Barack Obama with American troops

What they’re saying about Obama’s Afghan surge

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 14:06

President Obama has decided to send 30,000 extra US troops to Afghanistan

Dimitar Berbatov and Sir Alex Ferguson

Berbatov’s agent pours scorn on Mafia rumours

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 12:17

British tabloids said the Manchester United star had evacuated his girlfriend from Bulgaria to escape the Mafia

Juliette Boubaaya

Why France is in a tizzy over Juliette Boubaaya

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 12:17

Politicians support her, but many French are unready for a Muslim Miss France

Tiger Woods; Elin Nordegren

Tiger Woods pulls out of Chevron World Challenge

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 11:01

Golfer claims injuries from car crash prevent him playing in LA charity tournament

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton to marry longtime boyfriend

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 10:51

Clinton and her partner Marc Mezvinsky announce their engagement in email

General Stanley McChrystal; Obama

Obama sends 30,000-plus troops for Afghan surge

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 10:36

But there will be strings attached as the President lays out his exit strategy

Pete Doherty

Pete Doherty apologises for singing Nazi anthem

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 09:28

Munich audience booed him off stage as he sang Deutschland Uber Alles ‘in error’

Alex Ferguson; Rafa Benitez; Manchester United; Liverpool

Fergie attacks ‘idiot’ writer over Man Utd youth stars

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 09:10

The Scottish manager says his current crop is as good as David Beckham, Paul Scholes et al were

Jenson Button Turkish Grand Prix

Can anyone beat Jenson Button to BBC award?

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 09:10

Formula 1 world champion looks a well-supported favourite for Sports Personality of the Year

Michael Essien; Cesc Fabregas; Chelsea; Arsenal

The Premier League is Chelsea’s to lose

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 09:10

The key talking points from the Premier League this weekend

Michel Barnier and Nicolas Sarkozy

Snarky Sarko taunts City over new EU ‘supervisor’

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 08:30

But Michel Barnier tries to be diplomatic and calm City nerves over his appointment

Amanda Knox; Meredith Kercher

Amanda Knox’s day of reckoning approaches

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 08:29

American’s family face three civil suits as well as threat of ‘guilty’ verdict for murder

Serena Williams talks to US Open head referee Brian Earley

Serena Williams fined $82,500 for US Open rant

News Tue 1 Dec, AT 08:29

If she does anything like it again in a Grand Slam event, she faces suspension