Defence Secretary Philip Hammond believes himself vindicated by the High Court ruling that his Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is independent.
Surreal art rockers The Residents have abandoned their usual eyeballs-for-heads look and instead provide lots of Christmas-style fun
A round-up of the latest from the People's Republic
As Britain faces a new housing crisis we can learn from an occasion when tenants banded together to beat their landlord - and won new council housing
Iain Duncan Smith's brainchild came into force at the end of last month. It's bad news for almost everyone
Telling right-wing politicians to 'get back to England' may be tempting but could risk a dangerous drift to xenophobia
As Aslef's annual assembly of delegates begins in Edinburgh tomorrow the general secretary explains the challenges his members - and workers across the country - face
France is the latest to face clamour from the EU to enforce crippling 'structural reforms.' The medicine is killing the patient
Exploring our online archive of the Star's early years
South Africa may need to rethink 'constructive engagement'