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Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker announced as 13th Doctor

Actor who rose to fame in Broadchurch is first woman to play the Doctor in BBC drama, replacing Peter CapaldiThe next star of Doctor Who has been announced after intense speculation and the person stepping into the role of Time Lord is Jodie Whittaker. She is the first woman to

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

A shadowy operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign heavily influenced the result of the EU referendum. Is our electoral process still fit for purpose?The connectivity that is the heart of globalisation can be exploited by states with hostile intent to

This is the most dangerous time for our planet | Stephen Hawking

We cant go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape itAs a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the worlds great universities. Within

Aldi confirms up to 100% horsemeat in beef products

Supermarket says it is angry with supplier Comigel after tests reveal 30% and 100% horsemeat in withdrawn ready mealsThe environment secretary is due to meet the Food Standards Agency, food suppliers and retailers on Saturday to discuss the horsemeat scandal after Aldi became the latest supermarket to confirm its withdrawn

Trump’s state visit to Britain put on hold

US president told Theresa May he did not want trip to go ahead if there were large-scale public protestsDonald Trump has told Theresa May in a phone call he does not want to go ahead with a state visit to Britain until the British public supports him coming. The US

Asias Harry Potter obsession poses threat to owls

From Indonesia to India, wild birds are being sold as pets to families who want their own Hedwig. Ecologists call for protection to help species surviveThe Harry Potter phenomenon has broken publishing and cinema box-office records and spawned a series of lucrative theme parks. But wildlife experts are sounding the

David Miliband: we need a second vote on Brexit deal

Former Labour minister enters fray over Europe to urge fightback on act of economic self-harmDavid Miliband has made a dramatic entry into the debate about Britains exit from the EU with an impassioned call for politicians from all parties to work together to avoid the Tory high command driving the

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