Australia

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 12:05

Nicole Kidman stars in Baz Luhrmann's poly-genred epic about the young continent

Quito, Ecuador

This week’s dream: Ecuador’s pretty capital

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 11:18

Quito’s seedy side has given way to a revived old town full of cool clubs, cafes and galleries

Barack Obama 100 days

Obama and Churchill friends again after 100 days

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 10:12

Winston Churchill was right to denounce torture, says President as he completes his first 100 days

Automaker Chrysler speeds towards bankruptcy

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 09:55

Last-minute negotiations to save the US car giant from bankruptcy appear to have failed, reports from America suggest

Tokyo Stock Exchange

Global markets soar on economic green shoots

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 09:34

Investors flocked to buy stocks worldwide yesterday after signs that American consumers are starting to spend again

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

Swine fever: WHO fears a pandemic is ‘imminent’

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 08:59

World Health Organisation alert level is raised to five after baby’s death in Texas and a crucial confirmation from Spain

Usain Bolt of Jamaica

Usain Bolt escapes car crash with minor injuries

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 08:43

The triple Olympic gold medalist walked away after crashing his BMW in his native Jamaica with only scratches and thorns in his feet

Manchester City midfielder Elano

Manchester City look to sell ‘troublemaker’ Elano

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 08:32

Despite a recent return to form, Mark Hughes wants to offload the Brazilian for his perceived influence over compatriot Robinho

Dancers perform during the Twenty20 World Championship cricket match between Sri Lanka and Kenya

America will not succumb to the charms of cricket

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 07:47

The sport had its chance to conquer the promised land – unfortunately that was more than 150 years ago, and it lost out to baseball

John O'Shea celebrates his goal for Manchester United against Arsenal

Man Utd fail to make their domination of Arsenal pay

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 07:16

Sir Alex Ferguson's men had enough chances to bury the Londoners, but left the door open for Arsenal in the return leg

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 01:00

One dimensional romcom about a womanising bachelor who is shown the error of his ways

Helen

News Thu 30 Apr, AT 01:00

A shy student grows attached to the family of a missing girl in this expertly directed British drama

Veronica Lario

Berlusconi’s wife furious at his choice of politico-babes

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 19:00

Shameless ruse, complains Veronica Lario of the Italian PM’s selection process

Ravi Bopara

Bopara gets his break for England vs West Indies

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 17:47

England's cricket team for the West Indies Test will have an unfamiliar look as regulars make way for new blood

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