Billy Elliot on Broadway

Billy Elliot leads the Brit charge at the Tony Awards

News Tue 5 May, AT 19:08

British musical 'Billy Elliot' gets 15 nominations for the 2009 Tony awards, announced today

Mikhail Saakashvili surrounded by bodyguards

Saakashvili on brink after Georgian army mutiny

News Tue 5 May, AT 19:03

Today’s failed army mutiny is borne of frustration at Georgia’s unpopular president and an ineffectual opposition

Miranda Cosgrove Carly Shay

Watch out Hannah Montana, here’s iCarly

News Tue 5 May, AT 18:14

Miley Cyrus is in danger of losing her tween queen crown to Miranda Cosgrove and her new internet-savvy alter-ego Carly Shay

Gordon Brown Hazel Blears

Labour's 'message' is clear: give us your money

News Tue 5 May, AT 17:46

Today's politicians have been exposed by new media as careerist vipers more concerned for their job prospects than any matter of principle

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

It's time lily-livered Europe stood up to Muslim bigots

News Tue 5 May, AT 17:15

Muslims are using Europe's liberal democratic apparatus to roll back our hard-fought freedoms

Hitman Manny Pacquiao eyes up his next fight

News Tue 5 May, AT 16:11

‘A busy fighter is a good fighter’, says trainer Freddie Roach, after the Filipino knocked out Ricky Hatton in Las Vegas

Yosemite National Park

Californian wilderness

News Tue 5 May, AT 15:58

Experience the immense cliff and waterfalls of the spectacular Yosemite National Park

Seve Ballesteros

Seve Ballesteros makes first public appearance

News Tue 5 May, AT 15:34

The Spanish golfing champion still bears scars from his brain surgery last year

Rita Levi-Montalcini: 100 years of rational thought

News Tue 5 May, AT 15:26

The Nobel-winning ‘professoressa’ has a bleak outlook on the chances for the human race

Paul Potts remembers his troubled childhood

News Tue 5 May, AT 15:09

The Britain's Got Talent singer reveals the bullying he suffered at the hands of his father and peers


Walking the Cévennes without a donkey

News Tue 5 May, AT 15:01

Follow in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson, but enjoy the scenery and produce in comfort

Kazuo Ishiguro worries about the ravages of time

News Tue 5 May, AT 14:50

The author thinks his best work may be behind him

Peter Rogers, Carry On creator

Carry On creator Peter Rogers, 1914-2009

News Tue 5 May, AT 14:48

Former journalist became the driving force behind the the most successful British comedy series ever

Ray Winstone talks sex and Angelina Jolie

News Tue 5 May, AT 14:41

The actor thinks shooting love scenes with lovely young women is taking liberties