Album of the Week: Friends unite for a cosmic hymn to the simple things
Like this page on Facebook for updates
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.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
An escaped killer with a handgun and a hitchhiking sign expressed relief at his capture after 10 days on the run, while US authorities searched to the north of the Yellowstone National Park for a second fugitive and his female accomplice, a self-styled "Bonnie and Clyde".
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 4 Video: Students 'punched and dragged to the ground by their hair' as police break up demonstration
- 5 Cannabis can cause man boobs, US surgeon claims