Official inflation figures understate the real extent of rising costs, but even the government's own CPI scheme lays bare the ongoing misery for working people and those dependent on benefits.
The Con-Dems have had it their way too long. We have to turn this country around
Women's football: Arsenal manager Shelley Kerr hailed her “magnificent” players after they claimed their 12th FA Cup with a 3-0 win over Bristol at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium today.
Football: Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak believes that tomorrow's Championship play-off final against Watford could be the tightest of encounters.
Football: Arjen Robben spoke of his pride at firing Bayern Munich to Champions League final glory as his last-gasp winner clinched a 2-1 triumph over Borussia Dortmund at Wembley yesterday.
Football: Rafael Benitez hopes to move to a club in the Champions League after his stint as Chelsea’s interim boss ended in a second post-season tour defeat to Manchester City.
Football: Brazilian wonderkid Neymar is set to sign a five-year deal with Spanish champions Barcelona tomorrow.
Boxing: Now that’s what you call a fight. After beating Mikkel Kessler yesterday, Carl Froch isn’t just one of the best British fighters of all time — he’s one of the most entertaining too.
Boxing: Former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis believes that Carl Froch will have a fight on his hands if he takes on US fighter Andre Ward.
Rugby union: Leicester Tigers secured their 10th Premiership title after seeing off a Northampton Saints side who had captain Dylan Hartley sent off.
Football: Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will take their increasingly acrimonious rivalry to a new level on Saturday in the first all-German Champions League final.
Formula One comment: Though Fernando Alonso’s imperious win on home soil has reinvigorated the current Formula One season, the Spaniard might be well advised to mind his manners as he attempts to turn the screw on Sebastian Vettel in Monaco on Sunday.