LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

LA mayor’s fling with former Miss USA

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 18:54

Cries of ‘Deja-vu!’ as Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa dates his second TV journalist in as many years

BNP leader Nick Griffin

How BNP tries to hide its racist core

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 18:36

The BNP claims to have modernised, but its championing of British jobs for British people cannot hide its insistence that its members are white

Carciofi sott’olio

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 17:28

Preserve your own artichokes with this recipe from Lori De Mori

What Jacqui Smith’s departure means

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 15:53

The Mole: With an ex-Cabinet minister on side, the plotters could blast Brown out of office, says our Westminster insider

Jane Fonda as Barbarella

Unseen photo of Fonda as Barbarella goes on show

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 14:46

Paul Joyce’s Jane Fonda portrait to be shown this month as part of inaugural Photo@Olympic exhibition in London

Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il names son as successor

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 14:42

The ailing Dear Leader has anointed his youngest son, Kim Jong-un in an apparent effort to stymie the manoeuverings of his rivals

The Wrestler

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 13:01

Mickey Rourke's stunning comeback playing a wrestler down on his luck

Slumdog Millionaire

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 12:48

Danny Boyle's story of an orphaned Indian boy who wins big that also swept the Oscars

Ryanair dives into red for first time

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 10:50

Low-cost airline makes its first ever annual loss after being hit by higher fuel costs and a drop in its Aer Lingus stake

Darling’s fate in the balance

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 10:09

The Mole: Because of the expenses scandal, Darling may have to leave not just the Treasury, but the Cabinet, says our Westminster insider

Barclays Bank

Gulf investor sells out of Barclays

News Tue 2 Jun, AT 10:06

Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mansour is to offload his holding of more than 1.3bn shares, acquired in controversial circumstances last year