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OJ Simpson's children go home to daddy

The saga of OJ Simpson has evolved from a murder drama into a horror story. The man who was acquitted of killing his wife by a jury of 12, but convicted by the vast majority of the millions who followed the trial on TV, has been awarded full custody of his two small children.

AMERICAN ELECTION: Blacks lose out as the GOP gets its way

Bob Dole rolled the dice on California and lost, making little headway in his last gamble to steal the Sunshine State from President Bill Clinton.

Dole plays the race card

Bob Dole resorted to an old formula yesterday in his last-ditch attempt to unseat President Bill Clinton in California. On a campaign swing he blamed illegal immigrants for swamping schools and jails at a cost of $3bn (pounds 2bn) to state taxpayers.

Brooding Bruno still confident

Ken Jones in Las Vegas on the phoney war ahead of tomorrow night's World Boxing Council heavyweight showdown

It started with a California trucker

LOUISE JURY

Bluegrass makes hay

Music: a small US record company is prospering on the fringes

OJ's lawyer beats his rival again

RUPERT CORNWELL

Arresting time with a PR tyrant

Emma Daly has a little difficulty trying to get permission to work in Serb territory

White anger spills over in aftermath of OJ acquittal

TIM CORNWELL

After OJ: the forgotten victims of the

Someone killed Ron Goldman. His family still allege that it was OJ Simpson.

A very British coup

Shortly before Riddick Bowe knocked down Herbie Hide seven times to win a version of the world heavyweight championship, a murmur rose up from a small group in one of the Las Vegas betting emporiums. "Hey, what the hell is happening?" one of the men said.

A comedian comes in from the cold

Woody Allen rehabilitated; British thespians applauded. Phil Reeves on how the Oscars are going down in LA

Polanski sex case may be dropped

THE WOMAN who was sexually assaulted as a child by Roman Polanski, in one of Hollywood's biggest modern-day scandals, wants the criminal case against him to be dropped, allowing him to return to the United States without going to prison.

O J case threatens to tear open US racial wounds

WHEN O J Simpson was arrested after a car chase through Los Angeles watched by 95 million Americans, one thing at least was clear: his case may have been about domestic violence, the pressures of stardom, the effects of wealth, but it did not have much to do with the colour of his skin.

FILM / The lion that whimpered: The MGM lion roared through the 1940s, but had all but croaked by the 1960s. Will it ever regain its once powerful voice? Sheila Johnston on Metro Golwyn Mayer at 70

These days, Emerald City can be found on the Las Vegas Strip. At the great green ziggurat unveiled by the American gambler-entrepreneur Kirk Kerkorian at the beginning of this year, the Land of Oz is the central attraction. And an 88 ft golden replica of Leo the Lion, MGM's famous mascot, now guards the entrance to the MGM Grand, the biggest hotel-casino complex in the world.
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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

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Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

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Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

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Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

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French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

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Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

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