MANY congratulations to Robert Fisk (Comment, September 6) for the finest and clearest exposition of the Middle East mess: truthful, objective and dispassionate – qualities in short supply among our juvenile leaders.
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The number of city dwellers is at an all-time high of about 3.5 billion and will nearly double in the next 30 to 40 years, with almost all the growth in developing countries, the head of the UN agency focusing on cities has said.
Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on president Barack Obama to curb the US government surveillance programmes that sweep up personal information from the internet and threaten the technology industry's financial livelihood.
Damon Hall, playing out of position at full-back, brought his try tally to seven in the last three weeks when Queen's gained an unexpectedly convincing 31-5 victory over the previously unbeaten 2A League leaders City of Derry at Upper Malone.
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet insists regular defensive switches have not been the cause of the Reds' failure to keep clean sheets.
Chico Flores' equaliser ensured Danny Graham's first goal since January was not enough to give Hull all three points at Swansea.
Comic mega star Will Ferrell has pledged to go skinny dipping in the Liffey during his visit to Dublin.
Rockers Biffy Clyro have been unveiled as the first headliners for next year's Isle of Wight Festival with Under Control singer Calvin Harris also announced.
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has been charged in connection with the supply of Class A drugs.