Virtually unknown mathematician Dr Yitang "Tom" Zhang to publish 'landmark' paper on theorem
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Tuesday 16 February 2010
Friday 29 January 2010
Thursday 28 January 2010
The reclusive U.S. author J.D. Salinger, who wrote the American literary classic "The Catcher in the Rye," has died in New Hampshire aged 91, his agent said today.
Wednesday 23 December 2009
Sunday 01 November 2009
For the past month or so it has, in one way, been sheer pleasure to be a golfer. That last term is always used loosely, you understand, for in another way life on the fairway (again, a word that is used generically) has been the usual mixture of frustration, disbelief and resignation. And woods have been responsible for the range of emotions.
Friday 23 October 2009
John Irving, who never gives short measure, treats the readers of his 12th novel to a double master-class in the arts of writing – and of cooking. As stuffed and spiced with the pleasures of slow-roasted plot and savoury digression as any of his books, Last Night in Twisted River (Bloomsbury, £18.99) can with equal relish argue that "rewriting was writing" against the purveyors of "first-draft gibberish" and disclose the secret ingredient for perfect pizza. It's honey. "I made pizza dough for years and years, and honey was a late discovery," says the creator of generously-portioned bestsellers, whose prowess in the wrestling ring has until now overshadowed his gourmet side.
Saturday 17 October 2009
Saturday 19 September 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
One of Gordon Brown's closest allies has described David Miliband's call for US-style primaries as "idiotic".
Friday 31 July 2009
A woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and cutting her unborn baby from her womb which she passed off as her own has been charged as being a fugitive and held on $2m bail.
Thursday 30 July 2009
A baby girl who was cut from her mother's womb has been found alive, police said today.
Sunday 10 May 2009
Thursday 01 January 2009
Wednesday 22 October 2008
Barack Obama was accused of arrogantly assuming victory in the presidential race by Republican rival John McCain today.
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