Housing; property; estate agents

Housing market continues recovery

News Thu 27 Aug, AT 09:11

House prices in the UK rose 1.6 per cent in August continuing their recent gains, according to the Nationwide

Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama

Obama’s Middle East breakthrough? Dream on

News Thu 27 Aug, AT 08:52

Our correspondent reports from Ramallah and Jesusalem on the reality behind the high-falutin diplomacy

Arsenal Celtic Clichy

Arsenal cruise into the Champions League

News Thu 27 Aug, AT 08:16

The Gunners breeze past Celtic to book their place in Europe’s premier club competition - while the Scots enter the Europa League

Sunderland fans and police 2008

Football violence: Police in Northumbria accused

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 18:06

After the violence between West Ham and Millwall fans, Sunderland supporters claim they were victims of police brutality earlier this month

Apple iPad iTablet

iPod to iPad: what do Steve Jobs and Apple have up their sleeves this autumn?

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 16:46

Speculation about Apple's latest product launch is rife - but have they really combined the netbook and the iPhone?

Alastair Campbell

Campbell attacks Tories over The Wire comment

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 15:39

Former spin doctor claims Conservative policy is being led by pop-culture references to TV shows

Sulley Muntari; Jose Mourinho

Mourinho angers Muslims over Ramadan slur

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 14:47

The Inter Milan manager claimed Sulley Muntari was playing below par due to his religious fasting

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais: the backlash

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 13:22

The British comedian and Hollywood star receives lukewarm reception at Edinburgh for his new stand-up show Science

Lily Allen

Lily Allen defends TMS’s Aggers via Twitter

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 12:29

The pop star hits back at Observer journalist Will Buckley’s description of the veteran radioman Jonathan Agnew ‘pervy’

Governor of Wardak, Halim Fidai Afghan elections Taliban

Bun fight in the badlands: democracy Afghanistan style

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 12:02

David Gill braves Taliban attacks goes to the polls with Halim Fidai, governor of the lawless province of Wardak

BMW 740d

BMW 740d - none better

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 11:58

The cream of the 7-series crop, but is it worth the extra outlay?

Independent lives to fight another day

News Wed 26 Aug, AT 10:12

The owner of the Independent newspaper has agreed a deal with bondholders, which will give it more time to pay its debts