McCartney is a Dickens for our day, says poet
Should Paul McCartney get a Nobel prize? News of a new 900-page autobiography has sparked comparisons with Charles Dickens – and a claim that the former Beatle is a major literary figure.
Four faces that ask us what we stand for
Is the West complicit in Middle Eastern barbarism? As details emerge about the fate of the region’s rebels, some say it is time for democracies to drop links with their autocratic allies.
Dramatic crash threatens champion’s career
Is this man the greatest athlete in history? In the latest of many dramatic life events, Tiger Woods has survived a terrifying car accident, but there are fears he may never play golf again.