Roger Waters

Roger Waters announces The Wall tour

Former Pink Floyd musician Roger Waters has announced a summer tour of The Wall in large open-air stadiums across Europe.

A view of the Olympic Stadium

West Ham committed to Olympic Stadium bid despite huge financial implications

West Ham remain committed to their bid to relocate to the Olympic Stadium despite the massive financial obligations that would ensue if they were to be successful.

John Terry and Anton Ferdinand during their infamous clash at Loftus Road on 23 October 2011

FA to review sanctions for racial abuse in wake of John Terry case

The Football Association today said it will review its sanctions for racial abuse in the wake of the John Terry case as chairman David Bernstein called on disenchanted players not to form a breakaway union.

European wide Euro 2020 would be one-off says Michel Platini

UEFA president Michel Platini today stated that his idea of playing the Euro 2020 finals in 12 European cities across the continent would be a one-off for that tournament only.

John Terry may call on Fabio Capello for a character statement

Terry recruits Capello to turn the tables on the FA

John Terry's legal team has turned the tables on the Football Association in the Chelsea captain's disciplinary hearing by attempting to show that the governing body has treated him differently to other England players who have found themselves in controversial circumstances.

John Terry may call on Fabio Capello for a character statement

John Terry recruits Fabio Capello to turn tables on FA

John Terry's legal team has turned the tables on the Football Association in the Chelsea captain's disciplinary hearing by attempting to show that the governing body has treated him differently to other England players who have found themselves in controversial circumstances.

Games can 'turbo-charge' Britain's tourism says Hunt

The success of the Olympics can “turbo-charge” the UK's tourism industry, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said as the Government prepared to launch a major push to attract visitors.

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Spectators were disrupted by problems on the Tube

London 2012: Olympic spectators hit by Tube delays

Spectators travelling to the Games today have been affected by delays on three Tube lines.

Mexican wave: Giovani Dos Santos celebrates his extra-time goal

Japan and Mexico set up Wembley showdown

Japan advanced to their first Olympic semi-final in 44 years by beating Egypt 3-0 in the quarter-finals, giving them a chance to improve on the bronze they won in 1968. "We are now in the position to challenge the world," Japan's coach, Takashi Sekizuka, said. "The team is getting stronger and stronger game by game."

Wembley forced to change locks after police lose set of keys

Officers were searching the venue before the Games began when the keys went missing, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation

'Ridiculous' Wembley queues after problems with tills

Spectators attending Olympic football games at Wembley Stadium complained of “ridiculous” queues for food and drink after some tills stopped working.

Oscar runs to congratulate Neymar (left) after the Santos striker put Brazil ahead against Belarus at Old Trafford yesterday

Neymar and Oscar put on a stunning two-man show

Brazil 3 Belarus 1: Arguably there is no more exciting pair of athletes in the Games than Neymar and Oscar

More Olympics tickets to go on sale

More tickets for some of the most popular events at the Olympic Games go on sale today.

West Ham laugh off groundsharing suggestion from Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn

West Ham have rejected a suggestion from Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn to consider groundsharing at the Olympic Stadium.

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Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
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Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
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Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

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Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
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Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

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Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

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The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there