The striker refused to play for Stoke after texting manager Mark Hughes
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Monday 05 November 2012
New Zealand's prime minister has denied allegations that he called David Beckham “thick”.
Friday 02 November 2012
Curious about the history of our planet, but quite busy today? Internet artists melodysheep have the solution. They've edited together various pieces of footage and some lovely music to create a visualisation of the entire history of our planet in under two minutes.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Charlie Bean, the deputy governor of the Bank of England and key interest rate setter, has poured cold water on the chances of an imminent expansion of the £375bn quantitative easing programme.
Saturday 27 October 2012
This fictional portrait of Jesus's mother breaks with tradition to deepen her humanity
'Scarred for life': Screaming children flee in terror as cinema accidentally shows Paranormal Activity horror film instead of cartoon comedy Madagascar 3
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Children attending a cinema in Nottingham fled in terror at the weekend after bungling staff accidentally played a horror movie instead of cartoon comedy Madagascar 3.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Anna Karenina director Joe Wright is to stage A Season in the Congo at the Young Vic next summer, starring acclaimed actor Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Stoke winger Michael Kightly insists the actions of players like Liverpool's Luis Suarez are ruining the game.
Friday 05 October 2012
A book about life in an Indian slum and the story of George Mallory's attempt to climb Everest are among the contenders for a prestigious literary prize.
Thursday 27 September 2012
If you're a man, and as of yet, you are not quite as hot as Jon Hamm, don't despair; there's still hope. You may grow into it. For even Jon Hamm wasn't always so hot.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning film The Departed has been named the best movie remake in a poll of film fans.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Nicola Benedetti believes that film music is the primary contemporary conduit for classical or orchestral music.
Monday 06 August 2012
Chloë Sevigny has always followed an alternative path, making her the perfect new face of Miu Miu, says Gemma Hayward
Saturday 04 August 2012
Pixar is releasing its first film with a female protagonist, says Geoffrey Macnab
The Washington Post editor helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein bring down President Nixon
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
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