New regulations are likely to hit hundreds of people on flexible incomes, says Sarah Davidson
Tidjane Thiam was 'a dead man walking' after his $36bn bid for AIA foundered. But now he's the toast of the City
Beating Ivan Ukhov was reason enough for Robbie Grabarz to be happy with his afternoon shift yesterday at the Birmingham track where he puts in his daily graft. Still, there are prizes other than the scalp of the Olympic high jump champion.
Double gold medallist delights capacity crowd two days after the birth of his twin daughters
Senior figures at News Corporation have attempted to see off an investor rebellion over Rupert Murdoch's dominant position at the head of the media empire.
Gold medal hope contradicts claims by Van Commenee over his fitness for London
Many will be celebrating with money they haven't got, and payday lenders are happy to come up with the cash.
Hot bodies will be as sought-after as gold medals this summer, as Tim Walker reports
Emiel Puttemans is planning to get on his bike this afternoon. "I'll be cycling to the sea," he said.
The Russians are coming. Six months after Jessica Ennis was relieved of her World Championship heptathlon crown by Tatyana Chernova, another potential golden girl of the multi-events scene happens to be emerging from within the boundaries of the Russian Federation. Competing in Moscow last week, the previously unheralded Ekaterina Bolshova won her national pentathlon championship with a score of 4,896 points – 41 more than Chernova has ever amassed.
Wales lock Bradley Davies will miss the rest of this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship after receiving a seven-week ban.
For Dwain Chambers, the key battle has yet to come in 2012. Still, as he awaits the Court of Arbitration for Sport's definitive ruling on the British Olympic Association's lifetime ban on doping offenders – due to be announced before the end of April – the world indoor 60 metres champion is up and running in London Olympic year.
Hitting the slopes this festive season? Don't forget your travel cover – or count the cost, say Chiara Cavaglieri and Julian Knight
More people are bypassing traditional lenders in favour of intergenerational loans. Roz Sanderson reports
The would-be king of the sprint world was a notable absentee from the opening night's action at the Aviva London Grand Prix here at Crystal Palace.
Holly Bleasdale has come a long way in a short space of time. Yesterday lunchtime she was sitting alongside Christine Ohuruogu as one of the star attractions at the press conference for the Aviva World Trials and National Championships, which open at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham this evening.