News The man behind the all-important shift of David Cameron’s parting from the left to the right has been awarded an MBE.

The prime minister faced fresh accusations of cronyism after it was revealed that his hairdresser appeared in the New Year Honours List last week

Sky Sports plan for life after Richard Keys and Andy Gray

David Jones will present Sky Sports' Super Sunday coverage this weekend, the first such programme since the departure of usual presenters Richard Keys and Andy Gray.

City protest at 'sexist' snub to female executive

Manchester City will make an official complaint to Notts County today after their director of communications, Vicky Kloss, claimed she was manhandled from the players' tunnel by club stewards and told that women were not allowed to be there.

DJ Taylor: Well, Karren, when it comes to sexism...

West Ham's vice-chair, conspicuous in the Sky Sports saga, has prospered in the cause of women's exploitation by men

Karen Brady blasts departing Richard Keys

Richard Keys walked away from his job as Sky's football anchorman with a parting shot from West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady that the presenter had "added insult to injury".

Keys lashes out at Sky as he finally falls on sword

Sexism row presenter quits after radio rant, while former colleague Gray is 'devastated'

Sam Wallace: Keys' desperation to have his say was the decisive nail in his coffin

As an experienced journalist at the centre of what he described himself as a media "firestorm", Richard Keys should have known that the more he said yesterday, the deeper the hole would become but, consumed by the desire to speak his mind, he forgot that most basic of rules.

Richard Keys hints at 'dark forces' amid sexism row

Richard Keys today claimed that "dark forces" have been at work in the sexism furore that has cost fellow presenter Andy Gray his job.

West Ham owners will not make trip to Birmingham

West Ham co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold plus vice-chairman Karren Brady will not be returning to former club Birmingham for tonight's Carling Cup semi-final clash.

Spectacular own goal costs Andy Gray his £1.7m-a-year job

The football commentator Andy Gray was yesterday sacked by BSkyB from his £1.7m-a-year job following the emergence of a succession of recordings in which he could be heard making sexist comments – prompting speculation that he is being punished for suing Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, the company's largest shareholder.

Glenn Moore: Time to play fair... this is no longer just a man's game

The irony is that Sky's money has made the sport more attractive, and so more women follow it

Red card! Sexist comments earn football pundits one-match ban

Monday night on Sky Sports goes by the unofficial title of the Andy Gray and Richard Keys show, as two of the most familiar faces in football pick up their microphones.

Leading article: Playing the woman, not the ball

They're right, of course – all those who said that the sexist banter between Andy Gray and Richard Keys was actually more offensive for being "off-mic" than it would have been if it had been "on". As with Baroness Warsi and her dinner-party test for anti-Muslim sentiment, so the off-mic test is a telling measure of inner prejudice.

Rio Ferdinand condemns 'prehistoric' Sky Sports duo

England captain Rio Ferdinand has defended referees' assistant Sian Massey against the "prehistoric views" of Sky Sports duo Richard Keys and Andy Gray.

Richard Keys and Andy Gray comments make Karen Brady's 'blood boil'

West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady admits off-air remarks by Sky Sports presenters Richard Keys and Andy Gray about both herself and Premier League official Sian Massey made her "blood boil".

FA supports Sian Massey following off-air comments by Richard Keys and Andy Gray

The Football Association gave their wholehearted backing to assistant referee Sian Massey last night following off-air remarks made by Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys and pundit Andy Gray.

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