Agenda: Issa; Max Irons; The Dandy; Before Midnight; The Powder Room; Pieminister
Sunday 14 April 2013
Fashion: A royal deal of approval
Issa became famous as Duchess Kate's label of choice, and is now capitalising on its seal of royal approval by diving into its back catalogue with the launch of an exclusive – and affordable – range of reworked dresses from previous collections at online store The Outnet. We especially like their green jersey dress (£232). theoutnet.com
Face to watch: Max Irons
While dad Jeremy sounds off on gay marriage, his 27-year-old actor son is proving less controversial, with a heartthrob role in upcoming "new Twilight" The Host and a regal role in BBC historical drama The White Queen
Lexpionage: Clashtag, n.
When the lack of punctuation in a web address or Twitter trend leads to confusion, misunderstanding and untimely rumours of a pop star's demise. Did you 'Believe' #nowthatchersdead?
App watch: The Dandy
Kids and big kids alike lamented the closure of the UK's oldest comic last year, so hurrah for its resurrection in the form of a weekly digital issue, which promises animation, games and the chance to hear cow-pie enthusiast Desperate Dan speak for the first time. Taster issue free from iTunes Store and Google Play
Social networking: Match the tweet to the star
Hugh Bonneville, Courtney Love, Conor Maynard, Jeanette Winterson
2. This is Spring - in spite of frost and snow. Celts understood Time as a Wheel not an Arrow. Life is returning. New start. Celebrate!
3. Fuck a fake cushion where your real cushions at....
4. I don't think this sleeping pill is going to cure my insom
Answers at the bottom of the page
On the radar: Because some things are still worth getting excited about…
Film: Before Midnight
Did you swoon over twentysomething romance Before Sunrise? Get giddy from follow-up Before Sunset? Then this brilliant, bruised mid-life threequel may come as a shock. Out 21 June, see bit.ly/16kprN2 for trailer
Theatre: The Powder Room
Oh daalings, we're usually more Pinter people, but we can't wait for Nancy Dell'Olio's bio-play, which will premiere in London before a national tour. From 1 June, Arts Theatre, London WC2 artstheatrewestend.co.uk
Our fave pie company is earning its crust with the relaunch of its flagship Bristol site as a funky pie-and-cider restaurant-bar. Let's hope this idea rolls out as readily as the pastry. 24 Stokes Croft, Bristol, pieminister.co.uk
Match the tweet: 1. Courtney Love; 2. Jeanette Winterson; 3. Conor Maynard; 4. Hugh Bonneville.
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site on Friday
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
Life & Style blogs
How to carve a pumpkin for Halloween with this step-by-step tutorial
Health: When masturbation can be fatal: The practice of auto-erotic asphyxia is often concealed by a coroner's verdict. Monique Roffey looks at a lethal taboo
Top 10 horror video games for Halloween
Happy Halloween! Google celebrates All Hallows' Eve with Doodle
Jamie Oliver’s version of Jollof rice does not go down well with West Africans
- 1 Chinese authorities arrest 11 people over exhuming woman’s body to sell as corpse bride
- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 3 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 4 Paul Hollywood: Police asked if I wanted them to arrest Mary Berry for vandalism after she 'defaced' my car
- 5 If you think Russell Brand’s new book is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it
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