David Cameron has been put on notice by anxious Tory MPs to improve his party's fortunes in this month's budget and the May local elections or risk a leadership challenge, after they suffered the humiliation of being beaten into third place by Ukip in the Eastleigh byelection.
It's over five hours long in all, but there's barely a slack moment in this exhilarating Indian epic as it races through generations of smalltown criminal, industrial and political enmity.
"Hi, everybody!" squeaked the familiar voice of Liza Minnelli as she stepped on to the stage of the Royal Festival Hall for the first time in exactly 40 years.
36-year-old Jeffrey Bush is feared dead after being swallowed up by a sinkhole which opened up under his bedroom floor and swept him away.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the recording that shows members of a Colorado college Ultimate Frisbee team doing the Harlem Shake.
In space, no one can hear you scream. Unless you're playing co-op.
Arsène Wenger is adamant Arsenal will be able to cope with the threat of Gareth Bale in Sunday's north London derby , insisting there is no specific plan to deal with Tottenham's in-form attacker and claiming his side are stronger for not merely relying on the performances of only one player.
Former Arsenal loanee made a comeback from injury last month after more than a year out. Now he has suffered more misfortune.
Will Manchester United extend their lead? Can Rafa Benitez ease the pressure on himself? Will QPR seize the moment? Everything you need to consider ahead of Saturday's games is right here.
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