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Jill Lawless

Jill Lawless

    Charles Saatchi admits to assaulting Nigella Lawson
    Charles Saatchi admits to assaulting Nigella Lawson
    Tabloid newspapers this week published photos of the incident, which happened June 9 in a London restaurant.
    Thatcher laid to rest as opponents turn backs on funeral
    Thatcher laid to rest as opponents turn backs on funeral
    About two dozen opponents of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher turned their backs on her funeral procession and some others booed as...
    Deep Read: Savile sex scandal spurs soul searching
    Deep Read: Savile sex scandal spurs soul searching
    Was this abuser at the heart of the nation's popular culture a product of the permissive 1960s and '70s, or do the conditions that let him...
    A 'symphony of British music' to end Olympics
    A 'symphony of British music' to end Olympics
    Get the Union Jacks out and prepare to party: Olympic Stadium is being transformed into a giant jukebox of British pop and pizazz for the ceremony...
    Rolling Stones celebrate 50 years
    Rolling Stones celebrate 50 years
    Thursday marks 50 years since Jagger played his first gig with a band called the Rolling Stones, and the group is marking its half-century with no...
    European hostages murdered in Nigeria
    European hostages murdered in Nigeria
    Two Europeans held hostage in Nigeria by kidnappers claiming ties to al-Qaeda were killed before rescuers could free them, authorities said on...
    Former reporters support News of the World's methods
    Former reporters support News of the World's methods
    Two former reporters for the now-defunct News of the World spoke up for much-maligned tabloid tactics at Britain's media ethics inquiry on...
    UK union calls for Jeremy Clarkson's head
    UK union calls for Jeremy Clarkson's head
    A British trade union is denouncing a low blow from the host of the popular TV show Top Gear.
    Insults and rivalries ahead of Booker Prize announcement
    Insults and rivalries ahead of Booker Prize announcement
    It has insults, rivalries and bitter accusations. The battle for Britain's most prestigious literary award is proving to be a page-turner.
    Murdoch eats humble pie
    Murdoch eats humble pie
    A protester rushed at Rupert Murdoch as he gave testimony to British lawmakers Tuesday, setting off a scuffle and spattering Murdoch with what...
    UK government defends Murdoch ties
    UK government defends Murdoch ties
    Britain's Conservative-led government denied on Saturday that it was too close to Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit media empire, as the mogul apologised for phone hacking by one of his tabloids in full-page newspaper ads across the country....
    Twitter tirades test limits of freedom of speech
    Twitter tirades test limits of freedom of speech
    What's a tweet, between friends? The law says sometimes it's a threat.