GM speeds towards bankruptcy

News Fri 29 May, AT 10:29

After a last-ditch agreement with its bondholders, the General Motors board will today sign off America's biggest-ever bankruptcy

Chelsea Everton

Everton are a ‘poor man’s Chelsea’

News Fri 29 May, AT 10:06

The Londoners' superior quality will tell in a dour match between two very similar sides at Wembley

Microsoft unveils new search engine

News Fri 29 May, AT 10:03

Software giant hopes that Bing search engine will help it regain ground lost to industry leader Google

Carlos Tevez of Man Utd

Five clubs in for £25m Carlos Tevez

News Fri 29 May, AT 09:51

Liverpool and Manchester City are among clubs happy to meet Kia Joorabchian’s valuation, but Man Utd are thought not to be one

Alexander Cockburn on the Supreme Court

Obama: From anti-war law professor to warmonger in 100 days

Fri 29 May, AT 09:31 Alexander Cockburn

It didn't take long for President Barack Obama to swing behind targeted assassinations and bombing raids, says Alexander Cockburn

House of Commons

Payback time for ousted MPs

News Fri 29 May, AT 09:27

The Mole: Taxpayers want their money back – but are now in line to pay the MPs even more, says our Westminster insider

Mick Fitzgerald and Clare Balding

Clare Balding has thyroid cancer

News Fri 29 May, AT 08:31

The BBC sports presenter won’t let it stop her attending the Epsom Derby in June

Idris Elba, Beyonce Knowles and Ali Larter in Obsessed

Idris Elba’s first bad move

News Fri 29 May, AT 08:13

‘The Wire’ star gets bunny-boiled for his appearance in the knock-off thriller ‘Obsessed’

Everton's Tim Cahill (right) and Chelsea's Michael Ballack battle for the ball

Chelsea and Everton set for FA Cup

News Fri 29 May, AT 07:52

Saturday’s clash will see two of the best managed sides in Premier League meet in the end of season showdown at Wembley

British millionaire on the run

News Thu 28 May, AT 18:41

French police in manhunt for London entrepreneur after his Polish girlfriend is found dead at luxury Paris hotel

The cost of a Bordeaux hail storm

News Thu 28 May, AT 18:21

Adverse weather can cost winegrowers a fortune - and drive some to suicide

Book review: Voodoo Histories

News Thu 28 May, AT 17:08

Fiction: David Aaronovitch’s study of conspiracy theories ranges from crackpot ideas to more sinister beliefs

Book review: When the Lights Went Out - Britain in the Seventies

News Thu 28 May, AT 16:48

Fiction: Andy Beckett’s political history of the Winter of Discontent is informed, balanced and comes at an opportune time

Alex Ferguson

Humphrys shocked at Fergie outburst

News Thu 28 May, AT 16:42

Today programme presenter John Humphrys was taken aback by Sir Alex Ferguson’s undiplomatic handling of a sports reporter