Ford posts surprise quarterly profit

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 09:42

The US car company reports a $2.3bn second-quarter net profit after boosting global market share

Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi’s staying power

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 09:35

Newly released recording has call-girl Patrizia D’Addario complimenting the Italian PM on his performance

Global shares jump to six-month highs

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 09:29

Markets in the UK and US have returned to January levels on a raft of better than expected news

Michael Jackson

Jackson death: doctor faces manslaughter inquiry

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 09:27

Court documents explain why Conrad Murray’s clinic was raided this week by the authorities

Asafa Powell

Powell says British sprinters are lazy

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 09:08

The Jamaican former 100m record holder Asafa Powell queries the motivation of British athletes

Dick Cheney

The CIA and a long history of assassinations

Fri 24 Jul, AT 08:56 Alexander Cockburn

The official denial of a kill squad is disingenuous, says Alexander Cockburn, given what we know about the agency’s history of killing

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

Arsenal hijack Spurs bid for Huntelaar

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 07:50

Transfer Talk: Arsene Wenger, flush with cash from selling Emmanuel Adebayor to Man City, is confident he can outspend his London rivals

England Lions

Edgbaston pitch won’t help Harmison

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 07:15

Warwickshire groundsman Steve Rouse has warned that the pitch is like ‘jelly’ ahead of the Third Test which starts next week

Bradley Wiggins

Wiggins & Armstrong fight for podium

News Fri 24 Jul, AT 06:49

Garmin’s British cyclist is now just 11 seconds behind the seven-time Tour winner from Astana in third spot with just three stages to go


‘Posh porn’, Antichrist and the BBFC’s class prejudice

News Thu 23 Jul, AT 18:22

The only difference between Antichrist and Barely Legal is that one is meant for middle-class audiences at arthouse cinemas

Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard: punching man in bar was a mistake

News Thu 23 Jul, AT 18:05

The Liverpool football player has insisted he did not lose control in a bar-room brawl in Merseyside


What they’re saying about: Antichrist

News Thu 23 Jul, AT 17:49

Art or exploitation? Writers, artists and academics are divided about Lars von Trier’s controversial new film, which opens in Britain today

Barack Obama

Obama wades into Gates race row

News Thu 23 Jul, AT 17:05

President Obama has said police acted stupidly in arresting Henry Louis Gates Jr while trying to break into his own home