Sebastian Coe, the president of the IAAF, has reluctantly ditched his controversial £100,000 a year role as a Nike ambassador but still maintains that it was not a conflict of interest.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has been accused of fast-tracking her “snooper’s charter” legislation by the back door after giving a scrutiny committee of MPs and peers only three weeks to consider the 299-page bill.
Tales of Barclays bankers playing fast and loose, circa 2011, lack shock value these days. After Libor rigging, forex rigging, and four other serious disciplinary breaches by the bank since 2009, we’re numb.
For many YouTubers, their first 200k video views are a step along the road to online stardom. For a Czech man called Jakub F, it could be the key to avoiding a big fine for copyright infringement.
Leicester City will face Manchester United at the King Power Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday evening.
Michael Owen looks ahead to Sunday’s Premier League game between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at the Boleyn Ground.
Micah Richards believes Aston Villa are lacking some Premier League know-how.
There were groans all round as we escapees from a British winter arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The clouds might have been painted by John Constable in one of his gloomier moods, and there was wind and rain in the desert air.
Scottish Labour is to announce plans to restore tax credits for 350,000 working families in a bid to outflank the Scottish National party over the new tax powers coming to Holyrood.
Since announcing her comeback via a 30-second ad during the X Factor a fortnight ago, Adele has occupied a great deal of newsprint and bandwidth. Yet little has been with the participation of the singer herself.
It’s safe to assume that Daniel Craig doesn’t just want to be known as the sixth actor to play sexist super-spy James Bond.