Sir Fred Goodwin

Goodwin dined at Chequers prior to bank bailout

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 14:13

Fred ‘the Shred’ Goodwin, the controversial RBS boss, appears on Gordon and Sarah Brown’s glittering 2008 guest list

Book review: Between the Assassinations

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:47

Fiction: Aravind Adiga addresses the ‘startling inequalities of wealth, the caste system and the despair of the poor’ in India in his latest novel

Book review: The Junior Officers’ Reading Club

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:32

Non-fiction: Patrick Hennessey’'s account of life in the modern British Army is ‘powerful, compelling and unapologetic’

Book review: Stalin’s Nemesis

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:26

Non-fiction: A fascinating insight into the Mexican exile of Leon Trotsky and the weeks leading up to his murder by a Stalinist agent

Tina Fey

Tina Fey’s 30 Rock set to sweep the Emmy awards

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 12:59

The Sarah Palin-baiting comedian’s sitcom has received a record-breaking 22 nominations

Veiled Iranian woman with mobile phone

Nokia boycott may be unjustified

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 12:00

A claim by the Wall Street Journal that Nokia helped Tehran monitor internet users was wrong, says the company. And IT experts agree

Ramzan Kadyrov

Kadyrov: ‘I will kill as long as I live’

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 11:47

The Chechnyan president says he will personally seek justice for the murdered human rights activist Natalia Estimerova. Why do so few believe him?

Eyjafjallajokull volcano

BA in £600m survival plan

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 10:05

British Airways has announced it will raise cash from two different sources, to fund its day-to-day trading

Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edward Buzz Aldrin

Apollo crew reunited for anniversary

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 09:43

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins get together for 40th anniversary of the Nasa Moon landing

Swine flu to affect UK growth

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 09:22

Respected think-tank says that GDP could fall five per cent as a result of the outbreak, pushing back economic recovery

Brown v Dannatt: it’s war

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 09:20

The Mole: Brown waffles over helicopters as departing Army chief fights for troops’ rights, reports our Westminster insider

Tom Watson

Miguel Angel Jimenez leads Open

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 09:10

But golden oldie Tom Watson shot a five-under 65 to tie for second place on the course where he won of his five Open titles