Chris Hadfield, the singing astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station, has taken on a role as cultural ambassador for Ireland.
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Friday 10 January 2014
Lap of the Planet is due to air in March with two other space spin-offs planned
Saturday 28 December 2013
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds: Push the Sky Away
Friday 27 December 2013
While Channel 4 located the alabaster NSA whistleblower, several other household names came out of the tinsel
Sunday 10 November 2013
Because my wife is off in Austria having her colon cleansed, I have been Mr Mum for the week. To my amazement, I realised that this is the first time I have looked after both my kids without Stacey for more than a day. This was quite shocking to me, but it was my kids who pointed it out. They were clearly concerned about the week ahead and how I would fare as sole carer. How hard could it be, I wondered? Wake up, make breakfast, drop them off at school, mess about all day, pick them up from school, make supper, and send them to bed. If only I'd known.
Wednesday 09 October 2013
What happens when you discover that you share the same taste in music and films as the Prime Minister?
Monday 09 September 2013
The hotly anticipated new single from Arcade Fire - an apparent collaboration with David Bowie - was leaked online ahead of its unveiling today.
Thursday 05 September 2013
Watch the videos below to take in tracks from some of the 12 artists that Andy Gill believes should be recognised on the Mercury Music Prize shortlist.
Monday 19 August 2013
The first single from Lady Gaga's Artpop album was leaked last week in what the singer declared a "pop emergency". What followed was a rush-release of the track, "Applause", last Tuesday, and now the video has finally been revealed.
Friday 09 August 2013
Where are you now and what can you see?
Tuesday 06 August 2013
If you like to spend your free time laughing at mad, misspelt and hyperbolic comments on web forums, then Adam Buxton's brand of piss-take comedy for the YouTube generation will be right up your street.
Friday 19 July 2013
'I love the virtuosity and imaginative chutzpah of Da Vinci's Demons'
Friday 19 July 2013
A fool in love?
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Astronauts Chris Cassidy and Luca Parmitano will be carrying out routine maintenance on the ISS
Thursday 04 July 2013
London Mayor Boris Johnson has approved plans to demolish the art deco Earls Court Exhibition Centre.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Lisa Markwell finds a new vegetable nirvana behind an old transport hub.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
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Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
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- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 5 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her