The Official Charts Company claims that 2013 will be the biggest year in history for singles sales in Britain
Great Britain and Ireland’s hopes of retaining the Walker Cup were ended last night in Southampton, New York, as the United States wrapped up victory.
A New York marijuana grower has died after driving into his own booby trap.
If you see Al Lubel you'll never forget his name. That's because the middle-aged New Yorker spends much of his mostly captivating hour playing with the sound of it - though not quite as much time as he spends describing how his over-protective Jewish mother smothered him.
When Dorothy got home to Kansas it always seemed to me she'd been sold a pup; Oz was far more exciting than the hardscrabble toil of her family homestead. Life for settlers in the "oblong states" of the West was tough, mean and short. Reading Willa Cather, I'd assumed she knew about frontier life on the Great Plains because, although her family was originally Welsh, she'd been born on a farm in Virginia in 1873. But the Cathers were an upwardly mobile family; Willa's father had switched from farming to real estate and insurance, and Willa went to the University of Nebraska. After she began to get articles published she switched her major and became a writer.
Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair reveal they were offered a bribe before the 6-1 defeat in Portland on Tuesday
It turns out Pharrell isn't the only one who's up all night for good fun
Eliot Spitzer, nicknamed “the Sheriff of Wall Street” because of his aggressive stance towards the financial industry before he resigned as New York Governor five years ago in a prostitution scandal, is ready to return to politics.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will not leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London even if sex charges against him are dropped, as he fears moves are already under way to extradite him to the US.
The Tianhe-2 can perform 33,860 trillion calculations a second
Tech giant ‘avoided’ paying more than $1m every hour due to use of international loopholes
Double gold winner says he's running half-race as preparation for next year's full event not for financial gain
In some ways, thanks to the credit crunch, this market is unlike any other. But long-term indicators can still be illuminating
Two hundred are paid more than £1m despite sanctions-busting exposure
The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, has ordered American special forces to leave a province of Afghanistan within two weeks, amid allegations that locals working on behalf of the foreign troops have committed acts of torture.
Singing star Taylor Swift appeared to mock ex-boyfriend Harry Styles over their break-up as she opened the Grammy Awards ceremony.