Before dawn on 5 July 1943 explosions lit up the Russian sky and the earth shook to a huge bombardment. As the sun rose, waves of German panzers began rolling across fields of sunflowers and wheat.
After another sex scandal involving a senior member of the Catholic Church, questions are again being asked about celibacy. Is it realistic for someone to permanently go without sex?
It was like a macabre fairy tale, says the detective who caught Damilola's killers.
Voting is a serious business. So just what can and can't you do in a polling station?
The recall of thousands of Toyotas with potentially faulty pedals raises a terrifying scenario - what should you do if the accelerator on your car jams?
FT Magazine end of year review: what happened next in the Ouzo story
I remember the radio broadcast three bodies found in the Channel, a yacht missing.
The Parexel unit is a strange and private outpost within the sprawling concrete compound that is Northwick Park Hospital. It is basically one long corridor with seven or eight wards running off it, each containing half a dozen beds.
I was listening to the radio one afternoon last summer when I heard the advertisement for the Parexel lab. In mellifluous tones, a male announcer called for healthy non-smoking males between the age of 18 and 50 to step forward.