Defence Secretary Philip Hammond believes himself vindicated by the High Court ruling that his Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is independent.
A look at the causes and possible outcomes of Silvio Berlusconi and his right-wing coalition's lead in the polls.
Football: Christian Benteke’s second-half hat-trick eased Aston Villa’s relegation worries as they thrashed Sunderland 6-1 to move five points clear of the drop zone.
Football: Crisis-hit Blackburn will be forced to pay through the nose for their manager-mangling antics after a court ruled today they must cough up £2.25 million in compensation to sacked Henning Berg.
British horseracing has been hit by a new doping scandal just days after Godolphin trainer Mahmood al-Zarooni was slapped with an eight-year ban for using anabolic steroids on his charges.
In England we have no sports writers quite like US author Dave Zirin.
Football: Crystal Palace face Millwall on Tuesday in a game with high stakes for both sides.
Football: Professional Footballers' Association chairman Clarke Carlisle said the decision to hire African-American comic Reginald D Hunter for Sunday's 40th awards ceremony was a "huge mistake."
Football: Leeds striker El-Hadji Diouf has been docked two weeks' wages following his red card in their 2-1 defeat to Brighton on Saturday.
Football: Long-suffering QPR fans demanded today that ticket prices at the club be slashed in the wake of their relegation to the Championship.
Football: League Two Torquay parted ways with Martin Ling today.
Football: Arsenal held on against newly crowned champions Manchester United to claim a valuable point in the annual race to finish in the top four today.