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Monday 08 October 2012
A strong warning from the World Bank that growth in Asia may slow further dragged down the price of oil today.
Monday 08 October 2012
Rising prices play to challenger's claim that fuel costs have doubled under Obama
Saturday 25 August 2012
This fifth outing from LA songwriter Angela Correa's Correatown was crowd-funded through kickstarter.com, pledge rewards ranging from a hand-drawn e-card to private performances.
Sunday 19 August 2012
How did you spend the past 24 hours? Probably not in the same way as Scott Jurek did one day in May 2010, when at the age of 36 he ran non-stop for 165.7 miles, setting an American record.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
A fire that shut Chevron Corporation's Richmond plant, the second-largest refinery in California, was extinguished early today as fears of a months-long closure caused a 25-cent spike in regional petrol prices.
Monday 30 July 2012
You could almost hear the collective "Hmmmm" when American demi-punks Green Day announced they would be crowning their soon-to-be-on-the-shelves 38-song, three disc, wedding cake of an album ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tre! with a musical tribute to the late Amy Winehouse.
Monday 30 July 2012
The French are sensitive about their favourite dishes, as the fierce response to California's ban on the sale of foie gras has illustrated.
Friday 13 July 2012
Outlook The Coalition's methods might be madness but the OBR is right on the central point: the deficit needs to be addressed. Unfettered borrowing is a recipe for disaster.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Rich Californian shoppers are a target for the British-based upmarket handbag and accessories business Osprey London.
Sunday 20 May 2012
Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg updated his status to “married”.
Saturday 19 May 2012
A vivid memoir about a writer's association with another who revealed loneliness and friendship
Friday 20 April 2012
Sea of Bees, real name Julie Ann Baenziger, has often been described as a shy, nervy singer. Having never seen her live before I was expecting Laura Marling-esque reticence and hunched shoulders. But in front of a squealing audience of a couple of hundred at the oversold black box venue in Hoxton, “Jules” as she’s known, was so at ease with us and herself that she (somehow) appeared achingly cool, but without artifice.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Arnold Schwarzenegger has previewed the cover image of his forthcoming memoir, Total Recall, on Schwarzenegger.com.
Monday 16 April 2012
As millions of ordinary Americans raced to file their annual tax returns by tomorrow's deadline, the US authorities revealed the names of the rich and famous who have fallen behind on their payments to government – and it contains several big stars from music and acting.
Friday 13 April 2012
Thomas Kinkade was America's most prolific and successful popular artist of the last 100 years. Calling himself the "Painter of Light", a term he trademarked, he claimed to have an example of his work in one in 20 of the country's homes. Kinkade turned the production of his sentimentally themed paintings, prints and posters, mugs and calendars into an enterprise, the Media Arts Group, which made him over $50m between 1997 and 2005. Explaining his motivation, he said, "There's been million-seller books and million-seller CDs. But there hasn't been, until now, million-seller art. We have found a way to bring to millions of people an art that they can understand."
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