A woman sunbathes in Greenwich Park, London

The statistics say: enjoy your sun tan

News Tue 26 May, AT 16:42

The media are as irresponsible in their use of skin cancer statistics as people who don’t use sun lotion when they sunbathe

Richard Nixon

Lawyer who missed Watergate scoop

News Tue 26 May, AT 16:07

Robert Smith, a New York Times journalist-turned-lawyer has admitted he passed up the chance to break the Watergate scandal

Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson’s girlfriend expecting baby

News Tue 26 May, AT 15:01

The Hollywood actor-director has confirmed that he is going to be a father for the eighth time, with Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva

Kim Jong-il

N. Korea responds with missile tests

News Tue 26 May, AT 14:27

North Korea has responded to UN condemnation of yesterday’s nuclear test with two missile launches

Maserati GranTurismo S Auto

News Tue 26 May, AT 13:54

A sedate gearbox makes this powerful car easier to live with

Swine flu; Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic sees profits take off

News Tue 26 May, AT 10:49

Sir Richard Branson’s airline surprises investors as it reports buoyant earnings of £68.4m in spite of the recession

David Cameron and the PR trap

News Tue 26 May, AT 10:32

The Mole: The Tory leader’s call for reform looks pale beside Alan Johnson’s proposed referendum, says our Westminster insider

Mark Cavendish

Cavendish could be a cycling great

News Tue 26 May, AT 10:22

Media comment: the 24-year-old Manxman could win the green jersey for points at this year’s Tour de France

Bruce Springsteen

Springsteen leads Glastonbury line-up

News Tue 26 May, AT 10:08

Organisers play it safe with the ‘Boss’ and veterans Neil Young, Tom Jones, Blur - plus Status Quo

Shares slide on North Korea N-tests

News Tue 26 May, AT 09:56

Concern in Asia over the testing of a nuclear bomb by North Korea sends markets in the region reeling

David Cameron

A guide to Westminster reform ideas

News Tue 26 May, AT 09:37

In the wake of the expenses scandal, ideas for Parliamentary reform are coming thick and fast