Kelly inquiry to target MPs’ family jobs

News Wed 27 May, AT 11:07

The Mole: Use of partners and children as ‘staff’ may be stopped by Brown’s sleazebuster, says our Westminster insider

Nationwide’s profits slide 69 per cent

News Wed 27 May, AT 10:26

The UK’s largest building society says it has been unfairly hit by contributions to savings protection scheme

North Korea threatens action

News Wed 27 May, AT 10:05

Another missile is fired and US spy satellites spot renewed activity at plutonium plant


Facebook value slumps by a third

News Wed 27 May, AT 09:31

As the social networking website sells a stake to a Russian investor it is revealed it is worth $5bn less than expected

Canada's Governor General Michaelle Jean

Queen’s rep eats raw seal heart

News Wed 27 May, AT 09:07

‘It’s like sushi,’ says governor-general Michaelle Jean, in an act of solidarity with the Inuit people

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo takes a free-kick

Man United will overcome Barcelona

News Wed 27 May, AT 08:49

Media comment: Sir Alex Ferguson’s side will have too much in the tank for Barcelona

Carlos Tevez of Manchester United

Man Utd still in Carlos Tevez hunt

News Wed 27 May, AT 08:26

Old Trafford chief executive David Gill admits that while price tag is too high, if the club want to buy him that’s what they’ll have to pay

Steven gerrard Liverpool

Liverpool lacked the killer instinct

News Wed 27 May, AT 07:29

Rafa Benitez’s side came so close to breaking the Anfield Premier League duck but were undone through mid-season inconsistency

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester Utd aim to make history

News Wed 27 May, AT 07:18

If they beat Barcelona in the Champions League final tonight, they will have completed a remarkable quadruple

Sonia Sotomayor

Sotomayor up for Supreme Court

News Tue 26 May, AT 18:57

Barack Obama has nominated Sonia Sotomayor to become America’s first Hispanic Supreme Court judge

Child abuse in Ireland

Ireland needs courage to change cycle of abuse

Tue 26 May, AT 16:43 Coline Covington

The child abuse inquiry has shown the Catholic Church must face up to its long history of paedophiliia

A woman sunbathes in Greenwich Park, London

The statistics say: enjoy your sun tan

News Tue 26 May, AT 16:42

The media are as irresponsible in their use of skin cancer statistics as people who don’t use sun lotion when they sunbathe

Richard Nixon

Lawyer who missed Watergate scoop

News Tue 26 May, AT 16:07

Robert Smith, a New York Times journalist-turned-lawyer has admitted he passed up the chance to break the Watergate scandal