Like many men, I am a lazy, good-for-nothing, selfish, forgetful, patronising, sex-obsessed bastard who drinks too much. Or so my wife points out. It's strange that I have ended up like this. I tried not to. I really did.
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Wednesday 13 November 2013
Question raised of whether it is “propaganda” to have party logos on wreaths
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Is Wonga simply trying to deflect accusations and whitewash its true colours?
Putin is a 'proud buff dude' and Russia should not be vilified for anti-gay laws ahead of Sochi Olympic Games, says US swimmer
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Richard Alther appeals to Russia President to treat gay athletes with compassion and respect
Monday 07 October 2013
The pressure is on for builders in North Korea to complete the construction of a lavish ski resort by the end of this week.
Russia ordered to compensate chess grandmaster (and Putin critic) Garry Kasparov over protest arrest
Friday 04 October 2013
Police held him before 'March of Dissenters' protest in Moscow in 2007
Friday 04 October 2013
Our legal system is still - just about - the envy of the world. Not for long
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Sunday 01 September 2013
Officials in the German city of Nuremberg have announced controversial plans to spend up to €70m (£60m) on renovating the city’s vast yet dilapidated Nazi Party rally grounds, used by the documentary filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl as a haunting backdrop for her Hitler propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
Thursday 22 August 2013
Gabby Logan has spoken of her personal discomfort at presenting this month’s World Athletics Championships in Russia amid the furore over the country’s homophobic laws.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
If schools are basing policies on outdated laws, it is very much a problem
Thursday 15 August 2013
Athlete criticises shows of support of gay rights at World Championships
Thursday 08 August 2013
Thursday 01 August 2013
Minister confirms that athletes and fans who ‘flaunt’ their sexuality will be prosecuted
LGBT campaigners boycott vodka in protest at Russian gay rights abuses - even though their main target isn't made in Russia
Saturday 27 July 2013
Dump Russian Vodka campaign spawns #DumpStoli hashtag even though Stolichnaya made in Latvia by a company based in Luxembourg
Such a fungi! North Korean leader Kim Jong-un laughs as he is mobbed by screaming, crying women during visit to mushroom farm
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Despot surrounded in scenes more often associated with the likes of Harry Styles or Justin Bieber
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
- 1 International Women's Day 2014: The shocking statistics that show why it is still so important
- 2 Australian man Rod Sommerville reacts to bite from deadly snake by reaching for cold beer
- 3 Teacher shows sex tape featuring herself to pupils during class by mistake
- 4 Singapore sting: Sky-high prices are pushing locals to the edge of affordability
- 5 Swarm of killer bees sting woman 1,000 times