Ronaldo in shades

Ronaldo lashes out at teenage girl

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 14:49

Real Madrid footballer smashes car window protecting his mother from media ‘harassment’

Todd S Purdum; Sarah Palin

Vanity Fair attacks Sarah Palin

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 14:24

Some Republicans have rushed to support McCain’s former running-mate after an in-depth article portrays her as vain and ignorant

Alain de Botton

De Botton flames NY Times reviewer

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 13:53

Alain de Botton has launched an extraordinary attack on a New York Times journalist who gave his new book a bad review

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

Chelsea final bid to sign £45m Ribery

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 10:14

Carlo Ancelotti makes a last-bid attempt to sign the Bayern Munich winger, but the German club have no plans to sell him

Royal Mail

Royal Mail sell-off plan shelved

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 09:59

The government has confirmed its decision to mothball the sale of the postal service, citing the current economic climate

Michael Jackson

Jackson named Diana Ross guardian

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 09:49

Michael Jackson’s will is filed as memorial plans are switched to Los Angeles sports stadium

Bidding war for T-Mobile heats up

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 09:32

Telefonica joins the race for the operator’s British arm, after Vodafone looks to corner the mobile telecoms market in the UK

Expenses scandal: new laws collapse

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 09:23

The Mole: Post-expenses legislation proposed by Jack Straw is falling apart, says our Westminster insider

Jeff Koons; Popeye

Jeff Koons opens his London show

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 09:05

'Popeye Series' opens after private viewing at the Serpentine Gallery

US Marines in Afghanistan

Huge US operation in Afghanistan

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 08:23

4,000 newly deployed US Marines launch Operation Khanjar to flush out Taliban militants from Helmand River valley

England Lions

Lions put Australia through their paces

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 08:01

Steve Harmison and Tim Bresnan both took three wickets at Worcester, while mike Hussey struck his 50th first class century

Bradley Wiggins

Wiggins targets Top 20 Tour finish

News Thu 2 Jul, AT 07:12

The British Olympic Gold medalist is confident of a good Tour, and could even hold the overall lead at the end of the first week