JM Coetzee

Coetzee editor stands by for a podium record

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 12:21

Booker prize hat-trick contender will sit out the dinner in Adelaide

Matt Lucas; Kevin McGee

Matt Lucas’s ex-partner commits suicide

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 12:09

Little Britain star quits theatre role after McGee hangs himself

Liverpool football Club owners George Gillett (L) and Tom Hicks

Rafa Benitez clings on to his job at Liverpool

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 11:36

The Anfield manager is criticised by one of his chairmen, George Gillet

Gabriel Byrne; Dianne Wiest; In Treatment

Byrne set to knock Laurie off his perch

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 11:07

HBO’s on-the-couch show is brilliant – so why didn’t the BBC take it?

The Tories could just be one-term wonders

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 09:45

The Mole: Populus poll shows David Cameron hasn’t sealed the deal

Aston Villa; Manchester City

Honours even for Aston Villa & Man City

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 09:04

The Big Four challengers play out an intriguing draw at Villa Park

Silvio Berlusconi; Italy

Silvio Berlusconi risks losing his immunity

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 08:36

He’s got away with the sex scandals, but this could be his undoing


Goodbye to the dollar? China leads the way

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 08:16

The Independent reports that the Gulf States and China want a new deal

Portsmouth; Sulaiman al-Fahim; Peter Storrie

Portsmouth sold to Saudi tycoon Ali Al-Faraj

News Tue 6 Oct, AT 07:34

Premier League crisis club changes hands for second time in six weeks

Murder of Marie-Christine Hodeau

French murder prompts chemical castration calls

News Mon 5 Oct, AT 18:38

The murder of Marie-Christine Hodeau by convicted paedophile Manuel da Cruz has caused an outcry in France

David Letterman

CBS erases Letterman affair from history

News Mon 5 Oct, AT 15:36

David Letterman’s network CBS is doing its best to remove any trace of the presenter’s on air confession from the internet

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

‘Ahmadinejad is a Jew’ claim is wide of the mark

News Mon 5 Oct, AT 13:51

By changing their name, the Iranian president’s family were avoiding snobbery rather than hiding a Jewish past