Retail sales disappoint in May

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 09:39

After positive signs on consumer spending in April as a result of a later than usual Easter, May sees a renewed drop-off

Margery Eagan

Eagan takes on the Globe

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 09:26

No love lost as Boston newspaper fights for survival

Jean-Louis and Veronique Courjault

Veronique Courjault trial begins

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 09:12

The ‘freezer baby’ murders have gripped France for three years. Now their mother finally faces the jury

Alan Johnson WAS the better choice

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 09:06

The Mole: A poll shows that Alan Johnson as leader would increase Labour’s chances, reports our Westminster insider

AC Milan Brazilian forward Kaka

Real Madrid sign Kaka for £55m

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 08:45

The club will pay the Brazilian playmaker £200,000 a week, including his tax, and are now fighting Chelsea for David Villa’s signature

Andy Murray

Federer tips Andy Murray for glory

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 08:17

The Swiss great, fresh from success in the French Open, says that his young British rival could win Wimbledon this year

West Ham

West Ham may enter bankruptcy

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 07:44

Following their takeover yesterday by CB Holdings, the Premier League club must suspend its debt obligations or face bankruptcy

Isuru Udana of Sri Lanka takes the wicket of Michael Clarke of Australia

Australia knocked out of T20

News Tue 9 Jun, AT 07:10

Ricky Ponting’s men have the worst start to their Ashes summer possible after Sri Lanka canters to victory over them

Barbara Matera

Griffin joins right-wing MEP beauties

News Mon 8 Jun, AT 19:10

But unfortunately for the BNP leader Nick Griffin, Silvio Berlusconi’s plan to pack the European Parliament with right-wing ‘showgirls’ has been foiled


Why the working class dumped Labour and voted BNP

Column Mon 8 Jun, AT 18:09

The middle class hijack of Labour has led it to become liberal on immigration and law and order: issues the working class care about the most

House of Commons

Are British MPs underpaid?

News Mon 8 Jun, AT 14:57

If we paid our MPs as much as politicians are paid abroad, so it’s argued, then the expenses scandal could have been avoided

Sir Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar may be summoned by BBC

News Mon 8 Jun, AT 14:18

Gordon Brown’s new enterprise tsar must choose between politics and his TV career on The Apprentice, say the Tories

Omar Bongo

Is Gabon leader Omar Bongo dead?

News Mon 8 Jun, AT 13:53

There are conflicting reports about the health of the 73-year-old president of the central African republic

Samsung HMX-R10 camcorder

News Mon 8 Jun, AT 13:39

Great quality and resolution in a reasonably priced camcorder