The Hangover actor Zach Galifianakis’s date for his movie premieres isn’t arm candy – it’s his 87-year-old friend who he saved from homelessness. Bravo, says Simon Usborne
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Monday 20 June 2011
A scotland Yard officer was due to appear in court today accused of killing Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests.
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Homeless people are six times more likely to die earlier than the general population, according to new research that reveals a hidden cost of the economic downturn.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Artists like 50 Cent made me stop rapping I felt there was too much opulence, braggadocio and misogyny in hip-hop, and I wanted to tell a different story. What happened is that the music got corporatised; industry executives sacrificed art for what sells and mega-stars now saturate the market with the same tired lyrics.
Thursday 19 May 2011
A disabled man who is supposedly being protected by the courts was wandering homeless yesterday after bailiffs used sledge-hammers to evict him from his home.
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Tuesday 03 May 2011
In March, I wrote about the strange history of a water-tank by the Pacific Coast Highway in Los Angeles which had been jollified by the street artist Banksy during a recent visit to Southern California, with the words "this looks a bit like an elephant."
Saturday 23 April 2011
Pet owners are being warned to neuter their cats after last year saw a record number of homeless and unwanted kittens.
Sunday 13 March 2011
Witnesses appearing on behalf of US student Amanda Knox have rejected a claim she was seen near a house where her British roommate was murdered in Italy.
Saturday 12 March 2011
Defence witnesses are taking the stand today as the appeals murder trial of Amanda Knox has resumed in Italy after a two-month break.
Friday 04 March 2011
The Tory council believes he is "encouraged" here by the free food, I tell him. He looks down at his sandwich and asks softly: "What planet are they on?"
Tuesday 11 January 2011
Judges are to be given new powers to fast-track the eviction of tenants who harass their neighbours.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Millions of Britons are using high-interest credit cards to help pay for their homes, according to research published last week by the charity Shelter.
Saturday 08 January 2011
We know that 2011 is set to be our toughest year yet as the Coalition's cutbacks start to bite hard, but this week's news that two million people are resorting to credit cards to cover their mortgage or rent payments is shocking. The housing charity Shelter warns that, as a result, many people have started the new year with the threat of homelessness hanging over them.
Friday 07 January 2011
- 1 'Sickening, deluded and unforgivable': Horrific attack brings terror to London’s streets
- 2 Mothers' diets may harm IQs in two-thirds of babies
- 3 Far-right French historian, 78-year-old Dominique Venner, commits suicide in Notre Dame in protest against gay marriage
- 4 Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, the mother-of-two hailed as a hero for confronting Woolwich attackers, thought: 'better me than a child'
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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