Police patrol the streets of Rio de Janeiro

Don’t worry, says mayor of Rio after gang war erupts

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 12:50

A gangland battle in Rio de Janeiro killed 17 people and raises security questions as it prepares to host the Olympics

Rebecca Adlington

Adlington jibe out of order in comedy crackdown

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 11:21

‘She looks like somebody looking at themselves in the back of a spoon’. Not funny, says BBC Trust

Arsene Wenger; Arsenal

Arsene Wenger promises to go on and on at Arsenal

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 10:20

The French manager, who turns 60 this week, will work on at the Emirates until he drops

Edward Erin

Doctor faces jail for spiking mistress’s drinks

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 10:05

Edward Erin tried to induce a miscarriage after secretary refused to have an abortion

General Sir Michael Jackson; General Sir Richard Dannatt

BNP is hijacking Army’s good name, generals warn

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 09:59

Attack comes as BBC Trust agrees to review ‘Question Time’ invitation to BNP’s Nick Griffin

Nick Griffin; BNP

Nick Griffin on Question Time: What they’re saying

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 09:59

What the columnists & commentators are saying about Thursday night’s edition of the BBC show

Brooke Greenberg

Doctor predicts Brooke Greenberg breakthrough

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 09:58

Gene tests on 16-year-old Maryland girl who still has the body of a toddler

Raj Rajaratnam

Galleon heads for collapse after Rajaratnam arrest

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 08:49

Investors seek to withdraw a third of hedge fund’s assets while brokerage firms back off

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Ferguson charged over Wiley fitness comments

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 08:14

And a bad day gets worse as five Man United regulars miss Champions League trip to Moscow

Beyonce

Beyonce cancels KL show after criticism

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 07:50

‘Gyrating moves and sexy outfits’ provoke disapproval of Malaysian Islamic party

Diomansy Kamara; Fulham

Fulham stroll to victory over limited Hull

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 07:38

Roy Hodgson’s men kickstart their season with an easy home win over Premier League strugglers

Raj Rajaratnam

Hedge-funder Rajaratnam linked to Tamil Tigers

News Tue 20 Oct, AT 07:36

Double trouble for Wall St billionaire accused of huge insider trading scam

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