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Richard Burton

Richard Burton's journal of a booze-soaked life

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor - who first married in a secret ceremony on March 17, 1964 - broke up for good after their second divorce but she remained his greatest love. Photo: Corbis

One Sunday night, in the winter of 1981-82, there was a celebration, at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, of the original radio production of Under Milk Wood.

Sunday, 9 December, 2012, 2:35pm

Euro-zone crisis has exporters ducking for cover

It's not just the banks suffering in the euro-zone crisis - it has left a growing number of European firms unable to settle trades with Asian exporters, and credit insurers facing a sharp rise in claims caused by the defaults.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Six degrees

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (below) has returned home after receiving treatment for cancer in his good buddy Fidel Castro's Cuba.

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

From the vault: 1957

Sea Wife

Starring: Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Basil Sydney

Director: Bob McNaught

30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

From the vault: 1964

The Night of the Iguana

Starring: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr

Director: John Huston

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am