Bayern Munich player Franck Ribery, from France, right, evades FC Barcelona player Dani Alvez

Manchester United to bid £62m for Franck Ribery

News Tue 5 May, AT 08:08

Bayern Munich appear to have accepted the offer, but deal will be contingent on Cristiano Ronaldo being sold to Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo; Emmanuel Adebayor

Arsenal place their trust in Adebayor for Man U clash

News Tue 5 May, AT 07:33

The Togolese striker faces a make-or-break night as the Londoners seek to overturn a 1-0 scoreline from the first leg at Old Trafford

Fingers point at PM’s camp after Harman is stitched up

News Tue 5 May, AT 01:00

The Mole: Brown’s boys get two Labour women neatly out of the way, says our Downing Street insider

Samantha Orobator

Pregnant Briton Samantha Orobator faces execution

News Mon 4 May, AT 11:33

Lawyers and diplomats fight to get her representation as court proceedings begin in Laos

Elizabeth and John Edwards in June 2008

Elizabeth Edwards told cheating John not to run

News Mon 4 May, AT 11:23

Dying wife of presidential hopeful John Edwards says in her memoir that he should never have run for Democratic candidate

Silverstone GP track

Why Formula 1 grand prix could stay in Silverstone

News Mon 4 May, AT 10:44

With problems mounting for Donington, and a British GP ‘protected’, Silverstone looks an increasingly attractive option

Gordon Brown

Speculation grows over Gordon Brown’s future

News Mon 4 May, AT 09:57

Cabinet rivals rush to the PM’s defence after Hazel Blears attacks the government’s ‘lamentable’ failure to communicate

Alan Shearer’s Newcastle are truly desperate

News Mon 4 May, AT 09:48

A 3-0 defeat at Anfield and the sending off of Joey Barton marked Shearer’s darkest day in the worst job in the Premier League

Passengers wearing face masks as a precaution against swine flu walk inside a metro station in Mexico City

Swine flu may have peaked – but it could come back

News Mon 4 May, AT 09:37

Mexico claims the worst is over, but the WHO says it’s too early to say – and the flu could return in a more virulent form

Manuel Almunia

Wenger: Manuel Almunia could play for England

News Mon 4 May, AT 09:24

It would be perfectly legal for Arsenal’s Spanish goalkeeper to play for England, but he would face the wrath of Harry Redknapp

Sonia Sotomayor looks good for Supreme Court

News Mon 4 May, AT 09:07

She will be the first Hispanic ever to join the bench if Obama makes a bold decision

Veronica Lario

Silvio Berlusconi’s wife Veronica files for divorce

News Mon 4 May, AT 08:33

Italian PM’s attendance at blonde model’s 18th birthday party was the last straw for long-suffering Veronica Lario