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Saturday 11 January 2014
Yuri Lutsenko was injured shortly after midnight when he tried to intervene in a confrontation between riot police and opposition activists
Johnny Cash: The Life by Robert Hilburn - book review: dark and light of a rocker who refused to walk the line
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Anyone with a passing interest in music or Hollywood cinema knows that John R Cash was born a white, country cotton-picker in 1930s America, and died revered by millions but an enigma to many of the few he loved.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
A partial shutdown of the US government has begun after the two houses of Congress failed to agree a budget last night, with the Republican-led House of Representatives adamant they would only agree to a deal if it included a delay to the start of Obamacare, the President’s package of health reforms.
Saturday 21 September 2013
Apple stores surrounded by people camping overnight for the new iPhones witnessed scenes of chaos on Friday morning when two men were arrested for fighting in line and a man's plan to hire homeless people to wait in line for the coveted devices backfired.
Do you know your Dakar from your Dhaka? Airline mix-up sends couple 7,000 miles off-course to wrong continent
Monday 20 May 2013
US couple found themselves 7,000 miles away from destination and on the wrong continent
Sunday 05 May 2013
The Koch brothers back the Tea Party, oppose the green movement – and may soon have a new paper to promote their views
Sunday 05 May 2013
Two excellent pieces published in America over the weekend show just what a brutal cost, in both moral and money terms, this prison has inflicted on successive White Houses.
Sunday 14 April 2013
If it can take the horn of a bull to break a glass ceiling then that was surely the singular achievement of Patricia McCormick, a Missouri-born American who in the early 1950s became the world’s first professional female bullfighter, drawing legions of fans and the attentions of Time, Sports Illustrated and Look magazines.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Jet packs and meal pills never did take off, but some of one writer’s predictions from 1988 are spot on
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Christopher Dorner is believed to have tracked at least five LAPD officials and their families in the weeks before he began his series of killings.
Sunday 27 January 2013
A prestigious Hollywood agency has had to apologise after a lewder-than-expected party at the Sundance Film Festival shocked its guests.
Calls to Nasa triple and site debunking end of the world myths gets 4.6m views as anxious US prepares for Armageddon
Thursday 20 December 2012
Some believe the 21st of December will signal the end of a 5,125-year cycle known as the Long Count - and will bring about the apocalypse
US judge prompts outrage after saying: ‘If she didn’t want sex, her body should have just shut down’ in rape case, and reducing sentence of attacker by ten years
Friday 14 December 2012
Judge Johnson was making the comments in the case of a man who threatened to mutilate the face and genitals of his ex-girlfriend with a heated screwdriver
Wednesday 21 November 2012
People always edit their lives on Facebook, picking photos, links and "likes" to make themselves seem as awesome as possible.
Thursday 15 November 2012
Mitt Romney is blaming his loss in the presidential election on "Obamacare" and other "gifts" he says President Barack Obama handed out to African Americans, Hispanics and other core supporters, according to news reports Wednesday.
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
- 1 Pakistan vs Paul Smith: Sandal-wearers bemused by famed British designer's attempts to sell traditional Peshawari chappal-style shoes for the distinctly untraditional sum of £300
- 2 Family forced to flee home after discovering nest of potentially deadly spiders in bananas
- 3 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 4 Russell Crowe's Noah banned in three Arab countries before worldwide premiere
- 5 Bob Crow death: 'Admired by his members, feared by employers' - Tributes pour in for RMT union leader and 'working class hero' Bob Crow