David Miscavige Scientology

Miscavige’s reign of terror over Scientology

Fri 26 Jun, AT 17:22 Coline Covington

Brutalised staff who defected from the Church have given an insight into how its leader maintains control

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad’s body odour plays into West’s hands

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 17:01

A website claims that President Ahmadinejad’s poor personal hygiene offends China and will keep Iran isolated on the world stage

Mark Thompson

BBC chief under pressure over expenses

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 15:30

BBC director general Mark Thompson has been accused of presiding over a ‘lavish culture’ after expenses claims were released

Allen Stanford

Stanford in court on fraud charges

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 14:44

Billionaire Allen Stanford’s fall from grace was complete as he appeared in court in an orange jumpsuit

Michael Jackson with an unidentified boy in 1993

A medical history of Michael Jackson

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 13:51

Michael Jackson suffered a catalogue of serious illnesses which may have contributed to his premature death

Burka veil

Confident, liberal West shouldn’t need a burka-clad scapegoat

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 13:17

France’s attack on the burka shows they feel threatened. If only Britain’s silence was a sign of liberal confidence

Who really rules Iran?

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 13:02

Iran’s disputed election has revealed a Byzantine system of rule which makes it hard to understand who really wields power

Currys owner goes into the red again

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 12:04

DSG International, which owns electrical retailers Currys and PC World, has made a loss for a second year in a row

Mark Sanford

Mark Sanford joins the Grand old Philanderers

Fri 26 Jun, AT 10:39 Alexander Cockburn

Gingrich, Ensign and now Sanford. It doesn't help the Republican Party cause says Alexander Cockburn

Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o celebrates scoring the second goal against Bayern Munich

City close in on Eto’o

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 10:23

Barcelona line up David Villa as replacement striker, but Inter are also interested in the Cameroonian

Adam Jones Lions prop

Lions make five changes

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 10:13

Veteran lock Simon Shaw gets a Test debut 12 years after first Lions tour

Eyjafjallajokull volcano

BA workers accept pay cuts

News Fri 26 Jun, AT 10:06

7,000 staff at British Airways have agreed to accept pay cuts as the airline fights to secure its future

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