DEA agents raid Jackson doctor Conrad Murray's office

Jackson ‘used anaesthetic drip’ before his death

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 09:19

LA police raid Dr Conrad Murray’s home as more doctors are investigated for feeding Jackson’s drugs habit

Microsoft nears alliance with Yahoo

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 09:12

The software giants are set to put in place a partnership in their online businesses that could threaten Google’s dominance

Rugby World Cup

England to host Rugby World Cup in 2015

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 08:53

Twickenham wins bid to stage event ahead of Italy and South Africa. Japan awarded 2019 competition

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps beaten by a supersuit

News Wed 29 Jul, AT 08:38

The American swimmer vows not to compete again until the controversial new swimsuits are banned

JM Coetzee

JM Coetzee up for a record third Man Booker Prize

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 18:19

The South African-born novelist is ‘longlisted’ for his new novel, ‘Summertime’


How the Gurkhas went from pet warriors to victims

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 17:56

We've found a new way to exploit these relics of the British Empire

Hotel of the week: Gidleigh Park, Devon

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 17:23

Classic country house hotel gets the modern touch

Norway Bergen

Beautiful Bergen

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 16:01

The harbour that's more than just a gateway to the fjords

Merce Cunningham's Dance Company

US choreographer Merce Cunningham dies aged 90

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 14:54

The pioneering choreographer worked with Martha Graham and collaborated with John Cage, Andy Warhol and Radiohead

Barack Obama

Obama holidays at die-hard Republican’s mansion

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 13:38

The First Family will stay in Martha’s Vineyard at the home of William Van Devender, who bankrolled the McCain White House bid

Getting the flavour of...idyllic Sark

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 13:10

Get ready for a downshift in pace when you step ashore on Sark

Asturias, northern Spain

News Tue 28 Jul, AT 12:23

Enjoy the splendid isolation of this ancient Spanish kingdom before it is spoiled