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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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