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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Friday 24 July 2009
This rootsy debut from The Duke & The King takes its own sweet time in ruminating on the past, which I suppose is only right and proper.
Monday 13 July 2009
A crane driver was seriously injured today when the vehicle "toppled over" as it loaded a ship.
Monday 15 June 2009
Saturday 07 March 2009
Thursday 19 February 2009
Investigations were under way today after 18 people survived when a helicopter ditched into the water near a North Sea platform.
Sunday 18 January 2009
The most complete ancient Greek ship ever found – which is being painstakingly pieced back together by marine archaeology experts in Portsmouth – is shown here as it would probably have looked when it sailed around the Greek islands at the time of Homer.
Sunday 30 November 2008
Hundreds of workers at one of the country's busiest ports are to stage a fresh round of strikes in a row over the outsourcing of jobs.
Friday 14 November 2008
Astronomers have taken direct images of a three-planet solar system around a distant star, using a revolutionary technique that may one day lead to the discovery of an Earth-like planet that can harbour life.
Friday 30 May 2008
Heading west on a voyage of hope and discovery, Brian Thompson, one of Britain's senior offshore sailors, hopes to put six months of frustration behind him on Sunday as he leaves Portsmouth Harbour.
Saturday 19 April 2008
The towering chalk cliffs that form the spectacular coastline of the Baltic holiday island of Rügen have been immortalised by 19th- century Romantic painters and are Germany's equivalent of the white cliffs of Dover – but now they are collapsing into the sea.
Monday 14 January 2008
One of the UK's most famous fishing ports is down to its last boat.
Friday 28 December 2007
Saturday 22 December 2007
News that their city is the capital of the southern hemisphere will leave most Sydneysiders unmoved. As far as they are concerned, Sydney is the best place on earth, end of story. Many visitors agree not surprisingly, given Sydney's unique combination of attributes: a warm, sunny climate, a thriving cultural and nightlife scene, an embarrassment of high-quality, affordable restaurants, dozens of beaches that rank among the world's finest, a laid-back urban vibe, and the unrivalled natural backdrop of the harbour.
Sunday 11 June 2006
Sunday 04 June 2006
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party