Interest increases in Bair

Thu 20 Aug, AT 14:09 Charles Laurence

Forbes has named Sheila Bair America’s most powerful woman. Who is she?

Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin unveils the new Inspector Rebus

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 13:06

Edinburgh-based crime writer Ian Rankin has a new hero, Malcolm Fox, who is many miles from hard-drinking, cynical Rebus

Alex Ferguson; Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell refuses to crow over Burnley win

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 12:08

Former Labour spin doctor’s close friendship with Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson means he remains silent over shock result

I Love You Beth Cooper

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 11:37

Hero star Hayden Panettiere can’t rescue this ‘lifeless’ teen comedy


News Thu 20 Aug, AT 11:34

Ezra Miller plays a bullied school boy who videos the death of two sisters

In the Loop

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 11:32

Armando Iannucci's political satire The Thick of It comes to the big screen

The Burning Plain

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 11:32

Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger fail to engage in this ambitious but exhausting movie


News Thu 20 Aug, AT 11:31

Shoestring British movie following the homecoming of man with a shady past


News Thu 20 Aug, AT 11:29

A rags-to-riches tale of a Turkish immigrant living in Germany

Inglourious Basterds

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 11:26

Brad Pitt stars in Tarantino’s gory WWII epic

Caster Semenya

800m champion Caster Semenya faces gender test

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 10:23

Teenager, who has lived her whole life as a woman, must undergo weeks of tests to establish if she has male chromosomes

Barack Obama; Michelle Obama; Angela Merkel

Merkel named world’s most powerful woman

News Thu 20 Aug, AT 09:56

The German chancellor takes the title for the fourth year running, while Hillary Clinton is in 36th spot in the Forbes magazine power list