The photographer who took pictures of Nigella Lawson being assaulted by her husband says the attack lasted for “27 minutes of madness” but he didn’t intervene because he feared being arrested himself. Snapper Jean-Paul says the incident outside a London restaurant shouldn’t be brushed under the carpet and the celebrity chef Lawson was “properly abused” by art collector husband Charles Saatchi
The Voice coach Seal says he can’t wait to leave Australia in a tirade against the local media after police found marijuana in the hotel room of his talent-coaching colleague Joel Madden. Seal described Sydney’s Star casino as a Judas for sending police to Madden’s room, where a cleaner had found a small amount of marijuana.
Stooped from old age and disease, the four surviving leaders of Pol Pot’s communist revolution of 1975, which left perhaps 2 million people dead, at last entered the dock to stand trial at a special tribunal here on Monday.
For nation shall rise against nation . . .
It was George W. Bush on the phone
The hunt for a monster can warp the pursuers. The wanted man was one of the most loathsome creatures of modern times: “Ivan the Terrible,” who hacked at his naked victims with a sword as he herded them by the thousands into the gas chambers he operated at the Nazi death camp Treblinka.
Sudan’s President, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, reckons that being on the run is easy. In March, the International Criminal Court indicted al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in the conflict in Darfur, where at least 200,000 people have died since 2003 in a campaign that the Bush Administration described as government-sponsored genocide
Good evening, everybody. My administration has been closely monitoring the situation in Egypt, and I know that we will be learning more tomorrow when day breaks
The problem for anyone trying to make what Bob Marley once called “rebel music” today is not that there’s too little rebellion out there but, by Western pop culture’s liberal definition, that there’s way too much. Since the dawn of rock ‘n’ roll, popular music has been de facto rebellious, at least insofar as the term is defined by record labels and soft-drink ads.
For the 18th year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday voted to condemn the 47-year embargo against Cuba by the United States. “You can’t read a novel, but you could read a manual about procedures or about the airplane,” the former Boeing 767-400 pilot said.