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Michael Jackson, Sir Bobby Robson, and the last three UK-based WWI veterans, all died in the past 12 months. Here, we remember them and other well-known faces no longer with us after this year.
Five years have passed and I still find it hard to talk about the tsunami. When...– Choking back the horror | Analysis & Opinion | Reuters
A Christmas card has been withdrawn from two Tesco stores in York after...– Political correctness gone mad! Country going to the dogs! This GOVERNMENT! etc etc. BBC News - Tesco apologises over ‘ginger jibe’ Christmas card
People who are bored ask simple questions. “When did you move?” “Where did you...– Really interesting, this. Eight Tips to Know If You’re Being Boring. | Psychology Today
It was a shocking, terrible scene. There was blood splattered everywhere. I was...– Mohammed Olad Hassan reporting from Mogadishu, Somalia, soon after the suicide bomb at graduation ceremony yesterday. An alarmingly good piece of journalism. It’s not loaded with facts, but it’s the most vivid account I can find of the horrors that occurred. BBC News - Somalia bomb...
The perfect Christmas present for the potentially homicidal - perfume made from...– This on my Christmas list. Not really. Michael Jackson’s DNA: wear it as a fragrance | Life and style | guardian.co.uk