Matthew Hayden

Hayden batting jibe hits Boycott for six

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 16:49

Geoffrey Boycott walked out of Radio 4's Test Match Special after former Aussie opener Matthew Hayden insulted his batting style

Michael Jackson memorial service

Omer Bhatti is Jackson’s ‘secret’ son, says father Joe

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 15:09

Joe Jackson tells US interviewer that he knew singer had a fourth child

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope album joins race for Christmas number one

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 14:51

Pope Benedict’s album of chants will be up against efforts from Jay-Z and Susan Boyle

Gary McKinnon

What they are saying as McKinnon loses appeal

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 13:06

The High Court has rejected the ‘eccentric’ Londoner’s appeal against extradition to the US

Bobby Robson

Former England boss Sir Bobby Robson dies aged 76

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 12:29

England's most successful manager since 1966 has lost his battle with cancer less than a week after his last public appearance

Xavi Xabi Alonso

Alonso demands transfer from Liverpool

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 11:01

Transfer Talk: Spanish midfielder hands in transfer request to hasten departure to Real Madrid

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BA flies into first quarter loss

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 10:25

Europe’s third-biggest airline reports a £148m deficit as it struggles to cope with lower passenger numbers

Disney loses its sparkle as profits slide

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 10:21

The world’s biggest media group has announced a fall in profits of over a quarter as its film and theme park sales suffer

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Gates affair: officer suspended after racial slur

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 10:03

Obama’s beer summit at the White House is overshadowed by Boston policeman’s ‘jungle monkey’ email

Michael Schumacher

Rivals welcome Michael Schumacher’s F1 return

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 09:58

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are keen to compete against the seven-time world champion in his sensational return to motor sport

Bent in hot water after Twitter outburst

News Fri 31 Jul, AT 09:43

Spurs striker is the latest sportsman to fall foul of the internet after he vents his frustration over transfer delay