Rio is now in the sights of World Cup champion who has capped a highly successful year by being named the first BT Sport Action Woman of the Year
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Sunday 15 September 2013
Johnny Marr had the audience spinning, and your reviewer wiping a tear from her eye
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Swinging from the coldest March for 50 years to the hottest July since 2006, Ian Cheshire, chief executive of B&Q owner Kingfisher, could not resist calling the first six months of its financial year “a game of two quarters.”
Tuesday 03 September 2013
The veteran retailer Bill Grimsey has called on national retail and leisure chains to come to the rescue of ailing high streets by pumping £550m into a local economic development fund via a one-off levy in 2014.
Monday 02 September 2013
Retail expert Mary Portas will mount a vigorous defence of her efforts to revitalise the high street in front of MPs today.
Thursday 29 August 2013
Paddy Power beats the odds
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Britain’s army of tradesmen is working longer than famously office-tied bankers as holidays are sacrificed and weekends ignored in a bid to squeeze more jobs in.
Saturday 24 August 2013
It may seem enticing – and cost-effective – to avoid paying lawyers’ fees and do it yourself, but there are drawbacks
Thursday 15 August 2013
Even if your culinary skills are not quite Cordon Bleu, the right set of blades can make a big difference
Monday 05 August 2013
Flowers have been placed on the spot where a driver ploughed into a crowd gathered the Venice Beach boardwalk in a seemingly intentional hit-and-run, killing one woman and injuring 11 others.
Thursday 25 July 2013
Keep your cool in the heat of summer with a simple shift dress in this feminine fabric, says Naomi Attwood
Friday 19 July 2013
The digital age was meant to put an end to paper, but a new Ikea boutique shows that we can’t get enough of it, writes Kate Burt
Thursday 11 July 2013
When a moving dot on-screen is swiped at it triggers the camera
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Tonight comes with an odd sense of dislocation – the solo artist on stage bears the glow of a five-month pregnancy if not the bump, while singing mostly about heartbreak and separation. A lot has happened in the two years since Alela Diane's last album, the country-swinging Alela Diane & Wild Divine, notably divorce and engagement to a new feller. The north Californian has yet to reveal if this fiancée is another musician, something you wonder about as she takes the stage to perform solo.
Friday 05 July 2013
Beth Orton, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Michael Kiwanuka are also among the gang interpreting the Scientologist’s songs for him
Saturday 22 June 2013
Kanye's running scared of reviewers. His label didn't send out Yeezus until the day after release, Snakes on a Plane-style.
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Thriller is set in the secret world of British espionage
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
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- 3 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 4 Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 5 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police