Phillips Idowu

Phillips Idowu wins gold in World triple jump final

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 22:14

The 30-year-old gains revenge over Nelson Evora for last year’s defeat at the Olympics and matches compatriot Jonathan Edwards news website

More smack, vicar?

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 18:41

The 'War on Drugs' is a dismal failure, so why won’t our politicians look at the alternative, legalising recreational drug use?

Liskula Cohen model Google

Model Liskula Cohen unmasks mystery blogger

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 17:08

Vogue cover girl who was abused on the internet wins court case forcing Google to hand over details of the woman who posted the insults

Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck suffers financial fall-out from calling Obama ‘racist’

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 15:58

At least 20 leading advertisers have pulled out of the right-wing commentator’s Fox News show

Barack Obama Hope and Joker posters

Obama as Joker poster creator unmasked

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 13:40

The artist behind a portrayal of Barack Obama as The Joker has been revealed as a left-wing student, not a Republican

Sacha Baron Cohen promotes his movie Bruno in Berlin

Pull the other one, Sacha

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 13:11

This summer seems to be dominated by jokes about the male member - but I don’t think they’re very funny

Flintoff Ponting Ashes cricket

Flintoff prepares to bow out on biggest stage

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 12:57

The Ashes series reaches its climax at The Oval with the urn’s destination undecided - and plenty of sub plots still unfolding

Conrad Murray

Jackson doctor protests his innocence in internet video

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 12:46

Conrad Murray posted the short message on celebrity website TMZ and YouTube

The election in Afghanistan

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 11:35

The Afghans go to the polls to choose their next president at a time when violence is at its worst since the US-led invasion of 2001

Dasha Zhukova; Roman Abramovich

Dasha Zhukova said to be pregnant by Abramovich

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 11:11

Russian fashion designer is reported to be expecting a baby with her oligarch boyfriend


Shoppers flood back to Waitrose

News Wed 19 Aug, AT 09:34

Upmarket retailer Waitrose has seen its sales rebound 10.2 per cent in the 12-week period to August 9