Jamaica’s Usain Bolt does his trademark “lightening bolt” after winning Olympic gold in the 200m in London. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Assuming he rides up Alpe d’Huez without being dropped again, then on to the Champs-Élysées on Sunday afternoon without crashing, the first thing C(...)

Luciano Pavarotti’s Modena home is now open to the public as a museum. Photograph: Alpha

Tutto Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti’s Modena home is now open to the public as a museum (Stradello Nava 8; www.casamuseolucianopavarotti.it; admi(...)

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel  has the hump over so-called “bypass fraud”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel may be gearing up for a near $10 billion flotation to finance its rollout of fibre fixed-line services, but that isn’t prevent(...)

The share sale will dilute Denis O’Brien’s holding in Digicel, but the flotation document indicates that he will keep control of the business. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businessman Denis O’Brien is to float his mobile phone business Digicel on the New York Stock Exchange in three to four months time, raising hundreds (...)

Denis O’Brien: he founded Digicel  in Jamaica in 2001, the company has grown across the Caribbean, central America and the south Pacific. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel’s planned flotation is a signal that the business has arrived at a crossroads. Since he founded it with the launch of a new mo(...)

Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s Digicel mobile phone business is poised to launch on the New York Stock Exchange. The company has filed documents with US (...)

Conservative author Peter Schweizer, a former speechwriter for Republican president George W Bush, has claimed in his book “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich” that Hillary Clinton made policy decisions while US secretary of state that benefited donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The publisher of a controversial new book that looks at the ties between Bill and Hillary Clinton and donors to their charity has made several factual(...)

Errol Brown: radiant self-confidence. Photograph: PA Wire

Errol Brown, who has died aged 71, became one of the most successful artists in British pop. With his band Hot Chocolate, and with production assistan(...)

Jamaica’s 4x200 relay team strike a pose on the medal podium after winning the event at the IAAF World Relays Championships in Nassau Bahamas; Nickel Ashmeade, Jason Livermore, Rasheed Dwyer and Warren Weir. Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters

Jamaica won the showcase 4x200 metres relay without Usain Bolt as their American rivals dropped the baton at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas(...)

The sizzling jerk chicken The smell of the open air. From this hill I can see Half way across the country. By God I love Jamaica. (...)