Robber needed money for polio-stricken cousin's surgery
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Sunday 27 May 2012
Sunday 20 May 2012
A magnitude-6.0 earthquake shook several small towns in northeast Italy Sunday, killing four people, knocking down a clock tower and other centuries-old buildings and causing millions in losses to the region known for making Parmesan cheese.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Two British tourists who broke into an Australian theme park and stole a penguin following a drunken night out have each been fined A$1,000 (£637).
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Wales international Lloyd Burns is facing the possibility of heart surgery after being forced to retire from rugby. forced
Saturday 17 March 2012
Experts fear they are fighting a losing battle as increasingly erratic conditions take their toll
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Sunday 19 February 2012
The Okhla slums of Delhi are home to 150,000 of India's poorest citizens – and malnutrition is a daily crisis. So how did a former Vogue cover star come to visit – and does the celebrity photo-op really have a lasting charitable effect?
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Losing his son in Afghanistan broke Adrian Hume's heart. But pursuing their shared passion – and raising thousands for charity – is helping to keep his memory alive
Thursday 29 December 2011
Italy's culture ministry said that it is investigating reports that bits of rock have fallen from the Colosseum.
Wednesday 23 November 2011
Stourbridge heaped more misery on impoverished Plymouth Argyle last night, embarrassing the south coast side 2-0 in their FA Cup first-round replay to reach the second round for the first time in their history.
Tuesday 22 November 2011
A friend of mine was once apprehended by the police for forgery and counterfeiting. He was a boy at the time, which preserved him from a stretch at her Majesty's Pleasure; but he was sent down from an illustrious public school – where he had acquired great popularity by handing out what appeared to be £5 notes to delighted fellow pupils. These notes had been doing sterling work in the shops of the nearest village until the recipients took them to put into their bank account and were told that the fivers were cleverly constructed duds.
Saturday 05 November 2011
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Saturday 03 September 2011
Saturday 03 September 2011
Once upon a time, all a brand had to do to give itself credibility was to hold a party in Shoreditch. This enclave of London’s East End, represented the new, the different and (as media types are generally inward-looking types), the unknown.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Bovis Homes has restored its interim dividend for the first time in three years after a "significant" reduction in construction costs helped it more than double its first-half profits.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Labour leadership: Battle lines are drawn as members battle over party's ideology at first hustings of the contest
- 1 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 2 The ten most unequal developed countries in the world
- 3 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 4 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group
- 5 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage