4th July 2012: CERN annouce the discovery of a new particle, consistent with the Higgs boson!
A selection of news items on the discovery:
CERN Press Release: CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson
University of Edinburgh news
STFC: It's a Boson!
BBC News: Higgs-like particle 'discovered'
Prime Minster's Statement
Latest Results from ATLAS Higgs Search
Lastest Results on the Search for the Higgs boson: the presentations from CMS and ATLAS
CERN press conference on the discovery
Edinburgh Evening News: University of Edinburgh to honour Higgs boson scientist