Joleon Lescott

Lescott pleads to move to Manchester City

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 10:37

Meanwhile Liverpool are close to signing Aquilani, provided Alonso moves to Real Madrid

Spotify closes in on high-profile funding

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 10:37

The iTunes rival is set to receive backing from a number of influential financial backers as it seeks to expand

Pneumonic plague outbreak in China

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 09:38

Town sealed off and WHO notified in an effort to stop deadly plague spreading

Barclays Bank

Banks report mixed bag of earnings

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 09:23

The first-half reporting season has highlighted which banks have been the winners in the downturn; but there are losers too

Bill Clinton arrives in Pyongyang

Bill Clinton in Pyongyang

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 09:04

Former president seeks release of two US journalists held in North Korea

Felipe Massa and Michael Schumacher

Massa vows quick recovery as he returns to Brazil

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 08:55

The Brazilian driver warns his Ferrari replacement Michael Schumacher that he will be back

Australia's Michael Clarke

Australia draw with England at Edgbaston

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 08:33

The third Ashes Test ended in a draw following a determined batting effort by the tourists

Book review: Waste

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 18:40

Non-fiction: Tristram Stuart’s revelatory account of how supermarkets throw out food makes an unanswerable case

Alfa Romeo 8C Spider

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 16:39

The new Spider is beautiful - sadly there are only 500

Barack Obama

Obama’s approval rating plummets after Gates row

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 15:23

Meanwhile Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr reveals he has received death threats since his arrest at his Massachusetts home last month

Planes without pilots

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 15:16

Remote-controlled drones, used for surveillance and missile strikes in Iraq and Afghanistan, are changing the face of modern warfare

Pickled cherries

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 13:25

A sophisticated take on the innocence of cherries

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