The Pope described abortion as part of modern ‘throwaway culture’ which has grown to encompass human beings themselves
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Monday 13 January 2014
The Pope was given the 1,585cc motorcycle last year, but donated it to a Roman Catholic charity
Saturday 07 December 2013
Friend describes pilot as 'the greatest friend a man could hope for. A steady, loyal brother in arms'
Wednesday 20 November 2013
From slashing up gladiators for the glory of Rome to exploring alien worlds from the back of a dragon, here are the Xbox One's best launch titles
Monday 07 October 2013
Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been forced to take a month off following the diagnosis of a brain condition.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Bikers had descended upon the Italian capital from around the world to attend concerts and parades marking the manufacturer’s 110th anniversary
Friday 08 June 2012
After a section of a Japanese dock washed up on the West Coast of the US this week, here are four other great shore arrivals:
Friday 20 April 2012
Trials HD is rightly considered an XBLA classic. Its mix of physics-enabled motocross platforming and second-shaving, leaderboard-climbing gameplay creating an addictive, if sometimes frustrating, experience. Trials Evolution, its inevitable sequel, ups the ante in almost every conceivable way: the explosions are more ridiculous, the tracks more fiendish, the veneer of slack-jawed extreme sports jargon more hilarious.
Saturday 17 December 2011
Mind yer head," says Stephen Webster, indicating the low-hung chandelier with the giant crystal globes, "Mickey Rourke bashed 'is head on that, an' I thought 'e was done for." We are closeted together in the tiny buyer's boudoir at Webster's flagship store in Mayfair, surrounded by photographs of his devoted clients: Kate, Sienna, Madonna, Sharon, Jennifer... If the plush sofa in here could talk, it would purr for hours about the fabulousness of the celebrities that have perched on it, discussing gems with Mr Webster.
Sunday 06 November 2011
Davidson puts distance between herself and PM as poll shows Scots do not back full independence
Wednesday 03 August 2011
A record £300 million haul of cocaine has been seized and six alleged members of an international drugs gang arrested, officials said today.
Monday 30 May 2011
Seen until now as amorphous and dull, the field of Republicans positioning themselves potentially to take on President Barack Obama in next year's presidential race was exhibiting some electricity yesterday thanks to a bus, some motorbikes and a certain former governor of Alaska.
Friday 10 September 2010
In the end, Terry Jones saw reason. But just a few hours earlier, his mind had been very far from magnanimous gestures of conciliation.
Sunday 18 July 2010
No matter how hard their coach tries to make it a normal match-day, today is a huge occasion for the ultimate small-town club.
Sunday 25 April 2010
Charlie Hunnam knew what he was letting himself in for. It was all there in the script. Within minutes of appearing on a TV screen in his first major role, playing a 15-year-old schoolboy, he'd be having his naked bum licked by a drug-taking club Lothario. "I was just thrown into this world and it was all so exciting, and I didn't really have any gauge of what was a normal day on a set and what wasn't," the actor says of his appearance in Channel 4's headline-rattling 1999 drama Queer as Folk. "But I was a pretty fearless kid. I was just amazed that I'd been given this opportunity. I jumped in head first."
Saturday 20 March 2010
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more