Swine fever: how flu becomes a killer

News Fri 8 May, AT 18:11

The impact of swine flu may prove less severe than feared, but the threat of a pandemic remains

Stormy Daniels

Porn star Stormy Daniels to stand for US Senate

News Fri 8 May, AT 18:06

The actress will stand against Republican David Vitter who has been embroiled in sleaze allegations

Cheers to the 2008 Bordeaux vintage

News Fri 8 May, AT 17:43

The Bordeaux en primeur market is alive and kicking thanks to a superb 2008 vintage

Graeme Swann cricket

England’s dish of the day: Swann and Onions

News Fri 8 May, AT 17:42

Graeme Swann and Graham Onions skittled the West Indian openers to put England in command of the 1st Test

Miss Beautiful Morals, Saudi Arabia

Only moral beauty counts in Saudi Arabian pageant

News Fri 8 May, AT 16:14

Miss Beautiful Morals – Saudi Arabia’s only beauty contest – judges only the perfection of contestants’ Islamic morals

Roman Polanski

US judge refuses to drop Polanski rape charges

News Fri 8 May, AT 16:01

Roman Polanski would have to return to America – and face imprisonment – to have his case heard

Damir Dokic

Tennis dad Dokic threatens to blow up embassy

News Fri 8 May, AT 15:31

Damir Dokic, father of Jelena, arrested with illegal bombs after threatening Australia’s Serbian ambassador with a rocket launcher

Jack Jones

Auschwitz survivor, Salamo Arouch 1923-2009

News Fri 8 May, AT 14:06

Jewish pugilist who was forced - quite literally - to fight for his life by sadistic guards in the notorious Nazi concentration camp

Thomas Cholmondeley

Expat aristocrat guilty of killing black poacher

News Fri 8 May, AT 13:37

The heir to the fifth Baron Delamere was charged with manslaughter in Kenya

Alexander Lebedev

Evening Standard says sorry ahead of relaunch

News Fri 8 May, AT 12:43

But former editor Veronica Wadley could be forgiven for taking the ad campaign personally

Bank of England

Bank of England to print £50bn more in cash

News Fri 8 May, AT 10:54

The bank surprised the markets yesterday with the announcement that it is to extend its quantitative easing programme