Thomas Harriot

British astronomer eclipsed by Galileo’s telescope

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 13:57

It’s 400 years since Galileo demonstrated his telescope, but Thomas Harriot beat the great man to using a telescope to observe the heavens

John H Durham takes on CIA over al-Qaeda torture

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 13:47

Veteran prosecutor has been tasked with investigating threats of violence and murder against family members of terror suspects

Boris Johnson David Cameron

David Cameron revelations revive questions about drink and drug abuse

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 13:18

The Tory leader has again talked obliquely about youthful indiscretions he may have committed

Arsenal; Blaise Matuidi

Arsenal want £5m-rated Blaise Matuldi as cover for injured Cesc Fabregas

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 10:37

Transfer Talk: Arsene Wenger wants to sign French U21 midfielder from Saint-Etienne who has been compared to a young Patrick Vieira

Vauxhall bail-out in doubt

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 10:12

GM is considering a new plan for its European operations which would sidetrack its agreement with the German government

London Stock Exchange

Global shares stage dramatic recovery

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 09:47

Investors becoming increasingly optimistic on economic recovery as world markets stage their biggest rally for 50 years

Conrad Murray

Jackson’s doctor could face manslaughter charge

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 09:27

Court papers reveal Dr Conrad Murray administered a lethal dose of the anesthetic propofol to the pop star

Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya ‘had high testosterone levels’

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 09:17

The gender row is reignited as the South African 800m gold medallist returns home

Nathan Hauritz; Australia

Warne blames selectors for Hauritz selection error

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 09:00

The legendary leg spinner calls decision by Australian selectors to replace Hauritz with Stuart Clark ‘staggering’

Robbie Keane; Aaron Lennon; Jermain Defoe; Tottenham; Spurs

Consistent Tottenham have a chance to break into the Big Four this season

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 08:29

Media Comment: manager Harry Redknapp has introduced a stability to Spurs that has been absent from White Hart Lane in recent years

Jose Reina; Liverpool

Liverpool beaten at Anfield by resurgent Aston Villa

News Tue 25 Aug, AT 07:13

Rafa Benitez’s team lost an unbeaten home record stretching back two years and have already matched last season’s number of defeats