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

Griffon vulture

Croatian vulture sanctuary

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 16:09

The beautiful unspoilt island of Cres is home to one of Europe's biggest colonies of griffon vultures

Snoop Dogg; Dr Dre

Dr Dre return features Ludacris rap

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 14:32

A leaked single from the hip hop pioneer’s eagerly anticipated album ‘Detox’ has fellow rapper Ludacris providing the vocals

Andrew Freddie Flintoff

Flintoff quits Test cricket

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 14:31

Injuries take their toll as all-rounder calls it a day - but leaves the door open for Twenty20 payday

Nick Griffin

BNP ‘new boys’ snubbed on first day as MEPs

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 13:57

The new members of the European Parliament Nick Griffin and Andrew Bronson have already encountered several set-backs in Strasbourg

Richard Desmond; Conrad Black

Richard Desmond tried to visit Conrad Black in jail

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 13:47

The High Court has heard how Desmond flew to Florida to see his former publishing rival, in a bid to gather evidence for his libel trial against biographer Tom Bower

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Pope forgives Harry Potter

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 12:42

The official Vatican newspaper has made a dramatic U-turn on JK Rowling’s boy wizard, giving the latest film a rave review

Jonathan Miller; Tony Blair

Miller attacks ‘money-hungry’ Blairs

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 11:05

The opera director uses a 75th birthday interview to attack the ‘grinning twat’ former Labour leader and his ‘frightful’ wife

Goldman Sachs set to pay out record bonuses

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 10:13

As profits at the Wall Street firm leapfrog expectations its employees are expected to trouser bumper pay packets this year

Dr Margaret Chan; WHO; swine flu

Swine flu: the race against time

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 10:13

The vaccine will not be here by August - and the death rate could hit one in 200 sufferers, according to new reports

Tory plan to tackle hoodies ‘misguided’

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 09:44

The Mole: Confiscating gang members’ mobiles and bikes is a laughable idea, reports our Westminster insider

John Terry

Man City close in on John Terry

News Wed 15 Jul, AT 09:39

Manager Mark Hughes is turning up the heat on Chelsea as he seeks to prise John Terry away from the Stamford Bridge club