Articles By Gareth Platt

From Sports Aug 04, 2013

Ashes 2013 Third Test, Day Three: Seamers Leave Australia Firmly in Charge

Ryan Harris and Mitchell Starc lead visitors' quest for victory as Australia continue to dominate at Old Trafford.

From Politics & Policy Aug 04, 2013

Robert Mugabe Re-elected as Zimbabwe President

Mugabe wins seventh term of office but election mired in controversy.

From Society Aug 04, 2013

China: Bo Xilai's Elite Policewomen Dismissed Then Attacked With Batons

Group of 30 female officers laid off because of their links with Bo Xilai, then beaten as they protested.

From Society Aug 04, 2013

India: Man Suspected of Witchcraft Forced to Eat Dog Excrement by Own Family

Police arrest seven of eight vigilantes who inflicted degrading torture on own relative in Meghalaya.

From Faith & Belief Aug 03, 2013

Britain's First Gay Dads to Fight Church Same-Sex Marriage Ban in Court

Millionaires Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow plan to take legal action against church for ban on gay weddings.

From Politics & Policy Aug 03, 2013

Jailed Peers Could be Thrown Out of Lords Under New Lib Dem Plans

Proposals could also see absentee members stripped of peerage as Lib Dems seek to trim bloated chamber.

From Politics & Policy Aug 03, 2013

Morocco Paedophile Rampage: Several Injured in Riots After Daniel Fino Galvan Pardon

Thousands of demonstrators protest against pardon for Spanish paedophile who 'raped children as young as three'.

From Politics & Policy Aug 01, 2013

Sydney Leathers tells Howard Stern: 'Anthony Weiner's too Busy J***ing off to Help New York'

Leathers portrays Weiner as persistent, jealous and hypocritical - and says she is proof that he has not changed.

From Politics & Policy Jul 31, 2013

Vicky Pryce Stripped of Official Honour by Queen for Chris Huhne Points Scandal

Pryce loses Companion of the Order of the Bath for taking Chris Huhne's speeding points.

From Politics & Policy Jul 31, 2013

Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal: US Politician Refuses to Deny He's Still Sending Sleazy Texts

Weiner ducks question about his current texting habits - but says he can still win New York mayor race.