Edward Kennedy

Dukakis and Kirk in the frame to replace Kennedy

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 15:48

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is to name an interim replacement for Ted Kennedy - and give the Democrats the numbers in Washington

Lord Ashcroft

Rawnsley walks out on PoliticsHome.com after Ashcroft takeover

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 14:14

The Observer columnist fears the Tory deputy chairman’s involvement in the site will undermine its editorial integrity

An audience watches Tosca on a screen outside the New York Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera’s Tosca opens to violent boos

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 14:01

Luc Bondy’s new version of Tosca went down badly with an audience used to Franco Zeffirelli’s long-running predecessor

Fabio Capello; England; David Beckham; football

Fabio Capello wins first round of battle with press

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 12:44

Two national newspapers have paid substantial donations to charity after running photographs of the England manager on holiday

John Travolta

John Travolta to testify over son Jett’s death

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 11:19

Hollywood actor John Travolta is expected to be the star witness in a blackmail trial in the Bahamas

Ronnie Ancona; Alistair McGowan

Football ruined my life, says Alistair McGowan

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 10:19

The impressionist’s ‘addiction’ drove away his girlfriend Ronnie Ancona

Charlie's Angels; Jaclyn Smith

‘Charlie’s Angel Jaclyn Smith suicide’ explained

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 09:07

A rumour that Jaclyn Smith tried to kill herself is traced to celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton

Climate change

Economics of climate change: the issue hots up

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 08:30

How do nations shift to low-emission economies without sacrificing growth? There are still not enough facts on the table

The Sugababes

‘The Sugababes isn’t a band – it’s a brand’

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 08:16

Why fans shouldn’t fret about the departure of Keisha Buchanan, the last surviving original member of the all-girl three-piece

Gary Neville; Manchester United

Neville and Bellamy escape censure over derby

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 07:49

The Football Association exonerates both players over offences committed in Sunday’s titanic Manchester derby at Old Trafford

Khmer Rouge

Justice finally catches up with Comrade Duch of the Khmer Rouge

News Wed 23 Sep, AT 07:37

Comrade Duch, or Kang Kek Iew, could be the last of the Khmer Rouge to face justice for the genocide of the late 1970s