This is his fourth Paralympics but he is proud to have a GB able-bodied vest as well, he tells Simon Turnbull
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Saturday 19 May 2012
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Actress Daryl Hannah has been arrested in front of the White House along with other environmental protesters opposing a planned oil pipeline from Canada to the US Gulf Coast.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Oscar Pistorius had a night without sleep after achieving his dream of an "A" standard 400m qualifying time for both the World Championships and Olympic Games at a meeting in Lignano, Italy, on Tuesday.
Friday 04 March 2011
Monday 23 August 2010
Business Insider, the rather scurrilous Wall Street gossip website, is currently running what you might describe as a somewhat unreconstructed feature: the hottest wives on Wall Street. We certainly don't approve, but for the record, the wives of Carl Icahn, David Tepper and Phil Falcone all make the list, along with a string of others. Anyone remember comedian Caroline Aherne asking Debbie McGee what first attracted her to her husband, "the millionaire Paul Daniels"?
Saturday 22 May 2010
Saturday 20 February 2010
My parents were ... I was raised by Mum [a film producer] and my stepfather, Jerry; they're who I think of as my parents. They were just madly in love.
Friday 19 February 2010
Shades of The Servant and Sleuth flit around this uneven two-hander set in an extravagant Gothic mansion.
Sunday 14 June 2009
Hundreds gathered to pay tribute to Kung Fu actor David Carradine at a sprawling Los Angeles hillside cemetery in a funeral attended by family, former co-stars and other Hollywood friends.
Wednesday 20 May 2009
It was fair to say that Oscar Pistorius was in something of a state of shock when he arrived in Manchester yesterday to prepare to follow the Lightning Bolt show. The 22-year-old Paralympian might well have still been reeling from the speedboat crash he suffered three months ago in which he suffered broken ribs and a fractured jaw. It was not so much the moment that his life flashed before his eyes, though, as the moment Usain Bolt flashed down Deansgate last Sunday that was responsible for the South African being somewhat shaken yesterday.
Friday 08 August 2008
The climactic scene of Blade Runner is the story of a famous building and a key piece of improvisation. Ridley Scott's film was based on the novel by Philip K Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. William Burroughs also wrote a script called Bladerunner (about a surgeon who illegally sells surgical instruments); Scott brought the script just to use the title.
Tuesday 15 January 2008
The "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius is set to take his case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after he was yesterday refused permission to compete in this summer's Olympics.
Sunday 23 December 2007
Saturday 13 May 2006
Sunday 21 July 2002
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