article 23 April 2014 UK
Is Britain saying goodbye to bingeing culture?

Cardiff University researchers say the rising cost of alcohol plus falling incomes have led to a drop in binge drinking and serious violence. But is Britain saying goodbye to bingeing culture?

post 23 April 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Data privacy gets the West End treatment

Ten years ago, if you'd said you were writing a play about privacy, people would probably have assumed you were looking at camera-wielding paparazzi or grubby red-top newspaper hacks.

post 23 April 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Books for blokes: your choices

From Bond ordering an 'avocado pear' to an 18th century novel about a London prostitute - your suggestions for books to get men reading.

article 22 April 2014 UK, South Africa
Tough acts to follow
by Six tougher acts to follow than Sir Alex Ferguson

As David Moyes licks his wounds, a victim of his predecessor's success, Channel 4 News would like him to take heart - there are many who have been forced to live in the shadow of "giants".

article 22 April 2014 UK
Ryan Giggs and David Moyes (Reuters)
Giggs takes over as Manchester United sack manager Moyes

Ryan Giggs takes temporary charge of Manchester United's first team following the announcement that David Moyes has left the club, less than a year after replacing Sir Alex Ferguson as manager.

video 21 April 2014 UK

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'A great religion has a lot of ruin in it' - video

David Cameron risks causing "alienation" by saying the UK is a Christian country, says a group of leading public figures. Krishnan speaks to author and columnist Joan Smith and historian Tom Holland.

article 21 April 2014 UK
Cameron Christianity claim: 'cynical, misguided and unwise'

The prime minister's insistence that Britain is a "Christian country" will alienate a large section of the population, it is warned.

article 21 April 2014 UK
David Moyes 'to be sacked': Man Utd says 'no comment'

Manchester United refuses to comment on newspaper reports that manager David Moyes is facing the sack after a series of disappointing results.

post 19 April 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Books for blokes: what will get men reading?

Let's face it lads: we don't read as much literature as women - partly because there is no male equivalent of softcore romantic fiction. Tweet your book nominations to #C4booksforblokes