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The Daily Star
The real James Bond
Sidney Reilly's name may not be that fearsome, but his nickname is a whole different kettle of poison darts: the Ace of Spies.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Jamie Bell on playing a real-life Revolutionary War spy in 'TURN'
We all think we know what it's like to be a spy since Ian Fleming introduced us to the master of all spies James Bond, but back in the 1770s, with no gadgets to make the job easy, there was a group of childhood friends who formed The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who helped George Washington turn the tide in Revolutionary War.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch to play Ian Fleming?
Is Benedict Cumberbatch about to become the latest actor to portray Ian Fleming? According to Hollywood insiders The Tracking Board , the Sherlock star has been offered the role of the James Bond creator in a new biopic exploring the origins of his famous secret agent.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Bond star calls his 007 performance 'quite tame'
Pierce Brosnan has bemoaned his time as James Bond, saying that he never felt "good enough" in the famous role.
License to Thrill: First edition of Casino Royale sells for 24,180
A first edition of Ian Fleming's Casino Royale, thrilled bidders, selling for 24,180 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions ' sale of Modern Literature on Friday 11th April, held at their saleroom in London's Mayfair.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Shaken, never stirred
Barman Alessandro Palazzi in Dukes Bar, once frequented by Ian Fleming and famed for its martinis.
The Goldeneye resort where Ian Fleming created James Bond
It's the luxury holiday to die another day for, but at up to $8,000 a night you'll need a fair bit of moneypenny if you want to stay for long.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Reel Time - New Bond deftly bluffs way through bungled 'Casino Royale'
In this instance, it's not as much about the movie's merit as it is about the worthiness of a new performer stepping into the shoes of a well-established character.
Three car fires in one hour on Cleveland's West Side spark investigation
A 1999 Volkswagen Passat was torched early Monday morning on West 126th Street, Cleveland fire spokesman Larry Gray said.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Globe and Mail
How to resuscitate dead wealth? We begin with James Bond
Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders. RANDY QUAN FOR THE GlOBE AND MAIL Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Author Ted Bell: New Novel's Plot Reflects China's Border Expansion
Beijing has taken steps to expand the country's southern border without international consent, says novelist Ted Bell, whose new thriller, "Warriors," explores the possibility of a nuclear war between the United States and China.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
We imagine there were really two options for naming Aston Martin's new personalization program : Q, or something boring like Amalgamated Personalisation & Colour Programme , complete with British spellings that will vex most spell-checking software and render it unsearchable in Google.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
NEWBlogWhich Bond character are you?
Fast cars, slick gadgets and a way with the opposite sex - we all fancy ourselves as being a bit James Bond.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Qinetiq on track to deliver on expectations for financial year
The Hampshire-based defence products group said the US services division was performing in line with hopes, but demand for products related to conflicts had been impacted by the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, which had caused order flows to slip.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The first actor to play James Bond was an American.
Lake Coeur d'Alene in northern Idaho, while dozens of miles long, is notoriously narrow -- ranging from 1 to 3 miles in most places.
Kinky sex missing from 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie trailer; kinky...
Kinky sex missing from "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie trailer; kinky sex present in Ian Fleming letters, "True Detective' and "Game of THrones news: Under the Covers Sheldon Domke, left, and Adam Mast move an advertisement for the upcoming film "Fifty Shades of Grey" at CinemaCon 2014 in Las Vegas.
The name's Bond ... Sir Fitzroy Bond
Sir Fitzroy was a politician, diplomat, soldier and adventurer who is thought to have been the inspiration behind 007 James Bond.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Book trade news from Book2book
Shaken And Stirred: Letters Reveal Ian Fleming's Tempestuous First Love
It might sound more Fifty Shades of Grey than 007, but a series of letters by a young Ian Fleming to his Austrian lover see the man who would go on to create James Bond detailing how he would like "to hurt you because you have earned it and in order to tame you like a little wild animal".
New home for education officials
The Department for Education is to move into new premises in Whitehall, saving the taxpayer an estimated A 8.5m a year.