British Land becomes bid target

News Fri 14 Aug, AT 10:23

The property company is rumoured to be the subject of a £10bn approach by an overseas consortium

VW agrees merger with Porsche

News Fri 14 Aug, AT 09:24

The German carmaker is set to take a 42 per cent stake in the sportscar manufacturer, which will lead to a merger

Elizabeth and John Edwards in June 2008

DNA test ‘proves’ John Edwards is father of mistress’s daughter

News Fri 14 Aug, AT 09:12

It’s the latest episode in the long-running saga of the Democrat and his videographer

Sergio Aguero; Chelsea; Atletico Madrid; Transfer Talk

Man Utd track £30m Sergio Aguero, Ribery wants out of Bayern

News Fri 14 Aug, AT 09:07

Transfer Talk: Alex Ferguson sends scouts to watch Atletico Madrid striker score for Argentina, while Frenchman demands exit

Arctice Sea

Secret cargo theory in hunt for missing Arctic Sea

News Fri 14 Aug, AT 08:35

Russian maritime bulletin editor raises possibility that a ‘dangerous’ cargo was loaded in Kaliningrad

Jack Wilshere

Wenger promises title challenge

News Fri 14 Aug, AT 08:26

The Frenchman, who begins his 15th season at Arsenal this weekend, maintains that his young team is a viable Premier League contender

Andy Murray

Murray thrashes Juan Carlos Ferrero

News Fri 14 Aug, AT 07:11

The former World No 1 is sent packing 6-1, 6-3 by the confident Scot in less than 75 minutes at Canada Masters

British boxer Jane Couch (right)

Women boxers to contest in 2012 Olympics

News Thu 13 Aug, AT 18:44

The International Olympic Committee is to ratify the inclusion of women’s sports including boxing

NHS database

The NHS database is in a critical condition

News Thu 13 Aug, AT 18:04

Tony Blair's 'grand projet' to revolutionise the NHS has turned into a £12 billion catastrophe

Hotel du Vin, Bristol

Hotel of the week: Bristol’s Hotel du Vin

News Thu 13 Aug, AT 17:52

Hotel of the week: an intriguing restoration of an 18th-century sugar refinery delights in Bristol

Win The Independent Guide to the Mac

News Thu 13 Aug, AT 17:38

The definitive guide to the whole Apple range for 2009/2010


Dominica’s elegant 1930s retreat

News Thu 13 Aug, AT 17:28

Pointe Baptiste is an atmospheric holiday home built in the 1930s by a Scottish adventurer and novelist


A Turkish coastal path

News Thu 13 Aug, AT 17:10

Spectacular views and friendly people distinguish Turkey's first long-distance path, the Lycian Way

Heath Ledger in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Heath Ledger’s last movie gets US release

News Thu 13 Aug, AT 14:25

Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, starring the late Heath Ledger, has finally secured a distributor in the US: Sony