Obituary: Nicholas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons‘ early acting experience as a comedy straight man made him ideal as the unflappable presenter of one of BBC Radio 4’s longest-running programmes, Just A Minute.For more than 50 years, he asked his guests to speak without hesitation, repetition or deviation on topics as diverse as burglars, Birmingham and biscuits in bed. Each…

Obituary: Anwar Congo, the mass killer who re-enacted his crimes

Image copyright Final Cut For Real Image caption Anwar Congo (R) is pictured during filming of the documentary The Act of Killing You may find some of the details in this article distressingAs a friend watched on, the mass murderer Anwar Congo danced the cha-cha-cha.Just moments earlier, on a roof terrace in Indonesia, he had…