Sudan president Omar al-Bashir may be accused of international war crimes and genocide in Darfur, but isn't as evil as progressives like to claim, declares Simon Tisdall, as he explains al-Bashir's role in the Sudanese elections.
It might have been the year of the iPad, but Wired looks back on the worst tech products of 2010. From the $500 JooJoo, an iPad wannabe with no apps and no internet, to the wearable videocamera that didn't stay on the head, there were some tech shockers.
And the honour of the first Western film ever shown in censorship-loving North Korea goes to...envelope please... Bend it like Beckham! Sure, it was edited from 112 minutes down to just 60, but no other film can claim that title.
We’ve seen all those pictures of snow bound New York, all those travellers stranded at airports. Must be a really cold snap in the northern hemisphere, right? Well, no, actually, explains Richard Farmer.