A young woman from London has been warned she faces prison after being found guilty of throwing acid in a friend's face because she once called her ugly.
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Saturday 23 February 2008
Hindsight, of course, is a wonderful thing. But it is still striking that even though Steven Wright does not appear ever to have even been arrested for violent behaviour, prior to his spree of murder in Ipswich just over a year ago, there now seem to have been plenty of witnesses to his attacks on women, and copious awareness of his fetishistic reliance on prostitutes. None of it – not the habitual kerb-crawling, nor the physically abusive relationships – ever did get him into trouble with the law, though.
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More than half of all US retailers missed sales expectations in January, deepening fears of a consumer-led slowdown that could tip the economy into a recession.
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Perhaps it was the side of the bed Bob Dylan got out of. When Les Wexner, the boss of the American lingerie company Victoria's Secret, asked the grizzled folkie if he would appear in the company's new television commercial, Dylan said yes.
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