May 2010

Paedophiles like Roman Polanski get away with rape

Ylenia Lemos Another Cannes film festival has ended in France and featured in its numerous news headlines was the 76-year-old Oscar winning film director Roman Polanski. But, no, not for directing or acting in a movie. Eight festivals after winning his cov ...

Has the Con-Dem coalition killed off Thatcherism for good?

 Chris GaynorHas the Con-Dem coalition killed off Thatcherism for good?Chris GaynorYou had to feel a little sorry for Simon Hughes last night on Question Time, who came up against a barrage of criticism over the Lib-Dem's decision to jump into bed wit ...

Lib Dem internet pioneer tears up membership card

Rob Fenwick was organiser of the Liberal Democrat party's national e-campaign in 2005 and the creator and editor of the largest website for the Liberal Democrats in the UK, Liberal Democrat Voice. Here he explains why he is opposed to the new coalition bet ...

Campaigners applaud pledge to end jailing of child migrants

 Campaigners applaud pledge to end jailing of child migrantsEmma Foster - Community NewswireBritain's new coalition government has been praised by a legal charity for announcing an end to the the detention of children for immigration purposes.Refugee ...

Ex-world boxing champion Mike Tyson 'destitute and broke'

Retired American heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, 43, has admitted recently that he is penniless on US Tv chat show The View. Tyson, who earned more than $300 million dollars during his boxing career said: "I had lots of fun. It just happened".Howev ...

'Alcohol will kill me one day,' says Lady GaGa

Outrageous American pop star Lady Gaga has been playing stadiums and arenas around the globe for months and will return to the US on July 1 with her Monster Ball Tour. Yesterday, the Poker Face singer announced even more North American dates for 2011 - but ...

Cameron takes over as prime minister after Brown quits

John F Burns David Cameron, the Conservative party leader, became the UK’s prime minister this evening and announced the formation of a coalition government, capping a day of political negotiations that ended with the Tories returning to power after 13 yea ...

Haitians demand president resigns

Protesters in Haiti have demanded the resignation of the country's president, accusing him of using January's devastating earthquake as an excuse to remain in power. About 1,000 demonstrators took to the streets earlier this week to criticise Rene Preval a ...

Golf fan tasered for heckling Tiger Woods

Sophie TaylorUpset Tiger Woods while he's preparing for a shot at your peril. That was the lesson from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, US at the Player Championships this weekend after a golf fan who refused to stop heckling Tiger got the shock of his life whe ...

Five hidden dangers of Facebook

Over the last few years, Facebook’s growth has been phenomenal. The world’s no.1 social networking site recently beat Google to become the most visited website in the US for an entire week. However, lately the site has also been receiving a lot of flak for ...

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