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US neo-Nazi Joseph Franklin who targeted black and Jewish people in a nationwide killing spree executed in Missouri
Wednesday 20 November 2013
63-year-old was convicted of seven other racially motivated murders after killing Gerald Gordon in a sniper shooting
Thursday 07 November 2013
Admittedly it's a step down from €11.5m annual salary he received before his abdication
Friday 26 July 2013
Bold and daring, the new women of the 1920s did far more than show a glimpse of stocking
Friday 07 June 2013
Writer Jonah Lehrer first learned he had been rumbled, as a plagiarist and fabricator, from a voicemail.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Lives of the real Gatsby women
Sunday 19 May 2013
On The Menu: Juicy Lucy; British Street Food awards; Ruinart's flowers and champagne; smoked water; Yotam Ottolenghi
Thursday 16 May 2013
This week I've been eating... A juicy lucy
Thursday 25 April 2013
“Carnaby Street” is the latest “Rock of Ages”-style musical to hit the theatre. Recently performed at the Hackney Empire in the capital, producers must be confident that the sound of swinging London is due a revival, as they have just released an accompanying soundtrack.
Roy Hodgson admits post-season friendly between Chelsea and Manchester City has 'complicated' plans for England
Friday 12 April 2013
The FA Cup semi-finalists are due to play in New York
Tuesday 09 April 2013
City have toured North America for two of the last three years
Wednesday 23 January 2013
On a late summer's day in San Francisco in 1962, a modest crowd gathered to watch the visiting St Louis Cardinals baseball team do battle with the hometown San Francisco Giants. The Cardinals were not strong that year, while the Giants were challenging for the National League divisional baseball championship. Still, the Cardinals were always interesting to watch because of the presence on the team of their aging superstar, Stan Musial, known down the years to anybody exposed to the sport as "Stan the Man".
Tuesday 01 January 2013
It may be America's largest waterway, but now even the mighty Mississippi is being choked by drought, as historically low water levels threaten to halt the flow of vital commodities from the heart of the US, with potentially devastating economic consequences.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
The comeback team against the would-be comeback city. Such is the 2012 World Series which opens tonight in what is probably the major leagues' most beautiful ballpark, where Barry Bonds used to lash his steroid-fuelled home runs into San Francisco Bay.
Friday 05 October 2012
A shipment of maple syrup was given a police escort across Eastern Canada after being seized by detectives investigating the theft of about 10 per cent of Quebec's "strategic syrup reserve".
Wednesday 29 August 2012
There’s one overwhelming reason to check out this dramatically rather run-of-the-mill bio-musical, and that is to savour Emi Wokoma’s phenomenal performance as Tina Turner.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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