An E4 show called Beauty and the Geek, used to be a guilty pleasure of mine. Guilty because while I enjoyed the spectacle of paired-up strangers bringing out the best in one another other, I didn't enjoy the reductive labelling or the sexist gender division whereby the "geek" was always a man and the "beauty" was always a woman.
Costa Del Sol
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Friday 09 July 2010
A 39-year-old man appeared in court today after being extradited from Spain to face a charge of murdering a mother of three.
Thursday 10 June 2010
When two brothers found themselves in trouble off the coast of Spain, pounded by massive waves and with failing radio equipment, they felt their chances of survival were slim.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Police believe that a Briton shot dead in a Costa del Sol bar was the victim of a contract killing, it was revealed today.
Saturday 24 April 2010
Sunday 21 March 2010
Tuesday 27 October 2009
A British woman has died in the Spanish holiday resort of Marbella after reportedly falling as she tried to climb into her apartment from outside.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
A holidaymaker plunged five floors to his death after trying to leap across hotel balconies during a "lads weekend" in Spain, an inquest heard today.
Friday 11 September 2009
After his triumphant return to the bullring less than a fortnight ago, the Salford matador Frank Evans was looking forward to a hectic spell in Britain promoting his autobiography chronicling four decades of facing death in the afternoon.
Saturday 11 July 2009
Tuesday 16 June 2009
The victim was warned that he would first feel feverish, then sweaty and dizzy, then he would vomit and die from a lethal virus, unless he paid €12,000 (£10,160) as his own ransom.
Sunday 31 May 2009
After all the hell we suffer on earth there must be a heaven for hackers and I think I've just found it.
Wednesday 22 April 2009
Two British men are facing up to life behind bars after admitting their part in Ireland’s largest ever drugs seizure.
Saturday 11 April 2009
Saturday 20 December 2008
Friday 21 November 2008
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