Vehicles and communications gear was seized by the powerful Islamist group
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Monday 26 December 2011
Best known as a caricaturist, political cartoonist, advertising artist and illustrator, Richard Willson was also an active environmental campaigner both in Britain and overseas.
Saturday 24 December 2011
Jay Carney's combative approach has led to formal complaints about profane language
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Former House Speaker now leads favourite Romney in key states
Monday 24 October 2011
Barack Obama often gets asked for money, and sometimes he gets his personal chequebook out
Monday 03 October 2011
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry faces new questions over his suitability to go head-to-head with Barack Obama next November, after it was claimed his family hunting spot was known by a racist nickname.
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Syria's already embattled gay community has reacted with dismay that a popular blog supposedly written by a lesbian from Damascus was, in fact, dreamt up by a US academic living in Scotland.
Friday 10 June 2011
The phoney war surrounding the race for the Republican presidential nomination seemed on the verge of claiming its first scalp last night, after Newt Gingrich's entire inner circle of advisers decided to resign en masse, citing "differences" over the direction of the campaign.
Friday 13 May 2011
Friday 18 March 2011
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sari Horwitz has been suspended by The Washington Post for plagiarism.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Sarah Palin, defending herself against criticism following the serial shootings in Arizona said that she used the term "blood libel" to describe comments made by those who falsely tried to link conservatives to the assassination attempt against Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Speaking out for the first time since she used the term in a video, Palin said on Fox television that the term referred to those "falsely accused of having blood on their hands".
Tuesday 14 December 2010
The overwhelming majority of weapons fuelling Mexico's drugs war are being sold in the US, where gun dealers are responsible for supplying at least 60,000 of the illegally trafficked firearms seized by the authorities since 2006.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 4 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile