Alastair Cook out Ashes cricket

Australia turn the screw as England struggle in Cardiff

News Sun 12 Jul, AT 09:39

Ricky Ponting's men post the highest post-war Ashes score and reduce dismal England to 20-2

Tour de France Luis Leon Sanchez

Wiggins keeps pace but Cavendish loses green

News Sun 12 Jul, AT 09:26

Spaniard Luis Leon Sanchez takes the eighth stage of the Tour, as Wiggins retains fifth and Thor Hushovd takes the sprint jersey

Swine flu: NHS ‘muddle’ as London on brink of epidemic

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 18:56

A leaked NHS memo criticises emergency swine flu planning while the Chief Medical Officer says London is almost in an H1N1 epidemic

Joe Biden and Barack Obama

What will Joe Biden say next?

Fri 10 Jul, AT 18:24 Alexander Cockburn

Alexander Cockburn on why Barack Obama’s gaffe-prone vice-president just can’t keep his mouth closed


British parole system ‘in meltdown’

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 17:46

Nearly 1,000 criminals on parole are missing. Is that all, asks an unsurprised probation officer

Mobile phone directory crashes as public flocks to opt-out

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 16:35

The website of controversial mobile phone directory 118800 has crashed as people rush to remove their numbers

Elle McPherson

What they’re saying about: The phone-hacking scandal

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 16:07

Press reaction as some of the tabloid's victims consider suing

Henri Cartier-Bresson

‘Destroyed’ Cartier-Bresson photos ‘sold on black market’

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 15:24

Photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson which were supposed to have been destroyed by the French government are being sold on the black market, says his widow

Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon to become Strictly judge

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 14:22

The former Mis-Teeq singer will replace Arlene Phillips on the hit TV show, prompting accusations of ageism against the BBC

Tony Ammiano

Will California turn to drugs to solve budget deficit?

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 13:27

A Californian Democrat has launched a bill aimed at legalising and taxing the use of cannabis

Christian Stangl

Christian Stangl, the Skyrunner

News Fri 10 Jul, AT 13:15

Christian Stangl climbed Everest in just 17 hours. Now he faces the treacherous K2