What do Arnaud Massy, Lawson Little, Glenna Collett Vare, Flory van Donck and Norman von Nida have in common? The answer is that, while hardly household names these days, they were good enough golfers in their era to make this list.
Benicio Del Toro
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Tuesday 02 April 2013
Declan Kidney finished down on his luck in the 2013 Six Nations: three defeats and a draw followed the solitary opening-day victory over Wales in Cardiff. Now, he is finished as Ireland coach. The 53-year-old former maths teacher from County Cork was shown the door by his governing body – a development widely predicted by Emerald Isle rugby experts after last month's excruciating loss to Italy in Rome, in which the Munsterman got his sums badly wrong.
Burchill's attack follows the same pattern - trans stories are only of interest if we star as villains
Sunday 13 January 2013
If we want acceptance, we must sit on the sidelines and cheer for the "real women's issues". Except we do that already
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Celebrities directly telling people who to vote for is old news. Here - in a video produced by Leonardo di Caprio and Tobey Maguire - Hollywood stars mix things up a bit, prodding viewers to just go ahead and vote for whatever the hell they like.
Friday 06 July 2012
Seven short films, each by a different director, on the magical variety of Cuba's capital.
Friday 15 June 2012
Gossip site TMZ may have broken the news of Michael Jackson's death but it failed to spot a scoop right under its paparazzo's lens.
Friday 30 December 2011
Would the author of Where Angels Fear to Tread have ventured upon butt-waxing? This stray, even idle thought surfaces while reading William Ian Miller's account of the shrinking brain and concomitant weakenings. He ranges widely but accords no space to EM Forster, who lived beyond 90 but, decades earlier, lamented the hair between his buttocks.
Friday 29 April 2011
Monday 07 March 2011
Friday 16 July 2010
The cover photo – of mother's and daughter's bangled hands clasped together – tells its own story, of folk and family traditions passed along the line.
Friday 11 June 2010
Sunday 01 November 2009
As with previous Gilles Peterson compilations, there's a few tracks here that make you wonder whether he listened all the way through, but once past the dodgy vocals and workaday vamps, this two-CD collection of revolutionary US funky free-jazz contains real goodies.
- 1 Gurdwaras-turned-food banks: Sikh temples are catering for rise in Britain’s hungry
- 2 Council bans use of word ‘Commie’ – but ‘fascist’ and ‘Nazi’ are fine
- 4 Newly vegan Beyoncé wears fox fur to dine in meat free restaurant
- 5 'I'm experiencing austerity as well', says Princess Michael of Kent