Sport Pitch perfect: Cliff Morgan was a rugby legend as player and commentator

Cliff Morgan, who died last week, will live long in the memory for his eloquence and principles

Help! I'm a Brits virgin

Ian Burrell enjoyed a great party. Shame about the awards ceremony

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Bovis float brought forward as P&O profits cruise 33% higher

PENINSULAR & ORIENTAL, the cruises, ferries and ports group, is bringing forward the pounds 350m flotation of its Bovis construction arm to next month after reporting buoyant first-half profits.

Curtain falls on Royal Tournament

Curtain falls on Royal Tournament

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Military to stage two new festivals 30pt bold +0pt leading gyh gyh gyh

THE 118-YEAR-OLD Royal Tournament, the traditional showcase for Britain's military, is to be replaced by two new events, the Government announced yesterday.

First Night: Cultural icons no longer on the up

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P&O places pounds 1.25bn cruise ship order

PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL (P&O) is to invest pounds 1.25bn in five new luxury cruise liners, doubling the capacity of its fleet and closing the gap on its two US rivals in the cruise market.

It's the way he sells 'em Profile: Sean Maloney

Intel's sales supremo says UK plc will live or die by how well it uses the internet to improve its efficiency.

Born to run and run

Bruce Springsteen is rock'n'roll made flesh. On stage, no one else even comes close. And without him, David Thomas's life would have been very different

We will survive this outrage

What kind of poofs would we be if we ran away from Soho at the first sign of trouble?

P&O shares full steam ahead on buoyant cruise bookings

THERE WAS fresh evidence of strengthening demand in the consumer economy yesterday when P&O, the ferry and cruise group, reported a buoyant start to the year in its cruise business.

On The Up: Peninsular & Orient

P&O, the shipping company, said it will sell property holdings and its construction unit Bovis to focus on cruise, ferry and ports businesses. The shares rose 18 per cent on the week. The company is expected to raise pounds 2bn from the disposals. The decision comes after P&O posted a 30 per cent drop in second-half profit as shipping tariffs fell and cut demand for the services of P&O Nedlloyd, P&O's container shipping joint venture with Royal Nedlloyd.
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Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

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British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Let's talk about loss

We need to talk about loss

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Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

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Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

Tim Minchin interview

For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album