Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa to give up opera

News Wed 12 Aug, AT 08:05

It’s too exhausting, says the 65-year-old New Zealand soprano

Andy Murray

Andy Murray on course in Montreal

News Wed 12 Aug, AT 07:55

The young Scot had few alarms against No 36 seed Jeremy Chardy in third round of the Canada Open

Joleon Lescott

£15m Bosingwa to leave Chelsea; Man City bid £22m for Lescott

News Wed 12 Aug, AT 07:24

Transfer Talk: Bayern Munich deny any deal for Franck Ribery but chase Bosingwa, while Mancunians up their bid for Everton’s defender

Graham Linehan Twitter

How Father Ted creator Graham Linehan sparked NHS backlash on Twitter

News Wed 12 Aug, AT 06:59

Exclusive: The award-winning comedy writer talks to The First Post about why he took on the American right over the British healthcare system

Grant Leadbitter and Anthony Stokes

Speeding Sunderland stars tell court of paranoia

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 18:28

Sunderland player tells how he broke the speed limit trying to escape from unmarked police car he thought was full of Newcastle fans

Bloomsbury Liar book cover row

Bloomsbury backs down in Larbalestier race row

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 14:46

Publisher replaces white girl on the cover of novel ‘Liar’ after pressure from the author

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson: 3D movie release this Autumn

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 14:10

Sony Pictures is to release a $60m movie of Michael Jackson rehearsing the concerts he had planned for the 02 arena

Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies at 88

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 14:06

One of the great matriarchs of American society, and a champion of the ‘least powerful’, has died in Hayannis, Massachusetts

Patrizia D'Addario; Silvio Berlusconi

D’Addario hits out at Berlusconi allies

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 13:18

The Italian callgirl who claims to have slept with the PM says she is being destroyed for coming forward with her claims

Michael Schumacher

Schumacher calls off Ferrari return

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 12:07

The seven-time driver’s champion cites a neck injury that won’t go away

Baby P: the language of nothing says everything

News Tue 11 Aug, AT 11:46

The Orwellian public-sector doublespeak trotted out to Eddie Mair, conceals the failures behind a tragedy, says Antonia Quirke