Prince Albert of Britain sharing a carriage with Alexander, Crown Prince of Serbia, in  London in 1916. Two years earlier Serbia’s dispute with Austria over the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo led to the outbreak of the first World War. Photograph: PA Wire

A day after Austria’s declaration of war, the Derby Daily Telegraph accepted that conflict in Europe was inevitable but it was con(...)

Yukos, set up by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, was seized by the Russian authorities in 2003, which alleged that the oil and gas company had been involved in a criminal enterprise to evade billions in taxes.

Court of arbitration in The Hague rules major oil company seized illegally

“What [farmers] are worried about is losing markets. Currently, we have a huge home export,” said former MEP George Lyon. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Scotland’s farming community knows referendum will be decided in urban areas

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond holds a Q&A session with youngsters during a visit to the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow

The SNP is hoping that those who traditionally don’t vote will come out in numbers on September 18th

Former attorney general of England and Wales Dominic Grieve, who  said  Britain risks “serious international reputational damage” with a proposal to allow MPs a veto over rulings made by the European Court of Human Rights. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA

Sacked attorney general has likened plan about ECHR to Crimean annexation

Teenagers in Britain today are less likely than their predecessors  to have taken illegal drugs, smoked, or taken alcohol, according to statistics just published.  Photograph: David Jones/PA

Children less likely to have taken illegal drugs, smoked or drank alcohol, survey finds

PPeaches Geldof: her husband became suspicious she had resumed her drug habit when he found texts on her phone. Photograph: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images

Coroner rules out suicide, blaming death on ‘foolish and incautious behaviour’

Marina Litvinenko, wife of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, at a press conference in London yesterday: “I am relieved and delighted with this decision. Photograph: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

British home secretary rules on investigation into 2006 poisoning of former KGB agent

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said “no political philosophy today will achieve support unless it focuses on individual empowerment, not collective control”. Photograph: PA

Former leader’s comments come amid internal Labour rancour

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