iPhone 6S.
"13.01.2017 17:31:03" Retailers reveals sales figures from Christmas 2016 As some retailers saw growing sales figures, others fell flat - discover the winners and losers of Christmas 2016
"13.01.2017 16:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk We need more old-style Hollywood romanticism says Director of La La Land “Here's to the fools who dream/ Crazy as they may seem,” "My life was a lot like the movie — big dreams that were unrealistic and didn't pay bills" says Damien Chazelle
"13.01.2017 15:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk A mother's blood pressure may decide the sex of her baby To examine whether blood pressure played a role in determining the sex of the baby, an endocrinologist recruited 1,411 Chinese women who were planning to have a child in the near future. Women who have higher blood pressure before conceiving could predict the gender of their baby.
"13.01.2017 13:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk An Italian model is scarred by acid after allegedly being attacked by her jealous ex-boyfriend Gessica Notaro, 28, who competed in the pageant in 2007 before becoming a singer and sea lion trainer, was attacked outside her house in the northern city of Rimini on Tuesday. The former Miss Italy contestant may lose her sight after she was ambushed outside her home.
"13.01.2017 12:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Smart health monitors can detect an illness before symptoms appear Smart health monitors such as Fitbits can detect when a person is ill even before they do, a study has found. The devices, which cost from £25 to more than £650, can be used to spot infections, inflammation and even insulin resistance.
"13.01.2017 12:09:02" www.thetimes.co.uk How healthy is your knowledge? Find out with the Red Box NHS quiz Do you know your A from your E? The crisis afflicting the NHS has left the government with a bloody nose this week. But how healthy is your knowledge? Take our Times Red Box quiz to find out
"13.01.2017 11:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The rich and poor are really not so far apart anymore says Ed Conway UK income inequality is far lower than in the US and while Britain remains less equal than the European average, the gap is narrowing faster here than in almost every country on the Continent. Whatever Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn say, numbers all tell the same story: inequality is falling.
"13.01.2017 10:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Facebook wants to read your mind using telepathic technology Facebook already knows your relationship history, your political leanings and how much you are worth. Now the social network plans to use telepathic technology to own your thoughts. Job adverts for Facebook's highly secretive Building 8 group have announced the search for a brain-computer interface engineer to “accomplish bold things”.
"13.01.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk I warned US about Trump, admits British ambassador A former British ambassador to Moscow played a crucial role in bringing the dossier of sex allegations against Donald Trump to the attention of US intelligence services, he confirmed to The Times... Sir Andrew Wood said that he had told John McCain, US senator for Arizona, that Mr Trump's relationship with Russia was a “subject that needed investigation”.
"13.01.2017 05:00:08" www.thetimes.co.uk Villagers shrug off storm danger Residents of a seaside village in Essex refused to evacuate their homes despite warnings of flooding and fierce winds as freezing weather swept across the country. In 1953 a total of 37 people died... In 1953 a total of 37 people died in floods in Jaywick. Last night's warnings of high tides and fierce winds as freezing weather swept the UK were met with little more than a shrug in the seaside village.
"13.01.2017 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk European judges will rule Britain for years Britain will remain under the rule of European courts well into the 2020s, a key EU leader has said. Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta, which holds the EU presidency, said that the European... Britain will remain under the rule of European courts well into the 2020s, Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta, which holds the EU presidency, has warned.
"12.01.2017 23:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Stop taking daytime naps and drinking afternoon coffees if you want a decent night's sleep A report written by the Global Council on Brain Health initiated by Age UK and the American Association of Retired Persons says that sleeping well becomes harder with age. And stop reading Facebook in bed too.
"12.01.2017 22:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Delhi were extremely unhappy about Amazon selling a doormat of the Indian flag Delhi threatened to expel all its employees unless Amazon withdrew the product. The item, bearing the Indian tricolour, was on sale on Amazon's Canadian website for C$36 (£22). It was part of a range of doormats carrying national flags, including those of Britain and the United States.
"12.01.2017 21:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Russian MPs are seeking to decriminalise domestic violence The bill was initiated by Yelena Mizulina, a conservative MP who was also behind a law that made “propaganda of homosexuality among minors” an offence. The phrase “If he beats you, it means he loves you” is a well-know aphorism in Russia.
"12.01.2017 19:47:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Three male lions were poisoned and their heads and paws chopped off 'for witchcraft potions' The body parts are believed to be harvested to make traditional potions and charms. In a separate incident, also believed to be witchcraft related, two graves at the Qabrastan Muslim cemetery two hours away were disturbed and the human remains stolen.
"12.01.2017 18:55:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Biologists are putting together an animal fart database Yes, snakes do indeed fart, and millipedes are silent but deadly Cat gas “seems to worsen in vicinity of human face — silent but deadly”, while dogs do fart “but often take the blame from nearby hominid”.
"12.01.2017 18:37:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Warning: UK snow storms ahead Temperatures are expected to plummet to minus 10C (14F) in Scotland and northern England UK residents are advised to get cosy in bed with lots of hot chocolate and TV boxsets
"12.01.2017 18:12:05" www.thetimes.co.uk It was fears about national security that lead to Trump being briefed on the dossier Mr Trump has repeatedly denied all of the claims contained in the report and his aides have called the contents of the dossier “flat out false”.
"12.01.2017 17:35:33" www.thetimes.co.uk Hospitals are asking families to learn to give sick relatives injections and mobility help This is due to bed-blocking reaching record highs “The idea of supporting recovery may seem daunting at first, but learning these basic techniques, such as administering injections or supporting someone to move from their chair to their bed in the correct way, means that your loved one can be discharged
"12.01.2017 16:31:41" Rwanda's new king The new king of Rwanda lives in a council house in Manchester.
"12.01.2017 15:31:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A&E departments are so crowded that nurses are relying on untrained receptionists to assess patients "Since before Christmas we have regularly come on shift to queues of patients on trolleys waiting in the corridor to get into a bed," says a sister in a large district general hospital in the south... “On Monday I had a 99-year-old lady who waited for over 12 hours on a trolley because there wasn't a bed. I went home and cried.”
"12.01.2017 14:04:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Forget HS2: 750mph 'Hyperloop' could be coming to Britain Hyperloop One, brainchild of the technology billionaire Elon Musk, invited bids from across the world Compressed air and magnets will be used to levitate the train at speeds of up to 750mph.
"12.01.2017 13:16:12" The Times' cartoons Donald J. Trump finds himself on the wrong side of a conspiracy after publication of the 'dirty dossier'. Today's cartoon by Peter Brookes.
"12.01.2017 13:06:30" Sunday Times Food We're Live with Louise Parker cooking a Passion Fruit Jerk Chicken dish from her book, Lean for Life.
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"12.01.2017 12:51:54" www.thetimes.co.uk How revenge porn and blackmail are making life difficult for teenage girls "It's a modern form of 'behind the bike sheds'," “The fact is we've got a society where young men feel it's appropriate to humiliate someone by sharing nude photos. When did that happen? How did that become socially OK?”
"12.01.2017 11:44:58" www.thetimes.co.uk British boy becomes viewers' favourite after bursting into tears over fish and chips disaster There is a new foodie sensation in Spain. “Oscar has been a great ambassador for Britain by becoming the first British boy to go on Spanish Masterchef and speak the language.”
"12.01.2017 09:41:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Norway is turning off analogue FM radio making it the first country in the world to move over to digital transmission Norway began turning off analogue FM radio yesterday, making it the first country in the world to move over to digital transmission despite public opposition. At 11.11am the FM broadcasting signal... 'It was a historic moment'
"12.01.2017 08:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk 'Secret plot' to oust NUS leader uncovered in sting operation A student leader was accused yesterday of plotting to oust Malia Bouattia, the controversial president of the National Union of Students who has faced repeated allegations of antisemitism. Richard... The National Union of Students vice-president was recorded offering to coordinate moves to remove Malia Bouattia, the student body's controversial leader.
"12.01.2017 07:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Banks accused of 'instutional racism' over bias against black fraud victims Black victims of fraud are more than twice as likely to be denied a refund by their bank as white customers, according to figures seen by The Times. More than a fifth of people who complained about... These figures are shocking.
"12.01.2017 05:59:58" www.thetimes.co.uk Police recorded Rudd's speech on foreigners as a hate incident The home secretary's party conference speech proposing that companies compile lists of foreign workers has been declared a "hate incident" by police under crime recording policies that she has... Someone called the police to report the home secretary's controversial speech, in which she proposed companies draw up lists of foreign workers
"12.01.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Cyprus on the brink of healing its 40-year divide Boris Johnson flies into Geneva today hoping to bear witness to a historic deal setting out a pathway to the reunification of Cyprus more than four decades after it was divided between ethnic... It's been described as "the last chance" to reunite the island.
"12.01.2017 03:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk The new king of Rwanda is a council house tenant from Manchester An exiled prince whose palace was a council flat in Manchester has been declared the king of Rwanda, three months after the previous monarch died penniless in America. Emmanuel Bushayija, who has... Good for him
"12.01.2017 00:20:03" www.thetimes.co.uk British private jet firm on tackling the French and US markets SPONSORED: Operations in two of PrivateFly's biggest markets would require very different treatment "French customers didn't want to go to a British website to book flights but the thought of setting up a company in France was terrifying"
"11.01.2017 23:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Companies could face £1,000 a year charge for each EU worker hired after Brexit Robert Goodwill said today that the charge would “be helpful to British workers who feel they are overlooked” in favour of migrants. The immigration minister suggested today that an “immigration skills levy” could be introduced for EU migrants
"11.01.2017 22:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk New evidence warns that radical Islamists are seeking to infiltrate the French Police Emergency security measures continue in France. Police and army chiefs in France have placed internal inspection teams on alert after it was revealed that at least 16 police officers have joined Islamic State.
"11.01.2017 21:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk It's tough being a mum said the Duchess of Cambridge to young mums battling personality disorders After listening to the stories of one group of mothers who have been through a treatment programme to help them grapple with problems such as a family history of abuse and addiction, the duchess said she felt for them. The duchess, who has a full-time live-in nanny, was visiting a centre which helps parents with emotional problems bond more closely with their children.
"11.01.2017 20:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Russian diplomats have accused Boris Johnson of trying to sabotage its relations with the US This news comes after the Russia's embassy in London accused the UK government of launching a “witch-hunt” against the Kremlin. Russia's embassy in London said Boris Johnson was pursuing the “opposite objective” to that of Margaret Thatcher.
"11.01.2017 19:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk A wife is facing jail after she staged her own rape to frame a love rival Angela Diaz, 31, called police to her home in Southern California last June where they found her in tears with her shirt torn and redness on her neck and breasts. She told them that a man had just tried to rape her in the garage. Angela Diaz, the wife of a US law-enforcement officer, is facing more than 20 years in jail after she framed her husband's former girlfriend as the organiser of her rape.
"11.01.2017 18:00:54" The secret of Mount Giano A secret message has been found on Italy's Mount Giano after a freak snow storms revealed the word DUX spelt out in pine trees...
"11.01.2017 16:45:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A woman who committed fraud is spared a jail sentence as judge admits he hates jailing women Sophie Franklin spent £38,000 using the company debit card but Judge Owen Davies, QC, said: “I hate sending to prison women who have not been to prison before.”
"11.01.2017 15:51:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Let migrants with job offers into the UK says William Hague Theresa May should propose a "light-touch" immigration system that guarantees access to the UK for any citizen of an EU country with a job offer, one of her predecessors as Conservative leader said... He wants to restrict benefits to EU migrants and send them home if they break the law.
"11.01.2017 15:02:05" The most powerful woman in British art Maria Balshaw is about to become the director of Tate, the first woman to hold the role.
"11.01.2017 13:50:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Adult dogs are not interested in your baby voice Who's a good boy, then? They've heard it all before.
"11.01.2017 12:50:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Gun that looks like an iPhone is a nightmare for anti-terror police European police forces have been placed on alert for illegal imports of the "iPhone gun", a 9mm double-barrelled pistol disguised as a smartphone. The handgun, which folds up so that it resembles... The gun, which goes on sale within weeks in the US, sells for $395 (£325).
"11.01.2017 12:11:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Mourinho has made United believe again Marouane Fellaini's bear hug on José Mourinho revealed more than his gratitude towards the manager for still believing in him, and for using him to goalscoring effect from the bench here. It showed... The concern was that United would put the handbrake on under Mourinho but they have now won nine on the spin, their best run since 2009.
"11.01.2017 12:00:00" The Times' cartoons Jeremy Corbyn's new year reboot. Today's cartoon by Peter Brookes.
"11.01.2017 11:10:05" www.thetimes.co.uk 77mph winds tipped a lorry on the Forth Road Bridge Gale force winds could bring snow Thousands of homes were left without power this morning as gale force winds swept across Scotland and the north of England.
"11.01.2017 09:40:01" www.thetimes.co.uk “The iconic image of a young Syrian child, lying face-down on a beach, woke the world for a brief time" Joseph Stalin's pronouncement that "one man's death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic" tells us all we need to know about human empathy, according to scientists in a new study. The picture of Aylan Kurdi on a Turkish beach in September 2015 did more to attract donations to the refugee crisis than any statistical story detailing hundreds of thousands of deaths
"11.01.2017 08:02:19" www.thetimes.co.uk Alan Bennett was horrified by the greed he witnessed at a hotel's buffet bar. Get over it, says Giles Coren He struggled to look on the bright side even in his younger days, so it's no surprise that as he presses into his eighties, Alan Bennett is taking doomy geriatric maundering to heights previously... 'Honestly, Alan, at your age one would have thought you'd know better than to rock up at a hotel breakfast buffet expecting to have a nice time'
"11.01.2017 03:48:02" www.thetimes.co.uk We rise and fall as one, Obama tells voters in final address President Obama gave his final speech as commander-in-chief last night, arguing that he was leaving America a better country, even while he warned that its democracy is under threat from an array... "If you're disappointed by your elected officials, grab a clipboard, get some signatures, and run for office yourself."
"10.01.2017 23:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Russian serial killer, jailed for murdering 22 women, admits there are 47 more victims Between 1994 and 2000 Popkov offered his victims lifts before taking them to remote locations where he killed them with axes, knives or screwdrivers. The former police officer from Siberia, Mikhail Popkov, attacked women he considered were immoral because they were out late at night.
"10.01.2017 22:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Dementia patient is left to live with rats, rotten food and rubbish by care workers Mrs Crowther, a widow, lived alone and Beryl Barker, her sister, had presumed that she was in good hands. Tricia Crowther, 76, was living in horrific conditions despite being visited by care workers three times a day.
"10.01.2017 21:30:01" www.thetimes.co.uk A Chinese man, who was sold at age 7, is reunited with his father after fried oysters triggered a memory Li Risheng was sold by his mother at the age of seven but, he found a happy ending, rarely enjoyed by China's many thousands of trafficked children, when he was reunited with his father. Li Risheng, now 20, ate a plate of fried oysters at a simple roadside restaurant: the taste instantly conjured childhood memories.
"10.01.2017 20:24:39" www.thetimes.co.uk Beat The Alpine Drought: We've Found Where The Best Ski Spots Are Now The Alpine drought is causing mayhem for some resorts but other slopes remain wonderfully snow-covered. France and Switzerland both faced the driest December in over 135 years but Austria, thanks to multiple recent snowfalls, has good skiing conditions.
"10.01.2017 18:30:35" Weekend warriors You don't need to exercise everyday to reap the benefits, weekend sessions can be just as effective
"10.01.2017 18:13:58" Times Sport Watch the very best goals from the FA Cup third round, including crackers from Brentford's Romaine Sawyers and Lincoln's Theo Robinson. Watch the glorious winning moments from the FA Cup third round
"10.01.2017 17:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Migrants 'need lessons in queueing' says British government official New migrants, including eastern Europeans should be taught the importance of queueing, when the rubbish is put out for collection and being nice, the government's integration tsar said. It's important for new migrants to be taught the British way of life said Dame Louise Casey.
"10.01.2017 16:03:46" Sunday Times Food We're LIVE with @sophiemichellchef cooking Lamb Koftas with Beirut Chopped Salad Live on Sunday Times Food, Sophie Michell is cooking delicious Lamb Koftas with Beiruti Chopped salad
"10.01.2017 15:12:36" www.thetimes.co.uk Families are wasting £700 worth of food a year Food and drink waste by households rose from 7 million tonnes in 2012 to 7.3 million tonnes in 2015, an increase of 4.4 per cent. As food becomes cheaper, partly because of a supermarket price war, the average home wastes 500 meals a year.
"10.01.2017 14:58:33" www.thetimes.co.uk Skiing holidays face ruin as Alps declares snow drought Dozens of the most popular ski resorts in France face having to turn off their snow cannons because of an "unprecedented" drought that threatens to ruin tens of thousands of winter holidays. The... “This is an unprecedented drought. We have data from the 19th century in Annecy, and we have never seen such a situation before.”
"10.01.2017 12:48:26" www.thetimes.co.uk Why everything we know about weight gain could be wrong Why are you fat? The new science of flab The bad news is that some people really are more prone to getting fat. The good news is that there is a way to fight it.
"10.01.2017 11:04:29" Times Sport In a wide-ranging interview, Andy Murray talks to Stuart Fraser about being world No 1, his baby daughter and the elusive Australian Open title. Andy Murray talks to Times Sport about being world No 1, his baby daughter and the elusive Australian Open title
"10.01.2017 10:19:25" www.thetimes.co.uk Insider's tips: How to dodge running injuries BlistersOf all running injuries, blisters are the most common. They are caused by a combination of fiction and moisture when your shoes rub against your feet, which means the top layers of skin... Good tips for that New Year's Resolution
"10.01.2017 08:20:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes under plans to eradicate smoking in Russia Anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes under long-term plans to eradicate smoking in Russia. The health ministry proposal would make the country the first to introduce such a... Will this work?
"10.01.2017 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Northern Ireland in crisis after McGuinness quits Northern Ireland is facing its biggest crisis in a decade after the power-sharing government collapsed, bringing the prospect of elections within weeks and renewed rule from London. The possibility... Martin McGuinness said Arlene Foster had shown a “deep seated arrogance”.
"10.01.2017 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk France bids to take Nato leadership role from Britain Britain could lose its leading position within Nato after Brexit under options being discussed by member states. The tradition that a British officer holds the No 2 military post in the alliance is... “There is already some discussion of the possibility that the assignment of the position ... might have to be transferred to a Nato member that is a member of the EU.”
"10.01.2017 03:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk One in four A&E wards is unsafe, say doctors More than a quarter of accident and emergency units are dangerously overcrowded after the busiest day on record for the NHS, senior doctors have warned. Taj Hassan, president of the Royal College... A quarter of A&E wards are missing the "magic mark" for safety.
"09.01.2017 23:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Scientists discover dementia drug can make teeth repair themselves A failed dementia drug has been found to make teeth repair themselves in a development that may soon spell the end for fillings. This may soon spell the end for fillings.
"09.01.2017 22:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Hackers should be put in virtual prison says senior police officer The president of the Police Superintendents' Association, claimed that blocking their access to the internet would be more effective as a punishment than a jail sentence. Chief Superintendent Gavin Thomas has said young cyber criminals should be made to wear wi-fi jammers to deprive them of internet access.
"09.01.2017 21:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk An insider's guide to the sexual habits of Parisians When he was mayor of Paris in the 1980s and 1990s, Jacques Chirac went through so many of his female staff in afternoon visits that they nicknamed him “Monsieur Three Minutes, Shower Included”. To Parisians, sex is about winning someone over with seduction – Oh là là.
"09.01.2017 20:35:02" www.thetimes.co.uk How to start running after 40 Even if you've spent a lifetime avoiding it, taking up running in your forties, fifties and sixties can add years to your life. Don't give us that dodgy knee excuse.
"09.01.2017 19:30:43" Heroic teen soldier from Iran 19-year-old Mohammad Bakhtar lost his leg saving a dog – and now is a local celebrity
"09.01.2017 18:30:42" Icy Japanese new year ceremony Japanese Shinto devotees brave icy water to purify their souls.
"09.01.2017 17:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Greg Clarke wants gay players to come out together The FA chairman has also suggested that the next England manager could be drawn from the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) community "I've met 15 gay sports people in the last four weeks to ask their views" said the FA chairman
"09.01.2017 16:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk At least two patients die daily from thirst or starvation The revelation comes after the British Red Cross warned of a “humanitarian crisis” in the NHS. Malnutrition and dehydration were a factor in 856 deaths in hospitals and care homes.
"09.01.2017 15:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Can you guess which country has chronic sick-note syndrome? (If the picture doesn't give it away) This nation has one of the world's most ingrained malingering problems. One policeman clocked on for work in his underpants before going back to bed.
"09.01.2017 13:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Entrepreneurs need to take better care of their mental health “The first rule of the CEO psychological meltdown is don't talk about the psychological meltdown" “The more we demonstrate that mental health is something one out of three people battle with, the more people will recognise it within themselves, accept it and seek help.”
"09.01.2017 13:09:31" www.thetimes.co.uk Jeremy Hunt has denied the NHS is facing a humanitarian crisis “The vast majority of hospitals are actually coping slightly better,” he told ITV's Good Morning Britain. “This is always the busiest week but we need to work with the public to understand that accident and emergency departments are there for what it says on the tin — for accidents and emergencies.”
"09.01.2017 12:35:03" The Sunday Times Magazine The inaugural Sunday Times Lunchtime Workout is live now from Fitness First. Watch our fitness guinea pig Matt Rudd being put through his paces by James Crossley a.k.a Hunter from Gladiators The inaugural Sunday Times Lunchtime Workout is live now from Fitness First. Watch our fitness guinea pig Matt Rudd being put through his paces by James Crossley a.k.a Hunter from Gladiators, via The Sunday Times Magazine
"09.01.2017 12:00:00" The Times' cartoons But hey — at least there's just a handful of patients on trolleys now, according to Jeremy Hunt.
"09.01.2017 11:33:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The chairman of the FA has spoken to gay footballers about the possibility of coming out Clarke also said that the next England manager might come from the BAME community In an exclusive interview for Times Sport, Greg Clarke said that he hoped to orchestrate it so that several players came out together to share the spotlight.
"09.01.2017 11:03:01" www.thetimes.co.uk These students think the philosophers on their curriculum are too male and pale Plato, Kant and Descartes —see ya Campaigners say the curriculum should focus on philosophers from the developing world instead.
"09.01.2017 10:26:28" www.thetimes.co.uk Could an army of new drivers stop these rail strikes? Chris Grayling thinks so A national campaign to recruit hundreds of train drivers is to be launched under government plans to combat a wave of industrial action. Millions of commuters are facing disruption.
"09.01.2017 09:18:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Blacked-up morris men were heckled by angry onlookers in Birmingham The men were threatened by a group of spectators during performances near the Bullring shopping centre. "They started jumping in between the dancers and knocking off their hats. The dancers tried to explain why their faces were painted black but they would not listen...Things took such a turn for the worse that the performances had to be abandoned.”
"09.01.2017 08:07:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Meryl Streep's speech was the standout of last night's Golden Globes Upon accepting a lifetime achievement award, Meryl Streep gave an emotive yet blistering speech on Donald Trump, who will be inaugurated as president in 11 days' time.
"09.01.2017 07:30:37" www.thetimes.co.uk It's time to tackle the injustice of mental illness For young people growing up in today's world can be challenging: from feeling as though you have to dress or act a certain way, to the impact of social media, to facing big decisions about the future. The prime minister is set to call for a revolution on child mental health care today. Education secretary Justine Greening writes her own thoughts on the matter for Times Red Box.
"09.01.2017 07:10:58" www.thetimes.co.uk A typical office worker will spend around £40,000 on gifts, treats, parties and outings A poll of 2,000 white-collar workers commissioned by Nationwide Current Accounts found that each year they handed over more than £1,000. We'd better cancel those afterwork drinks on Friday, then.
"09.01.2017 06:04:58" www.thetimes.co.uk La La Land sweeps Golden Globes with record haul while British TV shines A cinematic love letter to Los Angeles that harks back to the golden age of Hollywood musicals was on course to dominate last night's Golden Globes awards and cement its status as the frontrunner... Stars took it in turns to mock Donald Trump at last night's Golden Globes.
"09.01.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Recovering Queen gets a warm welcome The Queen ventured out in public for the first time in a month yesterday after a heavy cold kept her indoors since before Christmas. Concerns had been raised over her health after she missed church... The Queen was greeted by cheers as she ventured out in public for the first time in a month yesterday.
"09.01.2017 03:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk May calls for revolution in child mental health care Theresa May will put Britain's schools on the front line of the fight against child mental illness today as part of her promise to tackle "hidden injustice". In a significant victory for a campaign... This newspaper's Time to Mind campaign has called for a greater emphasis on early intervention and for teachers to be offered training to recognise symptoms.
"08.01.2017 23:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The man who invented the supermodel: a sleazy lothario who had a fondness for teenagers The founder of Elite Model Management is the subject of a new biopic which hits Netflix this week. Cindy Crawford and Linda Evangelista are among the supermodels who owe their fame and fortune to John Casablancas - a "marketing genius" who gave models fame that put them above movie stars.
"08.01.2017 21:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The natural birth bullies are putting women's lives at risk In Tom's words, when his wife asked for the caesarean she had requested, the midwives had “almost a smirk across their faces, almost laughter” as they persuaded her to try for a natural birth. Frances Cappuccini's last words to her husband Tom were to ask him to look after their sons. She died eight hours after undergoing an emergency caesarean: she had been in labour for 12 hours after being persuaded against her wishes to try for a natural
"08.01.2017 20:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Trump's tweets are shifting political policy and moving markets The president-elect's words are widely mocked but they are making industry and political leaders bow to his will, writes Toby Harnden in Washington A tweet published last Thursday plummeted Toyota's share price by 3% in minutes, wiping $1.2bn off the company's value.
"08.01.2017 18:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Soldiers are killed by an 'Isis supporter' during a lorry attack in Jerusalem A truck plowed into a group of Israelis on a busy Jerusalem street this afternoon, killing four and wounding up to 17 others in an attack Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said had likely been inspired by Islamic State. “Everyone was shouting, and then he reversed his truck, and he ran over the injured again,” said the tour guide who was leading a group of young cadets - the victims of the attack. “He did it to crush more people.”
"08.01.2017 17:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk BBC tells presenter she should be paid less because she's a mother The 46-year-old has presented a number of programmes for the BBC and ITV that involved her travelling across the country and having to spend time away from her young children. Julia Bradbury, who hosted BBC's Countryfile for five years, was asked to accept a reduced fee because of her commitments as a mother.
"08.01.2017 15:33:01" www.thetimes.co.uk The bride who fled from the jihadist embrace Briton Joya Choudhury married a Muslim convert and was at his side as he rose to the top of Isis. But then she fled Syria for the West One of Choudhury's older siblings in London received a phone call from Georgelas's mother, Martha, in Texas. “Joya is in Turkey with the kids and they are very sick,” she said. “You have to save them.”
The news startled Choudhury's estranged family. They
"08.01.2017 14:33:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Could you pee on your partner during sex? Your boyfriend wants you to do something a bit weird. Emma Barnett says don't just go with the flow. "I know this is a bit random and I am embarrassed even to ask it, but there is no one else I dare tell. So here goes: my boyfriend has asked me to pee on him during sex."
"08.01.2017 14:00:03" Sunday Times Food Welcome to the world of tomorrow! From goat meat to herbal tipples…. Here's what 2017 has in store #healthy #TheDish Wine delivered within an hour? High-end tacos? 2017 is looking good.
"08.01.2017 13:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Why do a quarter of millennials still live with their parents? Millennial (noun): A person reaching young adulthood around the year 2000. Probably lives with parents. Would definitely rather not. Rufus recounts the moment with his girlfriend that made him shudder for all the wrong reasons, writes Gabriel Pogrund. It was a Sunday afternoon in Watford and he was romping under the sheets with Rachel in her childhood bedroom. “Living with my
"08.01.2017 12:08:13" Sunday Times Style This week's #StyleBeautyCorner: Sarah Jossel meets top dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting http://bit.ly/2iRiz8R "Pores are not doors"
"08.01.2017 12:00:00" The Times' cartoons Who's got the map?
"08.01.2017 11:52:23" Still deciding what to have for lunch? Deliciously Ella has prepared five Asian-inspired recipes in #TheDish today, including these sesame, coriander and roasted fennel rice bowls.
"08.01.2017 11:08:27" www.thetimes.co.uk You have two days to help save press freedom from ghosts in black shirts "How on earth could such a crackpot organisation as Impress ever have been approved as a suitable regulator for something as precious as a free press?" — Sarah Baxter writes about section 40 in her Sunday Times column.
"08.01.2017 10:08:31" www.thetimes.co.uk The Interview: Tom Hardy “Before 25, I don't remember anything. I used to be a drinker. A proper one” Tom arrives late, in a red puffer jacket, looking like a lumbersexual. He's bearded and scruffy in cargo pants and a black T-shirt, showing off tattooed guns. I can report that he is even better looking in real life than on screen.
"08.01.2017 08:48:50" www.thetimes.co.uk Sir Ivan Rogers secretly warned David Cameron that Theresa May was botching Brexit Rogers has told friends that he fears a hard Brexit will lead to “mutually assured destruction” between Britain and the rest of the EU. “He [Rogers] thinks we are heading for a car crash, where we don't get a deal and we crash out with nothing. Downing Street's view was that he should stop being such a pessimist.
"07.01.2017 23:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Thousands of civilians return to the ruins of Aleppo “Some houses had rooms that were not completely destroyed, so [families] cleared them of rubble and rubbish, put nylon sheets on the windows and stayed there,” said Mohammed, who escaped the city to neighbouring Idlib. Desperate families, who have nowhere else to go, returned back to the city where the UN describes the destruction as “beyond imagination”.
"07.01.2017 21:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Why French women don't do D cups It's empowering says Dr Isabelle Sarfati. It can kill lifelong insecurities. But only if it's done with subtlety: this is what is new. She calls it “intelligent plastic surgery”. A Parisian surgeon reveals they prefer "intelligent breasts" instead.
"07.01.2017 20:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Europe is more divided than ever says Merkel's deputy Mr Gabriel, 57, is expected to run against Angela Merkel for chancellor in September's federal elections. The German vice-chancellor said today that Germany's determination to stick to an austerity plan is pushing the EU to breaking point.
"07.01.2017 19:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The fight against revenge porn: The victim who became the lawyer she wished she'd had "Revenge porn" is a crime so new that few lawyers or police have the necessary knowledge or skills to tackle it. Carrie Goldberg's firm is currently handling 35 cases, often involving girls as young as 13.
"07.01.2017 17:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk US taxpayers will pick up $14bn bill for the wall along the southern border The first substantive proposal for the wall has emerged, entailing the use of a 2006 law to give the future president the authority to build it. “Who's going to pay for the wall? Mexico!” Trump yelled but, in reality, the likeliest source of the $14 billion needed will be taxpayers
"07.01.2017 16:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Temporary brothels are being set-up in Britain's most popular tourist destinations From the Lake District to the beaches and university cities, some of Britain's most popular tourist destinations are being exploited by human traffickers setting up “pop-up brothels”. Organised crime groups, thought to be linked to eastern Europe, are exploiting the most popular tourist areas in Britain and using vulnerable women for the purposes of prostitution.
"07.01.2017 15:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Six ways to be richer and more secure in 2017 From keeping your passwords safe to starting a portfolio, here are some ideas for being more financially secure this year There are many ways to improve the deals you get on your bills or accounts and it can be hard to prioritise. Here's what Times Money thinks should be top of your to-do list for 2017.
"07.01.2017 14:28:57" The Times' cartoons Mr Trump has accused the intelligence agencies of leading a political “witch-hunt” against him, but also insisted that he had “tremendous” respect for their work.
"07.01.2017 13:16:04" Make eggs like an Olympian with Tom Daley's recipe for huevos rancheros
"07.01.2017 12:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Ryan Gosling is wonderful, but also a nightmare to interview Polly Vernon speaks with the star of La La Land Polly: Do you believe acting is an inherent talent?
Polly: Do you have it?
Ryan: “Not really.”
Polly: But you think other actors do?
Ryan: “Anthony Hopkins. I worked with him and remember just … feeling like
"07.01.2017 11:29:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Today The Times publishes a world exclusive — exactly a century late. The Times decided to hold the report back for reasons of diplomacy and good taste — & perhaps because the Foreign Office “hinted” that it should do so. On January 2, 1917, Robert Wilton, The Times correspondent in Petrograd, sent an urgent telegraph to head office with the news that Grigori Rasputin, the infamous “mad monk” who had enraged members of the royal court by his intimacy with the tsarina, had
"07.01.2017 10:31:33" www.thetimes.co.uk Stressed? Burnt out? Try one of these healing holidays Get away from it all on one of these specialist retreats to help your body and mind. 4 days back at work after the Christmas holidays is enough for anyone to need another holiday.
"07.01.2017 09:54:54" www.thetimes.co.uk A trip down the pub can actually be good for your health Drinking with people has a hidden benefit, a study suggests Yes, alcohol can cause heart attacks and breast cancer, but it can also help us to meet more friends and be content.
"07.01.2017 09:22:54" www.thetimes.co.uk So you want to be a runner? Here's how to get started The Olympic hero offers his advice on what to eat, what to wear and how to stay motivated. Mo Farah : After a race I avoid greasy stuff, but I have a sweet tooth and will treat myself if I have run well. If you want a pizza after you have completed a goal like a half-marathon, by all means have it. You deserve it.
"07.01.2017 08:31:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Three people have died unattended at A&E due to the struggle of winter demands Two patients died in the same accident and emergency department and a third was found hanged on a general ward at an NHS hospital Between Christmas and New Year's Day, 42 A&E departments ordered that ambulances be diverted to other hospitals because they could not cope.
"07.01.2017 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Plug is pulled on £5m aid for girl band in Ethiopia Britain is to withdraw from a project to empower Ethiopian women after a controversy over a five-piece girl band that it helped to fund. Priti Patel, the international development secretary, was... “Empowering women and girls around the world remains a priority, but we judge there are more effective ways to invest UK aid and to deliver even better results for the world's poorest and value for taxpayers' money” - Dfid.
"07.01.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Ambulance trusts use loophole to claim faster response times Ambulance trusts have been accused of routinely manipulating 999 response times by using a loophole to claim that they reached life-threatening emergencies in less than ten seconds. Ten of the... NHS rules allow trusts to log ambulance response times as near-zero if there was a defibrillator within 200 metres of a patient.
"07.01.2017 03:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Angry donor threatens to stop funding Tory party Theresa May has been warned by a major Conservative Party donor that he will withdraw financial support if she pulls Britain out of the EU's single market. Sir Andrew Cook, the chairman of a steel... Sir Andrew Cook, the chairman of a steel company who has given more than £1.2 million to the Tories, said that the country would “sleepwalk to disaster” if it sacrificed single-market membership as the price of controlling EU migration.
"07.01.2017 00:11:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Woman claims she lost £7m of gold in Hatton Garden raid A woman has claimed that she had forgotten about gold worth more than £7 million which was kept in a safety deposit box at the Hatton Garden vault raided by burglars nearly two years ago. The woman... If accurate, it brings the overall total stolen in the Hatton Garden heist to £21 million, making it the most costly burglary in history.
"06.01.2017 23:30:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Human remains from perverted Nazi brain experiments found in science institute archives Brain samples were also sent by Dr Josef Mengele, the so-called Angel of Death, at Auschwitz In a secret killing programme the Nazis dispensed with the mentally and physically disabled in murder centres disguised as clinics and hospitals.
"06.01.2017 22:31:02" www.thetimes.co.uk If you live in one of these 10 UK locations the price of your house could be set to rise You may not have heard of them, but these are the locations that will lead the market in 2017 Some locations are defying a downbeat Brexit market — with revived urban areas leading the way.
"06.01.2017 21:35:05" login.thetimes.co.uk Florida airport shooting highlights Obama's thwarted attempts to reform US gun law Obama's 'biggest frustration' Five people have been shot dead in Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida.
Barack Obama's attempts to reform US gun laws in the wake of mass shootings have been thwarted at every turn by a Republican-controlled Congress and the National Rifle Association.
"06.01.2017 19:01:51" How tech has changed our lives Life has changed a lot in the last 10 years. Check out some of the biggest technological game changers here:
"06.01.2017 17:33:57" Send expat animals home, say scientists These animals should be sent home if we want to save their species.
"06.01.2017 16:17:12" Sunday Times Food A sweet treat that still makes it into our #healthy issue of #TheDish this Sunday - Candice Brown's apple and sultana crumble can still be eaten if you're turning over a new leaf for the new year! A sweet treat that still makes it into our healthy issue of The Dish this Sunday - Candice Brown's apple and sultana crumble via Sunday Times Food.
"06.01.2017 15:03:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Printed books are more popular than ever Readers spent £1.59 billion on books, an increase of 4.9 per cent on the previous year. Proof that technological advancements have got nothing on books (and that Harry Potter and Joe Wicks are the keys to success).
"06.01.2017 14:09:38" The Times' cartoons "A directionless spectacle— ★ star"
"06.01.2017 14:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Michael Gove: Don't clap our crusading press in leg-irons The truth is that if we want a vigorous press then we have to expect that some of what gets written will be uncomfortable. Even offensive. Michael Gove may know what it's like to be on the receiving end of newspaper criticism, but still believes the proposed regulation goes too far.
"06.01.2017 13:28:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Post-Brexit Britain can't buy its way into the single market One of the UK's most experienced officials in Brussels has warned it won't be possible. Special access is not for sale.
"06.01.2017 11:22:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Karl Ove Knausgaard: 'I felt like I had killed not one, but several people' The author's epic autobiography My Struggle bared all in excruciating detail. Too much information? It was for his family, he says What's it like to meet a stranger that you know every embarrassing, shameful detail about? Will Hodgkinson finds out, in this fascinating interview with the author of the hugely successful autobiography, My Struggle.
"06.01.2017 10:08:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Obama is planning to release 19 Guantanamo prisoners before he leaves office Trump has disagreed, tweeting: “There should be no further releases from Gitmo. These are extremely dangerous people and should not be allowed back on to the battlefield.”
"06.01.2017 09:03:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Jill Saward has died at 51 RIP She was the first rape victim to waive her anonymity, and devoted her life to helping other victims of sexual violence.
"06.01.2017 08:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Thousands of suicides are being hidden to comfort grief-stricken families The true number of suicides in the UK is being underestimated by as much as half, according to research. “Suicide is not a crime and the sooner we realise this and have it reflected in accurate data and robust policies, the more lives we will save" — Steven Mallen, who lost his 18-year-old son Edward to severe depression.
"06.01.2017 07:19:32" www.thetimes.co.uk Yes, 2016 really was the worst in a century for celebrity deaths There were 25 deaths — a figure that random fluctuations alone would predict could only happen one year every two centuries. Thank goodness it's 2017 now.
"06.01.2017 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk May to visit White House for Trump talks Theresa May will visit Donald Trump in the White House next month after her two most trusted aides began a secret mission to build bridges. Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, the prime minister's joint... The prime minister's joint chiefs of staff flew to New York and Washington to meet Mr Trump's senior team on a mission kept secret from all but a handful in Downing Street.
"06.01.2017 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses Modern diesel cars produce more than twice as much toxic gas as a lorry or bus of the same age, analysis has found. There is less risk of inhaling dangerous levels of nitrogen oxides from standing... The latest diesel lorries and buses produced an average of 210 milligrams of nitrogen oxides per kilometre compared with 500 mg/km for new diesel cars.
"06.01.2017 03:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain has world's top economy Britain ended last year as the strongest of the world's advanced economies with growth accelerating in the six months after the Brexit vote, it was revealed yesterday. Business activity hit a... The Brexit vote was the Bank of England's 'Michael Fish moment'.
"05.01.2017 21:11:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Waddle like a penguin to stay safe on icy pavements Don't penguins look silly, as they waddle around with their stubby legs and shuffling gait? Not half as silly, they might retort, as humans slipping flat on their bottoms on icy pavements. Penguins... It's all about your centre of gravity...
"05.01.2017 20:18:13" Sunday Times Food A little bit naughty, a little bit #healthy? Give Candice's flourless chocolate orange cake a try #TheDish #glutenfree - In this week's Sunday Times In this week's Sunday Times is the recipe for this gluten-free chocolate orange cake, check out Sunday Times Food for more tasty tips
"05.01.2017 19:45:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Obama is about to free more Guantanamo Bay detainees despite Trump's objections President Obama has ignored calls by Donald Trump to halt the transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay and plans to release a third of those still detained before he leaves office. The White House... A dozen prisoners who were released by President Bush went on to kill Americans in Afghanistan.
"05.01.2017 18:11:44" British teen dies while free-running in Paris There's a dangerous trend being seen in videos on social media.
"05.01.2017 17:07:02" www.thetimes.co.uk From posh tacos to the chicken joint guru: How to eat in 2017 From the go-to restaurants to the latest 'New Nigella' These are the year's big foodie trends. Look out for The Chicken Connoisseur, and Neil Rankin's take on the taco.
"05.01.2017 16:15:21" www.thetimes.co.uk Brexit will go badly if May hires only yes men The prime minister and her aides must stop cold-shouldering anyone who disagrees with them Jenni Russell: "So far, May and her deluded Brexiteers have been acting as if they can defy reality and the rules of psychology and politics by alienating and ignoring anyone who is not wholeheartedly on their side. It's a terrifying delusion."
"05.01.2017 15:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg could run to be the next president And would the votes be cast with a status emoji? The speculation started after Zuckerberg declared that his "personal challenge" for 2017 is to have met people in all 50 states of America by the end of the year.
"05.01.2017 14:10:02" www.thetimes.co.uk These millennial dropouts are the hidden team who make Facebook tick One guy left a business studies course at Manchester Metropolitan University after a single lecture.
"05.01.2017 13:51:01" www.thetimes.co.uk The father of a suspected drug baron has criticised officers for killing his son and failing to wear body cameras Police firearms officers shot dead Yassar Yaqub, 28, through the windscreen of a white Audi on Monday night. “My lad didn't deserve this — I thought this is something that happens in America but not here.”
"05.01.2017 12:33:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Eating Mediterranean foods could save your brain The effect of the Mediterranean diet on brain size was about half as big as the normal impact of ageing. Pass the olive oil (please).
"05.01.2017 12:06:17" The Times' cartoons Today's cartoon
"05.01.2017 11:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk An international egg thief is on the loose — and looking for falcons Someone needs to crack this case already. His previous escapades include trying to convince airport police and customs officials that he had bought ordinary eggs from Waitrose and strapped them to his body wrapped in socks because he had heard it cured back pain...
"05.01.2017 10:49:28" www.thetimes.co.uk This bed can stop snoring, warm your feet, and even guide you to the toilet The Smart Number 360 bed will detect snoring and raise the snorer's head to ease them back into sleep Ama-Zzz-ing
"05.01.2017 10:03:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Four people have been arrested after live streaming a Facebook video of a man being beaten and threatened The video showed the man cowering in the corner of a room with duct tape over his mouth while a group of men and women beat him and cut him with a knife. The video showed the victim red around the eyes with his hands and feet apparently tied, squatting in the corner of a room next to a window. He is threatened repeatedly, with his attackers shouting:”F*** Donald Trump! F*** white people!”
"05.01.2017 09:32:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A law that loads the dice in favour of criminals It would render the rich and powerful unaccountable. Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act threatens the survival of journalism that exposed scandals such as Rotherham, writes Andrew Norfolk.
"05.01.2017 08:28:55" www.thetimes.co.uk A young British freerunner has died on the Paris Metro He and his friends practised parkour, where thrillseekers hone their acrobatic skills jumping urban obstacles A train driver was alerted to the accident at 11.20pm on December 31 when one of Nye's friends cried for help from the platform at Daumesnil station.
"05.01.2017 07:59:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Can you guess which city is the capital of group sex? More than a quarter of [blank] have indulged in group sex and nearly one in six has swapped partners at a swingers' club Hint: Voulez vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?
"05.01.2017 07:25:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Living near a busy road could increase your risk of dementia More than ten million Britons are at a higher risk of dementia because they live near traffic fumes, scientists have concluded. This Canadian study increases pressure to reduce our levels of traffic-related air pollution.
"04.01.2017 22:11:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Theresa May defends £300m aid handouts for Pakistani families paid by British taxpayers Theresa May has defended spending £300 million of overseas aid on cash handouts to Pakistani families despite allegations of corruption within the programme. Downing Street said that the scheme... There have been allegations of corruption within the program, but a UK government spokesperson said that biometric payments in Pakistan had made the programme “one of the most secure cash transfers in the world.”
"04.01.2017 20:11:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Will Trump continue to get into petty Twitter spats as president of America? If you want a friend in Washington, Harry Truman observed, get a dog. Donald Trump, continuing to defy convention, has been looking at cats. Kittens to be precise. And to be even more exact... Donald Trump just followed a Twitter account filled with pictures of kittens.
He has been known to get into arguments in the middle of the night and has lambasted Saturday Night Live and the cast of Hamilton: An American Musical on the social
"04.01.2017 18:29:46" How big is a blue whale's heart? Ever seen a blue whale's heart? Now you can thanks to this gory process.
"04.01.2017 17:11:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Your new year's workout wardrobe: fitness gear that flatters your figure for showing off on Instagram Lycra that you look forward to putting on It's time to get back into shape – and to let everyone know about it on Instagram.
"04.01.2017 15:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Saudi women fight oppression by mocking men in a catchy pop song The song aims to highlight crippling restrictions on women in the wealthy Gulf state and has inevitably split opinions in the conservative country. The female singers, in the full Islamic face veil, dance and skateboard while singing “If only God would rid us of men”.
"04.01.2017 14:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A Chinese official shot a party chief and mayor over a grudge State media offered no immediate motive, but some reports suggested that the gunman felt he had been “picked on” by the city's party chief. Mr Chen burst into a government meeting today and shot both the Communist Party boss and the mayor of Panzihua.
"04.01.2017 13:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Women set to take over the top jobs in the church, the police and the BBC The prime minister has a largely symbolic role in the three appointments but has a history of encouraging women in public life and will take a keen interest in the decisions. Female candidates are among the front-runners to become the new Met police commissioner, the head of the new BBC unity board and the Bishop of London.
"04.01.2017 12:23:16" Sunday Times Food In The Dish this Sunday ... try Eve O'Sullivan and Rosie Reynolds' recipe for the ultimate minestrone. #healthy #minestrone #italianfood #soup #thedish #sundaytimesfood Discover the recipe for a hearty and delicious Minestrone soup here.
"04.01.2017 12:00:00" The Times' cartoons
"04.01.2017 11:31:30" www.thetimes.co.uk The cap on skilled migrants has not impacted British businesses The rules were introduced by Theresa May in 2010, when she was home secretary. British businesses have been criticised for crying wolf over the impact of the cap as they fail to reach the 20,700 figure.
"04.01.2017 10:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Diet drinks are not healthier than sugary ones versions warn experts Researchers criticised drinks companies for marketing sugar-free alternatives as healthy and encouraged people to stick to water. Diet drinks don't help you lose weight - it could even encourage you to eat more.
"04.01.2017 09:01:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Read the Ivan Rogers resignation letter that everyone's talking about, released first by The Times last night From: Ivan Rogers (Sensitive)Sent: 03 January 2017 12:50 Dear All, Happy New Year! I hope that you have all had/are still having, a great break, and that you will come back refreshed and ready for... 'I am writing to you all on the first day back to tell you that I am today resigning as Permanent Representative'
"04.01.2017 08:06:33" www.thetimes.co.uk A new cycling record will be set today when a Frenchman pedals for an hour at the national track near Paris A new cycling record will be set today when a Frenchman pedals for an hour at the national track near Paris - at the age of 105. Robert Marchand can be sure of the record at the national velodrome... At 105 no one of his age has ever attempted the one-hour trial
"03.01.2017 22:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The Pope is preparing to allow married priests back into ministry The Pope is understood to have been lobbied by bishops in Brazil who are anxious about the shortage of priests there. Cardinal Walter Kasper, a confidant, indicated that the Pope is planning to spring “some great surprises”.
"03.01.2017 20:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk 200,000 commuters quit their jobs as a result of rising rail fares Two per cent of respondents said that they had given up work completely, which would translate to 231,000 commuters nationally. The poll also found that 77,000 commuters were considering quitting their jobs in the next two years.
"03.01.2017 19:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Vinyl records hit its highest sales for 25 years Amy Winehouse's album was the second-best selling record last year after David Bowie's Blackstar A new generation discovered the joy of owning albums that they can physically hold.
"03.01.2017 18:30:57" The city of culture Hull will make a great City of Culture. Here's why
"03.01.2017 17:40:56" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain's last ABC cinema to be closed and turned into flats It is the end of the final reel for the last remaining ABC cinema, part of a chain which once graced virtually every high street in Britain. The Bournemouth venue will close tomorrow with a final... The cinema opened in June 1937. The site will now be redeveloped and turned into flats.
Do you remember ABC cinemas?
"03.01.2017 15:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A former chef is killed fighting ISIS in Syria "He crossed continents for the destiny of our people and humanity” said the Kurdish military outfit in a letter to Mr Lock's family praising their son for his contribution to its struggle. Ryan Lock, 20, had no previous military experience but bravely joined the People's Defence Units to fight ISIS.
"03.01.2017 14:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Harrods accused of keeping up to 75% of its staff's tips A trade union representing the department store's waiters and kitchen staff claims the situation reduces its members' earnings by up to £5,000 a year
"03.01.2017 12:33:52" www.thetimes.co.uk Istanbul nightclub massacre suspect is named A huge manhunt is still underway to catch the killer, who slipped out of the nightclub in the chaos after the attack and went on the run. The Isis gunman, who killed 39 in a nightclub in Istanbul, was named today as Iakhe Mashrapov, a 28-year-old from Kyrgyzstan
"03.01.2017 11:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A new law threatens the power of the media as a weapon of truth Journalists have a duty to expose wrongdoing by the rich and powerful but a new law threatens to make it impossible as the government refuses to rule out implementing section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act. "If a newspaper refuses to register with Impress, the government's approved regulator bankrolled by Max Mosley and staffed by his anti-media sympathisers, then newspapers will be compelled to pay the costs of claimants even if their claim fails"
"03.01.2017 09:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Couples will be able to divorce online this year The reform comes after regional divorce centres, offering so-called over-the-counter divorce, were set up in 2015, removing the need for people to file papers at the county court. Ministers are allowing divorce proceedings to be issued digitally for the first time, in a move to save time, paperwork and stress for thousands of people
"03.01.2017 08:01:47" www.thetimes.co.uk A Norwegian doctor and nutrition expert believes the secret to a healthy diet lies in the food her ancestors ate GOAL FOR WEEK 4 Eat oily fish to boost your omega-3 and vitamin D You are now well on the way with my eating programme. You've replaced white sugar with natural sweetness, swapped white flour for... New Year's Resolution part two: eat like a viking
"02.01.2017 22:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk German police arrest Syrian refugee over 'carbomb plot' Named only as Hasan A, the unemployed 38-year-old was allegedly in contact with a member of Islamic State via the mobile phone message service Telegram asking for €180,000 to fund a bombing campaign, prosecutors said. The plot involved disguising vehicles as police cars and packing them full of explosives for attacks in western Europe.
"02.01.2017 21:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk 'I keep a rifle by the door' says a resident of Moria after 4,000 asylum seekers move into the town Since the start of the refugee crisis, the local economies of Lesbos and Chios have been shattered. Last year alone tourist-related businesses suffered 60 per cent drops, among the biggest recorded across the nation. “For months, we took this all in our stride because we are easy-going, caring people here. But now,” the 80-year-old farmer huffed, “they're breaking into our homes, robbing us and harassing our women. I won't stand for it."
"02.01.2017 20:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk A BBC nature presenter criticises Attenborough's Planet Earth II claiming it's 'a disaster for wildlife' Planet Earth II, which ended last month, drew audiences of more than 12 million viewers and was described by one critic as “undoubtedly the greatest TV nature documentary to date”. Martin Hughes-Games, a presenter of Springwatch, said Planet Earth II ignored the damage done by mankind to endangered species
"02.01.2017 18:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Turkish police arrest eight people in connection with the nightclub attack Security experts who have examined footage of the attack say that the gunman arrived at the Reina club in a taxi, carrying his assault rifle in a suitcase. After shooting his way through the security at the entrance of the club, he threw two hand grenades "The key factor is Turkey's intervention inside Syria against Isis. Those killed are either deemed apostates or Christians for celebrating New Year" said a fellow at the Middle East Forum and an expert on Isis
"02.01.2017 17:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A halal poultry company boiled chickens alive causing unnecessary suffering The halal poultry firm which supplies major supermarkets boiled chickens alive after failures at a slaughterhouse. The company, co-owned by Ranjit Singh Boparan, a multimillionaire known as the “chicken king”, was fined £8,000 and ordered to pay £6,000 costs
"02.01.2017 15:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Isis claims responsibility for nightclub attack in Istanbul Police are now said to be looking into whether the killer was part of the same terror group which carried out a deadly suicide bomb and gun attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport in June last year. The militant group proclaimed the “heroic soldier of the caliphate” who carried out the attack at the Reina club, which left 39 people dead.
"02.01.2017 14:15:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Bleary-eyed residents of Los Angeles woke yesterday morning to discover that they were now living in “Hollyweed” Bleary-eyed residents of Los Angeles who woke yesterday morning after a night of parties and looked up into the Hollywood Hills discovered that they were now living in a place called "Hollyweed". The altered sign remained in place yesterday morning because it was a holiday and police were short-staffed
"02.01.2017 12:00:00" Timeline Photos Today's cartoon:
"02.01.2017 10:58:29" www.thetimes.co.uk “She brings a sense of safety for me in and out of the home” Jude Ford had just started working with the police when a handsome detective constable warned her she was attracting the interest of male colleagues and should watch out. "Little did I know that... Maggie is an assistance dog trained by Dogs for Good - UK , one of the charities in this year's Times Christmas Appeal
"02.01.2017 07:28:23" www.thetimes.co.uk The new Scandi Diet - Over 12 weeks of simple tips and tricks to help you to speed up the burning of fat If you are like most people, you will have tried to diet on numerous occasions, but lost hope. Don't lose faith. Now is the time to replace that struggle with enjoyment. Here you will be given a... New Year's resolution starts now
"01.01.2017 22:11:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Times readers raise £1m for Save the Children The comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and his actress wife, Isla Fisher, have donated £100,000 to The Sunday Times Christmas Appeal, bringing the total amount raised for Save the Children's projects in... The comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and his actress wife, Isla Fisher, have donated £100,000 to The Sunday Times Christmas Appeal.
"01.01.2017 20:11:02" www.thetimes.co.uk 100 reasons things are looking up in 2017 POPBON IVER On the back of one of last year's most haunting albums, Justin Vernon brings his band to Blighty for eight shows, starting at the Empress Ballroom, in Blackpool, on February 10. THE... From Adele on tour and Jude Law on stage to the return of Trainspotting and Hockney at Tate Britain, 100 highlights for the new year.
"01.01.2017 19:31:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Queen may be too ill to attend church today As with millions of her subjects, the Queen's new year resolution is to improve her health - so she can attend a church service today near her Sandringham estate. After struggling with a heavy cold... If the Queen attends today's service, close attention will be paid to her appearance. While she has enjoyed remarkably good health over the years, she turned 90 in April and recently announced that she was stepping down as patron of 25 organisations.
"01.01.2017 17:00:52" Looking Forward to 2017 2017 is already shaping up to be a busy year. Here's what we can to look forward to...
"01.01.2017 17:00:50" Looking Forward to 2017 2017 is already shaping up to be a busy year. Here's what we can to look forward to...
"01.01.2017 15:11:01" Timeline Photos Today's cartoon:
"01.01.2017 13:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Denzel Washington: There may be a glass ceiling. Are you going to complain or do something about it? More than 30 years ago, Denzel Washington had an extreme religious experience - "It did frighten me," he says. His mother said he was being filled with the Holy Spirit, and he wondered: "Does that... Denzel Washington talks about why his latest project has echoes of his upbringing.
"01.01.2017 12:31:02" www.thetimes.co.uk UK throws millions in foreign aid at countries with booming economies Britain is spending millions of pounds of aid money on helping to build hospitals in China and funding postgraduate studies in India - even though the economies of both nations have outstripped our... One aid project claimed to “support female parliamentarians” in India even though women continue to be significantly underrepresented in the House of Commons. Another grant, worth £40,000, was handed to China to “improve” its copyright laws. Almost
"01.01.2017 11:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The Louise Parker method is not a diet, but a sensible route to lifelong wellbeing Stepping into Louise Parker's offices in South Kensington feels like entering an enchanted lair. Towering, sculpted receptionists with honey-smooth hair and voices float from room to room. The... Celebs seduced by Parker's holistic ethos are rumoured to include the Duchess of Cambridge and Emma Thompson.
"01.01.2017 11:28:41" The Sunday Times Magazine What happened when The Body Coach put our fitness guinea pig @MattRudd through his paces? What happened when The Body Coach put our fitness guinea pig @MattRudd through his paces?
"01.01.2017 10:28:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Isis is plotting to carry out “mass casualty” chemical weapons attacks against Britain The terrorist group Isis is plotting to carry out "mass casualty" chemical weapons attacks against Britain, the minister responsible for national security has warned. Ben Wallace said Isis had used... Terrorist groups, Russian agents and cyber-conmen are trying to recruit “traitors” in government, the military and leading businesses.
“There are traitors. We have to be on our guard for the enemy within,” said Ben Wallace, the minister responsible for
"01.01.2017 10:04:41" The Sunday Times Magazine How does @TheBodyCoach spend his perfect Sunday? A clue - it involves a lot of food. Read our full, exclusive interview here http://thetim.es/2iccXrq How does Joe Wicks spend his perfect Sunday? Find out in today's The Sunday Times Magazine
"01.01.2017 09:29:27" The Sunday Times Magazine "People are drawn to passionate people, don't you think? I've been constantly authentic, regardless of how many staff I've got or how much money I'm supposed to be making" Read our exclusive interview with Joe Wicks in today's The Sunday Times Magazine
"31.12.2016 21:11:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Brexit threat to pork pies, stilton and pasties A battle to protect stilton blue cheese, Fenland celery and Stornoway black pudding from foreign imposters is under way, as Whitehall officials attempt to shelter traditional British products from... EU rules protect authentic British produce from foreign imposters.
"31.12.2016 17:11:01" www.thetimes.co.uk The 20 best family holidays for 2017 Ferrari Land opens at the PortAventura World theme park in Salou, Catalonia in April and the star attraction will be the vertical accelerator, the highest (112m) and fastest (0-112 mph in five... From the jungles of Belize to a European theme park, our pick of the top destinations for you and the kids.
"31.12.2016 15:01:12" 2016 wasn't as bad you remember... 2016 wasn't as bad you remember. Here are the good times from the past year
"31.12.2016 13:17:33" www.thetimes.co.uk It may take decades to comprehend the true impact of Trump's election and Brexit vote Nigel Farage, with his usual knack for the demotic one-liner, called 2016 "the year of revolution". And so, by just about any historical measure, it was: the political elite was roundly humiliated... The two greatest political upsets of 2016 were remarkable in the sense that they came about not through violence, but through the ballot box.
"31.12.2016 11:31:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Home-schooled girl receives standing ovation for opera she wrote aged 7 They call her Little Miss Mozart. Alma Deutscher, Dorking's very own wunderkind, is gaining international attention after the world premiere of her opera, in Vienna, which was partly inspired by... They call her Little Miss Mozart. Alma Deutscher, Dorking's very own wunderkind, is gaining international attention after the world premiere of her opera, in Vienna, which was partly inspired by ideas she had while skipping.
"31.12.2016 10:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk This film fan spent £70,000 life savings building a 1980s cinema in his garden A 1980s film fan from Stoke-on-Trent has spent his life savings building a replica of an old-fashioned cinema in his garden. Anderson Jones, 38, spent £70,000 recreating a version of the defunct... Anderson Jones, 38, spent £70,000 recreating a version of the defunct ABC cinema, complete with original fittings and a kiosk displaying sweets and popcorn.
"31.12.2016 09:33:31" www.thetimes.co.uk 20 best winter walks 1 Sandford Orcas, Dorset How hard is it? 5 miles, easy field pathsIt can be hard to tear yourself away from the open fire in the Queens Arms in Corton Denham. Once you have, though, you'll find a... From picturesque trails to breathtaking treks, the Times walks correspondent picks his favourites to herald the new year.
"31.12.2016 03:01:33" www.thetimes.co.uk World's most-wanted hackers blamed for targeting US election The US and Russia long ago called off their struggle for nuclear supremacy but both have quietly amassed arsenals of a different kind, resulting in a cyber arms race that represents a modern-day... These are the men at the frontier of what could become a new Cold War.
"30.12.2016 21:43:02" www.thetimes.co.uk China opened its latest record-breaking megastructure yesterday China opened its latest record-breaking megastructure yesterday: a four-lane bridge, the highest in the world, over the Nizhu River 565m below. The bridge in the Beipanjiang valley, southwest China... It is almost the same height as two London Shard buildings on top of each other
"30.12.2016 19:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Tomorrow night, the ten-second countdown to 2017 will take 11 seconds Tomorrow night, the ten-second countdown to 2017 will take 11 seconds. Across Britain the clocks will reach 23:59:59, a second will elapse and bottles of bubbly will be popped to welcome the new... 2016 is going to last that extra bit longer
"30.12.2016 17:01:31" 2016 Obituaries Those we lost in 2016 (and what they left behind)
"30.12.2016 14:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain 'could be forced to stay in single market' In comments that will frustrate Downing Street, Matthias Wissmann suggested that the effects of the UK leaving the European Union's single market were so great that Britain should be made to stay inside it. The head of the German motor industry association says the UK should be made to stay in EU's single market to avoid “massive negative effects”
"30.12.2016 14:09:01" Timeline Photos Today's cartoon
"30.12.2016 13:30:00" Q&A with Kyle Edmund Kyle Edmund, the British No 2, takes on a Q&A session in this behind the scenes video following an interview with Stuart Fraser from Times Sport, in today's paper and online.
"30.12.2016 12:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The world is unprepared for a global flu pandemic warns Bill Gates Mr Gates, who invests with his wife through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, told BBC Radio 4's Today: “There's a lot of discussion right now about how we respond in an emergency, how do we make sure that the regulatory, liability and organisational Bill Gates says he is worried that regulatory boundaries would slow down the global response to an outbreak and is “crossing his fingers” that there was no flu outbreak in the next decade
"30.12.2016 10:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Boy Scouts of America expels transgender boy after pressure from parents The Boy Scouts, or BSA, endured damaging publicity over its ban on gay youths and leaders that it eventually lifted in 2013 and 2015 respectively, but only after losing tens of millions of dollars in sponsorship and facing legal action on several fronts. “My identity is a boy. If I was them, I would let every person in the world go in. It's right to do,” said the eight-year-old Cub
"30.12.2016 09:08:32" www.thetimes.co.uk 2016: A golden year for wildlife as tigers, pandas and rhinos increase in population With its political shocks, tragic events and the deaths of music and film icons, 2016 is a year to forget for many. But there was some good news for the world's wildlife. WWF declared 2016 as “momentous year for conservation” as the numbers showed "landmark successes" in the "global efforts to protect the natural world.”
"30.12.2016 08:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk A women held captive as a sex slave for 13 years tells of her ordeal A woman was kept in captivity by a taxi driver and his family while being abused as a sex slave, according to a memoir published yesterday. The taxi driver smiled and invited the 15-year-old girl to “come and meet my mother for a cup of tea”. She was never allowed to leave the house unaccompanied again.
"30.12.2016 07:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A Thatcher aide claimed black people give cannabis to babies A senior policy adviser to Margaret Thatcher claimed that cannabis use was so rampant within the black community that they gave the drug to babies, a newly released archive file has revealed. Wow.
"30.12.2016 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Young drivers face 120 hours of lessons before test Learner drivers could be made to spend up to 120 hours behind the wheel before sitting their test under government plans to cut accidents, The Times has learnt. Ministers are considering a... Would this cut the number of accidents?
"30.12.2016 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Obama hits back at Russia in new Cold War spy scandal President Obama took revenge last night against Russia for interfering in the US presidential election, deporting 35 diplomats and imposing sanctions on President Putin's top spies. In an... It's the biggest crisis between Washington and Moscow for more than 20 years.
"30.12.2016 03:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Women are more stressed than men at work Women experience higher levels of stress than men in the workplace, official figures show. Female employees are under continual pressures of trying to prove they are as good as men, not being... Because they face unequal pay and have to prove they are as good as men, a study has found
"29.12.2016 22:42:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Twelve dead in Chicago Christmas murder spree The city of Chicago will end 2016 with a murder toll higher than in any year since the 1990s after a series of Christmas shootings in which 12 people died. In a year when American police... The city of Chicago will end 2016 with a murder toll higher than in any year since the 1990s after a series of Christmas shootings in which 12 people died.
"29.12.2016 21:26:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Sperm bank mix-up casts doubt over IVF fathers As many as 13 women may have become pregnant with sperm from the wrong father at a Dutch hospital where staff made mistakes in the in vitro fertilisation process. In all, 26 embryos were created... 13 of the mothers have either given birth or are already pregnant.
"29.12.2016 20:33:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Hopes of two-state solution are fading, Kerry warns Israel John Kerry delivered a stinging rebuke to Israel yesterday, warning that its policies had pushed prospects for peace with the Palestinians to the brink of collapse. In his hour-long speech the... “The status quo is leading toward one state, or perpetual occupation. If the choice is one state, Israel can either be Jewish or democratic, it cannot be both, and it won't ever really be at peace.” – John Kerry.
"29.12.2016 19:23:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Prepare for 10-year economic shock after Brexit Britain faces a "decade of disruption" in the wake of Brexit with a slowing economy compounded by an ageing population and technological transformation that could result in up to 15 million lost... Brexit could lead to 15 million job losses and permanently lower living standards, according to The Institute for Public Policy Research.
"29.12.2016 18:18:01" www.thetimes.co.uk How to make 20 classic cocktails for New Year's Eve Arnold Palmer (mocktail) MethodShake ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. Garnish with lemon slice. Rat pack manhattan MethodChill glass, add Grand Marnier, swirl to coat and then... What will you be sipping at midnight?
"29.12.2016 17:15:38" www.thetimes.co.uk Israel declassifies files on 1,000 Yemeni Jewish children who disappeared in the 1950s, yet questions remain Israel has declassified hundreds of thousands of intelligence files relating to the disappearance of about 1,000 Yemeni Jewish children in the 1950s whose parents believed they were kidnapped and... Arab Jewish immigrants in the 1950s were subject to discrimination by the Israeli government, which was led by Jews of European descent. The parents believe their children were sold, or given away, to European families.
"29.12.2016 15:56:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Freezing fog causes traffic accidents as hundreds of flights are cancelled or delayed Travellers embarking on the new year getaway faced mayhem yesterday after a 30-car pile-up on one of Britain's busiest roads, delays to a third of flights and overrunning engineering work on the... A woman died and several other people were seriously hurt when up to 30 cars were involved in a pile-up in fog and icy conditions on the A40 in Oxfordshire.
"29.12.2016 14:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk French town pays tribute to Britain's decision to leave the EU with Rue du Brexit Mr Sanchez, 34, who has gained a reputation as a publicity-seeker since he was elected in 2014, said that the gesture was a tribute to the people of Britain. Mayor of Beaucaire Julien Sanchez is a rising star in the anti-immigrant party, the National Front.
"29.12.2016 12:42:58" www.thetimes.co.uk Teenagers from Calais migrant camp are taking legal action against the British government It is the first time that youngsters from the camp have taken individual action against the government. The teenagers, who were refused asylum in Britain, accuses the government of failing to protect vulnerable children.
"29.12.2016 10:53:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Bosses earn more than they deserve an academic study has claimed Pay for the chief executives of Britain's top 350 listed companies increased on average by 82 per cent despite delivering little of long-term value. Bosses were paid 130 times their average employee's wage in 2014 but they delivered less than 8.5% in value creation
"29.12.2016 09:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Artist Anish Kapoor has been banned from using “pinkest pink” paint Stuart Semple, a British painter, fought Anish Kapoor's decision to keep the "blackest black" paint for himself with mockery: he created a new shade of “pinkest pink”, sold on his website to anyone except Kapoor. The creator of the “pinkest pink” paint says he won't sell to Anish Kapoor as Kapoor will not share the world's “blackest black” paint with his fellow artists.
"29.12.2016 08:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of acting like Henry VIII The Labour leader said that the prime minister could not be allowed to use the royal prerogative to bypass the House of Commons over the UK's relationship with the EU. He also risked controversy within his own party with a passionate defence of free The accusation is raised as May refuses to offer parliament a final say on the Brexit deal
"29.12.2016 07:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Digital tricks could help Leia to live on Fans of Star Wars are by now quite used to the idea that their heroes may linger on screen in spectral form, even after they have been struck down by a fatal blow from a light sabre. There is now... After a tragic couple of days, is there a new hope for Star Wars fans?
"29.12.2016 06:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Google will not bar search links to jihadi imam's hate Google is refusing to stop its enhanced search function helping users to access lectures by a Muslim cleric dubbed the pied piper of jihad, despite acting against other offensive material. When... Experts fear Google algorithms are making it acceptable to look for extremist literature.
"29.12.2016 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Corbyn: May is acting like Henry VIII over Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has said that Theresa May is behaving like an autocratic monarch in the mould of Henry VIII in her refusal to offer parliament a final say on the government's Brexit deal. The Labour... "She cannot hide behind the divine rights of the power of kings on this one.”
"29.12.2016 02:37:30" www.thetimes.co.uk Debbie Reynolds dies a day after daughter Carrie Fisher The actress Debbie Reynolds has died a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher, her son has confirmed. The showbusiness website TMZ said relatives feared that Reynolds, 84, had suffered... "She just wanted to be with Carrie."
"28.12.2016 22:11:03" www.thetimes.co.uk £40,000 raised to bring home Brit who was shot on Christmas day The relatives of a British man who was shot in the head in Antigua on Christmas Day are battling to raise the £90,000 they need to fly him back to the UK for life-saving surgery. Christopher Tester... Mr Tester, who lives in Torquay, was shot in the face at about 10.30pm local time on Christmas day when a man in a mask and hooded sweatshirt tried to rob his parents' restaurant.
"28.12.2016 21:11:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Scarlett Johansson named highest-grossing actor of 2016 Scarlett Johansson has been named the highest-grossing actor of 2016. The US actress topped the Forbes list after bringing in $1.2 billion (£978 million) globally, with movies such as Captain... The US actress topped the Forbes list after bringing in $1.2 billion globally, edging past Captain America co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr, who tied for second place with $1.15 billion each.
"28.12.2016 19:58:04" www.thetimes.co.uk RSPCA reveals top 10 animal rescues of 2016 Removing blockages from vacuum cleaners is not normally the job of RSPCA inspectors, but when the obstacle is a snake they are happy to help. A 2ft-long corn snake escaped from its owner and... This 2ft long snake was rescued from a vacuum cleaner while a gull in Newport was turned orange when it fell into a vat of curry.
"28.12.2016 18:40:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Eating ice cream is gay, says Richard Hammond The former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond was at the centre of a backlash last night after linking eating ice cream with being gay. Gay rights groups criticised the 47-year-old who provoked the... "This is the sort of childish language heard in playgrounds across Britain." – Stonewall
"28.12.2016 17:28:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A year in obituaries, from Leonard Cohen to Fidel Castro The third instalment of our three-part round-up of notable people who died in 2016 includes The Sunday Times writer and critic AA Gill.
"28.12.2016 16:20:47" On this day in history... Today is the anniversary of the first ever public film screening.
"28.12.2016 15:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk BBC fears losing its star presenters when a tax loophole is closed The broadcaster complained that its presenters would be “unfairly discriminated” against by rules being introduced next year to crack down on tax avoidance by public-sector workers. More than 100 presenters are being investigated by HMRC after setting up “personal service companies” to receive their pay, which can be used to minimise their tax bills.
"28.12.2016 13:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Facebook alert causes bomb scare in Bangkok An alert entitled “The Explosion in Bangkok” said that a blast on Tuesday had been confirmed by “multiple sources”. Facebook users quickly used the feature to mark themselves as safe, while friends and relatives became worried worldwide. Facebook are already under fire for spreading “fake news” worldwide but further panic was caused yesterday when its Safety Check feature triggered a false bomb alert in Bangkok.
"28.12.2016 12:04:06" www.thetimes.co.uk A giant, avatar-style robot took its first ground-shaking steps Vitaly Bulgarov, one of the designers, guided his creation, seated at the controls inside its torso. The pilot makes limb movements that are imitated by Method-2, whose metal arms each weigh 286lbs. At just over 13ft tall and weighing 1.5 ton, Method-2 was created by a South Korean company to enter areas too hazardous for humans.
"28.12.2016 10:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Illegal migrants are found working in nail salons Those found, including migrants from Vietnam, Mongolia and Ghana, were detained during a week-long operation last month. Fourteen migrants were identified as being at risk of modern slavery, including one 18-year-old youth found working illegally in Almost 100 people were arrested on suspicion of working illegally in the UK during a crackdown targeting nail bars
"28.12.2016 08:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Israel is set to anger its allies by building more homes on occupied Palestinian land A total of 618 homes in three settlements in East Jerusalem, on land claimed by the Palestinians, are likely to be approved at a meeting today. Permission for thousands more is expected to be granted within weeks. This approval to build more homes, on land claimed by the Palestinians, comes after the UN security council voted last week to condemn settlement expansion.
"28.12.2016 07:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Four in five middle-aged people at risk due to unhealthy lifestyle The vast majority of middle-aged adults drink too much alcohol, are overweight or exercise too little, official figures show. Health officials have urged the public to stop "burying their heads in... The truth is hard to stomach.
"28.12.2016 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Crackdown on rip-off charges for electric cars Ministers are preparing to tackle overpriced electric car charging amid fears that it can cost as much to run a green vehicle as a conventional diesel. Rules will be introduced early next year to... Campaigners say going green costs almost as much as running a diesel car.
"28.12.2016 04:59:57" www.thetimes.co.uk Japan leader pays respects in landmark Pearl Harbor visit The Japanese prime minister offered "sincere and everlasting condolences" during a landmark visit to Pearl Harbor with President Obama last night. However, Shinzo Abe did not apologise for the... Shinzo Abe offered his "sincere and everlasting condolences" – but should he have apologised for the WWII attack?
"28.12.2016 03:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Obituary: Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher was fresh out of drama school when she was auditioned by George Lucas for the part of Princess Leia in an obscure sci-fi film called Star Wars. Almost 40 years later she reprised her... “With age comes wisdom,” she once said, “and a whole bunch of other bad shit.”
"27.12.2016 23:18:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Carrie Fisher, Hollywood icon who played Princess Leia in Star Wars, has died aged 60 Hollywood luminaries including director Steven Spielberg paid tribute to Carrie Fisher tonight after the actress and writer died in Los Angeles. "She didn't need The Force. She was a force of nature, of loyalty and of friendship" said Steven Spielberg
"27.12.2016 20:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Dr Mark Porter reveals the ten resolutions you should make for a healthy start to 2017 Another year, another set of clichéd resolutions. If you are anything like me then most, if not all will fall by the wayside come spring. So with that in mind here is an eclectic mix of health-based objectives to aim for over the next 12 months. Choose a few that apply to you and give them a go — there is something for everyone
"27.12.2016 18:00:12" www.thetimes.co.uk A US tourist has criticised the Delhi police over the slow investigation of rape inquiry The unidentified woman, 25, alleges that she was drugged and repeatedly raped over a two-day period in the hotel room where she was staying. She claims that three men working for the tour operator and two employees of the hotel in central Delhi were An American teacher who says that she was gang-raped in a five-star hotel while on holiday in India has returned to the country and criticised the police investigation
"27.12.2016 16:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Housing estates will be built in the beautiful English countryside Six hundred homes, a hospice and a school were approved last month near Pease Pottage in the High Weald despite objections from Natural England, the government's advisory body on protecting the natural environment. A loophole in planning rules is allowing developers to build housing estates in England's finest countryside
"27.12.2016 14:05:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A year in obituaries, from Prince to Muhammad Ali and Jo Cox The second instalment of our three-part round-up of notable people who died in 2016
"27.12.2016 12:41:28" www.thetimes.co.uk Cheetahs are on brink of extinction Cheetahs, which are the world's fastest land animals and can run at 29m per second, are dying out largely due to a low availability of prey. Illegal hunting, wounds inflicted by snares and demand for their skins are also contributing factors, according to Poaching and the trade in exotic pets has dramatically reduced the world's cheetah population to 7,100
"27.12.2016 11:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The RSPCA may lose the power to prosecute animal welfare cases As thousands of hunt supporters attended about 300 meets on Boxing Day, speculation mounted that the animal charity could be stripped of its right to pursue hunts and pet owners through the courts. The cross-party parliamentary environment committee said last month that it was “not convinced . . . that the RSPCA is in a better position than the Crown Prosecution Service when it comes to prosecuting animal welfare cases”.
"27.12.2016 09:42:28" www.thetimes.co.uk The mini-mobile phone has found a captive market The Zanco Fly, one of the most popular “nano phones” on the market, is the brainchild of an entrepreneur who moved to China to make mobiles. It has no camera, the screen isn't touch-sensitive and it certainly cannot compete with the latest smartphone technologies but the mini-mobile has found its market: those looking to smuggle a handset into prison.
"27.12.2016 07:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk BBC political editor: I was told the Queen did back Brexit A row over the Queen's stance on Brexit reignited yesterday after the BBC's political editor said that she had been told by a source that the Queen had made anti-EU remarks. The dispute between... Should Laura Kuenssberg have revealed this conversation?
"27.12.2016 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Despite all the ridicule, I never lost faith in my boyhood hero I've done all right with book reviews over the years, but one of the first I ever received, in The Daily Telegraph, for my family memoir, The Boy With the Topknot, was a stinker. The writer took... "My girlfriend recently put on his record in the car, and I turned it off, claiming that, like going to the toilet, George Michael was something I had to do alone.
"The truth, however, is that his music changed my life."
"27.12.2016 05:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Nuclear watchdog 'ignored dozens of safety blunders' The nuclear safety regulator has been accused of turning a blind eye to dozens of serious mistakes at power plants and military bases. A torpedo inadvertently fired by a Navy warship at the nuclear... The nuclear safety regulator has been accused of turning a blind eye to safety incidents including a torpedo inadvertently fired by a Navy warship.
"27.12.2016 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk First female pilot in Afghan air force applies for US asylum The first female pilot in the Afghan air force has applied for asylum in the United States, claiming that she risks being killed by angry relatives if she returns home and that her male colleagues... “I would love to fly for my country — that is what I always wanted to do — but I'm scared for my life.”
"26.12.2016 23:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk The Pope has paid tribute to the Christian martyrs killed by jihadists Pope Francis has paid tribute to Christians in the Middle East who defy Islamic State jihadists, claiming there are more martyrs today than in the early days of the Church. “Theirs is an example of fidelity to the gospel,” Pope Francis said. “Despite the trials and the dangers, they bear witness with courage to their belonging to Christ.”
"26.12.2016 21:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Developing nations are taking over Britain to mark their place within the economic elite Britain's place among the world's largest economies will have slipped significantly within two decades as developing nations jump ahead, long-term forecasts have suggested. Booming populations, huge levels of state investment, growing consumption and increased trade in India, Brazil and South Korea mean that all three will overtake Britain's economy by 2030.
"26.12.2016 19:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk The singer who never lost his faith and gave Christmas its soundtrack 2016 claims another of the world's most cherished artists
"26.12.2016 17:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk 500,000 illegal migrants must be expelled says Grillo “Who has asylum stays in Italy, while all the irregulars must be repatriated now, starting from today,” the comedian wrote on his blog after Anis Amri, the Christmas market killer, was shot dead in Milan on Friday. “Now is the moment to act and protect The founder of the populist Five Star Movement, has demanded the immediate expulsion of half a million “irregular” migrants in Italy after the Berlin lorry attack.
"26.12.2016 15:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The Ministry of Defence accuses its suppliers of bribery The ministry has referred 44 allegations, four of which relate to bribing foreign officials, to law enforcement agencies since 2011, according to figures released to parliament by Harriett Baldwin, a defence minister. The MoD has made dozens of allegations of bribery and corruption against British and overseas companies bidding for part of Britain's multibillion-pound defence budget.
"26.12.2016 14:13:19" The world according to Peter Brookes This is what 2016 looked like through the eyes of our political cartoonist, Peter Brookes.
"26.12.2016 13:00:59" Grab yourself another mince pie, it's time for the Times' Christmas quiz
"26.12.2016 12:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk 74,000 people have left London this year to buy a house elsewhere It appears that you can, in fact, become tired of London. About 74,000 people left the capital this year to buy a house elsewhere, more than at any point since 2007. The average price of a home in London is 14 times higher than the average earnings of a Londoner
"26.12.2016 10:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Exploit Brexit and steal business from the UK says Trump's trade chief Wilbur Ross, the billionaire incoming commerce secretary, has the task of striking a free trade deal with Britain. His comments will increase fears that the US will seek to take advantage of British isolation after its departure from the European Union. Wilbur Ross urged Britain's rivals to strike during the country's “period of confusion”
"26.12.2016 09:18:26" www.thetimes.co.uk Superstar George Michael has died aged 53 George Michael, the pop singer who started off as one half of Wham! then became a solo star in the 1980s, died at home yesterday, aged 53. George Michael has died peacefully at his Oxfordshire home at 1.42pm yesterday, his publicist said.
"25.12.2016 21:25:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Burn off the turkey and Christmas pud with Travel's pick of the best winter walks in Britain, from our archives 1 Mevagissey, CornwallDistance 2 or 7 miles; OS Explorer map 105They sound like something straight out of a Daphne du Maurier novel, and the Lost Gardens of Heligan (£13.50, family £35... Boxing day walk?
"25.12.2016 19:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Our Christmas appeal is supporting children like Aisha, the victims of war in Iraq, Syria and Yemen The family walked in single file, each placing their feet gingerly in the tracks of the person in front, just visible in the desert dusk. All morning, Hawla's mother had drilled the information... “Children have been through two years of Isis rule and forced to flee through a war zone"
"25.12.2016 17:00:20" www.thetimes.co.uk Interviews of the year: Liam Gallagher Over cigarettes and alcohol on a hot London terrace, the voice of the 1990s, Liam Gallagher, is talking through a job he had before Oasis were famous. Like many of his anecdotes, it involves the... “If you put out a good interview, people get to know you more”
"25.12.2016 14:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Materialism is drowning out the meaning of Christmas says Pope Francis Warning against self-centredness at Christmas Mass last night, under high security, the Pope said that Christmas had been “taken hostage” by an obsession with gifts and feasting. “If we want to celebrate Christmas authentically, we need to contemplate this sign: the fragile simplicity of a small newborn, the meekness of where he lies, the tender affection of the swaddling clothes. God is there,” the Pope said
"25.12.2016 13:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Parents scramble for the it-toy this Christmas - Hatchimal, the toy in an egg It was the toy every child seemed to want this Christmas. But after the Hatchimal sold out in the shops last week, desperate parents faced having to shell out almost six times the retail price for it as unscrupulous online traders cashed in. Frantic parents are paying over £340 for the £59.99 toy
"25.12.2016 12:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Political quotes of the year 2016, the year things could only get bitter. Here's a look at the year's most memorable quotes. “We send the EU £350m a week. Let's fund our NHS instead. Vote leave.”
"25.12.2016 10:47:41" Queen's Christmas messages through the decades A short history of the Queen's Christmas Message.
"25.12.2016 09:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Little rules for the perfect big day Good morning. Here's some practical (I hope) advice before you crack on with the business of the day.
1 Take your turkey out of the fridge first thing — now! Family tensions, kitchen stickybeaks, lashings of booze... what could possibly go wrong this Christmas?
"25.12.2016 08:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Let's reap the opportunities whipped up by a whirlwind year It has been a year of hugely significant political change, notably in the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, the reverberations of which will last for very many years. Christmas 2016 offers a chance to pause for breath after a whirlwind year, in which the unpredictable became the new norm.
"25.12.2016 07:49:01" Timeline Photos Merry Christmas from The Sunday Times
"24.12.2016 21:41:02" www.thetimes.co.uk A billionaire has become one of northeast Iceland's biggest landowners after buying a 300 sq km plot Even for Iceland's windswept volcanic landscape, Grímsstadir á Fjöllum is regarded as a particularly rugged part of the country. Nevertheless, Jim Ratcliffe saw something in it. The billionaire has... Wow
"24.12.2016 19:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The Indian Ocean islands, with their beautiful beaches and fascinating wildlife, are now opening up to yacht charters Here I am, on a sunny afternoon in the Seychelles, helming a 39ft catamaran heading towards the island of La Digue. I feel like Lady Penelope from Thunderbirds - commanding, if a bit twitchy limbed. Not bad, eh?
"24.12.2016 17:05:48" Christmas food from around the world Not everybody eats turkey for Christmas dinner – here's how the rest of the world celebrates.
"24.12.2016 17:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk How to deal with the kitchen controller and the lazy partner ... The tricky in-lawThe best gift you can give yourself to minimise fury is to understand that the issue of the tricky in-law will not be resolved on Christmas Day. Across the globe these types... Family therapist Jean-Claude Chalmet has tips for keeping the peace tomorrow
"24.12.2016 14:36:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Jessie J on what she's learnt I have dated men and I have dated women. I love who I love and I don't feel there should be categories or names. "I'm just a 28-year-old girl who's trying to survive like everyone else" says Jessie J
"24.12.2016 13:18:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Christianity's message of tolerance and mercy means it remains a foundation of our culture The Prince of Wales was giving his Thought for the Day on BBC radio. His message was of humanity's path, by faith, to tolerance; and in using the phrase “Our Lord Jesus Christ” he was testifying to his own faith. This listener does not share that faith. "Do I believe that prayers are answered? No. Yet when I hear people pray, there feels something right about it" says atheist Matthew Parris
"24.12.2016 11:45:01" www.thetimes.co.uk India's economy surpassed Britain's for the first time in 150 years The collapse in the value of sterling has led economists to update these predictions less than three months after Theresa May boasted in her conference speech about Britain being the fifth largest economy in the world. The Indian economy was not expected to overtake Britain until 2020.
"24.12.2016 11:18:05" Sunday Times Food A quick and tasty fried squash and mayonnaise recipe from Florence Knight. A delicious recipe to try this weekend
"24.12.2016 10:20:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Refugee baker brings the sweet taste of Syria to Britain A Syrian baker who came to Britain as a refugee after fleeing the horrors of civil war is plying his trade again — making pastries in a café. “I feel very delighted about being able to work here particularly that I will be doing what I am used to doing back home. People here have helped us a lot so I look forward to doing something useful and helpful in return.” said Mr Taleb
"24.12.2016 08:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Multiple blunders gave the Berlin killer 28 hours to flee Germany After Amri's death, the focus of the investigation into the Tunisian has shifted to who helped him and how he managed to cross borders as Europe's most wanted man after he drove a lorry into a Berlin Christmas market on Monday, killing 12 and injuring They spent 20 hours interrogating the wrong man and didn't find Amri's wallet and identity papers until Tuesday, the day after the attack. Meanwhile, the hunt for him didn't start for 28 hours after he struck.
"24.12.2016 07:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk We spotted a winner in Trump, says Putin President Putin launched a scathing attack on US Democrats yesterday as he praised Donald Trump and called for a new era of co-operation between Russia and its former Cold War foe. He said that Mr... “Nobody believed he would win except us.”
"24.12.2016 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Royal baby on bank 'blacklist' used to block terrorists A controversial "blacklist" used by British banks to identify terrorists and potential money launderers has grown so bloated that it includes details of a three-year-old member of the royal family... Ridiculous.
"24.12.2016 02:27:34" www.thetimes.co.uk Carrie Fisher stable after heart attack on LA flight Carrie Fisher was in a stable condition last night after suffering a “massive” heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Fisher, 60, who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, was taken to hospital in Los Angeles. The celebrity news May the Force be with you, Carrie.
"23.12.2016 21:35:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Strikes that were set to cause misery for passengers on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been called off Strikes that were set to cause misery for British Airways passengers on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been called off. The Unite union said that planned walkouts by cabin crew had been... Some 4,500 British Airways staff had been due to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
"23.12.2016 20:03:02" www.thetimes.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: Roy Hodgson opens up about England's humiliation against Iceland It was the game England had to win, the game they were expected to win, but they were losing it. Roy Hodgson had given his half-time team talk and now all he could do was watch as Iceland pulled... "I was thinking: this can't happen, we can't live through the aftermath."
"23.12.2016 19:07:36" Family Christmas traditions from around the world Find out where in the world throwing pudding at the ceiling is a Christmas family tradition.
"23.12.2016 16:59:52" Christmas_Legends_Times_251116_V4.mp4 Festive folklore isn't only elves and reindeer. Here are some of the most unusual picks from around the world.
"23.12.2016 16:05:03" Sunday Times Food Impress friends and family with this delicious and easy recipe of beef, shallots and almonds by @florenceknight This Sunday Times Food recipe of beef, shallots and almonds is a perfect pre-Christmas treat.
"23.12.2016 15:12:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Never forget that we live in the best of times This has been, by common consent, the year of scary monsters and super creeps. Donald Trump is a frightening prospect as president of the United States, the first holder of that office who appears... "There has been much to mourn in 2016 but by almost every measure the world is becoming wealthier and fairer."
"23.12.2016 12:55:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Terror suspects held over plot to hit Melbourne Police arrested seven suspected terrorists in Melbourne after foiling an alleged plot to attack the city's cathedral and other prominent sites over the Christmas holiday. "We believe that there was... Police arrested seven suspected terrorists in Melbourne after foiling an alleged plot to attack the city's cathedral.
"23.12.2016 12:07:27" www.thetimes.co.uk Berlin terror suspect shot dead in shootout with Italian police The Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri was shot dead in Milan at 3am today during a shootout with police, the Italian government confirmed. Amri was stopped in the street by two officers in Sesto San... Amri was stopped in the street by two officers in Sesto San Giovanni, a suburb of Milan.
"23.12.2016 11:42:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump both vowed to ramp up their countries' nuclear weapons capabilities Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump both vowed to ramp up their countries' nuclear weapons capabilities yesterday, raising the prospect of a new atomic arms race. "We need to strengthen the military... “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes.” – Donald J. Trump
"23.12.2016 09:42:18" www.thetimes.co.uk Cash belongs in the past – so let's abolish it This might shock you, but every so often newspaper columnists recycle their old ideas. Since this is the moment in the year for reflection and frank admissions, it's about time we fessed up to it. 'Demonetisation' will supposedly smoke out those who keep their money in the black market.
"23.12.2016 08:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Critics are not impressed by the US version of Bake Off The original is the most quintessentially British show on television so perhaps it was to be expected that an American spin-off would not work out. The Great British Bake Off was a hit in the UK... But Americans love Mary Berry's “plummy British accent”
"23.12.2016 07:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Models find dead body, carry on with fashion shoot A derelict warehouse appeared to be the perfect location for a fashion shoot. But when the models and photographers broke in they made a grim discovery: a corpse. What they did next - or rather... It took them six hours to report it – and they even went for pizza.
"23.12.2016 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Queen frustrated by May's secrecy over Brexit The Queen was left "disappointed" with Theresa May after the prime minister declined to share plans for Brexit during her first stay at Balmoral, The Times has learnt. Mrs May stuck to her "Brexit... One is not amused.
"23.12.2016 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Putin: Aleppo triumph makes us stronger than any aggressor President Assad and his Russian allies have issued triumphant statements claiming final victory in Aleppo. Assad, looking more secure than at any time since 2012, hailed the recapture of the city... Russia and Assad have claimed victory.
"23.12.2016 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Eight in ten homeless people attacked on the streets Homeless people are frequently punched and kicked by passers-by, according to a rare survey of those sleeping rough. The research reveals the scale of violence and abuse suffered by the homeless... This is awful.
"22.12.2016 22:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Ban Ki Moon admits he wants to be president Officially, at least, he is a 72-year-old man at the end of his career, contemplating the gentle pleasures of golf and grandchildren after a long stint abroad. But Ban Ki Moon, the outgoing... Officially, he is a 72-year-old man at the end of his career – but he has other plans.
"22.12.2016 18:26:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Obama seeks to tie Trump's hands with offshore drilling ban President Obama has outlawed offshore oil and gas drilling across large areas of the Arctic and Atlantic in a last-ditch effort to thwart Donald Trump's promises to exploit new fossil fuel sources. It's a last-ditch effort to thwart Donald Trump's promises to exploit new fossil fuel sources.
"22.12.2016 17:01:05" These are the places you should avoid if you're travelling bac... These are the places you should avoid if you're travelling back for Christmas
"22.12.2016 14:08:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Prince Charles likened the threat facing religious groups around the globe to the “dark days of the 1930s" The Prince of Wales has used the Thought For The Day broadcast on Radio 4 to speak out about the growing danger of religious persecution. In a pre-recorded message for the Today programme, Charles... “That nearly 70 years later we should still be seeing such evil persecution is, to me, beyond all belief. We owe it to those who suffered and died so horribly not to repeat the horrors of the past.”
"22.12.2016 11:49:06" www.thetimes.co.uk How to do Christmas dinner like a pro: the chefs' festive tips Mark HixSometimes we forget about the simple pleasures - Christmas Day breakfast, for instance. A late, leisurely one can set the tone for the celebratory day ahead. Scrambled eggs with smoked... Cook your stuffing separately, save the goose for stock and throw your sprouts in the wok, say the experts
"22.12.2016 11:15:02" www.thetimes.co.uk This is how the pros do Christmas Stick to 2-3 different canapés. Other simple ones to make are vol-au-vents filled with smoked salmon and cream cheese, avocado and shrimp on sticks and mini chocolate tarts. Makes 25-30... Britain's top chefs and best cooks share their favourite festive tips and recipes with us.
"22.12.2016 09:44:54" www.thetimes.co.uk At last, The Times answers a Christmas mystery. Why brussels sprouts over the festivities? The potatoes are roasted in the finest goose fat. The turkey lived a full and happy life, and you have used only the most ethically sourced stuffing. And then you decide your festive masterpiece... “We all think that we taste just what is on the plate or the glass, but the atmosphere and surroundings impact us hugely”
"22.12.2016 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Queen delays Sandringham visit because of heavy cold The Queen has postponed her plans to travel to Sandringham for Christmas after she and the Duke of Edinburgh came down with heavy colds. She had been due to catch the 10.44 train from King's Cross... It was still hoped that the Queen would be able to travel to Sandringham before Christmas, possibly today.
"22.12.2016 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Vocal Corbyn critic quits as Labour MP Theresa May could become the first prime minister to gain a seat in a by-election from the main opposition party in more than 30 years after a leading critic of Jeremy Corbyn resigned yesterday. He suggested his decision to stand down was because it was “very difficult being a long-distance dad”. Other MPs pointed out that he faced losing out when parliamentary constituency boundaries are redrawn in 2018.
"22.12.2016 03:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Berlin massacre suspect was watched for months A Tunisian migrant who had been on a terrorist watchlist and was facing deportation from Germany became Europe's most wanted man last night. Berlin police admitted that red tape had allowed Anis... The Berlin massacre suspect had been under investigation since March 14 by German prosecutors.
"21.12.2016 22:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Families have been told to prepare for the most chaotic Christmas getaway in decades Families have been told to prepare for the most chaotic Christmas getaway in decades as Britain was braced for a perfect storm of transport strikes, rail shutdowns and 90mph gales. Experts said... “Drivers taking to the roads this Christmas would be well advised to take alternative routes or avoid driving during peak times altogether.”
"21.12.2016 19:01:01" In Hollywood, Dick Van Dyke proves that age is just a number In Hollywood, Dick Van Dyke proves that age is just a number
"21.12.2016 17:30:56" Christmas traditions from around the world And you thought your family Christmas is wacky...
"21.12.2016 17:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk A 102-year-old scientist will keep his office at an Australian university A 102-year-old scientist will keep his office at an Australian university after it reversed an earlier decision to oust him over fears that working at his advanced age threatened his health. “I prefer to be on campus because there are other people around and people who potentially are friends”
"21.12.2016 14:45:05" www.thetimes.co.uk A harpist and a music teacher have won the 2016 Times Christmas Carol Competition An audience of more than 900 people heard the two winning entries in the 2016 Times Christmas Carol Competition performed by the 120-strong Bach Choir at Cadogan Hall in Chelsea on Friday night. This year's competition attracted more than 150 entries from budding composers.
"21.12.2016 14:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Love conquers all for a 95-year-old widow who is getting married again Elsie Bradbury moved into the home in Godalming, Surrey, two years ago and met Tony Frogley, 75, when he arrived there after a long spell in hospital. Elsie Bradbury said “I never thought I'd find love again, not at my age.”
"21.12.2016 12:43:34" www.thetimes.co.uk German police are hunting a Tunisian over Berlin attack German police have launched a nationwide manhunt for a 23-year-old Tunisian man named as Anis A. The nation-wide manhunt was launched after an identity document was found underneath the driver's seat of the lorry used to kill 12 people.
"21.12.2016 11:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk I just had to take the pictures, says veteran photographer The picture that defines the killing of Andrei Karlov was taken in the moments after he fell. “It took me a few seconds to realise what had happened: a man had died in front of me...this is what I was thinking: 'I'm here. Even if I get hit and injured, or killed, I'm a journalist. I have to do my work. I could run away without making any photos"
"21.12.2016 09:28:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain has resumed £25m aid to Palestinians Priti Patel, the international development secretary, stopped aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) in October after claims that money meant for civil servants in the occupied territories was instead being diverted to prisoners who had carried out The payments were previously frozen amid fears that they were indirectly financing terrorism.
"21.12.2016 08:18:55" Times Sport Eddie Jones talks to Owen Slot about coaching through fear, why Dylan Hartley stays as captain and why he is quitting in 2019. Despite his hardline approach, Eddie Jones tells Owen Slot that his coaching methods have mellowed
"21.12.2016 08:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk 'Anti-gay' archbishop is removed from King College London “wall of fame” University leaders have been accused of giving in to “gay-stapo” student campaigners by removing a picture of a former Archbishop of Canterbury from the front of a campus building. The action comes after a five-year campaign by a group of students who objected to his opposition to gay marriage and his views on homosexuality.
"21.12.2016 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk UK resumes £25m aid to Palestinians Britain has resumed a controversial £25 million-a-year aid programme to the Palestinian Authority (PA) after freezing payments amid fears that they were indirectly financing terrorism. Priti Patel... There were initial fears that the money was indirectly financing terrorism.
"21.12.2016 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Safety failings at abortion clinics put women at risk Britain's biggest abortion provider put women at risk with falsified safety checks and lax staff training, an inspectors' report has concluded. Marie Stopes doctors "bulk-signed" up to 60 abortion... The Care Quality Commission criticised the “ineffective” leadership of a charity that carries out 70,000 abortions a year.
"21.12.2016 03:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk International manhunt for Berlin's mass killer Islamic State claimed responsibility last night for the Berlin terrorist attack that left at least 12 people dead as an international hunt began for the killer. German prosecutors and police chiefs... Fabrizia Di Lorenzo, 31, from Sulmona, Italy, is feared to have died in the Berlin attack.
"20.12.2016 22:11:02" www.thetimes.co.uk The secret history of truces between British and German soldiers The Christmas truce of 1914 has gone down in history as a rare moment of civility amid the barbarism of the First World War, where soldiers crossed no man's land to come together in peace. It may... A century of cover-ups has hidden the fact that truces were common. After 1914 commanding officers began using snipers when soldiers met in no-man's land, which the men thought was very un-British.
"20.12.2016 20:11:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Brain-damaged policeman and Gulf War veteran can be left to die, court rules A soldier turned policeman who was left severely brain damaged after a road accident should be allowed to die, a High Court judge ruled yesterday. Paul Briggs, 43, a Gulf War veteran from the... Would you want to live in these circumstances?
"20.12.2016 19:41:05" Happy birthday to the Grimm Fairy Tales Happy birthday to the Grimm Fairy Tales
"20.12.2016 18:01:00" University drinking is putting students at risk Binge-drinking at university claims another life
"20.12.2016 17:11:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Ed Miliband gets prime-time on American TV... as a stock photo of a man sneezing There was a time when Ed Miliband would have loved prime-time US coverage. His latest appearance stateside, however, is not what he might have had in mind. An American broadcaster seeking a generic... Ed Miliband took the accidental publicity with good humour, tweeting “Proud of new role in international health promotion. When America sneezes . . . #flulabour”
"20.12.2016 16:38:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Prince George is already opening his Christmas presents For a small boy who will be one of the richest people in the country, one might have hoped that Prince George would have a relaxed attitude to presents (Valentine Low writes). But no: it turns out... His failure to understand the principle of deferred gratification was disclosed by his father, Prince William.
"20.12.2016 14:16:16" www.thetimes.co.uk The search for MH370 was in the wrong place Almost three years after flight MH370 vanished, fresh analysis into how Indian Ocean winds and currents carried small pieces from the lost aircraft onto African coastlines points to the aircraft crashing into the sea north of where the huge search has Australian government's search team concludes that more than £50 million has been spent looking in the wrong place for the Malaysian airliner
"20.12.2016 12:59:47" Find out what you should be drinking with your Christmas turkey or goose, with Times wine critic Jane MacQuitty and Times food editor Tony Turnbull.
Your Christmas whites: 2015 Chablis Andre Vannier, Burgundy, France (Aldi, £8.99), 2015 Rustenberg
"20.12.2016 12:39:08" www.thetimes.co.uk Merkel condemns 'repulsive' attack on a Christmas market which killed 12 people. The attacker is believed to be a 23-year-old Pakistani refugee named Naved B, who had been registered in Germany in February, according to the security forces. The German chancellor, who has been criticised for her open-border refugee policy, has vowed to prevent Germany's way of life being shattered by terrorism.
"20.12.2016 11:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Baby brain could be Nature's gift to mothers For the first time, scans have shown that having a baby changes a woman's brain, possibly permanently — and it may even be that the greater the changes are, the better the woman adjusts to her new role. Baby brain is real, but has nothing to do with being ditzy or forgetful. Instead, a study suggests, it is about preparation for becoming a mother.
"20.12.2016 10:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk GPs will order liver scan if you have two drinks a night People who have two or three alcoholic drinks a night will be sent for liver scans by their GPs under plans to crack down on "heavy drinking". Nearly two million people defined as "harmful... Dry January anyone?
"20.12.2016 09:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Stress can make dogs go grey Sometimes, it's a dog's life. The neighbourhood cats don't respect your authority, the range of bottoms for sniffing is increasingly paltry, and you've only just recovered from the Bonfire Night... Calm down, boy!
"20.12.2016 08:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Elderly patients less likely to die if doctor is female Elderly hospital patients treated by women doctors are less likely to die than those in the care of men, research has indicated. A study found that people aged 65 and over who received hospital... Girl power?
"20.12.2016 08:02:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Russia condemns assassination of its ambassador Russia condemned the assassination last night of its ambassador to Turkey as a "terrorist act" - a development that threatens to spawn a new spiral of violence in the region. An off-duty Turkish... An off-duty Turkish policeman cried “Allahu akbar” and “don't forget Aleppo” as he fired at least eight times into the back of Andrei Karlov, 62, at a photography exhibition.
"20.12.2016 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Buses to rescue strike-hit commuters Strike-hit railway commuters will be offered replacement bus services as part of a new effort by Theresa May to get to grips with the crisis. Public buildings in commuter towns could also be opened... Does the head of the country's biggest train drivers' union wield too much power?
"20.12.2016 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk It was the ultimate soft target at the heart of German culture The stalls at the foot of the Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church were brimming with mulled wine, gingerbread and nutcrackers and crowded with tourists from all over the world soaking up Germany's... A strike on a Christmas market, the ultimate soft target. It was what many Germans — fearful of the influx of one million migrants into the country this year — had been braced for.
"20.12.2016 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Christmas carnage in Berlin A 25-tonne lorry charged through a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin last night, killing nine people and injuring at least 50 in a suspected terrorist attack. The articulated vehicle, with... Witness: “The driver wore a mask. He got out of the cab and as he ran off he tore off his mask.”
"19.12.2016 23:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Britain's oldest footballer makes a goalscoring debut for his new club Britain's oldest footballer rolled back the years as he made a goalscoring debut for his new club. Dickie Borthwick, 81, started for Portland Town FC's senior team in a charity match against a team... "“I did all right. Obviously I was a little bit slower than the rest of the lads but give me a few more games and I'll get back up to speed again"
"19.12.2016 21:17:28" www.thetimes.co.uk A lorry has ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, killing at least nine people A lorry has ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, killing at least nine people and injuring up to 50 others. Television footage showed a black Scania lorry with a shattered windscreen... The driver had been arrested, officers said, and the co-driver is thought to be dead
"19.12.2016 20:30:52" Is better sex education the answer? Is better sex education the answer?
"19.12.2016 19:00:50" Christmas trees from around the world A Japanese tree of gold and an Italian tree of lights are just some of the most spectacular Christmas trees from around the world
"19.12.2016 18:00:45" Does your dog love you? Yes, when your dog looks up at you, they really are feeling the love.
"19.12.2016 18:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Our Christmas appeal: Scooby can do pesky chores that made girl's life a misery The summer of the 2012 Paralympic Games should have been one of the best of Grace Wolstenholme's life. Instead it was heartbreaking. In the middle of what was supposed to be a celebration of all... "He brought happiness and laughter back into our home" Dogs for Good - UK
"19.12.2016 16:00:06" www.thetimes.co.uk Banning children from cafes? I'll tell you who we should really be banning from them ... Mothers and their big bloody prams, eh? Can't live with them. Can't ban them from your local café. Well, actually, it appears that you can, after a café owner in Epping Forest recently instituted a... "First of all, there's the guy doing business. You know: laptop open; papers sprawled on table; constantly nattering on the phone, arranging pick-ups, drop-offs and delivery charges. When did it become OK to spend four hours every day doing business? In a
"19.12.2016 14:40:35" www.thetimes.co.uk Don't charge retired soldiers, says daughter of IRA victim The decision to charge two retired soldiers with the murder of an IRA commander has been described as "diabolical" by the daughter of one of his alleged victims. Anna-Marie Bankier, 47, of Ipswich... The daughter of an IRA commander shot in 1971 said that she was shocked to hear that the two former paratroopers, now 67 and 65, were being prosecuted for his murder, calling the move "diabolical".
"19.12.2016 13:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Farmers forced to turn to food banks after year-long delay in EU subsidies Farmers are being forced to use food banks because of a delay of more than a year in the payment of subsidies, according to the BBC. Thousands of farmers have yet to receive their "basic payments"... One couple with two young children who farm 200 acres on the North York Moors said they had defaulted on their rent and were “using a credit card to buy food”.
"19.12.2016 12:13:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Bana al-Abed, the 7-year-old Syrian tweeter, has reached relative safety Bana al-Abed, the Syrian seven-year-old whose Twitter account became a symbol of the siege of Aleppo, has left the city on an evacuation bus and reached the relative safety of the countryside. Aid... Despite being on a bus for 24 hours without water or food, aid workers have posted photographs of Bana smiling this morning after being stuck in no-man's land overnight.
"19.12.2016 11:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Tim Montgomerie: Trump has called Ukip's ex-leader a 'friend for life' Who deserves to be Britain's politician of the year? Theresa May enjoys an early lead among pundits who have already passed judgment, and becoming prime minister would normally deserve high marks... Can Nigel Farage help secure a trade deal with the US?
"19.12.2016 10:30:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Uber drivers accused of boosting fares by selling passengers drugs Customers of Uber have reported being offered drugs by drivers as concern grows over how the service could be used to mask the distribution of illegal substances. Dozens of people have alleged on... Dozens of people have alleged on social media that a driver offered to sell them drugs.
"19.12.2016 09:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Overwhelming number of timewaster 999 calls About 200 people are responsible for 66,000 prank and nuisance calls that have tied up the emergency phone line of Britain's biggest police force. The top ten nuisance callers alone have made... 200 people are responsible for 66,000 prank and nuisance calls, with the top ten nuisance callers alone making 19,732 calls to the Met's 999 line since January.
"19.12.2016 08:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Zsa Zsa Gabor, darling of gossip columns, dies aged 99 Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hollywood actress perhaps better known for her nine marriages than her movie roles, died yesterday aged 99. Her husband Frederic von Anhalt confirmed she had died of a heart... “A girl must marry for love, and keep on marrying until she finds it”
"19.12.2016 06:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Frozen body of Briton found in Russian village The frozen body of a British man who went missing after being drugged and robbed in a stranger's car has been found in a village near Moscow. Nicolas Lazareff, 22, a dual British-French national... He hailed a lift on a night out and the driver gave him a beer which was spiked. http://thetim.es/2i4MXuw
"19.12.2016 05:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Prisons on alert over threat of more riots Every jail in England and Wales is being closely monitored by senior officials for signs of unrest over concerns for the stability of the prison estate. There were fears that hours of rioting at... Is the prison service at breaking point? http://thetim.es/2h0lWeb
"19.12.2016 03:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk UK 'dumps' billions in bid to meet aid target Britain is "dumping" billions of pounds in overseas aid money into obscure World Bank trust funds in an apparent attempt to meet the country's controversial annual target, The Times can reveal. The... Cash sits unused in obscure World Bank funds http://thetim.es/2i4M0CD
"18.12.2016 20:32:39" www.thetimes.co.uk 'New sheriff' Trump plans to flatten Isis and flatter Putin Donald Trump is to reverse American policy towards Russia and in the Middle East by publicly embracing Vladimir Putin as a trusted ally and repairing US ties with autocratic Sunni Arab regimes... Here's to a Merry Christmas... and an uncertain New Year
"18.12.2016 19:30:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Jeremy Clarkson on friend AA Gill: Who will make me laugh now? In 1981 there was a big working-men's pub in Earls Court, and on Cheltenham Gold Cup day it was crammed because, unusually for the times, the race was being shown on a television above the bar. The... "He was a screamingly camp straight man, an un-Christian believer and a potty-mouthed poet. C*** was pretty much his favourite word."
"18.12.2016 18:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Sandi Toksvig: Nicely does it Arriving at a north London studio for our interview, I walk in to see Sandi Toksvig wrapped in tinsel and gurning for the camera. Many BBC stalwarts, especially those at the brainier end of the... It's been a scary year, but the huggable presenter of QI says that as long as we respect facts, the merits of The Sound of Music and the need for women's equality, we'll be fine.
"18.12.2016 17:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The Interview: Kylie Minogue After more than 20 years living here, Kylie Minogue finally went native last December. Inspired by her love of Bridget Jones, as well as the newish young man in her life, Joshua Sasse, she did what... Last year, inspired by her love of Bridget Jones, as well as the newish young man in her life, Kylie Minogue did what no Australian woman should ever have to do: she wore a Christmas jumper.
"18.12.2016 15:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk “New sheriff in town” Trump plans to flatten Isis and flatter Putin Details of the controversial plans have been revealed to The Sunday Times by senior members of Trump's foreign policy team Donald Trump is to reverse American policy towards Russia and in the Middle East by publicly embracing Vladimir Putin as a trusted ally and repairing US ties with autocratic Sunni Arab regimes.
"18.12.2016 14:15:02" www.thetimes.co.uk How it feels to marry a foreigner My mother was 18 when she did a summer course in Heidelberg, Germany, and looked up to see a tall, dark, handsome Brit. They married three years later, in a white stone church in a village next to my mother's grandparents' farm. "More than 50 years after she moved to Guildford, my mother still yearns for the country she left behind"
"18.12.2016 13:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Nigel Farage claims cabinet ministers are banned from speaking to him about Trump The former Ukip leader today revealed that he has received 10 death threats in the past fortnight, as he spoke about a rise in abuse following the EU referendum. Nigel Farage has also branded No 10's refusal to acknowledge his links to Donald Trump “small-minded, petty, tribal”
"18.12.2016 12:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Public office holders will have to swear of oath of allegiance to British values in an attempt to combat extremism The new oath would include “tolerating the views of others, even if you disagree with them”, as well as “believing in freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from abuse . . . a belief in equality, democracy and the democratic process” said Sajid
"18.12.2016 10:45:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Prince Harry has spoken on why he's more than just the ginger prince Prince Harry has spoken of how he struggled to cope with his grief following the death of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1997, when he was 12. He was speaking in a documentary to mark the 10th anniversary of Sentebale, the charity he co-founded “I want to do something really constructive with my life. I want to do something that makes my mother proud. My mother stood for something. There's a lot of unfinished business and a lot of work that my mother never completed.” said Prince Harry
"18.12.2016 09:29:55" www.thetimes.co.uk Classes on pornography, sexting, domestic violence and consent will become compulsory all schools Sex and relationships education is to be made compulsory in all schools under plans being drawn up by the government. The topic is now being viewed as a safeguarding issue, with warnings of the risks to children left unschooled in the dangers. The move is being driven by concern that sexting and sexual bullying are now endemic in schools.
"18.12.2016 07:36:29" www.thetimes.co.uk Rail union leader vows to bring down "working-class-hating Tory government” Details of Sean Hoyle's comments, made in a series of recent speeches, come as Britain faces a Christmas of transport chaos, with a wave of strikes this week and into the new year. The president of the RMT, who was behind the rail strikes causing chaos for millions, declared that “rule No 1” for his union was to “strive to replace the capitalist system with a socialist order”.
"17.12.2016 21:30:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Cuba offers to pay £222m debt with bottles of rum Cuba has proposed a novel way of spiriting away its enormous international debts - paying them off in bottles of rum. Officials in the Czech finance ministry said an offer of liquid assets from... That's a lot of mojitos!
"17.12.2016 20:30:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Saunas may cut risk of dementia In the hunt to prevent dementia, people have tried everything from cutting-edge pharmaceuticals to crosswords and blueberries. But the new hottest tip comes from Finnish scientists - saunas. Men who went to the sauna two or three times a week were 22% less likely to get dementia
"17.12.2016 19:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk AA Gill book extract: England's gift to the world The English gave much to the world. Runny noses, sensible shoes, short vowels and baseless condescension. All these are known and loved around the globe, but perhaps England's greatest gift is... "Everything you know and associate with Christmas was actually an invention of the English. To be strictly fair, by two of them: Charles Dickens and Prince Albert. From them we get fir trees, holly, ivy, geese, turkeys, crackers, puddings, cards, families
"17.12.2016 18:30:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Anne Frank may not have been betrayed to Nazis Anne Frank's betrayal to the Nazis is one of the darkest personal tales of the Second World War, bringing tragic end to a remarkable story of survival. However, experts have suggested that her... Experts have suggested that her hiding place was in fact discovered by chance, casting doubt on the assumption that she was compromised by a secret informer.
"17.12.2016 17:30:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Which airline is the most popular? It used to be known as the world's favourite airline. Now British Airways may struggle to lay claim to the title of the most popular in the UK. Analysis has found that the British flag carrier is... Ryanair has beaten British Airways to become the most popular airline
"17.12.2016 14:44:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Our Christmas appeal: Friends forget their troubles in a whirl of dancing and camaraderie Welcome to Strictly: the Royal Voluntary Service version. Every Thursday in Banbury's Cornhill Centre, which is run by the RVS, the volunteers muster their ballet pumps, summon the energy, prepare... “It is the people that you meet that makes it so wonderful and the friends you make on the way”
"17.12.2016 11:55:01" www.thetimes.co.uk Our Saturday interview: George Osborne is out of office but he has not lost his political voice George Osborne has sent only a quarter of the number of Christmas cards he did last year. After six years as chancellor and the Tories' chief political strategist, he no longer has to write duty... “If I'm still telling stories about my time as chancellor when I'm 70 then that would be very depressing”
"17.12.2016 11:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk The real star of the new film Moana is the island of Maui It feels as if I've walked on to the verdant colour-enhanced green island landscape in Disney's new film, Moana. Which in a sense I have - I'm on Maui, Hawaii's second-largest island, which has... 'With a whole universe to explore around me, I can't help thinking there's nowhere I'd rather be at this moment than Maui'
"17.12.2016 10:08:37" Sunday Times Food Great British Bake Off winner, Candice Brown's sticky ginger treacle cake with brandy custard. Will you be trying this today?
"17.12.2016 08:16:55" www.thetimes.co.uk Exclusive: Michael Sheen tells Ben Hoyle why he's leaving Hollywood behind for a life in politics It's not until halfway through my afternoon with Michael Sheen that I realise quite how much his life is about to change. We're sitting on a large tent-covered patio at the back of his local... “In the same way as the Nazis had to be stopped in Germany in the Thirties, this thing that is on the rise has to be stopped. But it has to be understood before it can be stopped”
"17.12.2016 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Snipers rule in Mosul as Iraqis hunt jihadists street by street The front line has been stagnant here for as many days as it has taken the cats to lick the last flesh from a man's skull. Arms flung outwards, the slain Islamic State fighter lay in the middle of... Fortune favours no one in this urban war zone as a slow fight for the city drags on. http://thetim.es/2gUMZrn
"17.12.2016 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Christmas Day strike by BA brings misery for travellers Travellers are facing holiday chaos after British Airways cabin crew announced last night that they will strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay. The BA announcement came only... Strikes, strikes and more strikes. http://thetim.es/2gUJZuT
"17.12.2016 03:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Russia threat to Britain Russia is waging a "campaign" of pro-paganda and unconventional warfare against Britain, government officials have acknowledged for the first time. Moscow is behind a concerted drive to undermine... Moscow is behind a concerted drive to undermine the UK through espionage, misinformation, cyberattacks and fake news. http://thetim.es/2hYpISR
"16.12.2016 22:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Cuba proposes to pay £222m debt to Czechs in bottles of rum Cuba owes Prague £222 million and the Czechs would have had enough Cuban rum for more than a century, based on current annual imports of £1.6 million. Officials in the Czech finance ministry said an offer of liquid assets from Havana was raised during negotiations on the issue.
"16.12.2016 20:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk David Aaronovitch on why Planet Earth II has convinced him: television can be great art It was the leopard in night-time Mumbai that did it. It loped, luminous silver against a background the colours of a photographic negative, towards the camera and I felt almost childlike with the wonder of it "But watching Planet Earth II on Sunday I had the feeling of being in the presence of something that went beyond itself"
"16.12.2016 18:00:47" Trump-themed gift ideas Stumped for Christmas gifts ideas? Here are some Donald Trump-themed suggestions.
"16.12.2016 16:20:11" Sunday Times Food Shortbread, caramel, chocolate, what's not to love? The perfect weekend bake. Shortbread, caramel, chocolate, what's not to love? Sunday Times Food have the perfect weekend bake.
"16.12.2016 15:00:52" BAFTA announces diversity criteria What criteria does a film need to hit to win a BAFTA?
"16.12.2016 13:28:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Californian scientists claim to have shown that some signs of ageing may be reversible It is considered an iron law of nature that none of us is getting any younger, but now Californian scientists claim to have shown that some signs of ageing may be reversible. By using a form of... “Our study shows that ageing may not have to proceed in one single direction. It has plasticity and with careful modulation, ageing might be reversed”
"16.12.2016 11:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Books bequeathed by Bamber Gascoigne's great aunt contained unexpected treasures A treasured collection of books bequeathed to Trinity College Cambridge by way of the former television presenter Bamber Gascoigne has proven to be one of the most significant literary discoveries... “I know that he owned a letter from Marie Antoinette but I haven't found it yet. I'm sure it will turn up [in the pages of a book].”
"16.12.2016 09:37:15" www.thetimes.co.uk Planet Earth II has convinced me television can be great art It was the leopard in night-time Mumbai that did it. It loped, luminous silver against a background the colours of a photographic negative, towards the camera and I felt almost childlike with the... "It was the leopard in night-time Mumbai that did it. It loped, luminous silver against a background the colours of a photographic negative, towards the camera and I felt almost childlike with the wonder of it"
"16.12.2016 06:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Aleppo survivors flee as rebel enclave falls The four-year battle for Aleppo finally limped to a halt yesterday as thousands of starved and battered Syrian residents were ferried out of the city under the watchful eyes of Russian soldiers and... Despite delays caused by sporadic shootings thousands of civilians were evacuated from Aleppo yesterday with many more due to follow today. http://thetim.es/2hU0oNP
"16.12.2016 05:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Top university lowers entry grades for state school students One of England's leading universities is to lower its entry grades for disadvantaged state school teenagers. Bristol University will drop entry requirements by two grades for applicants from the... Bristol University joins a growing number of institutions that discriminate in favour of poorer students. http://thetim.es/2hTXNmX
"16.12.2016 03:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk US election was hacked 'on Putin's command' President Putin was personally involved in a Russian-led hacking campaign during the American election as part of a vendetta against Hillary Clinton, intelligence officials have revealed. Mrs... Intelligence agents accuse top Russian officials of attempting to manipulate the election. http://thetim.es/2hU2nBK
"16.12.2016 00:05:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Exporting? Here's how to protect your intellectual property Sponsored: There are steps that every exporter should go through to safeguard their designs Trunki lost its IP lawsuit despite the Hong Kong competitor admitting to copying the toy...
"15.12.2016 21:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Britons didn't allow Brexit, the Syrian war or Donald Trump's election to get in the way of football In a year sometimes described as the most eventful in a generation, Britons did not allow Brexit, the Syrian war or Donald Trump's election get in the way of what really mattered: football. According to Google's list of the most-used search terms in the UK, our overriding desire was to know how the home nations were doing in France
"15.12.2016 19:11:57" Aleppo Ceasfire_Times_151216_V2.mov Thousands of trapped civilians might finally be able to leave Aleppo.
"15.12.2016 17:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk The water cannon Boris Johnson bought when he was mayor of London will now be sold at a knock-down price Boris Johnson was humiliated yesterday after it was revealed that the water cannon he bought when he was mayor of London cost £322,000 and will now be sold at a knock-down price. He got three of... The machines cost £21,000 a year to keep, Sadiq Khan said, adding that selling them would save £175,000 over eight years
"15.12.2016 13:24:37" www.thetimes.co.uk Buses arrive to begin Aleppo evacuation The evacuation of civilians and rebels from besieged east Aleppo finally appeared to be starting this morning as ambulances of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and buses were allowed through to pick up... The evacuation of civilians and rebels from besieged east Aleppo has finally begun.
"15.12.2016 13:06:31" www.thetimes.co.uk Brexit deal 'could take ten years' Britain's ambassador to the EU has privately warned the government that a Brexit trade deal could take ten years to finalise, it emerged today. Sir Ivan Rogers briefed ministers that a... How long?!
"15.12.2016 12:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk Stop your man flu mockery: it's true being male is a hard life Guys really do get it worse. Men are frequently lambasted as wimps when they catch a virus - the so-called man flu - because they complain so much about their symptoms. Yet now researchers say they... Viruses are sexist beasties, it appears
"15.12.2016 11:25:04" Introducing Trump's cabinet Meet the new political elite - Trump's cabinet
"15.12.2016 11:02:59" www.thetimes.co.uk Amazon's first drone delivery It was hailed as a major milestone and "incredible" achievement, but cynics suspected there was as much spin in Amazon's big announcement as in its quadcopter's rotors. After years of research and... The sky is no longer the limit
"15.12.2016 09:07:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Lego prices to rise because of Brexit Lego will raise its prices by 5 per cent next year, blaming the falling pound in the wake of the Brexit vote. The Danish company will increase the prices it charges British retailers from New... Marmite ... Toblerone ... Now here comes #Legogate
"15.12.2016 08:44:32" www.thetimes.co.uk Thousands of airline passengers flown by depressed and suicidal pilots Thousands of airline passengers are being flown by depressed and suicidal pilots, a study suggests. Findings from an anonymous global survey of 1,848 pilots found that nearly 13 per cent met the... One in eight pilots admit suffering from depression
"15.12.2016 06:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Social care crisis forces council tax up by £90 Council tax bills are to rise by an average of £90 to fund social care, it was revealed yesterday as the leader of the NHS suggested scrapping triple-locked pensions and free bus passes to pay for... The government will hand councils powers to increase taxes to plug the gap in social care funding.
"15.12.2016 05:00:11" www.thetimes.co.uk Clean-living generation of children snub cigarettes and alcohol Children are drinking and smoking less than ever, according to an NHS survey that points to the cleanest-living generation on record. Experimentation with alcohol among under-16s is down by two... Children are drinking and smoking less than ever, according to the NHS.
"15.12.2016 03:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Airports profit in currency rip‑off Airport profits from bureaux de change have risen to more than £100 million while exchange rates have tumbled below one euro to the pound, an investigation has found. Passengers at British airports... One in ten people buys currency from their departure airport
"14.12.2016 23:00:18" www.thetimes.co.uk Journalists detained by governments around the world are at a 26-year high. “The persecution of journalists around the world is growing at a shocking rate,” Christophe Deloire, the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) secretary general, said following the publication of the report from RSF. More than 100 reporters and media professionals were behind bars as a result of the state backlash in Turkey, placing the country at number one in the world for the number of detained journalists, behind China at second place.
"14.12.2016 22:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Christmas in the SAS in 1941 The SAS celebrated its first Christmas two days early in 1941, with a feast of tinned Christmas pudding and wild desert gazelle, shot with a machinegun from a speeding Jeep and then roasted on a spit. The captured Italian soldier turned out to be quite a good cook.
"14.12.2016 21:01:04" Victims of international conflict need our help We're supporting CARE International UK as they help families like Dana's have food and shelter. You can help too.
"14.12.2016 20:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Carol Midgley: The Beckhams are only doing what any other parent would do by giving their children a leg-up A year after David Beckham spoke about wanting a normal childhood for his kids, his son Romeo was made the star of the Burberry Christmas ad.
"14.12.2016 19:00:59" Meet Trump's cabinet Meet the new political elite - Trump's cabinet
"14.12.2016 18:20:02" www.thetimes.co.uk MPs can expect a payrise of more than £1,000 next year The above-inflation increase will kick in from April next year and will take MPs salaries to £76,011. The 1.4% increase, on their current £75,000 salary, is well above the 1% cap that the government imposed on other public sector workers, including nurses, teachers and police officers.
"14.12.2016 17:13:27" www.thetimes.co.uk As the NHS struggles to cope with dementia patients, they find hope in chatrooms, singing and doll therapy "A woman was saying that it was really cold, she couldn't get her husband to put on his coat, he had dementia and they were about to miss their hospital appointment. Someone said, just divert his attention, slip him into the car and bring the coat. In
"14.12.2016 15:55:03" www.thetimes.co.uk ISIS have released a video featuring a British hostage Mr Cantlie, a journalist kidnapped in northwest Syria in November 2012, appears subdued and gaunt in the new video, parts of which are shot just yards away from where his colleagues in the Western press corps have been embedded with Iraqi troops. In the footage, John Cantlie, who has been a prisoner for four years, talks about the Iraqi army's failure to capture Mosul.
"14.12.2016 13:21:59" www.thetimes.co.uk Employment is falling – Is this the first sign of the Brexit effect? Britain's unemployment rate remained at an 11-year low in the three months to October but employment fell as economists warned that resilience in the economy since the Brexit vote had begun to fade. John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, said that the data provided “the clearest evidence yet that the jobs market had started to cool since the Brexit vote”
"14.12.2016 12:00:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Royal Mail rose to a Christmas challenge by delivering to the address “Somewhere near the sea in Suffolk” Royal Mail rose to a Christmas challenge by delivering a card to a couple with the address reading: "Somewhere near the sea in Suffolk." Antony Wren, 42, from Lowestoft, Suffolk, said that a former... The sender had written on the bottom of the envelope, posted six days ago: “Good luck with that postie”
"14.12.2016 11:00:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Sports minister criticises FA chairman for saying gay footballers would suffer abuse if they came out Tracey Crouch told a Parliamentary inquiry that she found Clarke's comments to be “incredibly disappointing” and “strange” and that there had never been a better time for players to reveal their sexuality.
"14.12.2016 08:55:42" www.thetimes.co.uk The mobile network in Britain is worse than in Romania, Albania, Panama and Peru Mobile phone companies should be required to provide customers with a basic service wherever they live, work and travel in Britain, the government's independent infrastructure watchdog says today. "Britain is 54th in the world for 4G coverage, and the typical user can only access 4G barely half the time"
"14.12.2016 06:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Osborne: I share blame for Aleppo carnage George Osborne has admitted that he and David Cameron bear a responsibility for the carnage in Aleppo. The former chancellor was speaking yesterday as Syrian and Russian forces crushed the final... The former chancellor George Osborne admits he shares the blame for carnage in Aleppo by failing to intervene. http://thetim.es/2hLls95
"14.12.2016 05:00:04" www.thetimes.co.uk A million patients ejected from hospital in middle of the night Almost a million hospital patients have been sent home in the middle of the night despite warnings that the practice is "unacceptable and dangerous" for the elderly. In the four years since The... Our continuing investigation into the crisis in social care reveals that more and more patients are being discharged in the night. http://thetim.es/2hLno1r
"14.12.2016 03:00:10" www.thetimes.co.uk Unions face tough new curbs on rail strikes A ban on all-out strikes and the break-up of the country's biggest train operator are among reforms to the railways being considered by ministers, The Times has learnt. Senior Conservatives are... Is it right for the government to step in to prevent future strikes? http://thetim.es/2hLmW3p
"14.12.2016 01:15:03" www.thetimes.co.uk Meet the man who survived a plane crash and went on to found his own watch company Sponsored: America is in their sights but life wasn't always so easy “When the accident happened it was a bit of a wake-up call."
"13.12.2016 22:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk 20 Cinema-goers are arrested in India for staying seated during national anthem The country's highest court ruled a fortnight ago that audience members must stand while the national anthem is played before each film screening. The arrests are believed to be the first since the ruling. Police said those arrested had refused to stand despite being repeatedly asked to do so by the organisers of the festival
"13.12.2016 21:00:05" www.thetimes.co.uk Racists on social media must be silenced Once upon a time I was a free-speech purist. I have always been a vigorous advocate of the freedom to say just about anything you want.I retain that belief. But I used to extend my pure doctrine, almost without thinking, to social media. And on that I “The holocaust is a lie #Hitlerwasright” is just one example of a tweet Twitter allowed and on YouTube there are countless videos spreading this idea.
"13.12.2016 20:00:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Wonder Woman is no longer a UN ambassador for girl power The decision in October to use the superhero to fight for gender equality brought heavy criticism, with nearly 45,000 people signing an online petition asking UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon to reconsider. The untimely end for Wonder Woman comes less than 2 months after her appointment as UN honorary ambassador
"13.12.2016 19:01:09" Has the page turned on public libraries? As digital media takes over, visits to local libraries have fallen by a quarter since 2006 as children would rather read websites and social media.
"13.12.2016 18:01:17" Victims of international conflict need our help Christmas appeal 2016: We're supporting CARE International UK as they help families like Dana's have food and shelter. You can help too.
"13.12.2016 17:45:07" www.thetimes.co.uk Civilians can leave rebel-held districts say opposition officials in Aleppo The breakthrough comes after 82 people were killed, including 11 women and 13 children, by pro-regime forces.
"13.12.2016 15:37:39" www.thetimes.co.uk This autistic boy's speech returned after watching Disney movies Owen Suskind sees the world differently from most of us. Take Donald Trump. “Prince John,” says Suskind, of the dastardly villain in the Disney version of Robin Hood. Describing himself as a “proud autistic man” Owen has learnt to navigate life using the Owen was almost three when he started to lose his vocabulary and motor function but, a year later, Owen's family realised that their boy could still talk as he sang along to the Little Mermaid.
"13.12.2016 14:06:02" www.thetimes.co.uk Melanie Phillips: Britain deserves better than its weeping MPs The country needs the coolest, most rational and most self-disciplined politicians to steer Britain unscathed out of the EU, says Melanie