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Saved in the 'Nick' of time from the world's most expensive power station

All those ministers swept along by it, such as Ed Miliband, Chris Huhne and Ed Davey, should hang their heads in shame. This culminated in...

Paris Haute Couture Week: The highlights from Valentino, Dior, Chanel and more

While budding model Lily Rose Depp has been absent from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week so far, her mother, Vanessa Paradis, has been spotted on...

How Haute Couture rescued war torn Paris

As Paris gears up for the Haute Couture shows next week, Anne Sebba's new book Les Parisiennes demonstrates how France's precious industry stood up to...

European Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan: Lewis Hamilton posts fastest time in first practice session

Red Bull's opening to practice for the European Grand Prix was made even worse by the fact Max Verstappen spent most of the session stuck...

Who killed The Last Boy Scout? Bruce Willis, Shane Black and the making of an action masterpiece

Baird had been Richard Donner's editor through The Omen, Superman and the Lethal Weapon films (he'd also worked on Die Hard 2). Silver hadn't come...

Chelsea Flower Show 2016: the pick of this year's new plants

The royal theme continues at Peter Beales Roses (GPD159) with the launch of its 'Sandringham' rose, which reinforces the company's own Norfolk roots. This deep...

Letters: Doctors on either side of the picket line stand against Hunt's contract

... Dr Oscar MacCormac, Dr Thomas Nicholson, Dr Shazia Khan, Dr Simi Bansal, Dr Amelia van, Dr Angus Hill, Dr Maria Henriksson, Mr David Cotton,...

Man Utd vs Leicester City: draw leaves Ranieri two points from the title but United's Champions League hopes take a ...

Surrendering possession and hitting teams on the counter is very much part of Leicester's modus operandi but that leaves little margin for error at the...

The 10 best family days out in Cornwall

Cornwall is the ideal setting for a family holiday: with 300 miles of coastline, there are endless water-based activities. A long and impressive artistic heritage,...

The Huntsman: Winter's War is sharper and funnier than Snow White

Dir: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan; Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Nick Frost, Rob Brydon, Sheridan Smith. 12A cert, 117 mins. Four years on...

The most memorable TV spin-offs

Jennifer Saunders's era-defining sitcom was actually a spin-off of a sketch from the third series of French & Saunders from 1990. In the original sketch,...

The hipster's choice: who is Europe's coolest manager?

We all love a hipster manager, don't we? The prospect of the next big thing in Germany, who has just taken Paderborn on a run...

FTSE 100 closes higher as oil recovers, but pound slides as Boris backs Brexit

Mike van Dulken, of Accendo Markets, said: "A more risk-on session in Asia has seen gold Gold retreat to test rising support comfortably above $1200.

Wales vs Scotland, Six Nations 2016: as it happened

Telegraph.co.uk - Wales win to keep title hopes aliveTelegraph.co.ukWales (15-1): Gareth Anscombe; George North, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts, Tom James; Dan Biggar, Gareth Davies; Taulupe...

NFL's rich film library puts our own national game to shame

But imagine the treasures we could have had if Alan Hardaker, the Football League secretary, and his members had the foresight of the NFL in...

Britain's stunted start-ups holding back economy, but help is at hand

... BT, UCL, Loughborough University, the UK Business Angels Association, PIE Mapping and Fast Growth Forum. The initiative is headed up by Lastminute.com co-founder Brent...

Man Utd transfer news and rumours: United fail to reinforce in January for the first time since 2005

L'Equipe claims that Manchester United made a late move this morning for the 30-year-old, with Louis van Gaal favouring a loan deal for the full-back.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea well on his way to club legend status

With the danger not passed, De Gea sprang to his feet to claw the ball away from a waiting mob, very much in the image...

Rebecca Jackson: Project Le Mans

My sponsors are pleased with the Rebecca Racer brand and car being in Glamour, TalkSport and in every bedroom of the Ritz, utilise the sponsorship...

Meet the sub-prime lender that has just cracked the FTSE 100

Provident, whose loan book grew 16pc to £1.8bn in the year to June, sees plenty of room to grow further among customers who would struggle...

Manchester United news: Louis van Gaal gave me just a one per cent chance of ...

The Mexico international said: “I didn't have the intention to leave [on loan] but I wanted to more playing time. Van Gaal told me that...

Manchester United transfer news: Real Madrid hit out over botched David De Gea ...

Irish Independent... that the 20-time English champions were no longer the force they once were off the pitch as well as on it, saying they...

Manchester United vs Newcastle: Five things we learned

But Januzaj clearly stagnated in van Gaal's first season in charge of the club, to the extent that the natural assumption was that he would...

Petr Cech's transfer from Arsenal may be the favour that haunts Chelsea ...

Sir Alex Ferguson, the United manager, had tried 10 goalkeepers since Peter Schmeichel before signing 34-year-old Van der Sar from Fulham. The Dutchman played at...

Tour de France 2015: Geraint Thomas is a winner and can lead Team Sky one ...

MTN-Qhubeka's Brian Smith, speaking to the Telegraph Cycling Podcast this week, revealed that he tried an audacious bid to sign Thomas 'on loan' for this...

Gay marriage made legal across the United States

Telegraph.co.uk - as it happenedTelegraph.co.ukPeter Foster, our US Editor, has been speaking to Michel Paradis, a constitutional lawyer and professor at Columbia Law School who...

Mark Carney caught up in Canadian art sale controversy

Mr Carney was interviewed on Mr Solomon's programmes several times, most recently in April 2014, to pay tribute to Canada's former finance minister Jim Flaherty.

100 things that happened this season (and you might have forgotten)

The trophies have almost all been lifted, the Player of the Year awards have been handed out, and we're just a Champions League final away...

Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 0, match report: Eden Hazard scores as hosts crowned ...

Chelsea fans were too busy singing in the second half, praising everyone from Peter Osgood to Frank Lampard, Gianfranco Zola, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and “there's...

Here's what David Cameron and Ed Miliband don't want you to know about tax ...

(blog) (blog)With an election on the horizon, you'd be forgiven for thinking the age of austerity was ending. George Osborne proudly told MPs in...

PMQs: David Cameron trips up Ed Miliband with VAT pledge: Live

You get a weak government led by Ed Miliband, propped up by Alex Salmond - even if Labour had fewer seats than the Conservatives -...

David Cameron's pledges are smart but too vague

The contrast with Ed Miliband's conference speech the week before – during which the Labour leader "forgot" to talk about the UK's public finances –...

Ed Miliband was too scared to talk about the £100bn deficit

Fully signed-up to endless government spending, whatever the state of the public finances, they're the kind of activists who, back in the day, cheered wildly...

We are staying together: so what does it mean to be British now?

Ed Miliband has said the Left is often “too nervous to talk of English pride and English character”, for fear of damaging the Union or...

Gordon Brown: The Great Redeemer?

The Guardian Though he was little seen at Westminster – through deference to his successor, Ed Miliband, or because of the pain of defeat – he...

The whole of Britain needs a say in its future

Scotland Now David Cameron said flying the Scottish flag was intended as a show of support for the Union and both he and Ed Miliband, the...

United vow to buy 'a Suarez every year'

Valencia are obliged to pay £25 million for Negredo next year when, presumably, the club's finances will be in better shape following the takeover by...

Jobs bonanza: Thousands of staff hired to build new Euro Disney ride

The unusual items Euro Disney procured for the Ratatouille attraction include a model of a golden chicken from the Parisian company Paradis Expansion, an ultrasonic...

Ebola epidemic has been 'vastly' underestimated: WHO

Canada's Health Minister Rona Ambrose said between 800 to 1,000 doses of a vaccine called VSV-EBOV, which has shown promise in animal research but never...

Over-hyped summer faff of pre-season friendlies are where football discovers ...

There is a refreshingly cordial atmosphere at these pre-season games, the lower-priced tickets and clement weather attracting more families and young people. The games are...

Celtic consider fall-out from early Champions League exit

He will return to Glasgow on Aug 16 to unfurl the Premiership league flag but he will find little evidence of satisfaction among the support...

Your university place: deal or no deal?

“We're keen to look at ways of attracting the highest quality students and encouraging them to think seriously about Sussex,” says Rob Evans, head of...

Renationalising railways is 'fast track to chaos'

Ed Miliband's plans to re-nationalise railway lines are a "fast track to chaos" and will lead to worse services, the Transport Secretary has warned. Labour...

Tour de France 2014, stage six: as it happened

E-mail "If Richie Porte was a precocious young rider I could see the rationale behind backing him to Paris, however given his age and prospect...

Most Muslims don't care about the Isis Caliphate

DigitalJournal.com This is the month of Ramadan when Muslims fast from dawn till dusk. While the Western media fervently pursues the story, at iftar – the...

Ed Miliband is being 'gamed out', warns Cruddas

Mr Cruddas, who is heading Labour's policy review before the next election, also appeared to admit that Labour had failed to respond fast enough to...

Google cars and Amazon drone 'will destroy jobs', says Ed Balls

In the 1990s, New Labour recognised that low-skilled jobs were being destroyed but it failed to appreciate how fast technology was changing the world, Mr...

Transfer rumours: Premier League gossip and news

11 players Van Gaal may spend £150m on • Nine players Pochettino ... Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano impressed on loan at West Brom last year...

What to watch: films on TV tonight

Two fine actors on autopilot give this self-indulgent weepie from director Rob Reiner some star power – if little more. Jack Nicholson plays a billionaire...

England are not lacking in squad depth, but they must stop squandering try ...

David Wilson, Rob Webber, Ben Morgan and Joe Marler showed the consistency required at Test level. Marlon Yarde was a potent force in attack and...