Televangelist who built up a ‘prosperity gospel’ empire but faced criticisms over his extravagant lifestyle
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Wednesday 20 August 2008
Tropical Storm Fay continued its erratic path today, moving north along the Florida coast but not going out over the Atlantic Ocean, where many had feared it could strengthen and curve back toward the state as a hurricane.
Thursday 31 July 2008
Friday 06 June 2008
Brunch in the Tower of Babel, a stroll round Noah's Ark or a big-dipper splashdown in The Flood are experiences that will shortly be available to millions of Germans if a controversial biblical-themed park near the ancient university town of Heidelberg is given the go-ahead.
Saturday 05 April 2008
Friday 04 April 2008
The world of mixed martial arts apparently involves bare-chested jocks knocking seven bells out of one another, and in Florida, young Sean Faris is the latest initiate.
Thursday 06 March 2008
Lou Pearlman, the larger-than-life music impresario who gave us the boy band sensations *NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys, is expected to plead guilty today to charges that for more than two decades he defrauded more than $300m (£150m) out of investors in a variety of financial scams.
Tuesday 04 March 2008
Defiant and bombastic to the last, Conrad Black hurled Churchillian rhetoric at his accusers yesterday before bidding farewell to his wife, Barbara Amiel, and surrendering to authorities at the largest penitentiary in the United States.
Saturday 01 December 2007
The United States of America is the size of western Europe in both population and landmass. In fact, there's a theory that the 300,000,000 or so Americans could legitimately be divided into five separate countries along cultural lines.
Monday 04 December 2006
Album: Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint <!-- none onestar twostar threestar fourstar fivestar -->
Friday 02 June 2006
Sunday 28 May 2006
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Ethan Couch: Texas quadruple murderer – or a victim of ‘affluenza’?
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber announces he's 'retiring from music'
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile