Steven Gerrard; England

England qualify for World Cup with Croatia thumping

News Thu 10 Sep, AT 07:22

Braces from Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard led the way on a near-perfect Wembley night for Fabio Capello’s born-again team

Julie & Julia

Who is Julia Child? A First Post cheat-sheet

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 18:48

FILM OF THE WEEK: Meryl Streep plays the woman who taught Americans the art of French cuisine

Libya oil gas Margareta Pagano

The Libyan gold rush and the reasons behind it

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 18:16

Searching for oil in the Libyan desert - the story behind the headlines of Lockerbie bomber Megrahi's release

Alastair Campbell

Campbell lays into wealthy Cameron’s pay-cut for MPs

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 17:54

Alastair Campbell has called for an increase in MPs’ salaries, saying David Cameron wants to return to the days when politics was for the rich

Oaxen Krog, Sweden

Hotel of the week: Oaxen Krog, Sweden

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 17:35

Hotel of the week: stay in boats and revisit the 1930s, an hour south of Stockholm

George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis

Men Who Stare at Goats wins Clooney mixed reviews

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 15:24

Meanwhile ladies’ man Clooney was propositioned by an Italian man at a Venice Film Festival press conference

England; David Beckham; John Terry; Frank Lampard

England look to qualify for South Africa 2010 in style

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 12:55

Fabio Capello has used the Croatian coach Slaven Bilic's comments to gee up his charges ahead of game that will seal World Cup qualification

Brown ‘the depressive’: Ward offers more ammo

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 12:52

The Mole: The journalist who claims the PM may be taking strong anti-depressants has more evidence to support his claim, reports our Westminster insider

Theo Walcott; Arsenal

Theo Walcott faces make or break season with Arsenal

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 12:35

The England international could find himself out of Arsene Wenger’s plans at the Emirates when he returns from injury

Jaeger buys Aquascutum

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 10:42

The raincoat firm has been acquired by the high street retailer in a bid to create a global fashion brand

Finance figures warn on US economy

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 09:33

Alan Greenspan and Warren Buffett have both cautioned that a US recovery is not a foregone conclusion

Vladimir Putin and Oleg Deripaska

GQ magazine ‘censors’ its attack on Vladimir Putin

News Wed 9 Sep, AT 09:13

Publishers Conde Nast accused of timidity after anti-Putin article is kept out of Russian edition