Radical anti-government protesters were forced to give up their brief occupation of Ukraine’s Justice Ministry on Monday after fellow opposition groups accused them of jeopardising peace negotiations.
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Wednesday 17 September 2008
Ronald Reagan made it all the way to White House, Clint Eastwood managed a term as Mayor of Carmel-by-Sea, and Arnold Schwarzenegger is still, just about, Governor of California. Now Val Kilmer could be the next "big-name" to jollify the colourful world of celebrity politics.
Friday 22 August 2008
Famous movie lines are often a hair's breadth away from staggering banality. In The Terminator, the James Cameron sci-fi movie that made a star out of him and Arnold Schwarzenegger, the line "I'll be back" is a case in point.
Wednesday 06 August 2008
As if the daily attention of paparazzi and rubbish-sifting journalists wasn't enough, the privacy of dozens of Hollywood celebrities has been breached by more than 120 trusted employees at a group of Los Angeles hospitals.
Thursday 31 July 2008
Sunday 06 July 2008
A wildfire threatening hundreds of homes in Southern California spread slowly through scenic canyonlands Saturday, straining resources as crews struggled to contain hundreds of other blazes around the state.
Wednesday 18 June 2008
Stan Winston was a master make-up and special-effects artist, responsible for some of the most memorable characters in fantasy cinema, notably the liquid metal cyborg assassin of Terminator 2, the enormous dinosaurs of Jurassic Park and the 14-foot alien queen of Aliens. He also created the high-tech armoured suits worn by Robert Downey Jnr in the recent hit Iron Man.
Friday 14 March 2008
It's a brave reporter who challenges Arnold Schwarzenegger face to face. Who knows what physical retribution the former Terminator might wreak? Yet one man was brave enough to trade (verbal) blows with the Governor of California last week.
Friday 01 February 2008
A buoyant John McCain picked up another key endorsement yesterday – that of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger – and embarked on a flurry of fundraising events and appearances with Republican Party notables to consolidate his front-runner status ahead of next Tuesday's tsunami of primaries and caucuses across more than 20 US states.
Thursday 31 January 2008
Saturday 22 December 2007
The Bush administration came under heavy fire yesterday from environmentalists and politicians of both major parties after it refused to allow California and 16 other states to go ahead with new regulations curbing greenhouse gas emissions from vehicle exhaust pipes.
Friday 26 January 2007
The number of armed burglaries has risen to record levels, new crime figures show.
Monday 22 May 2006
Thursday 10 November 2005
Tuesday 08 November 2005
Monday 07 November 2005
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
HSBC review into moving headquarters from UK 'underway'
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