It used to be just angry celebrities (and Moses) who wrote open letters. Now, even America's top businesses are taking the president to task, says Clare Dwyer Hogg
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US security services spied on pornography use and ‘online promiscuity’ of Islamic radicals, according to leaked documents
Wednesday 27 November 2013
None of those targeted was alleged to have been involved in terrorist plots, according to latest NSA document leaked by Edward Snowden
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Russell Brand has attacked his fellow comedian's privileged Oxbridge roots
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Amina Sboui, the Tunisian Femen activist who was detained by authorities for almost three months after protesting topless, said she has left the radical feminist group because she believes it is Islamophobic.
Friday 16 August 2013
Hackers targeted Ucas.com just hours before thousands of students received their results yesterday
AOL boss Tim Armstrong apologises for firing employee during conference call with 1,000 staff at Patch after public sacking goes viral
Wednesday 14 August 2013
CEO doesn’t say if employee still has a job as recording of dismissal is leaked to blogs and news outlets
Monday 29 July 2013
America’s two biggest shock jocks just got a shock of their own. In a major blow to their broadcasting dominance, the second-largest radio station owner in the US is said to be dropping both Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity from its airwaves.
Friday 12 July 2013
Losing your virginity is usually more awkward than the Hollywood movies make it out to be.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
It could be the bargain of the century or a triumph of hope over experience. The British founder of Bebo, the social network which briefly soared in the noughties, has bought back the company he originally sold for $850 million for just $1 million.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Celebrities - and their most glamorous gowns - come together to honour some of the most important people of our generation
Thursday 28 March 2013
It’s hard to say quite when Kanye West’s staggering confidence came into play. Was it receiving the first perfect 10.0 review from Pitchfork in a decade? The culmination of his 21 Grammy awards? Impregnating a Kardashian? Whatever it was, we’ve created a monster.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Autopsy of 12th-century monarchy reveals heart embalmed in purifying frankincense
'Inhuman and degrading': Gay asylum seekers feel they must go to extreme lengths to prove their sexuality, including filming themselves having sex
Monday 04 February 2013
S Chelvan, a barrister at No 5 Chambers, blames strict UK Border Agency demands for the desperate measures
Friday 07 December 2012
Curtis Allgier, a neo-Nazi and inmate of Utah Department of Corrections offered a oddly affecting plea when sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing a prison guard five years ago. He said: "Just because I've got tattoos on my face and I'm proud of my race, I'm not some violent monster."
Thursday 29 November 2012
Donors gave more than $10 million to nonprofit organizations online Tuesday — 53 per cent more than on the same day last year — during what organizers hope will become a national day of giving, the United Nations Foundation said Wednesday.
Friday 23 November 2012
Democrat Stacie Laughton made history this month when she was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Perhaps the biggest surprise, says Laughton, was the campaign itself.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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