Andrew Strauss

Strauss holds Gillespie talks as Pietersen haunts sorry England

One-Minute Read
Thu 21 May, AT 13:01

England slump in first Test as hunt for a new coach goes on... and Pietersen's shadow lurks

Gold bars

Gold price spike as chances of US interest rate rise recede

One-Minute Read
Thu 21 May, AT 11:41

'Dovish' interest rates stance at the Federal Reserve helps shore up the price of gold

David Letterman

David Letterman: last Late Show a 'terrific' upbeat affair

First Reaction
Thu 21 May, AT 11:23

Letterman ends 33 years in late night TV with presidents, Scientology jokes and celebrity send-offs

Yeesh! Scrabble's new words aren't dench, say language lovers

First Reaction
Thu 21 May, AT 11:10

The addition of slang and textspeak shows how language is evolving, but not everyone is impressed

HS2: full steam ahead for Osborne's pet project

Thu 21 May, AT 09:51

What does the Conservative majority mean for HS2, the controversial plan for a new high-speed rail link?

Costel Pantilimon and Dick Advocaat

Pantilimon saves Sunderland as tired Arsenal fire blanks

Match Report
Thu 21 May, AT 09:39

Jack Wilshere returns for the Gunners, but Wenger must keep side fresh for FA Cup final

British Prime Minister David Cameron

Cameron's immigration bill: what is he promising this time?

One-Minute Read
Thu 21 May, AT 09:27

PM says it's 'tougher but fairer', but critics say it would be 'extremely detrimental' to access to justice

Hatton Garden heist: eight suspects charged

One-Minute Read
Thu 21 May, AT 09:18

Recovery of goods stolen in Hatton Garden burglary could hold up victims' insurance claims

Tony and Cherie Blair

New Labour leader: is the tilt to Blair misguided?

One-Minute Read
Thu 21 May, AT 09:16

Miliband himself may have failed to cut through – but his policies were largely popular, argues Guardian columnist

Islamic State in 'full control' of Palmyra

Thu 21 May, AT 08:53

Fears rise that IS will destroy ancient ruins in Syrian city, which is also a strategic military prize

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton signs £100m Mercedes deal until 2018

One-Minute Read
Wed 20 May, AT 15:08

Hamilton was already the highest-paid British sportsman and could earn even more through sponsors

Osama bin Laden

Bin Laden death: who was the 'supergrass' who turned him in?

Wed 20 May, AT 15:07

British Pakistani general named as the man who tipped off the CIA to Osama Bin Laden's secret location