Sport Suzann Pettersen celebrates Europe’s victory at Killeen Castle

Team look to defend their title by registering first ever victory on American soil

Stupples show highlights power of British women

Kent woman makes the running in Kraft Nabisco Championship

BBC resigned to losing Masters

Swansong for Peter Alliss next week with Sky poised to win bidding war for TV rights

The Last Word Christmas quiz answers

The Last Word column from 18 December 2010 featured a fiendishly difficult annual Christmas quiz. Here are the answers...

Matthew Bell: The IoS Diary

Denies everything

Tiger Woods - We probably thought too much of him

The pro golfer who introduced Tiger Woods to his wife Elin Nordegren says he owes her an apology for introducing the pair.

Harry Ritchie: Henry didn't handle the ball, he chanced his arm. They all do

A dive here, a blood capsule there... everyone cheats to some extent in sport. So thank goodness for the moral and ethical high ground that is golf

The Hacker: Level the playing field and you really see the determination

One of the great things about golf is the handicap system, which enables amateur players of different standards to compete against each other without it being a foregone conclusion.

Davies closes in on Sorenstam's record

Laura Davies will have the chance to become the leading points scorer in Solheim Cup history when Europe begin their biennial dust-up with America in Chicago today.

James Warren: US newspapers could do with a little British flair and energy

Little did immigration and customs officials at Heathrow realise that an endangered species had blithely arrived in their midst on his way to a family wedding in Cambridge: a devout American newspaper reader.

Wildcard for 19-year-old Wie

Michelle Wie was last night named as one of America’s two wildcards to face Europe in this month’s Solheim Cup. The 19-year old, who has yet to win a professional tournament, was given the news after a final-round 69 saw her finish 11th in the Ricoh Women’s British Open.

Matthew gives British game a shot in the arm

'Supermum' who gave birth 11 weeks ago becomes first Scottish woman to win major

Matthew puts sporting mums on map

Scot roars into three-shot lead 11 weeks after giving birth to daughter

Matthew sets course on fire after narrow escape

Scot who survived hotel blaze last week burns up links to take share of lead

Stanford on song despite howling gale

Majority of the field falters during vicious day on links but prayers pay off for American

Wiser Wie is on course to save the day

Maturing 19-year-old aims for Open win to give troubled women's game a vital boost
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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links