China bans Avatar 2D to make way for Confucius

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 12:34

Avatar could stir up popular revolt, but Confucius wasn’t exactly pro-Communist either

West Ham Jack Collison Carlton Cole and Guillermo Franco

Gold and Sullivan take control of West Ham

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 10:22

Former Birmingham owners buy 50 per cent stake and say Gianfranco Zola is safe

New York Times

Will Dowd and Co survive NYT metered access?

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 10:13

New York Times publisher ready to leap - and it could be because of Apple’s tablet

Samuel Galindo Arsenal Bolivia

Is Arsenal’s latest prodigy, Galindo, an age cheat?

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 09:33

The Bolivian youngster says he is 17, but a TV station claims his real passport shows he is 20

Mehmet Ali Agca shot Pope John Paul II

Would-be papal assassin Mehmet Ali Agca is free

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 09:20

But can he really tells us why he attempted to take Pope John Paul II’s life?

Kate Moss Jamie Hince of The Kills

Kate Moss gets engaged to The Kills’ Jamie Hince

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 08:41

It will be the supermodel’s first marriage - if Alison Mosshart allows it

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean caught in Haiti charity controversy

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 07:56

His Yele Haiti foundation paid fees to production companies he owned himself

US Soldiers in Afghanistan

US troops take on Taliban with secret ‘Jesus rifles’

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 07:18

‘No one realised’ rifle sights had been inscribed with Bible references by manufacturer


Cadbury’s falls to Kraft’s £11.7 billion offer

News Tue 19 Jan, AT 07:08

As the chocolate maker gets swallowed up, some argue it still went too cheaply

Thierry Henry Handball

Thierry Henry escapes Fifa punishment for handball

News Mon 18 Jan, AT 19:18

Committee finds there is ‘no legal foundation’ for case against the former Arsenal man

Alastair Cook

Captain Cook takes charge for Bangladesh tour

News Mon 18 Jan, AT 15:45

‘Jaded’ Andrew Strauss and James Anderson are left out of squad, but three new faces are included

Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams at centre of Sinn Fein child abuse row

News Mon 18 Jan, AT 13:53

Two women claim they were raped by republicans and Adams has ignored their calls for justice