Media commentator David Carr identifies 'British invasion' of talent
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London industry leaders tell Heathrow Airport: We want 136 more departures and arrivals a day - and more night flights
Thursday 09 May 2013
Airport is currently capped at 480,000 movements a year and operates at 98 per cent of this limit
Friday 03 May 2013
Mary Thom, who died in a motorcycle accident on 26 April at the age of 68, was a writer and former editor of Ms. magazine who was also an avid motorcyclist.
Thursday 04 April 2013
The landscape of America’s late-night television is about to shift, after Jay Leno, host of NBC’s Tonight show for 22 years, confirmed he would depart in spring 2014, to be replaced by the more youthful Jimmy Fallon.
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Another ripsnorter for the Jon Stewart highlights reel, this time on gun control. The Daily Show host last night took issue with the American right's response to the Sandy Hook shooting - which, in his selection of clips, consists largely of blaming videogames and trashy 90s movies - and served up some golden television in the process.
Thursday 13 December 2012
Hold on, this time it's true! Kim Jong Un has come top of TIME magazine's online poll for Person of the Year. You may remember just a few weeks ago The Onion's spoof piece (Kim Jong Un named 'Sexiest Man Alive') led China Daily to produce a fawning 12-page spread on Kim's good looks. But we've triple checked our sources and - yes - the readers of TIME have apparently elected North Korea's leader as their annual idol.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Departure of director who had extra-marital relationship is questioned by politicians as agency battles fall-out over Libya debacle
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Robert Pattinson is to follow in the footsteps of great British actor Peter O'Toole, by playing Lawrence Of Arabia.
Saturday 10 December 2011
US Outlook: In the UK it's called Chinese Whispers.
Friday 11 November 2005
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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