Colin Powell

Gates-gate: Colin Powell steps in

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 13:30

Prof Henry Louis Gates made too big a deal of his encounter with a white police officer, says his friend Powell

Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando and Rachel Weisz; A Streetcar Named Desire

Rave reviews for ‘too beautiful’ Weisz

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 13:08

British star impresses critics with quality of her performance in definitive role in A Streetcar Named Desire

Andrew Flintoff

Flintoff wins fight to be fit for third Test

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 10:29

England all-rounder has been using NASA technology on his knee to ensure he can bowl against Australia

Iraq hostage Peter Moore

Two more British hostages ‘dead’

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 10:04

The Government was warned last month that all four security guards had been killed, says the BBC

Profits nosedive at BAA

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 09:36

The UK airport owner announced an increased first-half loss this morning, as the recession took its toll on passenger numbers

Kolo Toure

Kolo Toure set to complete City switch

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 09:32

Transfer Talk: Last of the ‘invicibles’ leaves Arsenal as Wenger eyes up Hangeland. Alonso set for Real Madrid

DEA agents raid Jackson doctor Conrad Murray's office

Jackson ‘used anaesthetic drip’ before his death

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 09:19

LA police raid Dr Conrad Murray’s home as more doctors are investigated for feeding Jackson’s drugs habit

Microsoft nears alliance with Yahoo

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 09:12

The software giants are set to put in place a partnership in their online businesses that could threaten Google’s dominance

Rugby World Cup

England to host Rugby World Cup in 2015

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 08:53

Twickenham wins bid to stage event ahead of Italy and South Africa. Japan awarded 2019 competition

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps beaten by a supersuit

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 08:38

The American swimmer vows not to compete again until the controversial new swimsuits are banned

JM Coetzee

JM Coetzee up for a record third Man Booker Prize

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 18:19

The South African-born novelist is ‘longlisted’ for his new novel, ‘Summertime’

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