Angela Merkel election win

Merkel's emphatic win confirms her as EU's 'pre-eminent' leader

First Reaction Mon 23 Sep, AT 09:48

Handed an historic third term, German Chancellor's first challenge is to find junior coalition partner

'Coolest Pope ever' more relaxed about abortion and gays

First Reaction Fri 20 Sep, AT 13:14

Pontiff reveals in forthright interview he has resisted requests to speak on abortion and gay rights

Swansea's Bony scores against Valencia

Swansea stun Valencia to land a blow for the Premier League

First Reaction Fri 20 Sep, AT 12:28

Triumph in Spain shows that the English league is still the powerhouse of European football

Alex Ferguson Manchester United

Alex Ferguson tries to make peace with Wayne Rooney

First Reaction Fri 20 Sep, AT 08:13

Rooney was 'fantastic' against Bayer Leverkusen says Fergie - but his comments could backfire

Uefa backs winter World Cup as Blatter admits foul play

First Reaction Thu 19 Sep, AT 15:42

Prospect of a winter World Cup gets closer, but fans want Qatar stripped of tournament

Retail Primark

Retail sales fall 0.9%: blame the weather, say experts

First Reaction Thu 19 Sep, AT 14:15

ONS figures for August take analysts by surprise but economic recovery is 'still on track'

Mourinho crisis? Abramovich steps in after Chelsea defeat

First Reaction Thu 19 Sep, AT 10:35

Special One left with egg on his face after Blues falter in Champions League at Stamford Bridge

Blue Jasmine: thunderous return to form for Woody Allen

First Reaction Wed 18 Sep, AT 16:05

Cate Blanchett tipped for Oscar nomination as critics rave about her sozzled socialite on the verge of madness

Mourinho egg metaphor has papers scrambling for puns

First Reaction Wed 18 Sep, AT 10:52

Reporters line up to crack bad jokes after Chelsea boss compares his players to 'beautiful eggs'

Former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell leaves home

Why is 'Plebgate' probe dragging on after a year?

First Reaction Wed 18 Sep, AT 10:28

Former DPP and Lib Dem peer Ken Macdonald says police are afraid to release Andrew Mitchell report

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