A rare 75-year-old comic book featuring the debut of Superman found in a Minnesota home's wall fetched $175,000 at auction, comic book seller Comicconnect.com said on Wednesday.
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The Weekend's Viewing: Something for those that miss Fred Dibnah, and Malcolm Tucker and The Thick Of It bid us a blistering farewell
Monday 29 October 2012
How Britain Worked, Sun, Channel 4 / The Thick of It, Sat, BBC2 / Harry & Paul, Sun, BBC2
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Moscow's time is running out - St Petersburg's renovation has brought the city a renewed sense of dignity and civic pride
Hamas hails diplomatic victory: Cheering crowds greet Emir of Qatar as he becomes first foreign head of state to visit Gaza since group seized power
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, arrived in Gaza today, in the first visit by a foreign head of state since Hamas seized power five years ago.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Former Liberty X star Michelle Heaton said her decision to have a double mastectomy and potentially have her ovaries removed as well was a "no-brainer" after being diagnosed with an 80% chance of developing breast cancer.
Nuclear reaction: Japan angered after French TV makes 'Fukushima effect' joke in relation to goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima
Tuesday 16 October 2012
A joke on French television which showed a composite picture of Japanese goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima with four arms and then dubbed it the 'Fukushima effect' has caused anger in Japan.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
You can understand why these tours exist - and even their appeal - but at their worst they're stunningly callous. No wonder residents are fighting back.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Rose Tremain makes a welcome return to the 17th century in this riotous but wistful sequel to her 1989 best-seller
Saturday 06 October 2012
Washington DC has long been a backwater for baseball, but finally has a team to be proud of
Thursday 04 October 2012
Archaeologists claim bones found in basement of Florentine convent belong to Leonardo's model
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Did Deep Blue have a bug?; why men bond with 007, bin head, magic allergy-curing cow, holocaust tattoos and Ikea: not so ethical, after all.
Sunday 30 September 2012
In babies a gummy smile is prized by all who witness it. In adults it can be the source of anxiety and grief. Now research has revealed that two simple injections into the so-called Elvis Presley muscle can help them smile along with the rest of the world.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Ever watched a stand-up and thought, ‘I could do better than that?’ The latest work from the brilliant, genre-leaping performer/ writer Ross Sutherland is a chance to prove it.
Saturday 11 August 2012
'Kids my age think they should rebel'
Friday 10 August 2012
Live like a modern caveman in style
- 1 Alan Pardew's warning to Joe Kinnear: I am still the Newcastle manager
- 2 Breaking the Silence: In the reality of occupation, there are no Palestinian civilians – only potential terrorists
- 3 Charles Saatchi accepts caution for assault over incident in Scott’s restaurant when he put his hands on throat of wife Nigella Lawson
- 5 Iran to send 4,000 troops to aid President Assad forces in Syria