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Tuesday 08 May 2012
Adolescents are finally putting down their Xboxes in order to get all a-quiver. By John Walsh
Tuesday 08 May 2012
The record-breaking success of The Hunger Games and Avengers Assemble has sparked a boom in archery. John Walsh is a-quiver with excitement
Thursday 19 April 2012
American forces in Afghanistan were braced for another backlash yesterday as photos emerged showing grinning US troops posing with the bloodied body parts of Afghan suicide bombers.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
An American soldier has released images of US troops posing with the mangled remains of Afghan suicide bombers.
Friday 24 February 2012
Tomorrow: Check into The Saguaro hotel in ritzy Palm Springs. The former Holiday Inn property, pictured, has been given a sleek renovation by Californian-based hotel group Joie de Vivre. It now features a pool, tequila bar and tapas restaurant, with a vivid colour palette that contrasts with the stark landscape of the Coachella Valley (thesaguaro.com).
Sunday 18 December 2011
Out of America: Use of aerial surveillance gadget in North Dakota police case could be a sign of things to come
Tuesday 19 July 2011
If Sarah Palin was hoping to sweep to power on the back of a documentary celebrating her rise from "hockey mom" to national power broker, then nobody told the critics.
Monday 27 June 2011
Boasting she has a "titanium spine" but dodging revelations which suggest she may also possess a brass neck, Michele Bachmann spent the weekend preparing to become the latest Republican front-runner to launch their bid for the party's presidential nomination.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Saturday 26 March 2011
The bemused property developer calls the plan "just a normal Mediterranean-style house". To a Saudi prince it might be – but the plans for a mega-mansion on a $12m (£7.5m) plot have left even the wealthy residents of an exclusive Beverly Hills community spluttering on their iced teas.
Simon Usborne: 'A cyclist for longer than he can remember, Orduno lost his driving licence when he turned 100'
Saturday 26 March 2011
If there's something that might inspire me to swap sofa for saddle again after a winter during which my bikes have rarely been bothered, it's the story of an American man called Octavio Orduno. The former aerospace engineer rides every day from his house in Long Beach, California to the park and the farmers' market, waving at passers-by. None of which is out of the ordinary in that sunny city on America's Pacific Coast, were it not for the fact Orduno is 103.
Friday 18 February 2011
Len Lesser, the actor best known as the scene-stealing Uncle Leo on Seinfeld – "Jerry! Hello!" was his slogan – has died from cancer-related pneumonia at a care facility in California. He was 88.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Robert Pattinson has found it hard shooting both parts of 'The Twilight Sage: Breaking Dawn' at the same time.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Saturday 11 September 2010
Six people were killed and dozens were injured, some seriously, after a huge explosion sent flames roaring through a town near San Francisco.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
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