Three reasons why Obama would snub Brown

News Thu 24 Sep, AT 09:01

The Mole: It’s not just the Lockerbie cock-up. It doesn’t help that Brown is a man on his way out, says our Westminster insider

Pittsburgh G20 summit

G20 Pittsburgh summit: what’s on the table

News Thu 24 Sep, AT 08:29

As the leaders of the world’s richest nations gather in the American Rust Belt city, these are the key points on the agenda

India cricket

Sex & cricket: go for it, boys

News Thu 24 Sep, AT 08:15

India’s team coach Gary Kirsten encourages his players to have a ball before a big game

Danny Wellbeck; Manchester United

10-man Man Utd progress thanks to Wellbeck goal

News Thu 24 Sep, AT 07:33

The rising United starlet was set up for his goal by a classy one-two with the ever improving England striker Michael Owen

Muammar Gaddafi

Gaddafi: New York’s most hated neighbour

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 17:37

The Libyan leader tried to erect his Bedouin tent on an estate outside New York that belongs to Donald Trump – to the horror of locals

Two German cargo ships navigate the Northeast Passage

The Northeast Passage - the next Suez Crisis?

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 17:35

Climate change could open up the Northeast Passage and link European consumers to booming Asian markets. It could also give Russia the means to blackmail the West

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin’s international debut: the verdict

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 16:17

Addressing an audience of Hong Kong financiers, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin attempted to throw off her reputation for gaffes

Edward Kennedy

Dukakis and Kirk in the frame to replace Kennedy

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 15:48

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is to name an interim replacement for Ted Kennedy - and give the Democrats the numbers in Washington

Lord Ashcroft

Rawnsley walks out on after Ashcroft takeover

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 14:14

The Observer columnist fears the Tory deputy chairman’s involvement in the site will undermine its editorial integrity

An audience watches Tosca on a screen outside the New York Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera’s Tosca opens to violent boos

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 14:01

Luc Bondy’s new version of Tosca went down badly with an audience used to Franco Zeffirelli’s long-running predecessor

Fabio Capello; England; David Beckham; football

Fabio Capello wins first round of battle with press

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 12:44

Two national newspapers have paid substantial donations to charity after running photographs of the England manager on holiday

John Travolta

John Travolta to testify over son Jett’s death

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 11:19

Hollywood actor John Travolta is expected to be the star witness in a blackmail trial in the Bahamas