It’s the poppy season again, and woe betide those in the public eye who do not wear theirs with sufficient enthusiasm. But there’s also a dark side to this tradition
Watchdog accuses Government of putting lives at risk
WHO announces huge vaccination programme to stop disease taking hold across Middle East and warns of need for wider surveillance
Human bones of at least four people have been uncovered at Cap d’Antibes, including the humerus of Stéphane Hirson, the 17-year-old who has been missing since 1994
Phone hacking trial hears of emotional voicemails where former Home Secretary tries to prevent break-up
48-year-old woman dies in Frankie and Benny's
The heads of Britain’s security services left MPs in no doubt whom they blame for aiding terrorism
tech Randi Zuckerberg, sister of the Facebook founder Mark, warns of the perils of social media, saying it's time to understand the difference between friends and 'friends'
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educationFormer spin doctor asked to be visiting professor at Cambridge
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They shall grow not old: The birth of the War Graves Commission - and the furious controversy it sparkedThey died en masse, but for the first time in the history of conflict, the common soldier was buried as an individual. Ahead of next year's centenary of the Great War, John Lichfield examines the birth of the War Graves Commission – and the furious controversy it sparked
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Along with a new bike path that will run alongside the LA river, the city is hosting an ever-increasing collection of organised group rides through its near-deserted late-night streets. Tim Walker joins one of the most celebrated, successful and serious of these regular rides, the Wolfpack Hustle
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