The National, Pixies, and Disclosure also confirmed for Barcelona festival
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Friday 31 July 2009
A woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and cutting her unborn baby from her womb which she passed off as her own has been charged as being a fugitive and held on $2m bail.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
A missing foetus that was cut and removed from its murdered mother's womb could still be alive, police in the US said.
Tuesday 14 July 2009
Iraqi detainee Baha Mousa was subjected to interrogation tactics branded illegal by the Government's chief law adviser more than 30 years before, an inquiry was told today.
Thursday 28 May 2009
Tuesday 19 May 2009
The most revealing part of Ginny Dougary's extended profile of David Cameron from Saturday's Times is worth interrogation. Cameron is obsessed to the point of neurosis about his media image, and was concerned that the start of this ought not to make the final cut. That's a good reason for reproducing it.
Saturday 18 April 2009
Tuesday 03 March 2009
The CIA destroyed almost 100 videotapes of terror suspect interrogations, far more than previously acknowledged, the Obama administration said yesterday as it began disclosing details of post-September 11 Bush-era actions.
Friday 31 October 2008
Friday 10 October 2008
"Hurt" – a song on Nine Inch Nails' 1994 release The Downward Spiral – came to the attention of the country legend Johnny Cash in 2002, through a mutual friend, the producer Rick Rubin. Cash listened to Trent Reznor's song more than 100 times, hailing it as "the best anti-drug song I ever heard", before recording it for the Rubin-produced American IV: The Man Comes Around. Reznor was unsure at first that a Cash cover would be a good thing. "I listened to it, and it seemed incredibly strange and wrong to me to hear that voice with my song," he said.
Tuesday 19 August 2008
Named after the film The Squid and the Whale and its director Noah Baumbach, this London outfit clearly fancy themselves as the kings (and queen) of quirk. Dressed in naff shirt-and-waistcoat combinations, the band revel in their preppy geek-chic.
Friday 15 August 2008
"Thanks to all the familiar faces," was how Sergeant singer Nick Mercer signed off from this show, "and a few new ones, as well." The quartet are from Glenrothes in Fife, less than an hour's drive north of Edinburgh, so this Edge festival gig fell somewhere between a big deal and a local show.
Wednesday 16 July 2008
Wednesday 16 July 2008
This interrogation is not a pleasant sight. We see a lone teenager put under pressure by a skilled questioner who shows apparent concern for his well-being, mixed with bellicose entreaties that he should be honest and go back on his story, a crude but often effective approach. The interrogator has built a relationship of sorts with his captive. He is playing to the suspect's self-esteem as someone who is too good at heart to tell a lie unless he avoids the other person's eye. The deliberate analogy is with a parent who confronts a mischievous child and says: "Look me in the eye and tell me the truth and all will be forgiven."
Tuesday 15 July 2008
A video of a weeping Canadian teenager being interviewed at Guantanamo Bay over the killing of a US soldier has been released.
Thursday 13 March 2008
Women who give up smoking in pregnancy have more relaxed children, research suggests. At nine months, children of women who quit while pregnant were more positive, more receptive to new things and more likely to have regular sleeping and eating patterns.
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site on Friday
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
- 1 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 2 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 3 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 4 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream