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Saturday 10 December 2011
Globetrotting friends? Sophie Lam has the perfect presents
Friday 09 December 2011
In a slug it out, last man standing confrontation between rival members of a British squad that is eclipsing the rest of the world, the Finn class world championship, one of 10 being staged off Fremantle, W. Australia, saw reigning Olympic champion Ben Ainslie grab a slender lead over reigning European champion Giles Scott.
Monday 28 November 2011
Police in riot gear began closing in early today on some 2,000 anti-Wall Street activists who defied a midnight deadline to vacate an eight-week-old encampment outside Los Angeles City Hall as some protesters blocked traffic.
Wednesday 16 November 2011
It is understandable that the protesters at Zuccotti Park were angry and distressed when their Occupy Wall Street camp was broken up in the small hours of the morning. From a distance, it is hard to gauge how far the health and safety grounds cited by the New York City Mayor in defence of the operation were justified, but camps – however orderly – can outstay their welcome, even when protected by the First Amendment. Local residents have rights, too.
Thursday 10 November 2011
Western aid agencies in Pakistan warned yesterday that they might have to halt flood relief efforts in the cash-strapped country because of funding shortfalls.
Friday 28 October 2011
In Atlanta, police arrested 53 protesters who were camping in the city's park downtown
Sunday 23 October 2011
Those at the top are naive if they thought that they could turn a blind eye to the aftermath of the crash and still hope to stay in control
Saturday 22 October 2011
Leslie Woit takes the road less travelled on a self-drive safari in Namibia, Zambia and Botswana
Sunday 04 September 2011
Saturday 03 September 2011
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Five holidaymakers are being treated in hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning while camping.
Sunday 28 August 2011
Saturday 20 August 2011
Wednesday 17 August 2011
One of the leaders of the Arctic expedition in which a British public schoolboy was mauled to death by a polar bear is to undergo a third operation today on his injuries.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 5 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales