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Tomorrow sees the climax of rugby’s Six Nations. Following Isaac Newton’s fourth law of competition, my inept compatriots have zero chance of winning (what a shocker), but for everyone else it has come down to a three-way scrum between Ireland, England and France. Surely, though, the moment of the series came last weekend when, during half-time in the England v Wales game, footballers Robbie Savage and Joey Barton were interviewed by the BBC pitchside at Twickenham.
There are a few bar owners in Glasgow I'd like to take to court
Two stories this week involving spurious lawsuits. First, New Jersey teenager Rachel Canning is suing her parents for £400-a-week “child support”, as well as demanding they pay her college fees and legal costs.
If you are a fan of musical theatre (and if you are, what the hell are you doing reading this? Shouldn't you be out in the back garden practising your big solo number at the end of Act Two?), you will be gutted to hear that Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest musical, which bears the decidedly unextravagant title of Stephen Ward, is to close after it lasted in London's glittering West End less than four months.
The only conclusion I can come to is that the cats are getting ready to take over
Irn-Bru also contains properties which assist in the rapid and soothing dissipation of the most brutal of hangover
Female capuchins throw stones at 'hot' males...so just like us, really
He's had enough of replenishing the sugar display in aisle six and wants to get his groove on again
I shop at Tesco. I tell you this not in a crass effort to get a tenner off my next shop, but to illustrate that I am quite close to the story about which I shall now ruminate. (Anyway, I shop at Tesco because it is closest to my house. As far as I’m concerned, an aisle is an aisle is an aisle, however it is branded.)
I would never presume to be capable of adding anything of weight to those solemn odes to Nelson Mandela written by our body of accomplished scribes. I’ll therefore try to offer something perhaps more lightweight and just hope you don’t think me flippant (and I’m guessing you won’t, or you would have long ago given this daft wee corner of the internet a miss in favour of the far more legitimate journalism featured from elsewhere).
Black Friday will be followed by other equally dark US traditions
99 times out of 100, we tend to follow whatever the US does
Thoroughbred Frankel has proved quite the stud
The dunces of this world need an orator to stand up for them
Imagine the carnage if we'd had Twitter in the Fifties
A spontaneous road race is enough to put me off cars for life