Even when guilt is established, the suffering inflicted upon inmates goes beyond belief
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Sunday 26 February 2012
No time to dawdle over the roast beef lunch. The dog will have to walk itself. And you may need to draw the curtains. This is going to be tasty. Settle back in your sofa for Rory McIlroy versus Lee Westwood. And this time, it's personal.
Friday 27 January 2012
Disgraced financier's mother battles to prove injuries have left him too ill to defend himself
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Allen Stanford's dream of turning Twenty20 cricket into a multibillion dollar industry was just one of a string of Caribbean business ventures that would have reaped huge profits for his investors – if only the US government hadn't moved in with bogus fraud charges against him.
Saturday 07 January 2012
It is a little bit of history that has been a decade in the making. Tonight at the Reliant Stadium, the Houston Texans will entertain the Cincinnati Bengals and finally experience a belated first taste of post-season in the opening fixture of the NFL play-offs.
Friday 16 December 2011
English-American author and journalist Christopher Hitchens has died after losing his battle with cancer.
Thursday 08 December 2011
There have been wonderful, anthemic records about the beneficial powers of popular music – Chuck Berry's "Rock And Roll Music" (1957), Cliff Richard's "Move It!" (1958), Danny and the Juniors' "Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay" (1958), the Showmen's "It Will Stand" (1961), John Miles' "Music" (1976), the Who's "Long Live Rock" (1974) – but there are not many of them. However, Dobie Gray is associated with two such celebrations – "The In Crowd" (1965) and "Drift Away" (1973):
Saturday 29 October 2011
Colin Edwards will miss the final MotoGP race of the season in Valencia as he awaits surgery on a broken arm.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Wednesday 03 August 2011
She came, she smiled and she was greeted by tearful colleagues. But the glow of Gabrielle Giffords' unexpected appearance on Capitol Hill on Monday to vote for the debt-ceiling deal was quickly tempered by her frustration with the mess Congress had created over tax-and-spend policies in her absence.
Thursday 16 June 2011
Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman who was shot in the head during a political rally in Tucson, was released from hospital yesterday after five months of treatment.
Thursday 09 June 2011
Police who raided a farm in Texas where a woman claiming to be a psychic said many bodies were buried found no evidence of even a single killing.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Authorities in Texas yesterday said they had received claims that a mass grave containing up to 30 bodies had been discovered.
Friday 06 May 2011
Federal prosecutors have narrowed their criminal case against Allen Stanford, the Texas financier accused of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
Wednesday 09 February 2011
Firefighters have been tackling a huge blaze at a chemical plant near Houston in Texas.
Saturday 05 February 2011
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
- 2 Maisie Williams has an excellent message for one confused fan
- 3 There is something wrong but very right about this Bible illustration
- 5 Tampon tax scrapped in Canada after petition convinces conservative government