Lakshmi Mittal; Roman Abramovich

Recession halves number of British-based billionaires

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 09:09

But Lakshmi Mittal and Roman Abramovich remain first and second in the Sunday Times’s annual Rich List despite heavy losses

Tokyo Stock Exchange

Swine fever sends world markets reeling

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 08:53

The spread of swine fever hit the world’s markets on Monday, sending US futures and Asian stocks downwards and threatening recovery

AC Milan Brazilian forward Kaka

Manchester United bid for £70m AC Milan star Kaka

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 08:38

After Manchester City’s abortive bid for the Brazilian in January, can the Old Trafford club tempt him to the Premier League?

Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin (left) takes the ball off team mate Francesc Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas & Andrei Arshavin destroy Boro

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 07:46

Arsenal were sensational, putting Middlesbrough to the sword at the Emirates and sending Gareth Southgate’s side closer to relegation

Will Ronnie O’Sullivan be back? Ask his dad

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 07:33

The defending champion is out of the world snooker tournament at the Crucible and sounding low. But he has a good reason to return in 2010

Ryan Giggs receives the Players Player Award at the PFA Player of the Year Awards 2009 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London

Man Utd’s Ryan Giggs wins PFA footballer of the year

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 07:21

The veteran Welsh winger was a popular choice among his fellow professionals in a year which saw no stand-out performer emerge

Is Lord Hollick lining up to take over at troubled ITV?

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 01:00

Rumours abound that the former owner of the Daily Express plans to reduce his role at KKR in order to replace Michael Grade at ITV

MPs’ allowances: Brown backs down on change

News Mon 27 Apr, AT 01:00

The Mole: Gordon Brown’s failure to reform allowances is a damning indictment of his leadership, says our Westminster insider

Jenson Button Brawn GP

Jenson Button and Brawn GP triumph in Bahrain

News Sun 26 Apr, AT 16:47

A flawless performance gives the English driver a third Grand Prix win of the F1 season and puts him and his team clear in the title race

Kevin Pietersen Andrew Flintoff

Flintoff injury sets the tone for England’s summer

News Sun 26 Apr, AT 14:28

Team selection for West Indies series in doubt as questions remain over the superstars who hold sway in the dressing room

Middlesbrough's Stewart Downing (l) and Blackburn Rovers' Stephen Warnock battle for the ball

Stewart Downing admits he will leave Middlesbrough

News Sun 26 Apr, AT 09:46

England winger confirms that he will leave the Riverside club whether they escape relegation from the Premier League this season or not

Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt celebrates scoring against Hull City

Dirk Kuyt sends Liverpool to top after win at Hull

News Sun 26 Apr, AT 09:29

Phil Brown’s Premier League strugglers were ultimately undone by their overly combative nature after a bright start