At least 16 deaths were blamed on a snow storm that swept across the eastern half of the US as North Dakota experiences -35C
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Sunday 19 May 2013
Frankie Dettori may remain in bureaucratic limbo, instead of ending his ban at Leicester this evening, but it was a weekend of inspiring comebacks all the same.
Saturday 18 May 2013
Heavy support during the week suggests a new officer is ready for promotion to the elite corps at Ballydoyle.
Saturday 04 May 2013
Jason Collins became the most eminent figure to come out of the mainstream American locker room and admit he is gay
Thursday 02 May 2013
The process of restoring public confidence in Godolphin was extended to the Newmarket stables of Saeed bin Suroor, whose horses were tested by British Horseracing Authority officials as an unexpected sequel to their work in the nearby yard of the disgraced Mahmood al-Zarooni.
Thursday 02 May 2013
A boy of five has shot dead his two-year-old sister in the US with a rifle he was given as a present.
FBI investigate secret recording of US Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell planning mental health smear of opponent and actress Ashley Judd
Wednesday 10 April 2013
McConnell's campaign team claim the recording is the result of bugging from the political left
Friday 29 March 2013
Adaptable US runner can lift World Cup while Bancnuanaheireann offers value in Lincoln
Sunday 13 January 2013
Cheltenham on the cards as Irish novice hurdler shows raw courage to match a fancy pedigree
Tuesday 18 December 2012
After another horrific shooting in the America, here are some shocking statistics.
Thursday 06 December 2012
Mickey “Guitar” Baker was a guitarist who forged a link between rhythm and blues and early rock and whose 1956 recording of “Love Is Strange” with Sylvia Robinson became a pop classic brimming with Latin rhythms and flirtatious banter.
Australian banker Paul Peters jailed for minimum of 10 years for bizarre 'collar bomb' attack on Madeleine Pulver
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The crime - strapping what proved to be a fake collar bomb to a terrified Sydney schoolgirl – was bizarre in the extreme, and so was the “explanation”.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
A towering figure such as Abraham Lincoln, who stood 6ft 4ins and was one of history's master orators, must have had a booming voice to match, right? Not in Daniel Day-Lewis' interpretation.
Saturday 03 November 2012
They did not dare send Frankel here, but at least we have his representative on Earth. And success in a vintage Breeders’ Cup Mile would certainly seal the emergence of Excelebration from the shadow of his nemesis. After all, remarkably enough, he arrives here with the highest official rating of all the horses Aidan O’Brien has run at the Breeders’ Cup.
Friday 02 November 2012
With their first domestic titles wrapped up, the opening skirmishes of the 29th Breeders' Cup tonight provide the opportunity for John Gosden and Richard Hughes to amplify their new status as respectively champion trainer and jockey-elect.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
A former US soldier is suing a hospital claiming that excessive ice-pack treatment on his groin led to the amputation of his penis.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 Thailand deaths: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 3 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 4 Julian Assange and Edward Snowden join piracy mogul Kim Dotcom’s political campaign in New Zealand