Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell says the jury verdict that freed the killer of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was “questionable.”
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Live review: Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake close Wireless Festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Monday 15 July 2013
"H to the izz-O, V to the izz-A/ For shizzle my nizzle used to dribble down to VA,” Jay-Z maintains on his rousing anthem “Izzo (HOVA)”. The nizzle does feel shizzled at this sizzling, three-day urban festival.
Thursday 06 June 2013
A new documentary series goes behind-the-scenes at frozen food giant Iceland as it deals with the fall-out from the horsemeat scandal.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Will Storr is a novelist and an award winning longform journalist, who will also be at this year's Latitude.
Thursday 25 April 2013
There appeared to be no evidence of fungus, mould or rotten meat on the hamburger from 1999
Friday 12 April 2013
Steve Earle's latest album pulls no punches in its survey of the American social landscape. The “low highway” of the title track is a sort of hardship highway travelled by the underclass. It's Springsteen territory, occupied with pride in songs like “21st Century Blues” and the elegiac closer “Remember Me”.
Sunday 03 March 2013
Call me a masochist, but if I’m going for a Baconator (a quarter-pound beef patty with mayo, ketchup and six [6!] strips of bacon), then it’s unlikely that I’ll be confusing the meal with dinner at the table of the Marchioness of Marchmain.
Saturday 16 February 2013
Drug linked to human blood disorder found in eight out of 206 carcasses tested
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Would you gobble it for the taste? Or keep it frozen as a portion of British history? Followers of the horsemeat scandal now have the chance to make that decision in their own kitchen as listings have appeared on auction-site eBay offering "limited edition" Findus lasagne - for the sum of £70.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
The “filler product” found in contaminated burgers sold in supermarkets came from Poland and was a mixture of beef and horse offcuts, according to Irish authorities, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said.
Sunday 27 January 2013
A Polish company was to blame for supplying horse meat which caused the burger scandal across the British Isles, according to an investigation by the Irish government.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
There's nothing like a food scandal to get people laughing themselves horse, if this week's mane event anything to go by. Despite thinking on the hoof, Britain's punners weren't afraid to flog a dead horse in a bid for jokes. Here are some of the thoroughbreds...
Friday 12 October 2012
This week I've been eating... burritos
Saturday 11 August 2012
Great Britain 1 Australia 3
Hockey: Defending Olympic champions Germany come from behind twice to defeat Australia and reach final
Thursday 09 August 2012
Defending Olympic champions Germany twice came from behind to beat world number ones and red-hot favourites Australia and book their place in the final.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Serene surroundings for an Americana feast
Jo from Northern Ireland was less than impressed by Russell Brand's attempt to stage a publicity stunt
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more