Judge Kern said the state's law is "arbitrary and irrational"
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Monday 27 February 2012
ITV's rising star Tom Bradby tells Ian Burrell about his new political chat show, his relationship with the royal princes – and his other life as a movie writer
Saturday 21 January 2012
The Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke, an early gold medal favourite ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, has died from injuries she suffered in a training fall.
Friday 20 January 2012
The backlash against two bills aimed at stopping online copyright infringement gathered pace last night, as eight US lawmakers announced they had decided to withdraw support for the measures.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
A relationship under the microscope
Travel Agenda: Brusselicious food festival; Vancouver PuSh Festival; Utah's Sundance Film Festival; Las Vegas MOB Museum
Saturday 14 January 2012
Today: Walk around the Dinner's Served exhibition, which is currently on display in Brussels at the Tour & Taxis centre. The event is part of the year-long Brusselicious food festival, which will see tastings, picnics and foodie films pop up throughout the Belgian capital. Look out for the "Tram Experience" too, which runs from 14 Feb. Guests will be able to take a two-hour tour of the city with a feast served on board the stylish carriage. Tickets, €75 (brusselicious.be).
Thursday 05 January 2012
Frontrunner wins by just eight votes, while Michele Bachmann quits race after dismal showing
Tuesday 29 November 2011
A university professor pleaded not guilty yesterday to viewing child pornography on his laptop during a flight from Salt Lake City to Boston.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Thursday 28 July 2011
Olympic freestyle skiing medallist Jeret Peterson has been found dead from a gunshot wound in Utah. The 29-year-old won silver in the aerials at the 2010 Games in Vancouver.
Friday 15 July 2011
Wednesday 13 July 2011
A polygamous American family with a reality TV show plan to challenge the Utah bigamy law that makes their lifestyle illegal. A Washington attorney, Jonathan Turley, said he would file the lawsuit in Salt Lake City's district court today.
Saturday 25 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
When US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was asked how many First Ladies he would be bringing to the White House, he referred the interviewer to the Latter Day Saints' website. Multiple marriage has long been a subject of fascination for Americans, and in his new novel Brady Udall, himself a Mormon, explores what happens when a polygamist has an affair. In a sunnier read than David Ebershoff's recent bestseller, The 19th Wife, Udall takes the classic theme of family dysfunction and raises it by the power of ten.
Thursday 02 June 2011
A self-centred young thrill-seeker, Aron Ralston, shoots off to Utah's Blue John Canyon, slips down a ravine and traps his right arm under a boulder.
Thursday 02 June 2011
The Church of the Latter-day Saints is one of the fastest-growing and wealthiest religions in the world. But can the Mormons convince America to vote one of their number into the White House?
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?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train