Merrill Newman, 85, was taken off a plane last month, accused of ordering the deaths of North Koreans during the 1950-3 war.
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Monday 19 August 2013
Her back catalogue includes an unflinchingly eloquent promenade play about the life of a sex-trafficked girl and a lethally mordant satire about power and privacy in the era of glossy celebrity journalism. So the imaginative range and penetration of twenty nine year old Lucy Kirkwood's oeuvre were well established. But nothing had quite prepared one for the sheer theatrical boldness and thematic sweep of Chimerica, her remarkably ambitious, three-hour exploration of the fast-changing and complex relationship between the United States and China.
Sunday 18 August 2013
Jamaican secures his seventh world gold by defending 200m title with ease, while Briton Gemili narrowly misses out on medal
Saturday 17 August 2013
BHP Billiton could face enforcement action by US officials over alleged breaches of anti-corruption laws, it admitted yesterday. The move relates partly to corporate hospitality that the London-listed miner laid on for the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Saturday 17 August 2013
He looks like a lively fellow
Friday 16 August 2013
London-listed mining giant BHP Billiton today said it has been warned it could face enforcement action by US authorities over alleged breaches of anti-corruption laws. The move relates partly to corporate hospitality it laid on for the Beijing Olympics.
Chinese parents in mass suicide bid after railway company fails to follow through on promise of jobs for their children
Thursday 15 August 2013
Twenty-one people from north-east China tried to kill themselves
Tuesday 13 August 2013
It seems like stuff of Hollywood films – the ground opens up and swallows whole buildings, cars, roads and even people. But that is exactly what happened on Monday when a sinkhole 100ft wide opened up in Florida, causing the Summer Bay Resort ay Clermont, near Disney World, to collapse into the pit.
Monday 12 August 2013
The mother of Neil Heywood releases statement to say that there has been no progress with compensation
Bo Xilai supporter arrested as Chinese authorities prepare for trial of the former Communist Party rising star on charges of corruption and abuse of power
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Mr Bo could be sentenced to death, although a lengthy jail sentence is the more likely outcome
Monday 05 August 2013
Diary product giant announced last week that some products may contain contaminated whey-protein concentrate
Saturday 03 August 2013
Think of this as a tour of the world's most influential galleries: if it's hot in the art world today, it's in this book.
- 1 Hundreds arrested as Canadian police smash worldwide paedophile ring
- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 3 The man who made Femen: New film outs Victor Svyatski as the mastermind behind the protest group and its breast-baring stunts
- 4 Mass murder in the Middle East is funded by our friends the Saudis
- 5 Japan cracks down on leaks after scandal of Fukushima nuclear power plant