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Wednesday 04 December 2013
We all know Christmas is a time to celebrate and share with family and friends. But if can do it on the cheap, quite frankly, that's even better.
Friday 29 November 2013
Friday 22 November 2013
It was Super Monday this week – the comedy industry's equivalent to Super Thursday, when publishers flood the bookshops with celebrity memoirs and other sure-sellers for the festive market. So on Monday DVDs by Miranda Hart, Reginald D Hunter, Micky Flanagan, Jack Dee, Eddie Izzard, Jimmy Carr, Bill Bailey, Seann Walsh, Keith Lemon and others hit the shelves.
Wednesday 20 November 2013
As a gaming machine it's a finished package - but voice control and TV passthrough hint that the Xbox One still plenty to offer in the future as well
Monday 11 November 2013
Perhaps we should try and keep Christmas in proportion this year
Monday 12 August 2013
83-years-old likely to spend rest of his life behind bars after trial
Thursday 18 July 2013
A smart and meticulous comedy maker with a common touch, Ray Butt was absolutely the right man to orchestrate Only Fools and Horses, voted Britain's Best Sitcom in a nationwide poll in 2004.
Friday 18 January 2013
You can see where the Office of Fair Trading is coming from in launching an investigation this week into the charges levied on workplace pension schemes. There has been a raft of work by fund manager David Pitt-Watson and others which suggests that pension pots would be a third higher if charges in this country were at the same level as, for example, in Holland.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Surely a couple of sessions a week throughout the year rather than a daily grilling and diet for 31 days would be more beneficial?
Wednesday 02 January 2013
While most were topping up their glasses ready for a midnight toast, 160 Britons spent the hour after 11pm on New Year's Eve filing their tax return, according to HMRC.
Friday 28 December 2012
Thanks to the cold weather and TV on demand, I've caught up on a whole year's worth of great (and not so great) Christmas TV
Thursday 27 December 2012
Tis the season to spend time with the family - and fight others for that half price scarf in Next
Tuesday 25 December 2012
Around 9,000 servicemen and women are deployed in Helmand Province an
Sunday 23 December 2012
Those festive sorts at the Government's Health and Safety watchdog, wearied presumably by annual comparisons to Dr Seuss's Grinch, have released their own guide to Christmas, debunking twelve myths about their work and its party-pooping nature.
Sunday 23 December 2012
People buying food and last-minute presents face a race against time today as shops have been restricted to only six hours of opening.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27