Muntazer al-Zaidi, better known as the Iraqi shoe-thrower who hurled his size 10s at George W Bush

Shoe-thrower al-Zaidi released from prison

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 14:01

Muntazer al-Zaidi, the journalist who hurled his footwear at George W Bush has been showered with gifts while serving his prison sentence

Phillip Garrido

Placerville, El Dorado County: where the Dugard and Annie Le cases collide

Tue 15 Sep, AT 13:02 Charles Laurence

The case of alleged kidnapper Phillip Garrido and the murder of Annie Le are linked through a Californian town

Kanye West and Jay Leno

Kanye West says sorry to Swift on Jay Leno show

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 12:52

Kanye West has made a second, tearful, apology to country singer Taylor Swift for ruining her MTV video awards speech

Keith Floyd

Flamboyant TV chef Keith Floyd dies aged 65

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 12:29

The cook died at his partner’s house in Devon after having been diagnosed with bowel cancer earlier this year

Nelson Piquet Jr

FIA offer Renault boss immunity to testify against Flavio Briatore

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 10:32

Testimony from engineering chief Pat Symonds could support Nelson Piquet Jr’s claims that he was instructed to crash his car

Gordon Brown

Black day in Liverpool for Gordon Brown

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 08:57

The Mole: Gordon Brown goes to address trade unionists as an opinion poll shows ‘literally anyone’ would be better as PM, says our Westminster insider

Anna Wintour

Another September issue: fashion is in trouble

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 08:34

Fashion week in New York gets underway with cutbacks and markdowns the theme of the season

Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze’s leading ladies pay tribute

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 08:18

Jennifer Grey and Demi Moore remember their ‘gorgeous’ leading man, who has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 57

Juan Martin del Potro

Del Potro stuns Roger Federer to win US Open

News Tue 15 Sep, AT 07:51

The 20-year-old Argentinian beat the five-times Flushing Meadows champion after four hours and six minutes at the Arthur Ashe stadium

Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol

Don't buy Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol: read these instead

News Mon 14 Sep, AT 19:24

First Post writers choose books as exciting as a Dan Brown novel, but by better writers

Annie Le

Murdered Yale student Annie Le’s body found

News Mon 14 Sep, AT 18:13

The body of Annie Le was found on what should have been the Yale student’s wedding night


BBC controversy

News Mon 14 Sep, AT 15:00

By David Cromwell and David Edwards