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
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
- 1 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 Kajieme Powell: Missouri police release video footage of second man killed by officers
- 4 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence