Articles By Gareth Platt

From Politics & Policy Dec 12, 2013

Nelson Mandela Memorial Signer 'Insulted Deaf People' [VIDEO]

Royal Association for Deaf People says performance 'was one of the most public mockeries of deaf people and sign language we've ever seen'.

From Sports Dec 09, 2013

Don't Blame David Moyes, Manchester United's Crisis Has Been Years in the Making

David Moyes is no Sir Alex Ferguson - but it's unfair to blame him for Manchester United's woes

From Politics & Policy Dec 06, 2013

Nelson Mandela Dies Aged 95: The News From 6 December

The world reacts to the death of the most famous statesman of our times. Follow it live here.

From Politics & Policy Dec 06, 2013

Nelson Mandela Dies Aged 95

South African President Jacob Zuma confirms Nelson Mandela has passed away aged 95.

From Politics & Policy Nov 26, 2013

Walmart in Fresh Crisis? Bangladesh Suppliers 'Ignorant of Rana Plaza Loans'

Bangladesh companies say US retail giant told them nothing about high-profile cheap loans programme.

From Politics & Policy Nov 25, 2013

Egypt Morsi Backlash: Interim President Signs New Law Allowing Police to Ban Protest

Human Rights Watch condemns law banning large unsanctioned gatherings and giving police final say on whether demos can take place.

From Science Nov 25, 2013

Neanderthal Cannibals 'Butchered Neighbouring Children and Ate Their Brains'

Spanish researchers find cannibal gang ate rival villagers in orgy of violence at El Sidron caves.

From Society Nov 25, 2013

'Witches' Coven' Paedophile Charles Mark Stewart Wins Appeal Against Jail Sentence

London appeals court cuts Stewart's jail term despite his black magic abuse rituals.

From Society Nov 25, 2013

Krokodil in the US: Ohio Sheriff Tells Locals 'Get Your Heroin From Trusted Source' as Flesh-Eating Drug Panic Grows

Sheriff Patrick Kelly issues unorthodox advice after case of krokodil reported.

From Sports Oct 24, 2013

India v Australia 4th ODI: Rain Halts Australia's Victory Charge After Maxwell and Shami Heroics

Waterlogged pitch brings play to a halt after Glenn Maxwell and Mohammed Shami steal show.