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Saturday 20 July 2013
Campaigners call for lethal-force law reform as 100 vigils and demonstrations are held for the teen shot dead after buying sweets
Thursday 16 May 2013
After Prince Harry's last US visit ended with naked pics of him online, he was always going to be on his best behaviour this trip.
Monday 15 April 2013
Hugh Jackman told press he was “shaken up” after a woman, alleged to have been stalking the actor, burst into his gym and reportedly threw an electric razor containing her pubic hair at him.
Sunday 09 December 2012
Last call at the Lenox Lounge in Harlem will be just that on New Year's Eve, as its owner will unplug its iconic neon sign and put away the shot glasses on the low mahogany bar for the very last time, unable to pay the $20,000-a-month rent now being demanded by the landlord.
Alice Jones' Arts Diary: Wallinger's film may get Channel 4 the hairdryer treatment from its viewers
Saturday 29 September 2012
They've staged an all-night rave, now Channel 4 plans to thrill viewers by broadcasting a static, silent image of a hairdresser's.
Friday 08 June 2012
Harry Belafonte has lived his entire life in the public eye. At the same time he was becoming a worldwide star as a crooner with a lilting and seductive voice, Belafonte was fighting against injustice wherever he saw it. Susanne Rostock's engrossing documentary portrait shows how Belafonte took his cue from an earlier singer/activist Paul Robeson in using his celebrity as a political tool rather than as a means to money and fame. "Get them to sing your song and they'll what to know who you are," Robeson told him.
Monday 16 April 2012
Leonardo Cimino epitomised the sort of character actor it is impossible to imagine as having been young.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Friday 19 August 2011
Few urban districts in the world trail such a rich train of associations as Harlem in New York. Described as a City of Refuge, the Cultural Capital of Black America and the epicentre of the Jazz Age, the area has also been characterised as a ruin, a prison and a ghetto devoid of hope. In her remarkable and beautifully written debut, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts navigates these complex and contradictory histories. Moving – or dancing – between memoir, folklore, literary criticism and psychogeography, she hymns this city within a city, a place at least as populated with utopian aspirations and abandoned dreams as with people.
Wednesday 02 February 2011
They say you can't achieve fame and fortune if you don't understand what it is to struggle. Singing of his chequered history of drugs and jail, Justin Townes Earle's unique rockabilly-meets-gospel brand of Americana certainly kept things real for this London concert.
Friday 21 January 2011
One of New York's most enduring and baffling cold cases that began with the disappearance of a 19-day-old infant from a Harlem hospital 24 years ago seems finally to have been solved – by the victim herself.
Monday 29 November 2010
Saturday 31 July 2010
It is, depending on your point of view, the sad downfall of a loveable rogue – or comeuppance for a Congressional baron with an outsized sense of entitlement, who had long lost touch with the voters he was supposed to serve.
Monday 26 April 2010
If Rosa Parks was the mother of the modern US civil-rights movement, Dorothy Height was its queen.
Tuesday 09 March 2010
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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