It is approaching that time of the year when you take a backward look and think to yourself: what do I know now that I didn’t know a year ago?
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Monday 23 July 2012
The future. Given the number of doomsday predictions out there across game, film and book it’s a wonder that anybody’s remotely wanting to get there. At least the future in Watch Dogs is vaguely more palatable than that depicted in something like the The Last of Us for example; only just mind you.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
What an ideal opportunity that was, to at last engage the local residents with the Olympics. When it turned out there weren't enough security staff, they should have employed east London's famous criminal community. They'd have loved the chance to stand over people at the entrance gates, growling "Now listen. I said LISTEN. Any misbehaving, and you're going to make me upset. And you don't wanna see me, not when I'm upset. So don't even THINK abaht taking in non-sponsored foodstuffs or you'll be sucking all your dinners through a straw. ALL RIGHT? Now go and enjoy yer mixed doubles quarter-finals in yer badminton."
Friday 08 June 2012
The head of the firm at the centre of the row over unpaid workers at the Queen’s Jubilee was convicted of perverting the course of justice after an incident which left a man in a coma, it has emerged.
Monday 04 June 2012
The Proclaimers celebrate 25 years in pop with a new album. James McNair meets them
Thursday 08 December 2011
A university lecturer arrested over phone hacking allegations at the News of the World has been told she will not face charges.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Court staff working on the case of two men accused of murdering Stephen Lawrence were encouraged to work by pickets in the only case of sanctioned strike-breaking at a British trial, said union officials.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Although it has been given twice before at the Edinburgh International Festival, Robert Schumann's 1843 oratorio about a fallen angel is something of a rarity. It provided a highly enjoyable opening concert in the Usher Hall on Friday evening.
Saturday 09 July 2011
A former soap star has denied murdering a nightclub doorman.
Friday 24 June 2011
One of the most scrutinised murder mysteries of the past decade came to an end yesterday as Levi Bellfield was found guilty of murdering schoolgirl Milly Dowler. Emotional scenes gripped the Old Bailey as the 13-year-old's mother and sister collapsed in hysterics following the verdict, wailing and shouting, "guilty".
Friday 20 May 2011
Shocking CCTV was shown to a court today as a man was jailed indefinitely for ploughing through a crowd outside a nightclub in a stolen car.
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Schoolgirl milly Dowler vanished "in the blink of an eye", a prosecutor told the Old Bailey yesterday.
Thursday 28 April 2011
The devastated mother of a British man who was beaten to death at a German nightclub has described his killers as "not human beings".
Monday 18 April 2011
A former soap star appeared in court today charged with the murder of a nightclub doorman who was gunned down in the street.
Friday 11 March 2011
Shotgun killer Raoul Moat's two henchmen were facing long jail sentences tonight for their roles in his murderous rampage.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
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'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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- 2 Drugs Live cannabis trial: Hash is less harmful than any other drug, expert claims
- 3 Turkish Airlines flight TK 726 crash-lands on Nepal runway in dense fog
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 The majority of sex workers enjoy their job - why should we find that surprising?