George Stinney was 14 when executed for a crime his family says he didn’t commit. A retrial may clear his name
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Man charged after dangling dog out of window by leash 'because it was raining too hard to take it for a walk'
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Tyler Smith, 23, was reported to be looking after pet dog Max while his parents were away
Horoscopes 'bad for you' say scientists, warning obsession with starsigns can cause indulgent and impulsive behaviour
Friday 13 December 2013
Scientists warn people who checked their horoscope daily were more likely to behave impulsively
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Defending world champion Ian Williams is sharing the limelight this week with fellow Briton and race-track rival Sir Ben Ainslie. It at least leaves the other 18 teams competing in the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) event to concentrate on the job in hand.
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Attacks cost £154m in lost tourism
Friday 27 September 2013
Want to marry? First switch on brain…
Tuesday 20 August 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that an operation by the New York Police Department has seized the largest number of illegal guns in the city's history.
Sunday 19 May 2013
Up to 60 people were injured when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Elwin Wilson, who died on 28 March at the age of 76, was a former Ku Klux Klan supporter who publicly apologised for years of violent racism, including the beating of a black Freedom Rider who went on to become a Georgia congressman.
Thursday 28 March 2013
An American woman faces charges after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend and throwing his prosthetic legs in the yard so he couldn't pursue her.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Elizabeth Colbert Busch clinches nomination for Congressional seat
Monday 04 March 2013
John Walsh gives a summary of the talks at the Bath Literary festival
Super Bowl: San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver sorry for anti-gay remarks during media day
Thursday 31 January 2013
Culliver was talking in the build-up to this weekend's showpiece event
Monday 21 January 2013
The second inaugural address has rarely been memorable. Save for Abraham Lincoln’s, which struck a series of soaring notes, including “Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty source of war may speedily pass away”, they are fraught with difficulty.
Sunday 09 December 2012
Striving for The Great American Novel, to comic effect
Friday 30 November 2012
Leslie Woit finds treats for the body and spirit in America's snow-capped peaks and valleys
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Driving while dehydrated can be just as dangerous as drink driving, study suggests
- 4 Ben Affleck asked TV chiefs to hide slave-owning ancestry, new hacked Sony emails published by Wikileaks claim
- 5 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales