Anyone who's seen Watt-Roy play bass with the Blockheads, before or after Ian Dury, will know what a star he is.
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Thursday 01 December 2011
Dirty Jeans And Mudslide Hymns is full of typical John Hiatt tropes: old-timers and hard times, devotion and desperation, in roughly equal measure.
Sunday 06 November 2011
Everybody needs Tim Buckley in their life, for self-medication as well as entertainment.
Friday 07 January 2011
This book is a powerful argument for the resuscitation of an all but dead journalistic genre: the long feature. "Women and Children First", Jack's exploration of a detail of the Titanic disaster, runs to 27 pages and you would not want it a word shorter.
Sunday 05 September 2010
It was in Britain 62 years ago that the Paralympic movement was born. It is now less than two years until it returns home for the London Games, an event that Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, the country's most decorated Paralympian, sees as a "watershed" moment for disabled sport in the UK and one that can showcase the abilities of disabled people to its widest ever audience.
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Thursday 29 May 2003
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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- 2 Licence fee: What is the BBC charge – and how will the changes affect you?
- 3 This is what the photographer has to say about the picture of a weasel riding a woodpecker
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for