India’s markets surge after election victory

Mon 18 May, AT 11:08

Bombay Stock Exchange is forced to halt trading after euphoric investors celebrate the election victory of Prime Minister Singh

Lloyds TSB

Sir Victor Blank quits Lloyds Banking Group

Mon 18 May, AT 10:38

Taxpayer-owned bank prepares to search for a successor to controversial chairman, as he announces his decision to step down by 2010

Speaker Martin clings on for his £100,000 pay-off

Mon 18 May, AT 10:09

The Mole: He will beg to stay, but the revelation about phantom mortgages may prove too much, says our Westminster insider

Manchester United; Alex Ferguson

Why Sir Alex Ferguson will go on and on at Man Utd

Mon 18 May, AT 10:00

The Scottish manager takes his greatest pleasure from bringing fresh generations of talent through the ranks at Old Trafford

Carlos Tevez; Manchester United

Corinthians make bold loan bid for Carlos Tevez

Mon 18 May, AT 09:39

The Argentine’s former club lines up a loan deal that would unite the Man Utd player with three-time world player of the year Ronaldo

Sri Lankan army

Tamil Tigers’ leader dies as long war finally ends

Mon 18 May, AT 09:30

Conflicting reports from Sri Lanka follow military intercept of mass suicide plan

Kate and Gerry McCann

Kate and Gerry McCann try to block detective's book

Mon 18 May, AT 08:51

Parents of missing Madeleine deeply offended by suggestion that they were involved in her death

Rachel Weisz

Why Rachel Weisz does her own nude scenes

Mon 18 May, AT 08:35

‘Body double? Absolutely not,’ says Weisz as she knocks ’em dead on the Cannes red carpet

Emily Blunt in Young Victoria

Why Emily Blunt refused to do it with Russell Brand

Mon 18 May, AT 08:27

On film, that is... The star of ‘The Young Victoria’ didn’t think it would help her reputation

England close on emphatic win over West Indies

Mon 18 May, AT 08:03

James Anderson claimed three early wickets to give England the chance of a victory after declaring in this rain-affected Test against the West Indies

Benitez sours mood after Liverpool down West Brom

Mon 18 May, AT 07:33

Benitez’s churlish refusal to credit Sir Alex Ferguson’s achievement overshadowed Liverpool’s regulation victory that doomed West Brom

Guus Hiddink; Chelsea

Chelsea faithful plead with Guus Hiddink to stay

Mon 18 May, AT 07:23

A regulation victory over Blackburn was the backdrop to a remarkable outpouring of emotion from the Stamford Bridge crowd