Older couple with wine glasses

The flood of Brits returning from France is a myth

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 18:07

A francophile who has spent long periods in France for a decade explains why the media are making a trend out of a trickle

Daryl Hannah

Daryl Hannah held at coal protest

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 17:35

The actress is arrested along with distinguished environmental campaigners at a protest against the destructive practice of mountaintop removal coal mining

John Bercow

Speaker Bercow falls at first hurdle

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 17:13

The Mole: The naming of a new cyber security chief exposes the Speaker’s dilemma, says our Westminster insider

Cabernet Franc: the forgotten grape

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 16:34

Despite it's more glamorous Bordeaux cousins of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Cabernet Franc still has plenty going for it

Max Mosley

F1 breakaway off as Mosley quits

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 15:57

Formula 1 is secure after FIA reaches agreement with FOTA and Mosley agrees to retire

Frederic Mitterrand

Sarkozy names Mitterrand as Culture Secretary

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 15:23

Sarko’s inclusion of the nephew of the iconic former French President into his cabinet is a huge coup for his rainbow government

Prince Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles cuts costs but pays less tax

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 13:55

The Prince of Wales’s annual accounts show an increase in government funding but a decrease on his foreign travel bill

Iason Athanasiadis

Iason Athanasiadis held in Iran

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 13:30

The photo-journalist whose essay ‘Children of the Revolution’ helped define a new generation of Iranians has been arrested in Tehran

Belle Toujours

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 13:14

Forty years after Belle de Jour, Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira delivers a sequel

Tokyo Sonata

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 13:07

Taut, emotionally exacting film about the secrets held by family members

Silvio Berlusconi

Berlusconi comes out fighting

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 12:44

Italian PM denies he paid women for sex and claims he was set up by ex-showgirl Patrizia D'Addario

Baitullah Mehsud; Pakistan; Taliban

Baitulla Mehsud escapes again

News Wed 24 Jun, AT 12:07

The Pakistani Taliban leader was the target of America's controversial drone attack, which killed 45 at a funeral yesterday