Kaka

Kaka signs for Real Madrid

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 13:27

The Brazilian superstar signs for the Spanish giants for £56m to signal the return of the Galacticos

Book review: The Battle for Normandy

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 13:10

Non-fiction: Antony Beevor expertly blends the grand sweep with the telling anecdote in this astonishing war history of the battle that began the end of WWII

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 13:02

Wonderful performances from Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett breathe life into F Scott Fitzgerald's fable of a man who ages in reverse

Valkyrie

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 12:55

Overly slick and shiny movie based on German colonel Claus von Stauffenberg's plot to assassinate Hitler

Book review: The Winter Vault

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 12:55

Fiction: Anne Michaels’s long-awaited graceful and melancholic novel speaks elegantly of loss, but lacks a grounding in reality

Milk

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 12:41

Gus Van Sant's impressive biopic of Harvey Milk, one of America's first openly gay elected officials

Book review: Blood and Mistletoe

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 12:31

Non-fiction: Ronald Hutton has written a definitive work about druids, mythology and our historical perception of them

Ali Ben Bongo

Step forward Bongo Jnr

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 11:38

Ali Ben Bongo looks certain to inherit his father's presidency following Omar’s death. But the French are being awkward about the family's huge property portfolio

Setanta nears the final whistle

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 10:30

The sports network is on the threshold of bankruptcy as shareholders argue over its long-term viability after losing Premier League rights

Michael Owen Newcastle

Is striker Michael Owen finished?

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 10:14

Media comment: The Newcastle striker is well out of the England picture, and is struggling to secure Premier League football too

Retail sales disappoint in May

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 09:39

After positive signs on consumer spending in April as a result of a later than usual Easter, May sees a renewed drop-off

Margery Eagan

Eagan takes on the Globe

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 09:26

No love lost as Boston newspaper fights for survival

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