Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton hospitalised after ‘breakdown’

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 16:56

The British star of The OC missed the New York premiere of her new film, Homecoming

Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan: ‘white people deserve more’

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 16:52

The ultra-right American pundit’s outburst was part of a criticism of Obama’s choice of Hispanic Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court

Bhopal disaster

Yes Men join the campaign for justice for Bhopal victims

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 15:04

The performance activists have brought their theatrical hoaxes to bear against Dow Chemical, the company that bought Union Carbide

Sir Fred Goodwin

Goodwin dined at Chequers prior to bank bailout

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 14:13

Fred ‘the Shred’ Goodwin, the controversial RBS boss, appears on Gordon and Sarah Brown’s glittering 2008 guest list

Book review: Between the Assassinations

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:47

Fiction: Aravind Adiga addresses the ‘startling inequalities of wealth, the caste system and the despair of the poor’ in India in his latest novel

Book review: The Junior Officers’ Reading Club

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:32

Non-fiction: Patrick Hennessey’'s account of life in the modern British Army is ‘powerful, compelling and unapologetic’

Book review: Stalin’s Nemesis

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:26

Non-fiction: A fascinating insight into the Mexican exile of Leon Trotsky and the weeks leading up to his murder by a Stalinist agent

Tina Fey

Tina Fey’s 30 Rock set to sweep the Emmy awards

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 12:59

The Sarah Palin-baiting comedian’s sitcom has received a record-breaking 22 nominations

Veiled Iranian woman with mobile phone

Nokia boycott may be unjustified

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 12:00

A claim by the Wall Street Journal that Nokia helped Tehran monitor internet users was wrong, says the company. And IT experts agree

Ramzan Kadyrov

Kadyrov: ‘I will kill as long as I live’

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 11:47

The Chechnyan president says he will personally seek justice for the murdered human rights activist Natalia Estimerova. Why do so few believe him?

Eyjafjallajokull volcano

BA in £600m survival plan

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 10:05

British Airways has announced it will raise cash from two different sources, to fund its day-to-day trading

Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edward Buzz Aldrin

Apollo crew reunited for anniversary

News Fri 17 Jul, AT 09:43

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins get together for 40th anniversary of the Nasa Moon landing

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