Kansas state sues Marotta for $6,000 in child support for four-year-old girl
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Sunday 04 April 2010
If you thought every human story had already been told in pop, you were almost right. Evelyn Evelyn are conjoined twins Lyn and Eva Neville of Kansas.
Friday 05 March 2010
After the tightly-focused spotlight on the late Nina Simone's repertoire that was Just Like A Woman, Barb Jungr returns to her wide-ranging selections from The Great American Songbook with The Men I Love.
Wednesday 03 March 2010
A city in America's Midwest has taken the battle to be chosen as a test site for Google's new ultrafast broadband network to extremes. In a bid to be noticed, it has changed its name to the search engine giant.
Saturday 13 February 2010
You may wonder what the most archetypally homespun of Italian operas is doing in Kansas? But then again what sense does Italy make when they don't speak our lingo?
Sunday 31 January 2010
Like a drunken Lord's spectator floored by a cover drive six, I didn't see this coming. Cardiff collective Los Campesinos! have previously erred on the side of twee and irritating, but the Bis-like hyperactivity of their early releases is now only half the story.
Saturday 30 January 2010
The right-to-life militant who rose from his pew in a Wichita, Kansas, church one Sunday last May and shot dead a local abortion provider, George Tiller, was found guilty of first degree murder yesterday. As controversial as the trial was – and as fraught as the debate over abortion remains – the jury took just 37 minutes to deliberate.
Wednesday 13 January 2010
Wednesday 13 January 2010
Law-abiding Americans on both sides of the abortion debate were horrified when George Tiller was shot dead outside his church. They should be equally disturbed should anti-abortion extremist Scott Roeder be allowed to present a voluntary manslaughter defence at his trial for the crime. Should this decision stand, the defendant can avoid a murder conviction if he proves he had "an unreasonable but honest belief that circumstances existed that justified deadly force".
Monday 11 January 2010
Friday 11 December 2009
Will (Gaelan Connell), a gawky, David Bowie-fixated teen, hates Cincinnati, where he's picked on, but fortunately his sweet mum (Lisa Kudrow) moves them to New Jersey, where, even more fortunately, he hooks up with two pretty girls (Alyson Michalka and Vanessa Hudgens) who compete for his attention.
Friday 20 November 2009
The boys from the dark side are not only decking demons but, God forbid, kicking angel ass through season 4 of Supernatural.
Friday 25 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Last heard wielding guitar for American alt.rockers Modest Mouse a year or two ago, Johnny Marr continues his outreach programme dedicated to bringing a touch of intrigue and style to otherwise unremarkable indie rockers by now turning up as the second guitarist in The Cribs.
Sunday 16 August 2009
The first secret of any great party is the guests,and James Ford's choiceof invitees on the second SMD album is inspired.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
It was at a church in rural Kansas in May that the doctor who had become the ultimate hate figure for the United States's "pro-life" movement was shot dead. Yesterday a court in Wichita began hearing evidence against the man accused of murdering him.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn
- 4 BBC’s new Game of Thrones slayer 'The Last Kingdom' relies on Saxon appeal, creators say
- 5 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1