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Thursday 17 September 2009
Whoops! Embarrassment over at the Equalities Office, following Harriet Harman's booklet celebrating "women in power".
Thursday 03 September 2009
Tuesday 11 August 2009
People are dying in a Malawian world/ And I am a Malawian girl". It's not quite the joyful paean to excess and consumerism that Madonna had in mind. But then the Material Girl also probably never imagined that one day she'd be played on stage by a 6ft tall Malawian man wearing a blonde wig, giant star-shaped sunglasses and a silky pink nightie.
Sunday 09 August 2009
If necessity is the mother of invention, what is it that begets reinvention? Every time I clap eyes on a celebrity's "amazing new look" on the cover of anything from OK! to Vogue, I'm tempted to conclude that, when it comes to self-reinvention, insecurity and desperation are primary motivators.
Thursday 06 August 2009
Sugary pop too sweet to digest
Tuesday 21 July 2009
Residents of Peppard, Oxfordshire, were yesterday treated to the sight of chefs Antony Worrall Thompson and Ainsley Harriott celebrating the relaunch of Worrall Thompson's Greyhound pub, which was closed last year after the administrators were called in.
Friday 17 July 2009
"Black has yet to score a chart hit, which is a shame given the flashes of genuine talent on show. It's these flashes, however, that highlight the shortcomings of some of the other tracks, leaving plenty of room for improvement for that difficult second album." - musicomh.com
Wednesday 08 July 2009
Seventeen years after members of London's exclusive Garrick Club voted against lifting their ban on female members, Pandora hears of another thwarted stab at reform.
Monday 22 June 2009
Madonna will "cocoon" her new daughter Mercy in Britain over the coming days while the pair bond, it was reported today.
Wednesday 17 June 2009
Pandora very much hopes that we won't have to wait too long for Peter Hain's promised book.
Tuesday 09 June 2009
Madonna will reportedly be granted permission to adopt a Malawian orphan by three appeal judges.
Sunday 07 June 2009
Wednesday 29 April 2009
A judge yesterday ordered Britney Spears' former self-styled manager Sam Lutfi to stay away from the pop star for three years, after the singer's father accused Lutfi of trying to undermine the conservatorship Spears lives under.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Stephen Pound broke Pandora's heart with his decision not to appear in Westminster's annual variety show earlier this year (previous performances have included a particularly delightful rendition of the Cheeky Girls' "Touch My Bum", for which the tattoo-loving Pound donned a pair of latex hot pants and black wig).
Wednesday 15 April 2009
In his latest incarnation as an attention-seeking serial interviewee, Bob Dylan has revived an old rivalry.
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
Calais crisis: For desperate migrants it is 'England or death' as they brave dogs, riot police and speeding trains
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