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Tuesday 03 January 2012
Investigation into misuse of cash from two decades ago threatens to derail re-election campaign
Saturday 17 December 2011
It was a bad day all round for France and Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribéry yesterday.
Friday 25 November 2011
The 100th staging of the Tour de France will start from Corsica in 2013. It will be the first time the Mediterranean island has hosted a stage in the prestigious three-week race. Corsica is the only metropolitan region of France never to have hosted a stage and more details are set to be revealed next month.
Sunday 23 October 2011
Saturday 22 October 2011
British No 3 Anne Keothavong reached her seventh WTA Tour semi-final after beating Bibiane Schoofs in straight sets at the Luxembourg Open yesterday.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Peabody Energy and ArcelorMittal have won over Macarthur Coal with a sweetened A$4.9bn (£3.2bn) offer, after a rival bidder failed to emerge for the Australian coal miner.
Sunday 24 July 2011
The Tour de France has a new winner after Australian Cadel Evans conquered the most prestigious cycling race in the world.
Saturday 23 July 2011
Cadel Evans seized the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after the next-to-last stage today, all but securing the first victory by an Australian in cycling's greatest race.
Monday 18 July 2011
Craig Dolby driving the England car had a bitter-sweet weekend at the Superleague Formula Grand Prix of Zolder. While he had comfortably qualified on pole position on Saturday, by the time he had eaten breakfast on Sunday morning, the race stewards had dropped him back to 2nd spot on the grid for a minor technical infringement.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
Having waited nearly two years to see Andy Murray play for his country again, British fans who blinked were in danger of missing the Scot's return in Glasgow last night.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Andy Murray will make his first Davis Cup appearance for nearly two years when he leads Britain in their Europe/Africa Zone Group II tie against Luxembourg in Glasgow next week. Britain need to win the tie, as well as a subsequent match against Belarus or Hungary in September, in order to return next year to Group I, which is the Davis Cup's second tier.
Monday 20 June 2011
International lenders are making an unexpected visit to Athens to check on its resolve to implement painful austerity plans that have caused weeks of public protests and political confusion.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
Jonathan Rowland, the investor who made his name during the dot.com boom, is to return to the technology market with the launch of an investment vehicle targeting social media companies.
Friday 13 May 2011
A Swiss solar-powered plane has taken off for its first international flight.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
- 1 Germanwings crash: Police make 'significant discovery' at home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
- 3 Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student