MSNBC star ‘deeply sorry that we suggested interracial families are in any way funny or deserving of ridicule’
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Wednesday 17 February 2010
Sarah Palin, the former U.S. vice presidential candidate, is used to finding herself the brunt of jokes but her humor snapped when the animated TV show "Family Guy" appeared to mock her son who has Down syndrome.
Friday 05 February 2010
Sunday 24 January 2010
Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol is seeking child support from the father of her one-year-old son. Documents filed in an Alaskan court show she is seeking $1,750 (£1,090) a month from Levi Johnston, 19. Their son, Tripp, was born in December 2008.
Thursday 14 January 2010
Tuesday 12 January 2010
Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, will take her conservative message to Fox News as a regular commentator, the cable channel announced yesterday.
Tuesday 29 December 2009
The daughter of former vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin has lost her bid to keep a bitter custody dispute over her year-old son confidential.
2020 vision: The Obama years were all very well, but what this country needs is the decisive might of a military man
Sunday 27 December 2009
As the make-up girl dusted and dabbed, David Petraeus could not suppress a quiet smile of satisfaction. Here he was at the end of 2019, three years in the Oval Office, with approval ratings that Ronald Reagan might have killed for – and an interview on the country's most-watched television talk show to launch what would surely be a triumphal march to re-election the following November.
Sunday 13 December 2009
Tuesday 08 December 2009
To paraphrase John F Kennedy, this has to be the most extraordinary collection of people who have gathered to viciously attack me since the last corporate gathering at CBS. A lot has been made of a few campaign relationships (in the media coverage of my autobiography). The closeness. The warm fuzzy feelings. John (McCain) and I both agree all those staffers should just move past it. It's history.
Friday 04 December 2009
The Diary: The Enchanted Pig, Delaroche, Sarah Palin, Ruth Padel and Spencer Tunick's 'naked' installations
Friday 27 November 2009
When playing a pig is no fairy tale
Swine flu threatened to hamper the progress of the Royal Opera House's rehearsals of 'The Enchanted Pig', Jonathan Dove's opera for children, which opens in the Linbury Studio Theatre on 11 December.
Thursday 26 November 2009
Sunday 22 November 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
The plot thickens
*Yesterday, we learnt that the Tory MP David Curry has resigned the chairmanship of the Parliamentary Standards Committee because he has been claiming for a second home that he rarely uses because his wife allegedly would not let him because that was where she suspected he had conducted an affair.
Saturday 14 November 2009
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27