Friends agrees to Resolution bid

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 09:14

The insurer has backed the latest £1.86bn takeover proposal from investment vehicle Resolution

Ben Foster

Ben Foster out of England squad

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 09:12

The Manchester United player picked up an injury during their defeat in the Community Shield match on Sunday

Aung San Suu Kyi and John Yettaw

Suu Kyi gets 18 months’ house arrest

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 08:50

Massive security reported in Rangoon as pro-democracy leader learns her fate

Steven Barker; Tracey Connelly

Couple behind Baby P death named

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 08:36

Already jailed for their part in the Haringey baby’s cruel death, the guilty mother and her boyfriend can now be named

Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs

Ronnie Biggs: another escape?

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 08:22

The great train robber suddenly looked a lot better after being freed by Jack Straw

Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff will return for Oval

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 08:12

The Talismanic all-rounder has been passed fit for the Ashes series decider in south London

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

Chelsea target £40m Franck Ribery

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 07:42

Transfer Talk: the club’s Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich will fly out Munich to seal the deal for the French winger

Michael Owen

The batsmen who can rescue England

News Mon 10 Aug, AT 18:23

After a dreadful batting display at Headingley, who are the contenders to shore up England’s middle order?

Brilliant little Belgium

Column Mon 10 Aug, AT 17:50

It’s high time we stopped mocking Belgium, and learned from our more efficient, happier European neighbour


News Mon 10 Aug, AT 17:35

A simple way to serve seasonal sweet, red peppers

Levi Johnston Kathy Griffin

Palin’s ex hits the red carpet with Kathy Griffin

News Mon 10 Aug, AT 17:16

Levi Johnston, father of Tripp, arrives at the Teen Choice awards with actress 30 years older than him

Book review: Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice

News Mon 10 Aug, AT 16:33

Pynchon, known for his crazed epic fantasies, has surprised readers with a comparatively straightforward detective story - and it’s good

Peugeot’s 3008 hybrid

News Mon 10 Aug, AT 16:27

Peugeot’s new hybrid is a breath of fresh air

Book review: a history of great self-portraits

News Mon 10 Aug, AT 16:09

Laura Cumming’s precise, personable and perspicacious survey of the self-portrait says they convey one truth: how the artist wants to be seen