Eric Cantona

Next stop for Cannes Festival star Eric Cantona: Butlins Minehead

News Tue 19 May, AT 13:22

The footballer-turned-filmstar will be at the Somerset resort in his role as manager of France’s beach soccer team, for July’s Euroleague

Speaker Michael Martin finally bows to increasing pressure and quits

News Tue 19 May, AT 12:47

The Mole: Who made him jump? It won’t have been the press, whom he despised, says our Westminster insider

Rapper Dolla

Rapper Dolla killed in Los Angeles

News Tue 19 May, AT 12:23

The 21-year-old up-and-coming artist who had worked with Akon was gunned down while in the city to record an album

BAA in legal challenge to break-up decision

News Tue 19 May, AT 11:27

Owner of UK airports says it is to appeal against the decision by the Competition Commission which requires it to sell three of its sites

Chief Whip Nick Brown seeks ‘show trials’ for fiddling Labour MPs

News Tue 19 May, AT 10:10

The Mole: Nick Brown wants to de-select three greedy MPs. But now we learn he has a greed problem himself, says our Westminster insider

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger must shun Real Madrid’s entreaties

News Tue 19 May, AT 09:51

The Bernabeu club under Florentino Perez stands for everything the Frenchman despises about football, so why even think of going there?

Aung San Suu Kyi

Gordon Brown sends Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi a heartfelt letter

News Tue 19 May, AT 09:23

‘I want you to know: you are not alone,’ says the PM. But she is...

Bank of England

Bank of England makes record £1bn annual profit

News Tue 19 May, AT 09:03

The UK’s central bank has increased its 2008 profits five-fold from the year before as a result of upping its cash lending during the economic crisis

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, center, his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, left, and Pope Benedict XVI

Carla Bruni attacks Pope Benedict XVI over Catholic birth control ban

News Tue 19 May, AT 08:53

The Church’s teachings make her feel ‘profoundly secular’

Cristiano Ronaldo; Emmanuel Adebayor

Silvio Berlusconi sets AC Milan’s sights on Adebayor

News Tue 19 May, AT 08:47

The Italians tried to bring the Togolese striker to the San Siro last summer, but should face little opposition from Arsenal this time around

American actor Willem Dafoe, left, Danish director Lars Von Trier, center, and French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg

Blood on the red carpet: Lars von Trier’s ‘Antichrist’ shocks Cannes

News Tue 19 May, AT 08:21

The Danish director divides Cannes with his bloodbath in the woods