Portsmouth's Sylvain Distin (left) and Sunderland's Kenwyne Jones (right) battle for the ball

Pompey push Sunderland deeper into relegation mire

News Tue 19 May, AT 07:37

A stirring second-half comeback leaves the Black Cats needing a win against Chelsea on Sunday to guarantee their Premier League status

Speaker Martin angers Commons as he fails to quit

News Mon 18 May, AT 18:36

The Mole: Even his own side despaired at the Speaker’s chaotic performance, says our Westminster insider

Esther Rantzen

Sorry, Esther Rantzen, the public and Parliament don't need you

News Mon 18 May, AT 17:57

The public doesn't need Esther Rantzen to help them boot out corrupt politicians - it's called an election

General Francisco Franco

Like Hitler, General Franco only had one testicle

News Mon 18 May, AT 17:49

The Spanish dictator was also a monorchid, according to the grand-daughter of his doctor

Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson and ‘the girl who inherited nothing’

News Mon 18 May, AT 17:28

The Swedish journalist who wrote the hugely popular Millennium crime trilogy never wrote a will. The result is a legal mess

Porsche 911 GT3: still the best

News Mon 18 May, AT 16:17

It may not be the cheapest car in the world but it is the finest sports car around

Jerome Taylor is bowled by James Anderson

Anderson and Bresnan deliver Test win to England

News Mon 18 May, AT 15:43

Brilliant bowling by James Anderson and Tim Bresnan destroyed the West Indies’ lower order

Eric Cantona and Ken Loach

Cantona’s football film fails to score with all critics

News Mon 18 May, AT 13:59

Ken Loach’s much-anticipated comedy, Looking for Eric, described as ‘erratic’ at Cannes premiere

Jack Jones

Maverick journalist, John Michell 1933-2009

News Mon 18 May, AT 13:53

The self-styled modern Merlin devoted his time to the curiosities of life, including crop circles, Atlantis and mystic lore


News Mon 18 May, AT 13:48

Daniel Craig leads a ragtag group of Belarussian Jewish refugees fighting their Nazi persecutors

Bride Wars

News Mon 18 May, AT 13:44

Frothy frolic starring Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson as best friends who find their weddings are accidentally scheduled for the same day

Aung San Suu Kyi and John Yettaw

John Yettaw, the man who dropped Suu Kyi in it

News Mon 18 May, AT 13:27

Alongside the pro-democracy leader in court today is a Mormon who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder from Vietnam