Arthur Kneibler's patent application described a garment that was "snug and smooth fitting", and avoided "bunching or gathering of the material of the garment in the crotch or at any other place"
Collins's first novel was published in 1968, and is set in the height of Swinging London
The New York Times’ Pakistan correspondent tweeted a copy of the paper without the article and one with it
The newspaper is joining calls for gun controls to stop the legal purchase of assault rifles
Well-wishers queued outside to pay their respects at the temple where the 17-year-old was laid to rest
Liz Cheney, the daughter of the former Vice-President Dick Cheney, is abandoning her attempt to win a seat in the Senate, according to reports.
Downing St make official complaint after financial journalist on PM's delegation banned from only official public event
Software to deter theft will not be pre-installed on Samsung smartphones, with networks fearing profitable insurance policies will be affected
A partial shutdown of the US government has begun after the two houses of Congress failed to agree a budget last night, with the Republican-led House of Representatives adamant they would only agree to a deal if it included a delay to the start of Obamacare, the President’s package of health reforms.
Right, so, it might not be exactly YOUR FAULT, but it's not entirely not your fault either. The IPCC climate change report, released today in Stockholm, has upped the certainty that man is the dominant cause of climate change to 95 per cent. Pretty certain, overall. And unless you happen to be an ape blessed with extraordinary powers of literacy, the fact that you're understanding this sentence implicates you in the whole heating mess. So here are ten Dos and Don'ts you can follow to cook the planet an infinitesimally smaller amount...
Banned websites including the New York Times will only be available in specially designated economic zone
New York critics split on the Lord of the Rings star's performance in David Leveaux's production of the Shakespeare classic
As David Cameron's sister-in-law, and former correspondence secretary, Alice Sheffield knows how hectic his schedule can be. So it's considerate of her to be getting married in a window when the Camerons can make it – Saturday 7 September – after recess but just before conference. Sam Cam's 32-year-old half-sister was last in the news five years ago, when the PM was found to be employing her three days a week. Now she is to marry her French estate agent fiancé, Etienne Cadestin, at the Sheffields' family home in North Yorkshire. The gardens of Sutton Park, normally open to the public, will be shut that weekend. Sir Reginald Sheffield, Sam Cam's dad, bought it in 1963, after downsizing from nearby Normanby Hall. My man in the potting shed says the place is a flurry of activity. "They're currently building a pergola to prettify the loo block," he whispers. "Though the kitchen garden is still a little on the wild side."
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He was at Channel 4 when the ad market was soaring, left the BBC before the Savile scandal and has now inherited a booming New York Times. Ian Burrell reports on the latest chapter of a charmed career