The Joy of Six: F1’s strangest racing cars

‘The only possible reason for the existence of the Ligier JS5 is as a knowing tribute to the Smurfs’ Jacques Laffite in his Smurfmobile at the United States Grand Prix, Long...

Online rush for bargains kicks off Black Friday – business live

Black Friday deals in London, UK. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock John Rogers, the new chief executive officer of Argos, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that there had been 500,000 visits to...

A moment that changed me: opening a letter I wrote myself in 1994

‘The whole experience affected me profoundly.’ Photograph: John WIlson I was 33, overdrawn and single. I hated the hovel of a home I lived in. “Home” is stretching it, really. It...

Christmas Days by Jeanette Winterson review – cruelty, comfort and joy

Winter tales … Jeanette Winterson. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian In her 2011 memoir, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?, Jeanette Winterson recalled: “Most kids grow up leaving...

French police search for masked attacker after slaying at home for retired missionaries

Gendarmes stand guard near a retirement home for monks in Montferrier-sur-Lez in southern France early Friday. (Pascal Guyot / AFP/Getty Images) French police searched Friday for a masked gunman suspected of...

‘Sindr’ iPhone app connects sinning Catholics to nearby churches for confession

Got an urgent case of Catholic guilt? There’s an app for that. A Roman Catholic archdiocese in Scotland has developed an app that lets sinners find the nearest open church confessional...

Yankees focusing more on young talent — a formula that ended up working for...

Cubs celebrate after defeating the Indians 8-7 in Game Seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field. When the Yankees decided to sell off some high-profile pieces before last summer’s...

‘Black Friday’ 2016 Best Camera Deals: Kohl’s, Target, Sam’s Club and Walmart

Black Friday is here once again. With deals already in place at many retailers, there’s still plenty of time to pick up a good deal. Canon and Nikon DSLR bundles are...

Breaking: “Trump can bogart our democracy but never our weed!”: The Greatest Living American...

Breaking: "Trump can bogart our democracy but never our weed!": The Greatest Living American Writer As the Greatest Living American Writer, it’s my sacred civic duty to become deeply acquainted with...

Alabama couple planted phony bomb at school, wanted to kill cops to start race...

Raphel Dilligard (l.) and Zachary Edwards were taken into police custody Tuesday. An Alabama couple planted a fake bomb at an elementary school and planned to kill police officers responding to...