Oxford University retweets post calling David Lammy ‘bitter’ after criticism of diversity figures

The University of Oxford has apologised to Labour MP David Lammy after it retweeted a post calling his criticism of the prestigious institution’s...

Trump to repeal Obama-era rule banning ‘inhumane’ hunting techniques

Donald Trump’s administration has proposed scrapping rules that ban hunters from killing wolves and pups in their dens, hunting black bears with dogs and...

Britons say ‘thank you’ more than anyone else in the world, study claims

When it comes to manners, Britain is as famed as it is mocked for its unrelenting penchant for politeness. It should therefore come as no...

Margot Kidder: Actor who played Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in Superman films

Margot Kidder was the raspy-voiced actress who played reporter Lois Lane in the Superman phenomenon opposite Christopher Reeve. Kidder, who has died aged 69, was a...

To Philip Roth, writing was as natural as breathing

He wrote standing up. He paced around as he thought. He once said he walked half a mile for every page he wrote....

Diverse school pupils feel ‘warmer’ toward other ethnic backgrounds, reveals study

Students in ethnically diverse secondary schools are much more positive about youngsters from backgrounds different to their own, according to new research.  Teenagers in secondary schools...

Theresa May slaps down minister who admits UK will pay £39bn divorce bill regardless...

Downing Street has slapped down a minister who admitted the UK will be legally bound to pay its Brexit ‘divorce bill’ regardless of...

Lisa Stansfield: ‘Corbyn comes across as a real smart-arse’

Looking out across the London skyline in a quiet, half-empty London restaurant, I’m waiting for Lisa Stansfield to arrive. The singer is next...

Trump steps up attacks on FBI over ‘spy’ claims as he fights back against...

Donald Trump has escalated his attacks on the FBI’s investigation of Russian interference into the US presidential election, and the president’s evident frustration with the...

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