Business Diary: S&P's summit is ticket to riches

Their performance during the credit crunch may have been less than stellar and they've been getting all sorts of flak during the current sovereign debt crisis, but life is still pretty good for the credit ratings agencies.

Van Commenee has to apologise, insists Idowu

It was five weeks ago today that a public rift first emerged between Charles van Commenee, the head coach of UK Athletics, and Phillips Idowu, the triple jumper who will be defending his World Championship title in Daegu, South Korea, next month and heading to the London Olympics as one of the big hopes for home gold a year from now. Last week Van Commenee claimed: "We have both decided to leave the incident behind us." Yesterday Idowu begged to differ.

Greene ready for assault on record in Monte Carlo

Typical! Three British records in eight days, then nothing for nearly a fortnight. There could be some making up for lost time in Monte Carlo tonight, where there is a possibility of British records coming along like London buses in the IAAF Diamond League.

Arsenal can replace Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri says Gervinho

New Arsenal forward Gervinho maintains the club will move on should they not be able to keep hold of wantaway captain Cesc Fabregas and contract rebel Samir Nasri.

Visit Monte Carlo without going bust

What can a single euro buy you in Monaco? <b>Simon Calder</b> explores Europe's most glamorous principality on a pocketful of small change

Charlene and Albert: Fairytale wedding or in at the deep end?

Charlene Wittstock will go from Olympic swimmer to princess when she marries Albert of Monaco tomorrow. But tales of a last-minute bolt suggest that life among the scandalous Grimaldis is no fairytale, says Alistair Dawber

No Arsenal offer for Gervinho, says Lille president

Arsenal have yet to make a formal offer for Ivory Coast forward Gervinho, according to Lille president Michel Seydoux.

Hong Kong interested in hosting Grand Prix

Hong Kong has become the latest high-profile venue to express an interest in staging a Formula One grand prix.

Today 'le macaron', tomorrow 'le monde'

Ahead of a global roll-out, Ladur&#233;e chief David Holder tells Laura Chesters why his cakes are the 'haute couture of patisserie'

Selena Gomez blames junk food for hospitalisation

Selena Gomez blames her hospitalisation on eating too much junk food.

Tom Sutcliffe: On-screen classics with text appeal

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'Very polished' rough diamond Peter Cruddas joins Tory treasury team

New Conservative co-treasurer is a philanthropist who made his fortune brokering deals

Murray cannot wait to get his teeth into 'beatable' King of Clay

A trip to the dentist follows a long list of injuries but Britain's No 1 is ready for Nadal today

Nadal next as Murray bids to end long wait for Paris finalist

Scot beats Chela in straight sets to book tie in last four against the clay-court maestro
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Fifa corruption: The 161-page dossier that exposes the organisation's dark heart

The 161-page dossier that exposes Fifa's dark heart

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Mediterranean migrant crisis: 'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves,' says Tripoli PM

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Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison as authorities crackdown on dissent in the arts

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Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison
Marc Jacobs is putting Cher in the limelight as the face of his latest campaign

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Parents of six-year-old who beat leukaemia plan to climb Ben Nevis for cancer charity

'I'm climbing Ben Nevis for my daughter'

Karen Attwood's young daughter Yasmin beat cancer. Now her family is about to take on a new challenge - scaling Ben Nevis to help other children
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Paul Scholes column: With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards

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Heysel disaster 30th anniversary: Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget fateful day in Belgium

Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget Heysel

Thirty years ago, 39 fans waiting to watch a European Cup final died as a result of a fatal cocktail of circumstances. Ian Herbert looks at how a club dealt with this tragedy
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri: Khan’s audition for Floyd Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation, says Frank Warren

Khan’s audition for Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation

The Bolton fighter could be damned if he dazzles and damned if he doesn’t against Algieri, the man last seen being decked six times by Pacquiao, says Frank Warren
Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

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Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor