The actor and comedian will star alongside Jack Bauer in the second series
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Saturday 20 October 2012
Intelligence officials said Friday that no evidence has surfaced to indicate that the Sept. 11 assault on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya was planned in advance, a conclusion that suggests the attack was spontaneous even if it involved militants with ties to al-Qaida.
Friday 19 October 2012
The Lebanese have grown used to Beirut being used as a synonym for destruction and violence. But an episode of the hit US drama Homeland was apparently one negative portrayal too far, and now the government is threatening to sue the makers of the show.
Saturday 13 October 2012
Homeland is gripping viewing – but on no account let yourself think about the plot
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Jonathan Brown on the extraordinary double life of motorcycling outdoor pursuits enthusiast Morten Storm
Monday 08 October 2012
Edwin Wilson was a CIA officer who fronted companies for the purposes of spying, while making millions of dollars. Eventually branded a traitor, he served more than two decades in prison before a federal judge overturned his conviction for selling explosives to Libya.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Former hostage John McCarthy has voiced his concern over violent scenes in Homeland, the hit drama about a US war hero turned by al Qaida, and dubbed part of the show's plot "ridiculous".
Former Lebanon hostage John McCarthy slams US drama Homeland, calling it's depiction of captivity 'ridiculous' and 'grotesque'
Tuesday 02 October 2012
McCarthy was held hostage for five years in Lebanon after being seized by Islamic Jihad
Sunday 26 August 2012
A beautiful blonde MI6 agent falls for an author she's sent to recruit – one who suspiciously resembles a young Mr McEwan
Friday 17 August 2012
In a film about cover-ups, the tagline of this fourth Bourne picture – "There Was Never Just One" – could itself be justly accused of concealing a more prosaic truth: "We needed to cook something up once Matt Damon bailed on the franchise." If you've not seen any of the previous adventures of the rogue superagent Jason Bourne, you'll struggle to make sense of The Bourne Legacy. Even if you have seen them it will be a test of your recall, and you'll probably find the law of diminishing returns exerting an irresistible pressure.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Prosecutors in the trial of Bradley Manning, the soldier charged with passing state secrets to Wikileaks, have been ordered to hand over key documents which they have been accused of hiding from his defence team.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
The man who sent threatening messages to people including the Conservative MP Louise Mensch and The Independent's columnist Terence Blacker avoided jail but received a suspended sentence and an order not to contact his high-profile victims again.
Monday 11 June 2012
An internet "troll" who sent a threatening email to a Conservative MP was banned today from contacting a host of celebrities - including Lord Sugar.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
Al-Qa'ida's second in command in Pakistan was in a house hit by a US drone strike, according to intelligence officials, but they do not know whether he was killed.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Chloë Sevigny, who plays a transsexual killer, is the latest actress to square up to a masculine role, says Gerard Gilbert
Matt Smith is set to join cast of Jane Austen classic - with a twist
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 'Necrophilia-obsessed' girl among double murder accused in three-way sex case
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims