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Asafa PowellAsafa Powell will race Justin Gatlin over 100m in the season's first Diamond League meeting in Qatar.

Mitt RomneyThe withdrawal of Rick Santorum from the Republican Presidential race last night all but guaranteed Mitt Romney (15/8 to win US Presidential...

London Mayoral ElectionsWith the London Mayoral elections drawing closer the battle between Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone has been turning nasty in recent weeks.

Archbishop of CanterburyTwo of the most important jobs in religion and broadcasting in this country have come up for grabs in the past week following the announcements that Rowan Williams and Mark Thompson are stepping down from...

Boris JohnsonLess than a fortnight before nominations close for the London Mayoral elections, the rhetoric between the two leading candidates has intensified.

euro coinsIt has been a dramatic ten days for financial betting folk with European leaders agreeing a deal on a new €130bn Greek bailout, oil prices hitting an all-time high and World Bank President, Robert Zoellick announcing his...

Vladimir PutinNext Sunday is a big day for world politics as it is the first day of several major elections in 2012.

Mitt RomneyThe bitter US political battle to become the Republican Presidential candidate to challenge Barack Obama continues with Mitt Romney's home state of Michigan the latest battleground.

The Scream by MunchEdvard Munch's "The Scream" goes under the hammer on May 2nd at Sotheby's in New York, and bookies Stan James make it a 8/11 chance that the iconic painting breaks the $100 million mark.


Euro CoinsMonday night saw the American credit agency, Moody's, put Britain on negative outlook, placing its coveted AAA status under threat.

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The final of Celebrity Big Brother 2012 takes place on Friday night and it has been as series full of twists and turns thanks to the antics of Big Brother as well as that of the housemates themselves.

FacebookAs reports surface of the growing momentum behind Facebook's intended Initial Public Offering (IPO), Stanjames.com have opened a number of markets that look to the future of the world's biggest social network.

Newt GingrichOnly a week ago, Mitt Romney looked set to have the Republican nomination wrapped up after only three states. With odds of 1/16, he looked unstoppable.

Big BrotherCelebrity Big Brother continues to hot up this week as tensions build and personalities start to clash, and the producers themselves have sprung a surprise upon the contestants by announcing that every one of them is up for eviction this Friday bar Gareth Thomas.

Brit AwardsThe nominations for the 2012 BRIT Awards were announced on Thursday evening in a star-studded ceremony that took place at The Savoy hotel in London. There were a few surprises in the nominations alongside some of the expected candidates for the awards that recognise success in the British music industry.

HMVBritain's high street retailers have had a difficult time of late. Sales are down for some of the biggest and most well known names in the UK and figures released this week suggest 2012 could be a bleak year for retailers.

CERNDeep in Switzerland, scientists have been tirelessly working to determine the existence of The Higgs Boson (1/3 To Be Discovered in 2012) - the "God Particle" - since the Large Hedron...

Gold bullionThere is no easy way to say this, but after a tumultuous 2011 the financial outlook does not promise much improvement for 2012.

Mitt RomneyThe Republican nomination for the 2012 US Election is still up for grabs, despite long-time frontrunner, Mitt Romney, taking the spoils in the Iowa Caucus on Tuesday night.