Refining Canada’s petroleum-soaked oil sands produces petroleum coke, and the question of what to do with it has found at least one answer in Detroit, where a large coke pile covers an entire city block.
Stories by much-acclaimed American writer, some just a sentence long, praised for vigilance 'down to the very word'The impossible-to-categorise Lydia Davis, known for the shortest of short stories, has won the Man Booker International prize ahead of fellow American Marilynne Robinson and eight other contenders from around the world.The £60,000 award is for a body of work, and is intended to...
This year's prize has been won by the American author Lydia Davis.
The theater’s 2013-14 offerings will include 15 productions from seven countries.
One of the big-name professional wrestlers of the 1960s and 70s who found fame and celebrity on televisionMick McManus, who has died aged 93, was billed at just 1.68m (5ft 6in) and 79kg (12½ stone), yet he was among the most powerful men in the professional wrestling business in Britain. His strength was not physical, but political, for behind the scenes he was the matchmaker for Dale Martin,...
Alessandra Ambrosio, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Liberty Ross starred in the gold-themed catwalk show styled by Carine Roitfeld as part of the 20th Cinema Against AIDS to benefit amfAR in Cannes.
Neil McCormick pays tribute to Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist and founding member of The Doors who has died at the age of 74.