From Seattle to the Austrian border, the fallout from the latest verdict on Meredith Kercher’s murder has been dramatic
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Alex Calderwood: Hotelier and self-styled ‘cultural engineer’ who gave his Ace chain a distinctively unconventional and offbeat style
Friday 22 November 2013
Alex Calderwood was the co-founder of the Ace Hotel chain, which had just opened its latest venture only six weeks ago in Shoreditch, London. His body was found in one of the rooms of that hotel; the exact cause of his death is still to be determined.
Tuesday 08 October 2013
A weekly look at the biggest talking points in the NFL
Five-minute memoir: Alexis M Smith's visits to an Alaskan cemetery taught her about life - and maths
Saturday 05 October 2013
'I’ll never forget the day we arrived to find a new grave, covered in paw prints'
Saturday 05 October 2013
The Big Six: Vintage airstreams, nomadic lifestyles, and hammocks
Monday 30 September 2013
But the American accused of killing a UK student has no intention of leaving the safety of the US to return to Italy
Tuesday 24 September 2013
A look at the latest events and talking points in the NFL
Thursday 19 September 2013
Forget the unique aroma of fresh coffee, wild lavender or cut grass, according to US scientists there are just 10 basic smells.
Wednesday 18 September 2013
CEO Howard Schultz issues ‘request rather than ban’ to coffee shop patrons
Sunday 15 September 2013
After having her conviction for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher thrown out, the Italian courts have announced a retrial of Ms Knox and her former Italian boyfriend
Tuesday 03 September 2013
See the AIM Independent Music Awards winners in full (below)
End of the Road Festival 2013 review: Walkmen, David Byrne, St. Vincent and others at Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset
Monday 02 September 2013
I think I’ve seen the performance of the weekend from New York’s Walkmen on Sunday night, amidst End of the Road’s beautiful West Country hills. Their singer Hamilton Leithauser croons their old song “The Rat” with righteous, Dylanesque venom at the heart of loud, lashing rock’n’roll. Hand in his pocket as if in a Vegas lounge, but thrusting himself forward with pugilistic attitude, Leithauser leads a band proudly pouring out passion.
Thursday 29 August 2013
President Obama has called for the minimum wage to rise to $9 an hour - protesting workers want $15 an hour
Johnathan Croom suicide: Teenage boy obsessed with Into the Wild film found dead after disappearing in Oregon wilderness
Tuesday 27 August 2013
The 'super smart' teenager's abandoned car was discovered last Wednesday
Sunday 18 August 2013
Annie Musselman first came across the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center by happenstance: on finding a sick pigeon wobbling around her home city of Seattle in the US, she called the emergency services. Moments later, she received a call from a man at Sarvey – 50 miles away – who said he'd be there within the hour.
Friday 16 August 2013
'In Byron Bay, I walked through lush vegetation straight down to the beach'
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 4 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth