US President adds that the substance is actually less damaging ‘in terms of its impact on the individual customer’
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Friday 24 February 2012
The super-salty Salton Sea is one of California’s quirkiest secrets. Simon Calder visits ‘Slab City’, then climbs Salvation Mountain.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Out of America: The Republican frontrunner can't seem to win over the party faithful
Thursday 09 February 2012
What's changed is that he is doing even worse among Republican grassroots voters than four years ago
Wednesday 08 February 2012
A stunning mutiny by evangelical and conservative Republicans punctured the tyres of the supposed frontrunner Mitt Romney in last night’s trio of nomination contests and instead gave a sudden and barely expected jolt of adrenalin to the staunch social conservative in the race, Rick Santorum.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Viral video demands nationwide biscuit boycott
Friday 06 January 2012
A 36-year-old woman was accused of causing $10,000 worth of damage to a painting valued at between $30m and $40m by punching it, scratching it, and sliding her bare buttocks against it while urinating.
Saturday 31 December 2011
Every week we invite three companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a week-long ski holiday in North America. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each includes transfers and flights from the UK on 21 January.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Saturday 16 July 2011
Monday 27 June 2011
What is believed to be the only surviving authenticated photograph of Billy the Kid fetched $2.3m (£1.4m) at an auction in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday. Here we take a look at the legends of the Wild West, who still capture the imagination today.
Monday 02 May 2011
Boys who inhale second-hand tobacco smoke at home may experience significant levels of raised blood pressure, a study has found.
Monday 11 April 2011
With Stan Kroenke poised to seal a takeover of Arsenal after increasing his shareholding to 62.89 per cent we take a look at the other teams owned by the American businessman.
Monday 11 April 2011
Sunday 03 April 2011
Charlie Sheen was heckled, booed and eventually abandoned by the crowd at his inaugural stage show, with many of the audience members chanting "refund" and heading for the exits even before the show abruptly ended.
Saturday 22 January 2011
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor Chris Leslie
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
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- 3 Katie Hopkins reveals fear she will die during brain surgery to cure epilepsy
- 4 Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state