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
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
World's most lethal spider found under a bunch of bananas
I Am Bread could actually be a challenging and nuanced title
Company decides to go for simply scary after criticising other sites for 'creepy and targeted' advertising
Footage shot by a passerby shows moment an ill man was carried out of his burning home
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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- 2 Star Wars memorabilia called a 'bit of plastic' on Antiques Roadshow by Fiona Bruce valued at £50,000
- 3 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 4 Russell Brand might seem like a sexy revolutionary worth getting behind, but he will only fail his fans
- 5 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party