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Angela Merkel opposes Cameron EU renegotiation plan

German chancellor ‘will not tamper’ with principle of free movement of workers, which PM seems to want to alter<p>David Cameron’s hopes of an EU renegotiation over the free movement of workers have suffered a blow after Angela Merkel spelled out her opposition to fundamental change.<p>The prime minister …

British troops leave Helmand as Afghans take over Camp Bastion

Departure from province where the most UK soldiers have been killed is key moment in closing campaign<p>British troops are to leave Helmand province in the coming days, bringing a key chapter in the 13-year Afghanistan campaign to an end.<p>Afghan officials are poised to take over Camp Bastion, Britain’s …

America is trying to break up the world in a new Cold War, says Putin

Russian president says Washington wants to divide and rule world “by diktat”<p>Vladimir Putin issued a stinging verbal attack on the United States on Friday, accusing Washington of attempting to “break up the world” and establish a global dictatorship.<p>Speaking to a group of foreign affairs experts in …

Russia

MH17: what we know so far

Graphic: A roundup of what we know so far about the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine

WW1: Aerial images reveal World War One's UK footprint

<b>Aerial photographs which show the impact of World War One on the UK landscape have been released as part of a project to mark the war's centenary.</b><p>Britain from Above features 95,000 images taken by the company Aerofilms Ltd which show buildings linked to the war effort.<p>People are now being invited …

History

MH17: the clues which may lead to missile launch site

Telegraph pursues clues on the ground in Eastern Ukraine to try to track down where rocket launcher was based<p>Blackened grains of wheat mark where the heat must have been fiercest.<p>Among the scorched grass, melted fragments of plastic and discarded bottles litter the ground.<p>On its own the scene is …

Airplanes

MH17: French foreign minister calls Britain hypocrital over Russia warship deal objections

Laurent Fabius expresses irriation with David Cameron over comments that it would have been 'unthinkable' for Britain to have done deal in the wake of the downing of flight MH17<p>David Cameron is a hypocrite to demand France cancel a deal to build warships for Russia while London remains a haven for …

Europe

Let's at least talk about building on London's greenbelt

No one wants to "concrete over the countryside" so it's time to discuss why so much greenbelt land is treated as sacred<p>Building homes on greenbelt land is not quite the housing crisis solution that dare not speak its name. But, with the notable exception of David Lammy, a strong taboo prevents its …

Seals 'feed' at offshore wind farms, study shows

BBC Nature<p>Some seals prefer to forage for food at offshore wind farms, a study suggests.<p>Researchers found a proportion of GPS tagged harbour seals repeatedly visited wind turbines in the North Sea.<p>They deduced the mammals were attracted to these structures - which may act as artificial reefs - to …

Wind Power

10 Nervous Habits That Hurt Your Health

Nervous habits are often more annoying to the people around you than to yourself, but some types of fidgeting and fussing can do real harm. Here, …

New York City

Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'

The beleaguered city says a water shutoff is essential to recoup $89m in overdue bills. But the decision has outraged thousands of Detroiters – who have taken matters into their own hands<p>When the coast is clear, and the trucks from the contractor shutting off water for the city of Detroit have …

Costa Concordia wreck to be towed to scrapyard after refloating operation

Final checks delay plans to transport ship 200 nautical miles to Genoa after it crashed into reef in Giglio in 2012<p>The deformed and discoloured wreck of the Costa Concordia will begin its voyage to the scrapyard on Wednesday, Italian technicians said, as the ship's departure was delayed by 24 hours …

Government agents 'directly involved' in most high-profile US terror plots

• Human Rights Watch documents 'sting' operations • Report raises questions about post-9/11 civil rights<p>Nearly all of the highest-profile domestic terrorism plots in the United States since 9/11 featured the "direct involvement" of government agents or informants, a new report says.<p>Some of the …

Why do some people still think the moon landings were faked?

Forty-five years since Neil Armstrong took a giant leap for mankind, the conspiracy theories still flourish, as Jake Wallis Simons explains<p>Forty-five years ago, Neil Armstrong’s boot touched the surface of the moon. To this day, that moment remains embedded in our cultural consciousness, offering …

European Union

Queen's Guard entertain tourists with Game of Thrones theme tune

The Queen’s Guard surprised sightseers with an impromptu rendition of the Game of Thrones theme tune during the Changing of the Guard.<p>Hit fantasy drama series Game of Thrones has won global critical acclaim and it appears even the Queen is a fan of the show.<p>Tourists gathered outside Buckingham …

TV Series

Rich overseas students outbid London's bankers in a race to rent London's luxury pads

Rents in central London are too expensive for young professionals working in the city<p>Untidy bedsits and cramped accommodation are normally associated with student life, however in central London’s best addresses, where weekly rents can top £1,000 per week, an elite of highly-affluent, foreign …

Manchester United to launch new £42.5m Vidal bid

The Red Devils are confident of making progress in their pursuit of the Juventus star this week, with Louis van Gaal having given the green light to a move for the Chilean<p><b>EXCLUSIVE</b><br>By Paul Clennam<p>Manchester United are ready to launch a new £42.5 million bid for Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal this …

David Ospina World Cup bargain buys from Brazil 2014

David Ospina & World Cup bargain buys from Brazil 2014<p>With David Ospina seemingly on the brink of a move to Arsenal, WhoScored.com's Ali Tweedale …

Six Shakhtar Donetsk players refusing to return to Ukraine due to conflict

• Douglas Costa among those to stay in France after friendly • Manager blames agent Kia Joorabchian for failure to return<p>Shakhtar Donetsk’s owner has confirmed six players have refused to return to Ukraine for the new season as conflict rages around the club’s home city.<p>Brazilians Douglas Costa, …

Arsène Wenger identifies 16-year-old Chris Willock as next Arsenal star

• Manager praised teenager’s display against Boreham Wood • Willock’s older brother Matthew is at Manchester United<p>Arsène Wenger has hailed the potential of 16-year-old Chris Willock after the winger caught the eye in a pre-season friendly against Boreham Wood on Saturday.<p>The teenager was a …

The Cornish beaches where Lego keeps washing up

<b>A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and tides.</b><p>"Let me see if I can find a cutlass," …

Lego