Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Middlesbrough's Julio Arca (right) battle for the ball

Manchester United can go clear at the top

News Fri 2 Oct, AT 08:36

Team news and more for the weekend’s Premier League fixtures

Barack Obama; David Letterman

Letterman blackmailed over affairs with staffers

News Fri 2 Oct, AT 08:28

The CBS host tells his Late Show audience he was a victim of an extortion attempt - and the accusations are true

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods becomes sport’s first billionaire

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 18:03

Golfer passed the billion dollar mark after winning the FedEx Cup this year

Martine McCutcheon

Derision greets Martine McCutcheon novel

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 16:42

Former EastEnders star McCutcheon has published the first chapter of her debut novel

Ken Lewis

Surprise as Ken Lewis quits Bank of America

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 14:19

After leading Bank of America into its financial woes, Ken Lewis finally resigns

Roman Polanski

Backlash grows against Polanski’s supporters

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 14:01

The French public and government has turned on the campaign for Polanski’s release

Map tectonic plates

Samoa, then Indonesia: are the earthquakes linked?

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 13:16

Samoa and Sumatra have suffered earthquakes within 16 hours of each other. Cause and effect, or terrible coincidence?

Barack Obama

John L Perry predicts a coup against Obama

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 13:03

US conservative news website Newsmax takes down the inflammatory post

Dennis Hopper; Eric Roberts

Dennis Hopper rushed to New York hospital

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 11:27

His arrival by ambulance at ER looked like a scene from ‘Blue Velvet’

Army of Crime: Virginie Ledoyen’s second chance?

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 11:26

FILM OF THE WEEK: WWII film gives The Beach star a second shot at Hollywood

True Blood

True Blood: why young women are lapping it up

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 11:26

The attraction of new vampire TV series True Blood

Gordon Brown

People vs papers: Brown and co have a point

News Thu 1 Oct, AT 09:53

The Mole: The public do listen when politicians have a chance to say their piece. Which means they’ll listen to Cameron too, says our Westminster insider