Nelson Piquet Jr

Could Nelson Piquet save son’s career?

News Wed 5 Aug, AT 09:44

The 24-year-old, who was dropped by Renault and fell out with team boss Flavio Briatore, could join his father’s team

GE pays out over fraud charges

News Wed 5 Aug, AT 09:41

The industrial giant has paid $50m to bring to an end the investigation by the US regulator into accounting irregularities

American Idol Judges Kara DioGuardi, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson

Paula Abdul quits ‘American Idol’

News Wed 5 Aug, AT 09:09

The 1980s pop star saved from obscurity by Simon Fuller's US show walks out after pay dispute

Stephenie Meyer Twilight

Meyer caught in Twilight plagiarism row

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 18:05

Author accused of ripping off fellow writer Jordan Scott’s 2006 novel The Nocturne, for her book Breaking Dawn, published last year

Trott receives surprise England call

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 17:06

The uncapped batsman could face Australia at Headingley this week as selectors grapple with Flintoff fitness

Joaquim Crima Russian politics Volgograd Obama

The Volgograd Obama leads the way for Russia's blacks

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 17:03

Non-Russians face an uphill struggle in a country where ultranationalism is on the rise and 'foreigners' regarded with suspicion

Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis’s musical history

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 16:04

Visit the home of the blues, rock, soul and Elvis Presley


Secret Snowdonia

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 15:50

Find peace between the peaks of Snowdon and Cader Idris

Barack Obama Hope and Joker posters

Barack Obama Joker poster lifts conservatives

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 14:52

A mysterious poster of Barack Obama as the Batman villain has lifted the spirits of right-wing Americans and incensed Democrats

Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO

Goldman Sachs staff told to avoid big purchases

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 14:26

As bankers once again receive huge bonuses, Goldman chief executive Lloyd Blankfein has cautioned his staff not to flaunt their riches to an angry public

Lake Malawi

Heavenly Lake Malawi

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 13:50

Stay in a luxurious eco-friendly tent by the sparkling water

Blow Up Hotel, Poznan

Hotel of the week: Blow Up Hall, Poznan

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 13:37

An arty accommodation experience in Poland

Sailing among Indonesia’s wild islands

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 13:18

There’s no more evocative way to explore Indonesia’s 17,000 islands than by traditional sailing boat