A trader watches the Dow Jones break the 10,000 mark

Dow passes 10,000 mark but no reason to celebrate

News Thu 15 Oct, AT 09:58

It means investors have made no overall profit from stocks since March 1999

Bumper bonuses are back for Goldman employees

News Thu 15 Oct, AT 09:57

Goldman Sachs’s European chief Michael Sherwood and his colleagues are in line for a fabulous payout

Jaycee Lee Dugard on the cover of People magazine

New photo shows Jaycee Dugard enjoying freedom

News Thu 15 Oct, AT 09:42

How Jaycee Lee Dugard appears to be recovering from her 18-year kidnapordeal in California

Bruce Wasserstein

Kraft-Cadbury deal hit by Wasserstein death

News Thu 15 Oct, AT 09:31

He was king of the deal-makers on Wall Street and also owned New York magazine


Maradona hits out at critics as Argentina qualify

News Thu 15 Oct, AT 09:13

The Argentinian manager has taken his team through to the World Cup despite being derided by his critics

Heath Ledger’s last role is not his greatest

News Thu 15 Oct, AT 08:01

FILM OF THE WEEK: Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus is an interesting curio for Ledger’s fans, but not much more

Czech President Vaclav Klaus

Vaclav Klaus: the man who won’t budge on EU treaty

Column Wed 14 Oct, AT 18:14

Is the Czech president a narcissist, a hypocrite or just a man who knows his own mind?

Hotel of the week: Tanjong Jara, Malaysia

News Wed 14 Oct, AT 17:22

Hotel of the week: a sumptuous resort on Malaysia pristine east coast

Holbeck Ghyll, Cumbria

Hotel of the week: Holbeck Ghyll, Cumbria

News Wed 14 Oct, AT 17:19

Hotel of the week: a secluded former hunting lodge in the heart of the Lake District

Carlo Ancelotti

After Capello, Ancelotti endures raunchy TV dance

News Wed 14 Oct, AT 15:54

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti emulated Mourinho and Capello as he kept a poker face during a sexy dance routine on Italian TV

David Blanchflower

I’m not playing politics, says David Blanchflower

News Wed 14 Oct, AT 15:16

The economist who has been ridiculing Cameron and Osborne insists he has no political agenda

Maxi Sopo

Fugitive’s Facebook addiction is his downfall

News Wed 14 Oct, AT 15:00

Status update: Maxi Sopo is in a Mexican jail awaiting extradition to US on bank fraud charge

Rafa Benitez; Liverpool

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez escapes FA charge

News Wed 14 Oct, AT 14:40

Is the Spaniard’s luck finally beginning to turn ahead of run of make-or-break games?

Arsenal; Cesc Fabregas

Arsenal face new bid for Cesc Fabregas

News Wed 14 Oct, AT 14:04

Manchester City joing Real Madrid and Barcelona in chasing the Spanish star