David Cameron heads off to Russia on Thursday for the G20 summit of world leaders, promising that he is not going to shy away from tackling Vladimir Putin, pictured, about a couple of very serious differences between Russia’s regime and ours.
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Wednesday 19 December 2012
Add some berry shades to your wardrobe for an intoxicating look, says Naomi Attwood
Saturday 01 December 2012
"It's not how hard you play, it's where you put it," maintains Lisa Modlich, a fiercely competitive octogenarian and former French resistance fighter. She's one of the eight OAPs from around the world tracked in Hugh Hartford's lovely documentary about the Over-80s Table Tennis Championships, held in Inner
Monday 15 October 2012
The last bronze statue of Vladimir Lenin was dismantled in the Mongolian capital, Ulan Bator, yesterday. The monument was hoisted off its plinth in a park and dropped on to a flat-bed lorry at a ceremony attended by the Mayor, Bat-Uul Erdene.
Friday 28 September 2012
In 1938 a team of Nazi scientists, funded by Heinrich Himmler went looting in Tibet, where Himmler believed the Aryan race originated.
Thursday 30 August 2012
China's Zhang Cuiping won the first gold medal of the London Paralympics as the Shooting got underway at the Royal Artillery Barracks today.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
A woman has strangled her elderly neighbour with her bra, Russian investigators said today.
Sunday 19 August 2012
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Great Britain's Fred Evans is in the semi-finals of the welterweight division after a bizarre countback win over Custio Clayton last night in front of a bemused crowd here.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Team GB won a flurry of medals today, taking gold and silver in the men’s canoe slalom, gold in men’s double trap shooting and a gold for Chris Hoy and co in the men's team sprint.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Britain's Colin Oates missed out on the chance to fight for Olympic judo bronze when he was beaten by Jun-Ho Cho of Korea in the repechage of the men's under-66kgs at ExCeL.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
102 nations visited, 843, 839 miles flown. No wonder the tireless Secretary of State wants a break
- 1 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 2 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 3 Scientists sequence oldest human DNA from fossilised leg bone found in Spain
- 4 Cannabis can cause man boobs, US surgeon claims
- 5 Joanna Lumley’s garden bridge over the Thames gets £30m seal of approval from Government