A British spy found murdered in his flat might have lain undiscovered for up to two weeks.
As the administrator, Andrew Andronikou, prepares to meet Portsmouth's creditors today to outline his plans for taking the club out of administration, The Independent can reveal that the Premier League has used corporate investigators to attempt to unravel Pompey's opaque ownership and control structure at different points since last summer.
A British woman on death row in Texas for killing a young mother has lost her final appeal. Linda Carty, 51, faces execution after the US Supreme Court refused to review her abduction and murder case.
Is William Cash mad to plough his fortune into print? Now is the time to invest, he argues
When Columbus discovered this Caribbean archipelago, he named it after St Ursula and her 11,000 virgins. Now Virgin mogul Richard Branson calls it home (at least some of the time). Mark C O'Flaherty searches out leisure, luxury and some seriously good beaches
Tycoon funds challenge against planned tourism complex on Caribbean island
'The Arctic was incredible – it just mesmerised me'