A familiar story of Lennon's post-Beatles years – with some fascinating new detail
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Sunday 21 October 2012
Former US senator George McGovern, the Democrat who lost to president Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The body of Cambodia's former king, Norodom Sihanouk, will be displayed for up to three months before a large state funeral is held for the mercurial and widely loved monarch who died after suffering a heart attack.
Thursday 30 August 2012
Three Australian soldiers were killed and two wounded in Afghanistan after a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire and another two Australian soldiers were killed in an unrelated helicopter crash.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Monday 14 May 2012
Nicholas Katzenbach's career in government was the history of America's turbulent 1960s in miniature.
Friday 11 May 2012
Horst Faas, a prize-winning combat photographer who changed the way photojournalists covered conflict, has died aged 79.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Out of America: Obama's common-sense hawkishness confounds received wisdom and may win him re-election
Saturday 10 March 2012
I marched into the post room of the office where I worked and ripped down the pin-up posters
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Book by former world No 1's coach reveals Woods's obsession with US special forces
Sunday 08 January 2012
Mitt Romney's rivals attacked the Republican presidential front-runner from the opening moments of a campaign debate, dismissing him as a mere business manager rather than a leader and a man whose investment company actually cost workers jobs.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
From Belfast during the Troubles to Rwanda in the middle of a genocide, Jonathan Brown checks out hotels that became famous during periods of conflict
Sunday 07 August 2011
Officially, there is no Navy Seals Team Six.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
An army helicopter carrying nine people crashed in a hilly jungle along Thailand's border with Burma today while on a mission to retrieve the bodies of five soldiers killed in another helicopter accident at the weekend.
Saturday 16 July 2011
Philo single-handedly turned around the fortunes of a Paris fashion house. Then she quit it all to start a family. Now, heading up another grand French brand, she's back in the game – and determined to play it her way
Thursday 30 June 2011
Slipped in among the musical repertoire of the OperaUpClose season in Upper Street comes this wacky, semi-autobiographical 1992 Australian play, set in 1971, by Louis Nowra, about patients in a lunatic asylum putting on Mozart's Così Fan Tutte – without the music. It's also about the madness of putting on a show in the first place, the terror of performing and the treachery of backstage relationships.
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