David Alexander

David Alexander

    The compound in Pakistan where US forces killed Osama bin Laden was an active command centre from which he directed al-Qaeda.

    Pulitzer Prize-winning humourist Art Buchwald, who chronicled nightlife in postwar Paris, took aim at Washington's powerful, and merrily cheated death for months in a hospice, has died at age 81. Buchwald, who had kidney failure, refused dialysis early last year and entered a hospice expecting to die within weeks.

    Arsene Wenger believes his young Arsenal team is maturing at just the right time after watching them brush Charlton aside 3-0 at Highbury. Goals from Robert Pires, Emmanuel Adebayor and Alexander Hleb kept up the pressure for fourth spot in the Premiership which would guarantee them Champions League football when the club moves to their new Emirates stadium next season.