As the IPCC readies their report on global warming, the deniers are out in force
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Tuesday 02 July 2013
Human head and brain transplants are now feasible. That's according to Italian neurosurgeon, Sergio Canavero who believes he has worked out how to transfer the head of one human on to the body of another.
Monday 21 January 2013
The senior policeman at the centre of the News of the World phone hacking investigation is now working on corporate fraud cases for a security company that advised on the Royal Wedding. John Yates, dubbed "Yates of the Yard", who led Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism unit, was involved in a string of high-profile probes including the cash-for-honours scandal and Jeffrey Archer perjury case.
Thursday 03 January 2013
Nobody should imagine Al Jazeera is about to become a counterweight to Rupert Murdoch's vehemently right-wing Fox News, but the Pan-Arab broadcaster's burgeoning presence in the US is a salutary development nonetheless.
US Election Diary: Alabama goes off with a bang; Media race for right results; Joker Jones hangs Obama effigy
Monday 05 November 2012
Alabama Republicans plan to hold their election night party at a gun range. The idea being that participants can shoot a few rounds as returns come in. Naturally. The Republican Party is inviting supporters to the Hoover Tactical Firearms for a "victory party". Loaded guns will be allowed only on the firing range, and drinking won't be allowed while people are shooting.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
He would have made an infinitely braver champion than Nick Clegg of his party's core beliefs
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Thursday 01 July 2010
US police said they reopened an investigation into a massage therapist's allegations that former Vice President Al Gore groped her at an upscale hotel in 2006.
Friday 25 June 2010
A massage therapist accused former vice-president Al Gore of "unwanted sexual contact" at a hotel in October 2006, but no charges were filed due to lack of evidence.
Thursday 10 June 2010
The eldest daughter of Al and Tipper Gore, Karenna, has separated from her husband of 12 years, Andrew Schiff, it has emerged.
Wednesday 02 June 2010
Forty years after their wedding, and a decade after they shared one of the most flamboyant public embraces in political history, the former US Vice President Al Gore and his wife Tipper have announced they are to separate.
Monday 10 May 2010
Sunday 25 April 2010
David Cameron and Jeffrey Sachs are right when they say "we need targeted action to support women the world over" and strengthening the voice and role of women so that they are involved in the decision-making process is crucial ("Educated women hold the key to ending poverty", 18 April).
Friday 23 April 2010
In last Sunday's article 'Gore takes cash for water campaign from chemical firm' we stated that Al Gore's environmental organisation had taken money from a chemical company for the Life Earth Water events taking place last week. Neither Al Gore nor his philanthropic organization, the Alliance for Climate protection, are associated with, or sponsored, the Live Earths Water events which were the subject of our article. We apologise to Al Gore and his organisation for our error.
Wednesday 31 March 2010
For Government ministers fearful of their future after the election, Tony Blair's return to the domestic fray yesterday must have been heartening. Not that even his most fervent admirers could believe that this master of the optimistic vision and the self-deprecating humour could turn the election single-handed.
Wednesday 04 November 2009
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'