In a story similar to the plot of the film Castaway starring Tom Hanks, Jose Ivan was found on the atoll having floated 8,000 miles from Mexico
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Tuesday 23 September 2008
Saturday 16 August 2008
Friday 09 May 2008
For anyone who religiously avoids novels about bloodlines, the occult and ecclesiastical manuscripts the window for escape is closing.
Tuesday 26 February 2008
Saturday 16 February 2008
It should be one of those eternal, thrilling football days. It used to be so but it isn't any more because it is the FA Cup. It's a slowing of the pulse, a blurring of ambition.
Sunday 13 January 2008
Friday 11 January 2008
Hollywood goes to war again, but instead of the hand-wringing sincerity of Lions for Lambs we now have the laughter and larks of Charlie Wilson's War, based on a true story and a reminder to itself that the USA has sometimes used its bullying power on the global stage for good. And instead of Redford, Streep and Cruise, there's the A-list pairing of Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts to give its patriotic boost a little stardust. The wonder is that so light and frothy a confection should leave such an awful taste in the mouth.
Friday 11 January 2008
There were several things that Tony Blair resolutely didn't "do". One of them was, memorably, God. Another was art. He was apparently fearful that the art world's elitist image in the eyes of the proles might damage his crafted "man of the people" aura.
Monday 15 May 2006
Friday 12 May 2006
Friday 04 February 2005
Thursday 16 December 2004
Wednesday 19 May 2004
Friday 05 March 2004
Tuesday 28 January 2003
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death