Councillor Harry Blakeley believes the airport could even be used for go-kart racing and kite boarding
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Monday 30 December 2013
The singer-songwriter is apparently being accused of causing considerable damage to the $11,000-a-month mansion
Glasgow helicopter crash: Fleet of 22 air ambulance and police aircraft grounded after fault discovered
Thursday 12 December 2013
Another Bond EC135 craft 'experienced defect that requires further technical investigation'
Monday 02 December 2013
Amazon's anti-iPad ad joins similar attacks from Nokia and Microsoft
Sunday 17 November 2013
Miley Cyrus and Lily Allen have provoked outrage and awe in equal measure, but the singers have kick-started a fresh debate about women and their place in the modern world
Friday 04 October 2013
Miley Cyrus has dominated pop culture for the past month or two, with a ton of comment following in her wake. This week Sinead O'Connor sent the 20-year-old starlet an open letter, warning about the dangers of being prostituted by the music business. Kirsten Lieb writes for us today on the "sex-first positioning" of young female singers. But was Cyrus right to insist that she's the one in control?
End of the Road Festival 2013 review: Walkmen, David Byrne, St. Vincent and others at Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset
Monday 02 September 2013
I think I’ve seen the performance of the weekend from New York’s Walkmen on Sunday night, amidst End of the Road’s beautiful West Country hills. Their singer Hamilton Leithauser croons their old song “The Rat” with righteous, Dylanesque venom at the heart of loud, lashing rock’n’roll. Hand in his pocket as if in a Vegas lounge, but thrusting himself forward with pugilistic attitude, Leithauser leads a band proudly pouring out passion.
Friday 12 July 2013
Eighteen-year-old Archie Marshall has been steadily garnering acclaim under his stage name, King Krule, for his hazy, dark melange of sounds: a touch of new wave guitar, some synths, a hint of dubstep, a bassy vocal growl. His self-titled 2011 EP was a particular standout. Now comes his debut album, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon, out on 24 August, the occasion of young Marshall's 19th birthday. The record's opening track, “Easy Easy”, is streaming now at youtu.be/9i35KOGBYBo – and it's a fine, spare effort.
Saturday 06 July 2013
Listen to the tracks mentioned in Caught in the Net below:
Friday 05 July 2013
Pharrell Williams (pictured) has already featured on the two big hits of the summer, Daft Punk's “Get Lucky” (you may have heard it once or twice) and Robin Thicke's “Blurred Lines”, but he is certainly not stopping there. Next up, he's offered production duties (and occasional vocals) on the new single from southern rapper 2 Chainz. “Fedz Watching” is the particularly catchy and infectious turn from the pair; find it at 2chainz.com. Pharrell is also on a new track from Azealia Banks. A radio rip of “ATM Jam” is streaming – for now – on Soundcloud at azealiainfo/azealia- banks-atm-jam-feat.
Saturday 27 April 2013
Hold on to your hats: two wells are planned near Blackpool in the quest for shale gas. While those close to the site in the Bowland basin in Lancashire might be a little nervous on hearing the news, punters piled into the AIM explorer that is going to start digging.
Thursday 28 March 2013
Put a spring in your step with Nike’s new collection of re-issued Air Max trainers, just in time for the shoe’s 25th birthday
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Michelle Obama, Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé are among at least 17 high-profile victims whose personal financial details have been published online by hackers.
Friday 15 February 2013
If you're going to take money to make branded content for a car company best to do it in the most extravagant, fun and expensive way you can.
Sunday 02 December 2012
Remember sheet music? It's back in fashion. Rhodri Marsden tries to strike the right chord
Friday 10 August 2012
Bored by in-flight safety demos? A group of bikini-clad beauty queens in Vietnam recently strutted through a packed aeroplane as dance music blasted a song with the lyric “I'm crazy for banana.”
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Mike Tyson branded 'superhero' after a surprise good turn
Charlie Sheen could be set to revive his role as a hedonistic womaniser
Review: Mike Leigh's biopic is a rambling, rich character study
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 3 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 4 If you think Russell Brand’s new book is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it
- 5 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party