Phil Spector and his wife Rachelle

Media hoaxed by Phil Spector prank

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 08:48

The hoaxer posted on Twitter pretending to be the jailed music producer while he was imprisoned in Los Angeles county jail

Carla Bruni and Nicolas Sarkozy at AF447 memorial service

Debate rages over fate of AF447

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 08:23

As French president Nicolas Sarkozy attends a memorial service for its victims, competing theories about Sunday’s crash still abound

Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o celebrates scoring the second goal against Bayern Munich

Man City close to Eto’o signing

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 08:13

The Champions League winner with Barcelona is impressed by the set-up at Eastlands and could sign for £20m in the next few days

British Lions

British Lions hand out thrashing

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 07:38

Ian McGeechan’s touring team handed out a ten-try mauling of Golden Lions as their tour finally sparked into life

Roger Federer

Roger Federer eases into semis

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 06:50

The Swiss great is only two matches away from making tennis history with his 14th grand slam victory at the French Open

John O'Shea celebrates his goal for Manchester United against Arsenal

Premier League revenues soar

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 06:26

English top-flight clubs shared a record windfall of almost £2bn in the 2007-08 season, as Man Utd announce £80m shirt sponsorship deal

Martin Amis

Kavanagh recalls Amis the lothario

News Wed 3 Jun, AT 18:04

Julie Kavanagh, a former girlfriend of Martin Amis, has published an account of their tempestuous relationship and his string of affairs

Labour rebels are wasting their time: Brown is sure to go

News Wed 3 Jun, AT 16:40

The Mole: Rebel MPs are said to be circulating an email to drum up support for a leadership challenge, but Brown will go anyway

Noemi Letizia with the pendant given to her by Silvio Berlusconi

Party girls rally to Berlusconi’s defence

News Wed 3 Jun, AT 16:02

Actresses, showgirls and TV stars have claimed nothing untoward happened at a New Year’s Eve party at Silvio Berlusconi’s villa

Samantha Orobator

Samantha Orobator sentenced to life in prison

News Wed 3 Jun, AT 15:24

The pregnant Briton, who has been spared the death sentence in Laos, may be eligible to see out her sentence in the UK under a new pact between the two countries