Murdoch leaves PM swinging in wind

News Wed 20 May, AT 11:45

The Mole: Meanwhile Gordon Brown writes to Labour Party members apologising for the MPs’ behaviour, says our Westminster insider

Bank of England

Retail prices index slips to lowest ever level

News Wed 20 May, AT 11:25

A record drop in retail prices last month signalled the increasing threat of deflation to the British economy

England bowler James Anderson

Jimmy Anderson could swing Ashes for England

News Wed 20 May, AT 10:23

The young bowler is reminiscent of Ashes star Simon Jones in his pomp, to the former England coach Duncan Fletcher

Carlos Tevez of Man Utd

Liverpool will pay up to £50m for Carlos Tevez

News Wed 20 May, AT 09:59

Rafa Benitez will offer £26m plus a staggering £160,000-a-week in wages to secure the services of the unsettled Manchester United striker

Shell suffers shareholder anger on pay

News Wed 20 May, AT 09:49

Investors in the oil giant stage a historic revolt over the company’s plans to reward its executives

Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar

Penelope Cruz lights up Cannes in Almodovar flick

News Wed 20 May, AT 08:36

The Spanish director may be accused of treading water, but his leading lady is on dazzling form in ‘Broken Embraces’

Italian police at the Roma ground clash with Manchester United fans

Manchester United fans warned of dangers of Rome

News Wed 20 May, AT 08:21

Foreign Office gives guidance on what to expect in ‘Stab City’ for next week’s Champions League final against Barcelona

Tom Hanks in Angels and Demons

‘Angels and Demons’ flies despite horrible reviews

News Wed 20 May, AT 07:53

Critics have no power when it comes to terrible trio of Dan Brown, Ron Howard and Tom Hanks

Australia's Andrew Symonds

Australia leave Symonds out of Ashes squad

News Wed 20 May, AT 07:30

England will be happy to see the volatile but explosive all-rounder staying Down Under this summer after being dropped by the tourists

Douglas Hogg

De-moated: Douglas Hogg stands down as Tory MP

News Wed 20 May, AT 06:58

Public reaction to his moat-cleaning bill persuades a Tory grandee to call it a day

Tolsta Lewis Hebrides

Touring the Outer Hebrides

News Tue 19 May, AT 18:57

The Scottish islands boast a variety of landscapes - all of them beautiful in different ways

Ming front runner to replace Speaker

News Tue 19 May, AT 17:43

The Mole: The members' lobby looked more like the parade ring at Ascot this afternoon after the Speaker’s resignation, says our Westminster insider