A Las Vegas taxi driver proved it is the season of goodwill - after he handed in $300,000 left in the back of his cab.
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Thursday 23 February 2012
American cardstacker Bryan Berg completed a giant model of the Houses of Parliament yesterday, after a week's modelling.
Friday 10 February 2012
The Grand Canyon State celebrates its centenary this week, but the cinematic drama of its iconic landscapes has a timeless appeal for travellers.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
A designer of gambling software was feeling lucky yesterday after selling his business £11m.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Killing is always a serious matter. All too often, amid the glitzy gadgetry of the spy thriller, all the fast cars and sexual adventures, we lose sight of the essential seriousness of what is at stake.
Thursday 29 December 2011
Monday 05 December 2011
How inspiring that the two best-dressed women at last week’s British Fashion Awards were fortysomethings. And even better that, they were among the most beautiful – if not the most beautiful – women in the room.
Monday 22 August 2011
American card players are hardly a high priority for humanitarian organisations protecting the rights of the world's imperilled communities. But such is the current plight of professional poker players in the United States, where online poker has been all but illegal since April, that a new service launched last week offering to relocate beleaguered card players to "poker-friendly countries" around the world.
Friday 22 July 2011
Friday 08 July 2011
Unique is a word often used in Hollywood to elevate one project above another in the clamour for attention. It is currently the word being bandied about for a comedy pitch from the writer-director Rob Pearlstein, which also enjoys the favour of actor Ed Helms, who is currently on screens as Stu in Warner Bros' The Hangover Part II.
Thursday 30 June 2011
The online gambling firm Betfair posted record profits for its first full year as a listed company yesterday but admitted that revenues have taken a hit in recent weeks.
Friday 24 June 2011
One of the actor’s regular opponents was convicted fraudster Bradley Ruderman, who is said to have settled his debts with stolen money
Friday 24 June 2011
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Sunday 24 April 2011
Thursday 21 April 2011
Detective novelist who wrote Death comes to Pemberley passed away peacefully at her home, aged 94
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney 'denied all knowledge' of the Twitter activity
Sites using the popular Gigya comment platform were attacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Bollywood actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy after appearing in mock TV wedding scene
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- 3 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football