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Farah turns on the heat in Edinburgh

A new year, a new departure for Mo Farah, Britain's male athlete of 2010. "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," has been a philosophy that has served the 27-year-old leading light of European distance running well with his regular training trips to Kenya to train with the global elite. This week, though, the European 5,000m and 10,000m champion will head off to New Mexico to train with some of the Americans he beat in the feature race in the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country on Saturday.

Billy the Kid fails to win pardon from governor

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Branson dedicates spaceport runway in US desert

The dream of rocketing tourists into space edged closer to reality yesterday, as the world's first commercial spaceport opened a runway in the New Mexico desert.

Balloonists at festival fear for missing pilots

Hundreds of balloons lifted off at the weekend at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, while search crews on the other side of the globe continued looking for two of the sport's most acclaimed pilots.

Thompson gets kicks on the long road back

If Steve Thompson's ears are burning at the praise he has just received from two heroes of the game, ancient and modern, it is a feeling Leeds's England hooker is accustomed to. Thompson spent a fortnight in the summer riding a motorbike across America on the fabled Route 66, fulfilling a long-held dream on a trip of fierce desert heat, run-ins with the law and outstanding spare ribs.

Let Me In, Toronto Film Festival

It's only been two years since Tomas Alfredson adapted John Ajvide Lindqvist's novel Let The Right One In for the big screen, and already the American-set remake is upon us. This is the first film made by the recently resurrected British horror brand Hammer Films, and they have a hit on their hands.

Stephen Foley: The new space race can give desert state economic lift-off

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The night the dream died for a new Bonnie and Clyde

They were dubbed a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde, but unlike their illustrious forebears, John McCluskey and Casslyn Welch failed to go down in a hail of bullets.

'Bonnie and Clyde' couple captured

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