The mystery surrounding a New Year’s Day blast that killed the Palestinian ambassador to Prague as he opened a safe at his residence deepened on Thursday as police confirmed they had found weapons at his embassy and staff denied reports that the safe had an explosive anti-burglar device, which had been mistakenly detonated.
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Friday 08 October 2010
Having required 96 minutes to deal with Liechtenstein, ranked 141st in the world, Scotland do not embark on their two games in the next five days accompanied by a sense of optimism, certainly not with Spain, standing a mere 140 places higher than the last visitors to Hampden, heading for Glasgow next week.
Friday 20 August 2010
Monday 16 August 2010
Friday 04 June 2010
Rian Johnson's conmen drama starts off very jauntily as the tale of two brothers, one named Stephen (Mark Ruffalo), the other – bafflingly, given the title – named Bloom (Adrien Brody), both clad in the dark suits, white shirts and hats of the silent-comedy era.
Tuesday 25 May 2010
Sunday 29 November 2009
A slim volume of only 111 pages (and the ones between chapters are blank), this extended prose poem is nevertheless long enough for its length.
Sunday 22 November 2009
Tuesday 17 November 2009
Monday 16 November 2009
Thursday 12 November 2009
It was a speech Tsutomu Yamaguchi had waited 64 years to hear. Watching television at home in Hiroshima in April, one of Japan's most famous A-bomb survivors heard an American president call for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
Saturday 07 November 2009
Wednesday 14 October 2009
The Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington has secured the long-term futures of three of his senior players ahead of tonight's final World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington is hoping striker Warren Feeney can build up his fitness and take some part in the World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic on 14 October.
Sunday 06 September 2009
Oddly, Lionel Davidson is one of those authors who turns up a lot on the racks of second-hand bookshops, in sexy little Penguin editions that fit a pocket.
Friday 04 September 2009
Seventy years ago, a 30-year-old stockbroker named Nicholas Winton stood nervously on a platform at Liverpool Street Station in central London.
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