A familiar story of Lennon's post-Beatles years – with some fascinating new detail
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Sunday 09 November 2008
Thursday 23 October 2008
Terry Fincher excelled at photographing both war and peace, working at times on battlefields and at times capturing images of statesmen and film stars in a career that encompassed the Suez crisis and Princess Diana. He dominated the Fleet Street papers of his day, winning a hatful of awards and establishing himself as the Street's top photographer. Although he will probably be best remembered as a war photographer, especially for his work in Vietnam, his versatility was such that he could cover anything.
Saturday 30 August 2008
They grew up in the era of free love, smoking cannabis and protesting against the war in Vietnam. Now members of Britain's "baby boom" generation have become hooked on an altogether different rebellion: divorce.
Last Night's TV: Snog, Marry, Avoid?, BBC3; Upstairs Downstairs Love, Channel 4; Identical Triplets: Their Secret World, ITV1
Tuesday 24 June 2008
Tuesday 20 May 2008
Saturday 12 April 2008
Howard Jacobson: If you say you want a revolution, it's obvious you're sitting uncomfortably in economy
Saturday 29 March 2008
Sunday 16 March 2008
Lawrence Colburn returned to My Lai on Saturday and found hope in the killing fields. On the 40th anniversary of the infamous massacre, Mr Colburn was reunited with the person he rescued from the rampaging members of Charlie Company, the US troops who slaughtered up to 500 unarmed Vietnamese villagers in one of the most notorious chapters of the Vietnam War.
Friday 07 March 2008
Thursday 06 March 2008
Saturday 23 February 2008
Saturday 02 February 2008
The sight of a man manoeuvring his little motorbike, loaded with a washing machine, through the traffic should have been dismissed as a surreal mirage, brought on by the intensely humid weather in Ho Chi Minh city. Yet there was a stream of such people motorbiking past our bus with an assortment of impossible loads. Whole families whizz by on the flimsiest of carriers, all apparently unconcerned by the proximity of the hard road rushing away inches from their exposed limbs.
Sunday 20 January 2008
Monday 17 December 2007
Dear Virginia, I have discovered that my son is a heroin addict. I can't tell you how upset I am. He has agreed to try to get clean in the New Year, but we can't afford private rehab, and no NHS places are available. I have given him money for drugs because he says that otherwise he'll steal to pay for them. My world has been torn apart. I want to help him, but how? Yours sincerely, Marjorie
Tuesday 20 November 2007
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