Swine fever claims more business victims

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 10:01

World markets slide as the effects of the outbreak on global trade are factored in, but drug firms and gold prices see concerted rise

British high street sales boom in April

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 09:40

UK retailers have enjoyed a remarkably buoyant month in April so far, according to figures released by the CBI

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy set to be first female Poet Laureate

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 09:16

Reports say the lesbian Scottish poet’s name has gone to the Queen for confirmation

England's Michael Vaughan

Should Michael Vaughan return to England’s team?

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 09:09

The former national cricket captain is vying to make a comeback to the stage he emotionally left last season after defeat to South Africa

Gordon and Sarah Brown at Auschwitz

Sarah Brown sheds a tear for victims of Auschwitz

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 08:40

On his visit to Poland, Gordon Brown gets a lesson in history - and another in economics

All UK homes to receive swine fever leaflets

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 08:28

Results of tests on 23 Scottish patients should give a better picture of how the virus is spreading

Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin (left) celebrates with team mate Cesc Fabregas after scoring the third goal against Wigan

Barcelona want to steal Arsenal’s Andrei Arshavin

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 08:17

The Russian’s agent makes fresh enemies at the Emirates by suggesting his client is unpopular there and attracting bids from European clubs

Arsenal's Theo Walcott and Manchester United's Ji-Sung Park battle for the ball

Arsenal & Man Utd set for Champions League battle

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 07:45

Alex Ferguson has hinted that he may field his most destructive team possible to counter the attacking threat of the Gunners

Gordon Brown has no antidote for Labour rebels

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 01:00

The Mole: Even as he calms nerves over swine flu, the PM faces an epidemic of rebellion, reports our Westminster insider

Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes (right) makes a save to block the shot from Chelsea's Didier Drogba

Chelsea overjoyed at draw in Barcelona’s citadel

News Tue 28 Apr, AT 23:23

The home side’s much-hyped attack of Lionel Messi, Thierry Henry and Samuel Eto’o were blunted by a well-drilled Chelsea rearguard fight

Jurgen Klinsmann

Is Klinsmann dreaming of California – or Man City?

News Tue 28 Apr, AT 19:23

After Bayern Munich drops Jurgen Klinsmann as manager, Manchester City is the obvious destination for the once great German striker

Edgar Hernandez

La Gloria: is this ‘ground zero’ for swine fever?

News Tue 28 Apr, AT 18:27

A village in Mexico has been identified as the possible source of the swine fever that has killed 150 Mexicans and has the WHO on high alert

Avigdor Lieberman: Israel’s new hard man

News Tue 28 Apr, AT 17:11

The ultra-right-wing tough-talking ex-bouncer could force his way into Israel’s government

Hollywood’s talent agencies merge to form super agency

News Tue 28 Apr, AT 17:11

The merger between Endeavor and William Morris gives new venture more cash and clout