The inspiration for True Blood lives up to the franchise’s reputation of vampires for grown-ups – albeit sensible ones. Juliette Hughes reviews the final Sookie Stackhouse book.
Michael Jackson’s daughter has been hospitalised after a suicide bid, according to reports. Fifteen-year-old Paris Jackson was taken to hospital Wednesday morning around 2am (Wednesday 9pm NZT) according to TMZ
It’s a hazy morning, and I’m standing outside a McDonald’s just a few yards from the U.S. border
Presidents bedeviled by seemingly intractable problems tend to resort to symbolic gestures.
India and Pakistan blame each other’s spies for just about everything that goes wrong.
Rebel troops stampeded an african Union base in Darfur, Sudan, last month, murdering 10 African peacekeepers.
In rows of benches with barely an inch between each other’s crisp blue-and-red uniforms, the kids dutifully listen to their teacher’s lesson. Once dismissed, they dash out, forming a bottleneck in the narrow passage that constitutes the hallway in this school in Kathmandu
The president of Maldives, who last year proposed relocating his entire country, is set to chair an underwater Cabinet meeting this month to highlight the threat global warming and rising sea levels pose to his low-lying nation. “It’s definitely intended to bring attention to how climate change will affect us and to call upon the entire world to come up with a concrete solution,” said Aminath Shauna, the deputy undersecretary in the president’s office, on Wednesday
To Marla Martinko, Wednesday felt like a holiday in downtown Pittsburgh. “It’s like Christmas Eve
Despite the destruction it caused in a massive spill near a Tennessee power plant in December, coal ash has found many uses that benefit industry and even the environment.