James Purnell, the lone assassin

News Fri 5 Jun, AT 09:09

The Mole: By urging Gordon Brown to go, James Purnell has made the results of yesterday’s polls virtually irrelevant, says our Westminster insider

Liverpool football Club owners George Gillett (L) and Tom Hicks

Liverpool owners warned over debt

News Fri 5 Jun, AT 08:33

Anfield moneymen Tom Hicks and George Gillett are endangering their holding in the club, according to accountants

Iggy Pop: Preliminaires

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 19:02

Virgin £16.99

Grizzly Bear: Veckatimest

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 18:48

Warp £12.99

Mozart: Idomeneo

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 18:21

Croft, Fink, Freiburger Barock orchester, cond. Jacobs. Harmonia Mundi, £31.99

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown: where did it go wrong?

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 18:05

The First Post traces the ailing Prime Minister’s journey through media commentators

David Carradine

David Carradine found dead in hotel

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 17:04

Suicide suspected as Kill Bill and Kung-Fu star David Carradine is found dead in his Bangkok hotel room

Boris Johnson falls into Quaggy waterway in Catford

Boris Johnson falls into Lewisham river

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 17:01

The London Mayor found himself in cold water when he lost his footing in the Quaggy waterway while trying to clear it of rubbish

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad rounds on rival

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 16:59

Iran agog as president appears in live TV debate and launches personal attack on moderate Mousavi

John Humphrys

Humphrys escapes salary grilling

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 16:51

Tory MP Edward Leigh blew his chance to force the BBC’s John Humphrys to reveal his salary

Marilynne Robinson

Robinson takes Orange Prize Home

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 15:21

American author Marilynne Robinson has won the Orange Prize for female literature for Home, her third novel in 28 years

Lydmar hotel, Stockholm

Hotel of the week: the Lydmar, Stockholm

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 14:47

Chic yet homely, the Lydmar showcases the best of Stockholm itself - a perfect marriage between sleek, modernist design and classic elegance

Rowan Oak, the home of writer William Faulkner for 32 years, in Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford, USA: literary Mississippi

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 14:18

The home of American authors from Faulkner to Grisham, the university town of Oxford, Mississippi is a mecca for literature lovers

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Australian reef: Wilson Island

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 14:01

With only 12 guests allowed at one time, this tiny cay offers a small but perfectly formed paradise teeming with flora and fauna