Lionel Messi of Barcelona

Barcelona are worthy champions

News Thu 28 May, AT 09:09

Media comment: the Catalans passed Manchester United to death last night in the Champions League in Rome

Bayern Munich player Franck Ribery, from France, right, evades FC Barcelona player Dani Alvez

Chelsea offer £43m for Franck Ribery

News Thu 28 May, AT 08:48

The Londoners would pull off a major coup if they snatch the French international from under Manchester United’s nose

Portsmouth's Sylvain Distin (left) and Sunderland's Kenwyne Jones (right) battle for the ball

Pompey set for Middle East takeover

News Thu 28 May, AT 08:21

The Fratton Park side is set to be bought by a billionaire property tycoon who was previously involved in the purchase of Manchester City

Andy Murray

Murray fights through to 3rd round

News Thu 28 May, AT 07:45

The British number one made a meal of his game against Potito Starace, but knows the true challenges lie ahead at French Open

Barcelona celebrate

Barcelona cruise to European glory

News Thu 28 May, AT 07:02

Goals from Samuel Eto’o and Lionel Messi destroyed Manchester United’s hopes of an unprecedented quadruple

Fugitive Pieces

News Thu 28 May, AT 01:00

Moving holocaust film about a man coming to terms with his traumatic boyhood in war-torn Europe

Brazil Boipeba

This week’s dream: The Brazilian island of Boipeba

News Wed 27 May, AT 17:20

Live the simple life on an idyllic hideaway off Brazil's northeast coast where there are no cars and little to do

Isfahan Iran

Isfahan - the city of Shah Abbas

News Wed 27 May, AT 16:42

Few Western tourists visit this regal Iranian city, despite its majestic Islamic architecture

Nick Griffin

Griffin pulls out of Queen’s tea party

News Wed 27 May, AT 16:35

BNP leader Nick Griffin says he won’t attend a Buckingham Palace garden party as the guest of a London Assembly member

Otter Scotland

Spotting otters on the Isle of Skye

News Wed 27 May, AT 16:12

Discover inner peace searching for the elusive otter on the shores of the Scottish island

Book review: The Quickening Maze

News Wed 27 May, AT 16:02

Fiction: Adam Foulds’ second novel about a poet and an eccentric doctor is both lyrical without being fussy

Seven Pounds

News Wed 27 May, AT 15:54

Monstrously terrible everyman-messiah mush from Will Smith and Gabriele Muccino

Selimiye Mosque Edirne

The mosques of Edirne

News Wed 27 May, AT 15:38

A charming but under-visited town that boasts one of the Ottoman Empire's finest buildings

The Reader

News Wed 27 May, AT 15:37

Kate Winslet plays a former Nazi death camp guard with a shameful secret

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