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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Sunday 06 May 2012
I'm a total musical tart My playlist goes from Sam Cooke and Emeli Sandé to Maverick Sabre; it's a real pick and mix. But because I work in radio I now dedicate time each month to listen to an album from start to finish; I like the lyrical stories some tell, such as with Emeli Sandé's album [Our Version of Events], which I sing my heart out to on the [London] Underground.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
This fourth 3CD volume of re-issues from the Earle Brown-curated series of '60s avant-garde milestones focuses on chamber orchestral performances.
Album: Elvis Costello and the Imposters, The Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!! (Universal) (3/5)
Friday 09 December 2011
Elvis Costello's live CD/DVD package takes a different approach to Kylie's live show in which she uses a large spinner to select which songs to sing.
Sunday 08 May 2011
Whatever cries ring round the terraces at Conference outfit Forest Green Rovers next season, it's unlikely to be "Who ate all the pies?", as the club's vegan chairman, Dale Vince, has banned the selling of meat products at the ground, after imposing a similar matchday prohibition on the players.
Friday 22 April 2011
The fast-food giant McDonald's said it saw its busiest weekend on record in the UK last month as cost-conscious families searched for cheap deals.
Saturday 09 October 2010
Sunday 05 July 2009
Studying the story of the hamburger is, says food writer Josh Ozersky, "one way of studying the country that invented it, and then reinvented it again and again".
Sunday 24 May 2009
Sunday 07 December 2008
Another post-Katrina New Orleans record. Yes, but it's a good one. The Iguanas are impossible to nail.
Friday 02 July 2004
Thursday 20 March 2003
Sunday 11 April 1999
Saturday 03 October 1998
Saturday 29 November 1997
Saturday 13 July 1996
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
- 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