A Briton, his Filipino partner and their three-year-old daughter are feared to have been killed when Typhoon Haiyan tore through the city of Tacloban.
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Thursday 06 August 2009
The world is a better place, it seems, if viewed through a pair of Rosicrucian-tinted spectacles. You may have seen their ad – on a poster or in newspaper at home or abroad – promising to improve your memory, develop your will-power, overcome bad habits and enrich your spirit by unlocking the secret wisdom of the ages.
Sunday 25 January 2009
Thursday 13 November 2008
The volume of spam email being sent across the internet plummeted yesterday, after a San Jose-based company was taken offline.
Friday 22 August 2008
* Would Belgrade rush in where Manhattan feared to tread? When Random House US pulled Sherry Jones's novel about the Prophet Muhammad's wife A'isha, The Jewel of Medina, its decision ignited a global firestorm of controversy. For a while it looked as if the book was going to find an unlikely home in Serbia. The Serbian publisher BeoBook printed 1,000 copies. But BeoBook's Aleksandar Jasic has recalled them after protests from the Serbian Muslim community. Meanwhile, it emerges that last October Télémaque in Paris published Geneviève Chauvel's fictionalised biography, Aïcha: La bien-aimée du prophète. The outcome? Strong sales, debate with imams, but no fatwas and no riots. Vive la France!
Thursday 10 July 2008
Wednesday 19 March 2008
Andy Murray plans to keep his temper under control after a three-set win over world number 20 Ivo Karlovic put him through to the fourth round of the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells.
Wednesday 07 March 2007
Thursday 18 August 2005
Thursday 10 March 2005
Monday 24 April 2000
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Is Facebook making us forget? Study shows that taking pictures ruin memories
- 5 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding