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Thursday 15 December 2011
Two rowers whose boat was capsized by a freak wave have swapped Atlantic gales and stomach-churning swells for warmth, luxury and lobster after being rescued by one of the world's finest cruise liners.
Thursday 18 August 2011
As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, so too does the 10th anniversary, in December, of Shaker Aamer's incarceration in Guantanamo. All other Britons – full citizens and legal residents alike – have been returned to this country. Only Aamer remains, uncharged and untried. He is reported to be on hunger strike.
Monday 08 August 2011
Berkshire hathaway has waded into the takeover battle for Transatlantic Holdings, tabling a $3.2bn bid for the reinsurer.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Windswept and wild, friendly yet forlorn: the island of Newfoundland is a corner of Canada steeped in beauty and sadness.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Stuart Gulliver, the boss of HSBC, is clearly proud of his analysis of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis: so much so that he repeated his critical assessment of the deal on Greek debt several times during yesterday's briefing to analysts on the first half of the bank's trading year. The deal saw the crisis move from "acute to chronic" status, Gulliver said. He had to be asked to explain whether that was an improvement or not.
Friday 29 July 2011
The Cincinnatti-based multi-instrumentalist Brian Olive reveals a deep affection for British psych-rock on this solo debut.
Monday 25 July 2011
On 25 July 2000, the iconic aircraft Concorde crashed without warning shortly after take-off, killing 113 people in France.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Osama bin Laden had detailed advance knowledge of the 7 July bombings in London in 2005 and the failed attempt to blow up transatlantic passenger jets the following year, American security officials say.
Friday 08 July 2011
A rare electric guitar dating back to the start of the rock and roll era is to go under the hammer.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
The 100th anniversary of the Titanic's launch has been marked at a commemorative event in Belfast.
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