Pietersen autobiography is sweetly timed: who will suffer?

Briefing Thu 2 Oct, AT 12:29

Controversial batsman is now beyond the reach of the ECB as he prepares to publish memoir

Stephen Fry: cocaine addiction hurt no one but me

First Reaction Thu 2 Oct, AT 11:37

Backlash prompts Stephen Fry to dismiss calls for his arrest after admitting cocaine use in the 1980s

Kate and Gerry McCann with photofit of Madeleine

Madeleine McCann's parents subjected to 'venomous' web abuse

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 11:22

Police investigate after fears that online death threats against Kate and Gerry McCann could be acted out

Don Brind

David Cameron's big speech: was he too clever by half?

Thu 2 Oct, AT 11:07 Don Brind

Stealing Lib Dem tax policy may have been a mistake: Cameron needs Clegg to win back 'switchers'

Richard Branson

Virgin Money flotation: Branson aims to raise £150m

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 10:48

Richard Branson's Virgin Money will become the fourth bank this year to float on the London Stock Exchange

Missing Alice Gross poster

Alice Gross: discovery of body raises new questions

Briefing Thu 2 Oct, AT 10:23

Latvian murder convict Arnis Zalkalns remains a suspect in the Alice Gross murder investigation

Wonga logo

Wonga to write off 330,000 customers' debt

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 10:11

Payday lender Wonga says the decision to write off £220m came after discussions with City watchdog

Danny Welbeck, Arsenal

Welbeck hat-trick fires Arsenal but Sanchez hit by injury curse

Match Report Thu 2 Oct, AT 09:42

Wenger's latest signing demolishes Galatasaray with three goals, but fellow-scorer limps off

GP at a surgery

500 GP surgeries 'could close due to ageing staff'

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 09:29

The number of young doctors entering the profession is failing to keep pace with those set to retire

Jennifer Lawrence

Nude selfie celebs 'dumb', says new EU digital chief

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 09:04

Günther Oettinger refuses to apologise for saying people can't always be protected from their own stupidity

Chiekh Tiote

Tiote begs for Arsenal move, as Liverpool lead race for Higuain

Transfer Talk Thu 2 Oct, AT 08:42

Newcastle midfielder has been linked with Gunners for years - and now he's getting desperate

The Business: Sainsbury's war admission wipes £1bn

Daily Briefing Thu 2 Oct, AT 08:03

More than £1bn was wiped off the value of the leading supermarket after a gloomy financial update

Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace – reviews of 'dizzying' art show

Hot Ticket Thu 2 Oct, AT 07:32

Cultures and values collide in 'magical feast of images' by China's eloquent artist-activist