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Brian Viner ON SATURDAY: God help us if we ever follow America's holier-than-thou sports coverage

A brilliant young quarterback has recovered from a blown anterior cruciate ligament and, erm, a near-fatal bullet wound

Why Mrs Kerry is King of the Kongs

Trump files for bankruptcy due to $1.8bn debt

Donald Trump is used to the high life. He has high buildings, high hair and has always been unashamed of his high ambitions. But today, the man who made himself synonomous with glitz, glamour and greenbacks has been bought uncharacteristically low.

Reform Party at daggers drawn in presidential race

THE PRESIDENTIAL contest between the two main political parties may be well underway, but round two of the fight for the soul - and the money - of America's third political force, the Reform Party, has just begun. And a less prepossessing group of characters could hardly be found.

Perot in fight for control of Reform Party

THE REFORM Party of the United States, founded by Ross Perot, the Texan billionaire, faces what is billed by outsiders as a `defining moment' at its annual convention this weekend, when it sets out to plan its strategy for the next presidential election.

Close Encounter: Marketing is the Word

Joanna Briscoe Meets Andrew Finan, Who Thinks Christ was A Marketing Genius

The Starr Report: What They're Saying

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Films: Fan facts: John Cusack

All singing, all dancing: Fourth child of Irish-American Catholics, Cusack hit the boards with acting in his blood. Father Richard acts when not running his film production company, as do John's three sisters - Joan (co-star in Grosse Point Blank), Susan and Anne - and brother Bill.

Horror hotel has vacancy for a demolition man

CAN THERE be another building on the planet which is both as monstrously ugly and as unhappily located? For 31 years, the Rossiya Hotel has kept intact its reputation as one of the world's eyesores, a blot on a Moscow landscape that includes such pearls as the Kremlin, Red Square and St Basil's Cathedral. But that bad name may be on the way out.

Lottery winners left wanting

Some people just never have enough, it seems. Even lottery millionaires cannot afford all the luxuries they desire.

why are they famous?: Marla Maples

Main Claim: The Donald. See also Ivana Trump, Ivanka Trump, Trump Tower, Trump Parc, etc, etc. Scowling porcine motormouth Donald Trump scrawled his name on all of the above. In becoming his second wife, the former Mrs Marla Maples Trump was instantly branded, remodelled and showered with sublimely worthless fame. Supposedly "estranged", Marla and Donald have recently been spotted together at a charity basketball game.
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Bryan Adams' heartstopping images of wounded British soldiers to go on show at Somerset House

Bryan Adams' images of wounded soldiers

Taken over the course of four years, Adams' portraits are an astonishing document of the aftermath of war
The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Gotcha! The camera is turned on tabloid editors

Hugh Grant says Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter' documentary will highlight issues raised by Leveson
Fall of the Berlin Wall: It was thanks to Mikhail Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell

Fall of the Berlin Wall

It was thanks to Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell
Halloween 2014: What makes Ouija boards, demon dolls, and evil clowns so frightening?

What makes ouija boards and demon dolls scary?

Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
A safari in modern Britain: Rose Rouse reveals how her four-year tour of Harlesden taught her as much about the UK as it did about NW10

Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
Welcome to my world of no smell and odd tastes: How a bike accident left one woman living with unwanted food mash-ups

'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

A head injury from a bicycle accident had the surprising effect of robbing Nell Frizzell of two of her senses

Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

The "stand-up mathematician" is using comedy nights to preach maths to big audiences
Paul Scholes column: Beating Manchester City is vital part of life at Manchester United. This is first major test for Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao – it’s not a game to lose

Paul Scholes column

Beating City is vital part of life at United. This is first major test for Shaw, Di Maria and Falcao – it’s not a game to lose
Frank Warren: Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing

Frank Warren column

Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing
Adrian Heath interview: Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room

Adrian Heath's American dream...

Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room
Simon Hart: Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are too good to fail and derby allows them to start again, says Simon Hart
Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities