The birds' beauty belies their often menacing and destructive nature
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Thursday 25 October 2012
A senior New York Times editor has voiced concerns about Mark Thompson, the paper's incoming chief executive and former BBC boss, who was in charge when Newsnight shelved a report into sexual abuse claims against Jimmy Savile.
Monday 22 October 2012
Shimmering on the horizon of the otherwise dark landscape of Iran's stand-off with the West over its uranium enrichment programme were reports yesterday that Tehran and Washington had secretly agreed to hold direct negotiations after the US elections.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Out of America: Neither Obama nor Romney has much to say on the 46 million who live below the breadline
Wednesday 17 October 2012
He needed to show Presidential bicep after a weak showing in the first debate - and pundits agree that Obama did come out fighting last night. But did he do enough to clinch it?
Wednesday 17 October 2012
From intern to executive, an ex-employee lifts the lid on life at Goldman Sachs. By Nikhil Kumar in New York
Sunday 14 October 2012
Been getting compliments on your new shirt? Did you once buy an item of clothing because it looked like something Kate Moss might wear? Are you friends with Nick Grimshaw?
Saturday 13 October 2012
Rapper will have to explain how fund backed by celebrities managed to burn through $16m in two years
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Nearly 70 years ago, Yosef Diamant had the number 157622 permanently inked on his arm by the Nazis at Auschwitz.
In a tribute to his suffering, his grandsdaughter Eli Sagir got the same tattoo on her arm - shortly followed by her mother and brother.
Sunday 26 August 2012
Thursday 23 August 2012
The worlds of publishing, politics and national security are set to collide with unpredictable consequences next month with the release of a book that promises to offer a first-hand account of the killing of Osama bin Laden penned by a leader of the Navy Seals team that carried it out.
Hit the Road Barack: Will Niall Ferguson's damning Newsweek article on Obama have any real affect on the 2012 US presidential campaign?
Monday 20 August 2012
The rumpus over Niall Ferguson’s Newsweek cover story proclaiming it was time for Obama to go proves an ancient truth. If there’s one thing worse than being talked about, it’s not being talked about.
Thursday 16 August 2012
It is just as well that Mark Thompson's biting days are behind him. American newspapers take a dimmer view of newsroom "high jinks" than the BBC did when its future director-general bit into a junior reporter's arm when he was running the Nine O'Clock News in the late Eighties. One can only imagine the disciplinary uproar that "man bites man" might cause at the stately New York Times, the beacon of liberal newsgathering in the US, which Mr Thompson is going to run.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Outgoing BBC director general Mark Thompson is to become president and chief executive of the New York Times Company, the US firm said.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
New York experimentalists The Wooster Group have teamed up with the RSC for a twist on Troilus and Cressida. Matt Trueman pays a visit
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
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- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 3 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders
- 5 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2