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Mayor Bloomberg and the A-List Celebrate the Observer @ 25

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Yes, the Observer fete had everything, including a British contingent: author Amanda Foreman served on the 2012 judging panel for the esteemed literary award, Man Booker Prize for Fiction, with Dan Stevens.

Belgian Professor Caught Watching Porn On Projector

Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology

In answer to that age-old question of "who watches the watchers?" the answer would appear to be "The Internet," as The Observer reports that one profe...

The 10 Best Power Couples

The Guardian | Kate Kellaway | Posted 02.17.2013 | World

Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes are poetry's posthumous power couple, Jay-Z and Beyoncé are one of showbusiness's top-earning twosomes, while Jean-Paul S...

UK Paper Plunged Into Controversy Over Horrific Column

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Media

British newspaper The Observer found itself embroiled in controversy on Monday after it was forced to withdraw an incendiary op-ed about transgender p...

Title IX at Notre Dame: What Though the Odds be Great or Small

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports
Anne Dilenschneider

This is truly a day to celebrate! For the past year, 230 women, primarily from the University of Notre Dame's Classes of 1977 and 1976, and their coaches have worked diligently to recreate the rosters of the first women's sports teams at the University.

The Fading Blessing of September 11

Dovid Efune | Posted 11.11.2011 | World
Dovid Efune

At the average English newsstand one can find available for purchase approximately fifteen national daily newspapers, in stark contrast to New York's ...

Star UK Columnist Suspended

Katherine Fung | Posted 09.11.2011 | Media

British newspaper The Independent has suspended journalist Johann Hari for two months pending an investigation into allegations that he used an online...

Orwell Prize Winner Announced

guardian.co.uk | Alison Flood | Posted 07.18.2011 | Books

Senior law lord Tom Bingham, who died last September, has won the Orwell book prize for his accessible examination of the rule of law....

WATCH: FILM: Name Them All, The Guardian's 'Film Season'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

UK-based newspapers The Guardian and The Observer are banding together for a month's worth of great film. From making film to watching film, they're ...

Can the Brits Get Rupert?

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Even just a few weeks ago, who would have doubted the outcome of a competition between Rupert Murdoch and the New York Times?

New Role For Gays In The Military -- End World Fashion Week

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Abe Gurko

You can thank me later. For now, I have devised a devilishly good plan to put an end, once and for all, to World Fashion Week.

The Biggest Spending Race In America Is Underway! (Well, Sort Of)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

With billionaire Meg Whitman spending like a Russian oligarch, it's inevitable that the race for California governor will be the most expensive in the country.

Notre Dame Tuition Surpasses $50k

The Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Notre Dame has increased tuition by 3.8 percent for the 2010-11 academic year -- totaling $50,785 when including room and board -- marking the lowest ...

Wall Street Now Wants to Profit by Selling "Death Bonds"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

After leading the economy to the edge of the abyss, a new derivative has been concocted in a perverse quest for big and bigger bucks.

Monday Music Quarterback

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

As you're recovering from the joyful overkill that was this year's Comic-Con, take a few moments to catch-up on a handful of the more interesting new press releases.

British Paper Publishes First Photo of Anne Frank's Love Interest

Editor and Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A British newspaper has published what it calls the first known photograph of a boy Anne Frank fell in love with and wrote about in her famous diary. ...