Alex Massie: British Labour about to put its Foot in it
Labour voters who want Jeremy Corbyn to win their leadership election should be careful what they wish for
Still all to play for as the independence polls narrow
With less than a fortnight to go to polling day, the Yes side is steadily gaining ground â€“ but does it have enough momentum to pip its opponent at the post?
Country music changes tack to reflect Iraq fears
Country music’s soul is red, white and blue. It is - or so the cliche has it - music for regular all-American guys and their gals, who wear cowboy boots, drive pick-up trucks, chew tobacco and consider being called a ‘‘redneck’’ a compliment.
Bush remains defiant as Congress votes to pull out troops
The end game in Iraq has begun. It is now a matter of when the US troop presence in Iraq is reduced, not whether this will happen.
US Christian Right bids farewell to one of its big guns
US President George W Bush owes much to the evangelical movement. His faith - born again after his wife Laura demanded he choose between alcohol and his marriage - is the least of it.
Campus still in deep shock as students unite in grief
Reema Samaha was a talented dancer and an enthusiastic soccer player. The sort of teenager who was always willing to try something new or take on a fresh adventure.
Confession may bring closure to lurid JonBenet murder case
America loves nothing more than excess. When excess is coupled with the gruesome murder of a child, the ground is laid for a spectacle every bit as tawdry as it is gripping.
Republicans continue to lose in numbers game
Another week, another new low for president George W Bush. This time it was the latest poll from the Gallup organisation reporting that Bush’s approval rating had slipped to 31 per cent, the lowest figure of his presidency.