Alec Baldwin; Steve Martin; Oscars

Oscar hosts will be Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin

News Wed 4 Nov, AT 08:48

Academy Awards producers opt for comedy duo after Gervais is picked for the Globes

Didier Drogba; Chelsea

Drogba & Aguero: a sign of things to come at Chelsea?

News Wed 4 Nov, AT 08:05

Strikers recorded all four goals in draw between Blues & Atletico Madrid in the Champions League

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin’s intervention backfires for Republicans

News Wed 4 Nov, AT 07:08

Candidate backed by Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh and the former Alaska governor loses to Democrat

Wayne Rooney; Manchester United

Rooney inspires Man Utd comeback against CSKA

News Wed 4 Nov, AT 07:01

Sir Alex Ferguson’s men maintained 22-match unbeaten home record in Europe with late goals

Boris Johnson

Mayor Boris Johnson rides to woman’s rescue

News Wed 4 Nov, AT 06:14

‘He was my knight on a shining bicycle’ says Londoner threatened by gang of ‘feral kids’

Anthony Sowell; murder; Ohio

Mass murder in Ohio: how did police miss the signs?

News Wed 4 Nov, AT 06:02

Neighbours often complained of the stench – and Anthony Sowell was a registered sex offender

Lloyds and RBS

RBS and Lloyds break-up: What they’re saying

News Tue 3 Nov, AT 15:48

What commentators and politicians say about the break-up of bailed-out banks RBS and Lloyds

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs

Ronnie Biggs angles for an Arsenal-Chelsea ticket

News Tue 3 Nov, AT 15:01

Great Train Robber escapes death and attempts his most audacious stunt yet

Dree Hemingway

Dree the latest Hemingway to model topless

News Tue 3 Nov, AT 13:39

Dree Hemingway also revealed she prefers F Scott Fitzgerald in a shoot and interview for V magazine

Kate Winslet

Winslet libel win strikes blow for normal women

News Tue 3 Nov, AT 12:46

Kate Winslet has accepted damages from the Daily Mail for an article that suggested she lied about her exercise regime

Marie Ndiaye; prix Goncourt

Marie Ndiaye wins the Prix Goncourt

News Tue 3 Nov, AT 11:43

Author becomes the first black woman to win French literature’s greatest award

Madeleine McCann

New McCann video ‘aimed at relative’ of kidnapper

News Tue 3 Nov, AT 11:24

Police hope a new video showing an image of an older, more tanned Madeleine will go viral on the internet