Mark Cavendish

Cavendish breaks records and makes enemies

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 12:31

The British cyclist Mark Cavendish is making his mark on the Tour de France. And it’s not always pretty

US lender faces surprise bankruptcy threat

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 10:06

Finance company CIT has been refused state aid by the Obama administration, in a move which could create further financial chaos

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman and Quentin Blake refuse paedophile vetting

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 09:51

Top names in children’s literature will stop visiting schools to avoid signing on to 'insulting' database scheme

‘Stop Blair’ campaign gains traction

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 09:42

The Mole: There are fears Tony Blair would use the Euro presidency to promote himself, not the EU, says our Westminster insider

Cristiano Ronaldo; Emmanuel Adebayor

Adebayor agents offer him to Man Utd

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 09:34

The Togolese striker’s representatives offered their man to Old Trafford club after Manchester City balk at wage demands


Unemployment hits 14-year high

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 09:27

Government figures show the number of people out of work hit a new high of 2.38m in the last quarter

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson’s death ‘homicide’

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 09:09

US website says LA police believe that he was killed by the powerful anaesthetic Propofol

Natalia Estemirova; President Ramzan Kadyrov

Estemirova murder: Kadyrov blamed

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 08:33

Human rights campaigner Natalia Estemirova was investigating militiamen backed by President Kadyrov when she was dragged from her home and shot dead

Tiger Woods US Open

Tiger Woods & Paul Casey eye Open

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 08:01

The World No 1 and No 3 respectively are vying to life the claret jug on the demanding course at Turnberry on the south-west coast of Scotland

Graham Onions; England

Aggressive England face Lord’s Test

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 07:38

A five-man bowling attack, possibly featuring Andrew Flintoff, Steve Harmison and Graham Onions, will go for broke today

Mark Cavendish

Cavendish rides into history with win

News Thu 16 Jul, AT 06:58

The British rider takes his fourth victory of this year’s Tour de France and equals Barry Hoban’s record of eight career stage wins

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 16:35

Harry Potter finds a battered old textbook belonging to the ‘half-blood prince’ in this sixth instalment of JK Rowling’s series