London Olympics

Rebecca Adlington 'to retire' from competitive swimming

One-Minute Read
Thu 31 Jan, AT 09:51

She's only 23, but the four-times Olympic medal winner is preparing to walk away from the pool

GDP contraction piles pressure on Osborne to change course

First Reaction
Fri 25 Jan, AT 11:35

'Austerity isn't working': 0.3% contraction renews calls for U-turn as Britain faces triple-dip recession

Sports Direct chief Mike Ashley could buy House of Fraser

One-Minute Read
Thu 13 Dec, AT 12:30

Newcastle United owner eyes up department store as Sports Direct profits rocket

Census reveals multicultural country: but are we tolerant?

Talking Point
Wed 12 Dec, AT 12:33

Commentators point to popularity of Jessica Ennis as indication of successful multi-culturalism

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Multinational tax avoidance: it’s worse than we thought

Tue 4 Dec, AT 11:34

VAT avoidance over six years by Amazon and other multinationals could have paid for London Olympics

Danny Boyle wins theatre award for Olympics opening ceremony

One-Minute Read
Mon 26 Nov, AT 08:32

Director uses Evening Standard Awards night to plead for increased support for arts from UK government

Why shouldn't Tower Hamlets sell off its £20m Henry Moore?

Talking Point
Thu 8 Nov, AT 11:35

London council's decision to cash in on sculpture donated by the artist has provoked howls of anguish

Cameron boldly goes where Boris has gone before: Letterman

First Reaction
Tue 25 Sep, AT 09:15

British PM will emulate his Tory rival Boris Johnson when he appears on the Late Show but is this wise?

New job, same enemy: Mark Thompson to lead NY Times

First Reaction
Wed 15 Aug, AT 09:46

Outgoing BBC boss is to become CEO of the New York Times, rival to Murdoch's Wall Street Journal

PM mocks French over Team GB Olympic cycling success

Olympic Diary
Thu 9 Aug, AT 12:35

Olympic diary: Cameron says we're driving the French 'mad', flying ants invade Olympic park