Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

US anger as Lockerbie bomber Megrahi flies home

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 15:30

US relatives of victims of the 1988 bombing express their anger after Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill released the 57-year-old Libyan, who is dying of cancer

Nassim Nicholas Taleb; David Cameron

Is Nassim Nicholas Taleb David Cameron’s new political guru?

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 14:25

The Tory leader shared a platform with the controversial author of Black Swan who invokes Charles Darwin to attack tax hikes on the rich

Edward Kennedy

Edward Kennedy pens political ‘will’ in letter

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 14:16

Veteran Democrat Senator, who has a brain tumour, urges a law change so that Obama healthcare bill does not fail if he dies

Jayson Blair

Disgraced reporter Jayson Blair becomes a life coach

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 12:49

Former New York Times journalist who was exposed as a fraud is now helping clients at a mental health clinic in Virginia

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo book features ‘fake’ collection

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 12:39

A new book on Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has been denounced by experts for including paintings and letters they say are forgeries

Porsche offices raided in share probe

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 10:14

German prosecutors are investigating executives at the sportscar firm over allegations of share-manipulation

Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar

Actress Penelope Cruz fuels rumours about pregnancy

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 09:57

The Spanish actress talks about taking time out of the movie business, setting tongues wagging about her relationship with Javier Bardem

Budget deficit hits £8bn

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 09:52

UK public debt ballooned to record levels in July as government spends its way out of recession

Eduardo Arsenal

Premier League preview: will Arsenal overwhelm troubled Portsmouth?

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 08:55

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

Peter Siddle; Ashes; Australia

England lose initiative on first day of decisive Test

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 08:19

England batsmen Andrew Strauss, Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott all made good starts but were unable to convert them into big centuries

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt makes history with second gold medal and 200m world record

News Fri 21 Aug, AT 07:56

The remarkable Jamaican sprinter now holds the world records and is Olympic & World champion in both the 100m and 200m disciplines