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George Hickenlooper: Film-maker best known for his documentary about the making of ‘Apocalypse Now’
Thursday 09 December 2010
A director whose eclectic body of work included documentaries and features, George Hickenlooper suffered a heart attack on his way to the US premiere of his latest film, Casino Jack, starring Kevin Spacey as the disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It had debuted in September at the Toronto Film Festival to strong reviews and audience reaction, and it seemed at last that Hickenlooper had managed to merge the two strands of his work into one potentially successful film.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Wednesday 13 October 2010
A sewer worker who became unhooked from his safety line was swept through a 27-inch pipe for over a mile before his cries for help were heard and he was rescued.
Friday 17 September 2010
Tuesday 09 February 2010
Tuesday 26 January 2010
Police claim that a man accused of trying to sell a stolen ring coughed up the evidence while officers were questioning him. Pictures of the diamond ring worth $20,000 (£12,000) were circulated among jewellers in Joplin, Missouri, after it was reported stolen from a car on Thursday.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Saturday 19 September 2009
Thursday 10 September 2009
A British road racing team that hopes to produce a Tour de France champion within five years has unveiled its first six riders.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
A missing foetus that was cut and removed from its murdered mother's womb could still be alive, police in the US said.
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Police across the United States were on the look-out today for a mother and son who had fled their home in southern Minnesota to elude court-ordered chemotherapy for the boy, who has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Monday 13 April 2009
A passenger landed a twin-engine plane in Florida after the pilot died in flight with a total of six people on board.
Friday 20 March 2009
Adapted from his own novel by Sherwood Kiraly, this comedy about mental infirmity is perhaps sunnier than its subject usually allows.
Sunday 22 February 2009
A hitherto unknown Englishman has, with a performance of towering snobbery on a reality show, managed to turn himself into one of the most disliked men in America.
Saturday 17 January 2009
5th President - 1817-1825
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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