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Barack Obama Hope and Joker posters

Obama as Joker poster creator unmasked

Wed 19 Aug, AT 13:40

The artist behind a portrayal of Barack Obama as The Joker has been revealed as a left-wing student, not a Republican

Sacha Baron Cohen promotes his movie Bruno in Berlin

Pull the other one, Sacha

Wed 19 Aug, AT 13:11

This summer seems to be dominated by jokes about the male member - but I don’t think they’re very funny

Flintoff Ponting Ashes cricket

Flintoff prepares to bow out on biggest stage

Wed 19 Aug, AT 12:57

The Ashes series reaches its climax at The Oval with the urn’s destination undecided - and plenty of sub plots still unfolding

Conrad Murray

Jackson doctor protests his innocence in internet video

Wed 19 Aug, AT 12:46

Conrad Murray posted the short message on celebrity website TMZ and YouTube

The election in Afghanistan

Wed 19 Aug, AT 11:35

The Afghans go to the polls to choose their next president at a time when violence is at its worst since the US-led invasion of 2001

Dasha Zhukova; Roman Abramovich

Dasha Zhukova said to be pregnant by Abramovich

Wed 19 Aug, AT 11:11

Russian fashion designer is reported to be expecting a baby with her oligarch boyfriend


Shoppers flood back to Waitrose

Wed 19 Aug, AT 09:34

Upmarket retailer Waitrose has seen its sales rebound 10.2 per cent in the 12-week period to August 9

Inflation rate unchanged in July

Wed 19 Aug, AT 09:15

In a surprise announcement it has emerged that the Consumer Prices Index remained at 1.8 per cent in July, the same level as in June

Kabul suicide bomb

Kabul rocked by violence on eve of presidential poll

Wed 19 Aug, AT 09:04

After Tuesday’s suicide bombing on a Nato military convoy in the Afghan capital Kabul killed 10, fresh violence flares up today

Deco; Chelsea

Chelsea inspired by Deco to win over brave Sunderland

Wed 19 Aug, AT 08:27

The Portuguese midfielder was outstanding in the 3-1 triumph at the Stadium of Light, scoring a stunning long-distance shot

Arsenal vs Celtic

Arsenal ease past Celtic in Champions League play-off

Wed 19 Aug, AT 07:44

Two fortuitous goals for Arsene Wenger’s men didn’t take away from the overall slickness of the Londoners’ performance in Glasgow last night