The letter comes ahead of military exercises between the US and South Korea that the North sees as provocative
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Thursday 13 January 2011
Japan's embattled leader Naoto Kan has again been mauled in public by his famously sharp-tongued wife. Nobuko Kan, 65, told reporters yesterday that she regularly berates her husband and would not marry him again if given a second chance. "I've already lived this life and it's not fun to repeat the same thing," she said. "I would want to have a totally different life."
Thursday 26 August 2010
KiFin, the investment group backed by South African billionaire Nathan Kirsh, has ratcheted up the row with Minerva, accusing the property group's management of "misleading" other shareholders into believing it wanted to seize control of the company.
Thursday 19 August 2010
Gordon Brown is offering his services as a public speaker at $100,000 (£64,000) a time, it was reported last night.
Monday 05 July 2010
John Bercow was described as a "stupid, sanctimonious dwarf" in the House of Commons last week. But whatever certain MPs make of their Speaker's intellect, manner or height, they cannot argue that he is short on the bravery front.
Friday 30 April 2010
Sunday 11 April 2010
Monday 10 August 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
Erstwhile punky troglodyte remade as a desperately soulful voice of new-old America. You might call it alt.bluegrass. It has banjos, fiddles and pedal-steels on it.
Thursday 30 July 2009
Thursday 18 June 2009
In the final of The Apprentice earlier this month, the eventual winner Yasmina Siadatan had to explain to an audience of confectionery professionals why she had twinned strawberry with basil in her upmarket range of chocolates. In this case, her business nouse proved less important than her lack of public-speaking experience.
Tuesday 12 May 2009
Tuesday 03 June 2008
Wednesday 24 January 2007
Saturday 05 November 2005
Monday 17 October 2005
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
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EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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