Lying low as the lane closure storm blows all about him hasn’t really been an option for New Jersey’s Chris Christie, least of all today. His diary said “State of the State”, the speech every Governor must give at the start of each year just as the President must give the State of the Union. There was no ducking it.
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Hacking trial: Jury sees CCTV footage of a “complicated and risky plan” to keep evidence out of police hands
Tuesday 14 January 2014
CCTV footage of a "complicated and risky plan" involving the husband of Rebekah Brooks and News International security men allegedly trying to ensure that material was kept out of the reach of police, has been shown to the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey.
Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship: Rory McIlroy claims to be 'smarter' having learned from previous distractions
Tuesday 14 January 2014
The Northern Irishman says Caroline Wozniacki 'is the right girl for me' following their recent engagement
Friday 10 January 2014
Embattled New Jersey governor Chris Christie has fired one of his top aides, who allegedly engineered traffic jams on a New York bridge to punish a political opponent.
Thursday 09 January 2014
Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
Tuesday 31 December 2013
As the UK counts down to midnight, countries around the world have been ringing in the New Year with a series of dazzling firework displays.
Wednesday 25 December 2013
One man was killed and another injured in an incident late on Christmas Eve.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Most locals knew someone who worked there. Ian Burrell recalls growing up close to the dockyard
Monday 14 October 2013
So near and yet so far, Britain’s Olympic sailing supremo Sir Ben Ainslie, four golds and a silver, had to give best to the first Italian winner of the Argo Group Gold Cup, winner of the penultimate Alpari World Match Racing Tour grand prix, Francesco Bruni.
Saturday 05 October 2013
Harry met with Australia's newly-elected Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his family during the visit
Thursday 22 August 2013
A slide pinned to a cliff face that shoots users into the sea – as long as the tide is in – has landed adventurer Bear Grylls in hot water.
Travel agenda: Dormy House; Journeys of Distinction; Snowbombing; MV Anakonda; Samara Game Reserve; Salcombe Harbour Hotel & Spa
Friday 16 August 2013
Where to go and what to know
Monday 12 August 2013
Aussie actress defends 'pretty funny joke'
Tuesday 30 July 2013
10 passengers hurt as landing gear collapses and Flight 345 'nosedives' on to runway at New York LaGuardia airport
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Passengers and crew escape with minor injuries after landing incident
Monday 15 July 2013
India’s telegram service has been withering for decades, to the extent that yesterday the last private messages were sent more than 160 years after the first. Yet for 24 hours it was like the good old days as hundreds of people visited the country’s 75 offices to send their final missives to friends and family, and staff holidays were cancelled to meet the demand.
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
Met Police confirm that there was a 'minor disturbance'
Trend which requires crisps, a fork and a strong stomach is sweeping Mexico's streets
George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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