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The Spectre of Idris Elba stands tall in next James Bond market

Daniel Craig may be shaken but not stirred when he finds out the “Luther” star leads the way

Christmas Number One: Hard man actor attempting to dethrone X Factor

Ben Haenow and Fleur East head the market, with Band Aid 30 the shortest-priced act not from the show

Band Aid 30 backlash sees X Factor edge ahead in Christmas No.1 Battle

The X Factor winner has emerged as the new favourite for the festive pop crown

Book Review: Sol Campbell – The Authorised Biography

We give you the breakdown on the highs and lows faced by Campbell throughout his career

FIFA 15 favourite to top Christmas video game charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the leading challenger to be the Christmas number one

Why Band Aid 30 are a bad bet for Christmas number one

Bob Geldof and co have gone off too quickly and face stiff competition for top spot

Why Big Show’s match with Rusev is WWE’s version of Rocky IV

The Cold War is coming to the UK in this match-up of two overgrown men in leotards

Britain’s best contributions to the world of WWE Wrestling

British Bulldog an obvious choice but which other UK stars have made it in the ring?

Why things look ‘pukka’ for Jamie Oliver this Christmas

Artist formerly known as the ‘Naked Chef’ leads betting for Christmas Number One Book

Interstellar enters four-horse race for 2015 Oscars glory

Christopher Nolan film stars Academy award winners Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway

Trend points to Royal Blood or Jungle for 2014 Mercury Prize

The winners have alternated between artist and bands in recent years

Pietersen on course to outsell Keane by Christmas

Explosive autobiographies will go head-to-head but KP tipped for bigger sales than Irishman

Ngugi moves ahead of Murakami in battle for Nobel prize

The pair are well clear at the top of the market for the literature gong

Fleetwood Mac to headline Glasto 2015 more than just rumours

Fleetwood Mac fancied by Ladbrokes to headline Pyramid Stage at 2015 Glastonbury Festival

Royal Baby Specials: A boy called James tops the betting

We look at the latest odds following Wills and Kate’s announcement of second child

Punters pile in to Edinburgh Zoo giant panda pregnancy market

Big backing for a litter of three or more cubs as Tian Tian's big day gets even nearer

Royalty: What will Kate and Wills call their second child?

Ladbrokes price up name of second child after suspending betting on birth years

Why Damon Albarn deserves to be a Mercury Music Award winner

Albarn's Mercury back story is one quirky enough to appeal to the selection panel

Damon Albarn leads the way in Mercury Music Prize betting

The Blur singer is front-runner for the music award following release of Everyday Robots

Ultimate Warriors treble in tribute to fallen wrestling legend

The Wrestling legend had only just been inducted to the WWE Hall of Fame

Why you must say “yes” to backing Triple H at Wrestlemania 30

Daniel Bryan is overwhelming favourite but it would be foolish to dismiss The Cerebral Assassin

Brock Lesnar a huge price to end feud at Wrestlemania

Former MMA star 16/1 to put The Undertaker to bed and overcome the odds

Bafta win makes Chiwitel Ejiofor value bet for Oscars success

The last three Best Actor Bafta winners have claimed Academy Awards glory stateside

McConaughey is new odds-on fave to win Best Actor Oscar

Matthew McConaughey’s portrayal of HIV sufferer has fetched huge acclaim

Trust Judi Dench to spring a surprise in the BAFTA betting

‘M’ could be the not-so-secret weapon for those seeking a solid outside bet at the awards

Globes success could mean Oscars snub for 12 Years a Slave

Just four of the last 13 Globe winners have scooped the Best Film gong at the Academy Awards

12 Years A Slave tipped for Bafta success

Steve McQueen’s film expected to clean up after dominating the nomination list

Chiwetel Ejiofor leads the charge for Golden Globe glory

The Brit is the short-odds favourite for his turn in 12 Years a Slave

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