George W Bush and Bill Clinton

The Noughties proved it: the American Left is dead

Thu 24 Dec, AT 12:24 Alexander Cockburn

The corporations run the show and the only opposition now comes from Christian populists

The Mole packs up for Christmas

A happy New Year to all readers of The First Post

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 12:22

The editors - and the Mole - are taking a break and will be back on January 4

Tiger Woods

A sparkle of Christmas cheer for Tiger Woods

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 11:54

Watchmaker Tag Heuer goes back on earlier decision and ‘stands by’ Tiger Woods

Pete Townshend

Child abuse groups: Ban Townshend Super Bowl gig

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 11:29

As a victim of child sex abuse himself, will campaign to ban The Who guitarist take off?

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley signs up for new Cronenberg film

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 10:43

Knightley will play Sabina Spielrein, who inspired Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung

Barack Obama

Is President Obama just TOO media-friendly?

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 10:20

‘Barry in DC’ calls into radio show in latest ruse of ‘over savvy’ White House

Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins

Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins split up

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 10:16

Actors were famous for having one of Hollywood’s longest relationships, despite 12-year age gap

Schumacher Mercedes

Schumacher: I can win an eighth Formula 1 title

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 09:39

German driver aims high as Lewis Hamilton welcomes a ‘legend’ back to the paddock

Garry Cook

Garry Cook’s Klinsmann comment upsets Liverpool

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 09:00

Has the Manchester City chief executive started playing mind games with the club’s rivals?

Amy Winehouse

Winehouse charged with assault after panto rage

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 07:56

Singer goes voluntarily to police station; she will appear in court in January

Balloon boy Falcon Heene and his brother Ryo

Balloon boy parents jailed ‘to deter copycats’

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 07:38

Wannabe reality TV stars wasted emergency services’ time with their stunt

Pep Guardiola Alex Ferguson

Barca’s Pep Guardiola ‘to succeed Alex Ferguson’

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 07:21

Brilliant young Spaniard would enjoy extra freedom of the Premier League


Civil servants to have a less prosperous new year

News Thu 24 Dec, AT 07:08

Opposition outrage at news that civil servants' bonuses hit £130m over last year