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  • The blues of a heady yesteryear in London

    With governments crippled by debt, politicians bickering and all manner of personal investments tanking, it's mighty tough to remember the optimism of 2005. But in London that summer, the mood could not have been more different from the one that permeates...
  • Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'

    Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64; actor was nominated for an Oscar for 'In the Name of the Father'
    When British actor Pete Postlethwaite was studying at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the 1970s, the head of the school predicted he would fare well as an actor but couldn't resist telling him that he had a face like a "stone archway." "It's all in...
  • Ingrid Pitt dies at 73; one of Britain's best-known horror stars

    Ingrid Pitt dies at 73; one of Britain's best-known horror stars
    Ingrid Pitt, who survived a Nazi concentration camp and dodged Communist police to become one of Britain's best-known horror stars, died Tuesday in London only days after her 73rd birthday. Her daughter, Steffanie Pitt, said her mother collapsed while on...
  • Cultural exchange: Radio 4 in Britain is evidence that the medium is as popular as ever

    Cultural exchange: Radio 4 in Britain is evidence that the medium is as popular as ever
    Editors' note: With this report, Sunday Calendar launches a new, weekly feature, "Cultural Exchange." In it, Times foreign correspondents will explore cultural and entertainment trends, developments, personalities and debates around the world. The...
  • PASSINGS: Ryne Duren, Mick Karn, Jill Haworth

    PASSINGS: Ryne Duren, Mick Karn, Jill Haworth
    Ryne Duren All-Star pitcher with Angels, Yankees had blazing fastball Ryne Duren, 81, an All-Star pitcher who joined the Los Angeles Angels during their first season and whose blazing fastball, occasional wildness and thick glasses provided the...
  • PASSINGS: John Walker

    PASSINGS: John Walker
    John Walker, 67, a guitarist and singer who was one of the founding members of the Walker Brothers, a 1960s rock band whose biggest hit was "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)," died of liver cancer Saturday in Los Angeles, according to his personal...
  • Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter

    Amy Winehouse dies at 27; iconoclastic British singer-songwriter
    British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...
  • Highlights from Roger Goodell's Q&A with Ravens fans

    Highlights from Roger Goodell's Q&A with Ravens fans
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was at M&T Bank Stadium for Sunday’s divisional round game between the Ravens and the Houston Texans. Before the game, he took part in a fan forum with Ravens fans and after that he fielded questions from the media....
  • Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden

    Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden
    Someday, people will tell their grandchildren about this. How, under the swooping roof of the Aquatics Centre, on the final day of his final Olympics, they saw Michael Phelps race for the final time. They’ll remember how they saw him, one more time,...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers
    Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...
  • Cornelia Funke's brave new world

    Cornelia Funke's brave new world
    Tucked in the back of a lush garden exploding with flowers, Cornelia Funke's study is a wonderland of books. Her desk is cluttered with tomes about fairy tales, which are stacked next to those about mining, alongside travel guides for Spain, France and...