Johnny Heitinga Everton

Deals for defenders dominate deadline day

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 18:41

Transfer Talk: Everton sign Heitinga, Villa get Dunne and Collins, and Portsmouth buy Williamson and Ben Haim as big names stay put

John Prescott

Prescott: not so much a Twitterer, more a political Twit

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 17:37

As politicians return to Westminster after the summer holiday, a recent Oxford graduate begs them: please, no more tweeting!

David Bentley

David Bentley and David James moves on ice

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 16:30

Transfer Talk - 3.30pm: David Bentley and David James may not be moving after all, but Pompey sign another defender

Carrie Prejean and Donald Trump at Trump Tower

Carrie Prejean sues pageant organisers for religious discrimination

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 15:31

The 21-year-old former Miss California alleges a campaign of libel and slander against her by state contest organisers

General Stanley McChrystal

McChrystal clear: time to change tack in Afghanistan

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 14:57

The American general who wants a complete rethink of the Afghan campaign – including talking to the Taliban – has a fight on his hands

Rolling Stones Brian Jones

Police review Brian Jones death investigation

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 14:52

New evidence discovered by investigative journalist suggests the death of Rolling Stones guitarist may not have been an accident


Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3 album leaked in advance

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 13:55

Jay-Z had planned to make his 11th album available online to fans in advance of its September 11 release - but not give it away for free

Marouane Chamakh

Hammers may use Collins cash for Chamakh bid

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 13:51

Transfer Talk - 12.45pm update: West Ham could move for Marouane Chamakh as Pompey confirm Tal Ben Haim and Hassan Yebda deals

Bayern Munich player Franck Ribery, from France, right, evades FC Barcelona player Dani Alvez

Ribery denies Madrid agreement, Redknapp in for Kranjcar and Petrov

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 12:57

Transfer Talk - 12pm update: German midfielder wants to play in Spain in the future. Spurs hunt replacement for stricken Modric

Bogside; Derry; Northern Ireland

Ireland: a laughable invasion plan

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 12:43

So, the Irish army planned to invade Northern Ireland 40 years ago to liberate Catholics. What happened to those emotional ties?

Richard Dunne

Villa hope to sign Dunne and offload Shorey, Everton line up Heitinga

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 12:11

Transfer Talk - 11am update: Defenders prove popular as Richard Dunne, Johnny Heitinga, Nicky Shorey and Danny Collins may move

Anger at EU light bulb ban

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 11:09

The traditional light bulb is being phased out in favour of low-energy alternatives – and that is making many consumers incandescent with rage