Call-girl withdraws allegations after admitting she was paid to make it all up claims New Jersey Democrat in clear over sex orgy scandal but is still under investigation
Wayne Houchin, 29, was appearing on a show called Closer To The Stars when the guest host, Franklin Barazarte, abruptly doused the magician's head with 'Agua de Florida,' a flammable cologne used in religious rituals
Why go in 2013? To get there before everyone else does
Tropical Storm Isaac swept across Haiti's southern peninsula early today, dousing a capital city prone to flooding and areas of the poor nation still trying to recover from the terrible 2010 earthquake.
GB track and field team captain was disgusted with his 400m hurdles semi-final performance, he tells Simon Turnbull
GB captain was disgusted with his hurdles semi-final, he tells Simon Turnbull
As Dai Greene crossed the finish line in the London 2012 centrepiece arena last night, he clasped his hands to his face and dropped to the ground. He remained there for a good while, a picture of despair – lying on his back, his hands clasped to his head. The captain of the British track and field team thought he had blown his big Olympic chance. Only the first two finishers in the three semi-finals of the 400m hurdles were guaranteed a place in tomorrow's final and Greene had crossed the line fourth in the opening race.
Great Britain's women were unable to back-up their historic Olympic win over Algeria by beating Italy today, with the World Cup champions proving that experience and pedigree can be far more valuable than enthusiasm.
Chelsea were last night close to agreeing a £5.5m deal with Liverpool to sign midfielder Yossi Benayoun as replacement for Joe Cole. The Double-winners, who last week announced they would let Cole and Michael Ballack leave on free transfers, hope to confirm the signing of Benayoun by the end of the week.
Part of Chris Blackwell's Island Outpost portfolio of Jamaican retreats, Strawberry Hill is the only "outpost" set inland. The former 18th-century coffee plantation resides in the Blue Mountains with dramatic views of the shore 3,100ft below. The Georgian-style cottages are decked out with four poster beds and rattan rugs, and are surrounded by secondary forest, coffee plantations and well-established gardens.
Charity head from Idaho had debt problems and faced legal action
Idaho church group accused of kidnap could be sent home for trial
New flights are about to make the Dominican Republic more accessible – and visitors will be dazzled by the diversity of this Caribbean gem
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Zenit St Petersburg are optimistic that Arsenal will make a club record bid for Andrei Arshavin in the next few days. Arsène Wenger has money to spend after Arsenal made a £37m profit last season and, despite questioning Arshavin's physique as he dazzled at the Euro 2008, the Arsenal manager is understood to have highlighted him as the man to restore a creative zip to his faltering side. "The price tag for Arshavin is £20m, and we are hopeful that Arsenal will make such an offer soon," Zenit's general director Maxim Mitrofanov told Radio Echo Moskvy last night.