Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen out of the Ashes series

News Thu 23 Jul, AT 08:26

The England batting star is ruled out after surgery on his achilles tendon, with Ian Bell of Warwickshire expected to replace him

Alberto Contador; Andy Schleck; Frank Schleck

Alberto Contador destroys the field

News Thu 23 Jul, AT 07:16

The race leader tightened his grip on the Tour de France with a calculated break on the toughest day of this year’s event

Cellcom advert

Outrage over ‘tasteless’ Israeli mobile phone ad

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 19:24

An advert depicting Israeli soldiers playing football with Palestinians has been criticised for making light of the occupation

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi to make World of Warcraft film

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 15:48

The acclaimed horror and fantasy film director has signed up for the adaptation of the world’s most popular role-playing computer game

Usain Bolt of Jamaica

Usain Bolt eyes new 100m record at Crystal Palace

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 15:38

The Jamaican star runner hopes to beat his own time of 9.69 seconds, set in Beijing

Santa Caterina, Amalfi

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 15:33

Take a room with a knockout view of the Amalfi coast in a stunning 19th-century villa

A royal Rhode Island resort

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 15:02

Vacation like a Vanderbilt in an A-list New England haven

A Cretan idyll

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 13:52

Laze the days away at a perfect Greek hideaway

Lindsay Lohan

Labor Pains fails to rebirth Lohan’s career

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 13:29

The film, which is Lindsay Lohan’s first leading role in five years, will only be shown on ABC’s Family channel

Barack Obama

Barack Obama’s popularity plummets

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 13:20

It’s worse than George Bush’s was at this stage of his presidency, as health legislation proves to be a nightmare

Phanom Rung

Thailand’s pristine province

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 12:40

The little-visited region full of spectacular temples and beautiful national parks


This week’s dream: Sicily’s Baroque towns

News Wed 22 Jul, AT 12:03

The largest island in the Mediterranean is home to a host of undiscovered medieval gems