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Saturday 27 August 2011
Thursday 18 August 2011
Disney has fired executives at its $850m Hawaiian mini-theme park and suspended sales of timeshares
Monday 08 August 2011
Twin sisters who were born conjoined but defied the odds to survive separation surgery have celebrated their tenth birthdays.
Friday 05 August 2011
Miles of lava have spread across a national park in Hawaii after the Kilauea volcano erupted.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Friday 29 July 2011
Scarborough, the Yorkshire seaside town known for its bracing airs and donkey rides, plans to reinvent itself as the surf capital of the North.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Bart de Zwart is believed to have become the first person to make a solo crossing from Hawaii's Big Island to Kauai on a paddleboard.
Friday 17 June 2011
The converted jet swoops up and down across the entire Pacific, collecting thousands of air samples for analysis
Thursday 02 June 2011
Wally Yonamine was a sportsman whose career forced him to face prejudice in two separate sports, on two separate continents, and for opposite reasons. In 1947, playing American football for the San Francisco 49ers, the first Japanese-American in the professional game, he faced considerable resentment resulting from the recently-ended war against Japan. And as the first foreigner to play baseball in the Japanese major leagues, he was referred to as the "Japanese Jackie Robinson", after the black star who integrated American baseball, and faced a similar onslaught of racial abuse and harsh treatment.
Friday 06 May 2011
It's a serious business, show business. And lawmakers play a vital role, especially when it comes to creating tax breaks to allow movie production budgets to feel the love.
Sunday 01 May 2011
Thursday 28 April 2011
The first thing you should know about "birtherism" is that it should have died years ago. In June 2008, shortly after locking up the Democratic presidential nomination, Obama's campaign released a Certificate of Live Birth from the state of Hawaii. No presidential candidate had ever made a move like that.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
President Barack Obama produced his detailed birth certificate from Hawaii, hoping to finally crush persistent claims he was born outside the United States.
Sunday 24 April 2011
The right-wing 'birthers', convinced the President was not born in the US and is therefore ineligible to govern, are gaining strength
- 1 Breaking the Silence: In the reality of occupation, there are no Palestinian civilians – only potential terrorists
- 2 Charles Saatchi accepts caution for assault over incident in Scott’s restaurant when he put his hands on throat of wife Nigella Lawson
- 3 Anatomy of a waiter: Service staff spill the secrets of their trade
- 4 Exclusive: Cristiano Ronaldo advised to stay at Real Madrid for another 18 months before making possible switch to Manchester United
- 5 Iran to send 4,000 troops to aid President Assad forces in Syria