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Tuesday 03 May 2011
Paula Radcliffe has been forced to pull out of her comeback race following an 18-month absence in Manchester later this month due to illness.
Friday 15 April 2011
The American character actor Bruce Gordon will be best remembered by television viewers around the world as Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti, the mob boss who was a constant thorn in the side of Elliot Ness (Robert Stack) throughout the entire run of The Untouchables (1959-63). As one of Al Capone's top henchmen, Nitti had been responsible for the syndicate's strong-arm operations in 1930s, Prohibition-era Chicago. In the programme, he and the gangster's other top lieutenant, the financial whiz-kid Jake "Greasy Thumb" Guzik (Nehemiah Persoff), were locked in a power struggle following Capone's imprisonment.
Monday 10 January 2011
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.
Saturday 01 January 2011
They still call him The Unforgiven, because in the Wild West of America, men are men and grudges tend to endure. Almost 130 years after his death, fans of the Billy the Kid have failed in their effort to secure a posthumous pardon for the famous outlaw.
Thursday 23 December 2010
A huge storm system dumped record amounts of rain on southern California and prompted concern the poor weather could spread across the US.
Wednesday 22 December 2010
Monday 06 December 2010
The remains of two American balloonists missing over the Adriatic since September 29 have been found by a fishing boat, an Italian port official said today.
Sunday 07 November 2010
About one in 20 Britons finds their way to North America each winter. Although the happy days of two dollars to a pound are long gone, and getting in to the US (if not Canada) is ever more laborious, the benefits of making the effort are numerous. Uncrowded slopes and light fluffy powder are the norm, as is spacious accommodation.
Saturday 23 October 2010
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.
Monday 04 October 2010
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.
Sunday 19 September 2010
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.
Friday 17 September 2010
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.
Saturday 04 September 2010
US Outlook: It is approaching truth or consequences time for space tourism.
Saturday 21 August 2010
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.
Friday 20 August 2010
A fugitive couple who sparked a nationwide US manhunt were captured at an at an Arizona campground after a forest ranger spotted them and their stolen vehicle hidden in the trees.
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