Before The Hangover I and II, before Spike Lee weaved his magic off Broadway in New York and before Mike Tyson was a nice guy, it was my onerous duty to take the big lad up on stage to perform for his fans.
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Monday 02 December 2013
A hospital trust has apologised after a surgical glove was left inside a patient following an operation.
Saturday 28 September 2013
A Jack Hobbs header gives Forest the plaudits in local rivalry
Demolition begins at house where six children died in fire started by parents Mick and Mairead Philpott
Monday 23 September 2013
Emotional grandmother Vera Duffy says 'the children will be resting in peace now'
Thursday 12 September 2013
The house in which six children died in a blaze started by their parents is to be demolished in the next few weeks.
Wednesday 04 September 2013
A businessman and his wife have been killed in a plane crash off the coast of Jersey.
Friday 16 August 2013
Rovers have only one point to show from their first two matches
Derby County 1 Blackburn Rovers 1 match report: Leon Best bounces back to rescue Gary Bowyer’s debut
Monday 05 August 2013
While Nigel Clough is now the Championship’s longest-serving manager, Gary Bowyer was the fifth used last season alone by Blackburn Rovers, upheaval which would doubtless provoke convulsions from Derby’s board.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
She may own the stage, but thoroughbreds are too addicted to improvisation to permit even the monarch to write the scripts. So while the royal colours are carried on Ladies' Day by the Gold Cup favourite, Estimate, those punters driven by profit – rather than patriotism – should perhaps pledge allegiance to one of the foreign invaders instead.
Friday 03 May 2013
Kevin Gough was discovered when staff at Moody and Woolley Solicitors raised concerns about an unpleasant smell and flies in their office
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Black Caps' arrival this week has been hardly noticed in a summer dominated by the Ashes
Monday 25 March 2013
Not for the first time, the beat of the betting tom-tom has proved accurate.
Thursday 21 March 2013
The start of a new turf season on the Flat should be a cheerful rite of spring, but Town Moor today is as likely to prove white as green. It is almost as though winter is raging against the coming of the light. With snow forecast this morning, and more overnight, inspections have duly been scheduled for both days of the meeting.
Derby house fire trial: Extraordinary account of drug use and swinging emerges as Mick Philpott gives evidence
Wednesday 13 March 2013
A father accused of starting the fire in which his six children died said he had sex and smoked cannabis to blot out the horror of the blaze.
Monday 28 January 2013
This morning's details from the government will re-balance Britain and shift long-distance traffic from road to rail. Good. Now rename it Y-Speed 2 and answer critics
Thursday 20 December 2012
Average London homes rose £28,000 over last 12 months underlining North-South property divide
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'