EXCLUSIVE: By Paul Martin in Targoviste, Romania. The bullet holes in the brown wall have only been partly patched up with white cement. I’m standing on the exact spot where the Ceausescus’s died – in the yard behind the Targoviste military barracks. It looks exactly the same thirty years later – just the trees seem […]
By Paul Martin SITTING at the kitchen table of her London flat Clare Rewcastle opened her laptop and tentatively started tapping the words of her first blog. She had no idea that she would soon become one of the world’s most powerful bloggers.
By Paul Cainer Exclusive. David Linsey, 21, whose teenage sister and brother died in a bomb explosion in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, has launched a multi-million pound fund-raising campaign to build and equip a complete trauma centre on the island. He has returned to London from the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, where the charity […]
Ionel Boieru can vividly recall the day Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu died thirty years ago – because he shot him dead. He is proud of what he did, believing his actions helped end Communist domination of Eastern Europe. The killing ended a brutal regime whose notorious security police killed thousands. It was 29 bullets from […]
Here are Biographical Notes for some of our Correspondents and Contributors, three of whom presently run their own media companies after decades of work for the world’s major newspapers and broadcasters.
The Prime minister says the project, whose overall costs have escalated alarmingly to over 88 billion pounds, is of great national importance. He says he will seek savings. But is the project too expensive for what it will achieve?
Cows fitted with video and audio headsets responded positively to being shown views of summer fields, Russia’s Minister for Agriculture and Food declared.