Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo takes a free-kick

Cristiano Ronaldo to join Real Madrid for £80m

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 11:58

Long awaited transfer set to finally go through as Manchester United accept world record offer for the Portuguese winger

Piggy Bank

‘Recession over’: what they’re saying

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 10:23

The NIESR report is based on two months’ growth in GDP after a period of recession. How meaningful is it?

‘Recession over’ boost for the PM

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 10:10

The Mole: The NIESR’s report on economic recovery is manna from heaven for Gordon Brown, says our Westminster insider

Fabio Capello; England; David Beckham; football

Fabio Capello has everything in place

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 09:54

Media comment: The England manager must wish the World Cup started now, so well-prepared is his side

Setanta battles for its survival

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 09:45

The sports broadcaster was locked in talks with accountants Deloitte last night as it struggled to stave off bankruptcy

Piggy Bank

Think-tank says recession over

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 09:20

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research claims the British economy bottomed in March and has started to grow again

Margaret Beckett; Ann Widdecombe; Speaker

Ann Widdecombe joins Speaker race

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 08:57

Does the Tory MP realise race to become Speaker is not a panel game?

Colonel Gadaffi; Silvio Berlusconi; Libya; Italy

Gaddafi tries to shame Italians

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 08:46

The Libyan leader turned up in Rome with a photo pinned to his chest, designed to provoke his hosts

Cristiano Ronaldo

Man Utd accept £80m bid for Ronaldo

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 08:30

Transfer Talk: the Portuguese winger is to leave Manchester United after the club accepted a world record offer from Real Madrid

Sanath Jayasuriya; Sri Lanka; Twenty20; cricket

Sri Lanka overpowers West Indies

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 07:56

Veteran Sanath Jayasuriya's remarkable 81 from 47 balls was the difference in a tight game at Trent Bridge

Andy Murray; Queen's; tennis

Andy Murray strolls past Andrea Seppi

News Thu 11 Jun, AT 07:43

The Scot took just under an hour to win his second round match at Queen’s club against the world No 48 seed