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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Friday 06 May 2011
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Facing a press conference later in the morning, Henry Cecil played down Frankel's work yesterday as "his final quiet piece" before the first Classic of the season on Saturday. Those who witnessed the young champion's latest detonation, however, would testify that "quiet" was just about the last word to describe the way Frankel once again scalded his lead horse, exploding several lengths clear. His trainer did admit that he has been delighted with Frankel's progress, since resurfacing at Newbury 11 days ago. "I'd be very surprised if he's not a better horse now than he was then," he said. "But we've still four days to go, haven't we?"
Saturday 16 April 2011
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Craig Hassall, the managing director of the English National Ballet (ENB), will spend this morning at his office computer surrounded by his senior team, nervously waiting for an email.
Monday 28 February 2011
A Christian couple morally opposed to homosexuality because of their faith lost a landmark High Court battle today over the right to become foster carers.
Saturday 26 February 2011
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Blackpool striker D J Campbell retains hopes of an England call-up after scoring eight goals in his club's first season in the Premier League.
Friday 28 January 2011
Two men have been charged with stirring up gender hatred for handing out leaflets outside a mosque suggesting that gay people should be executed.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Sunday 09 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
Friday 07 January 2011
Two "sexual predators" who subjected a series of vulnerable girls to rapes and sexual assaults described by a judge as a "reign of terror" were given indefinite prison sentences today.
Thursday 30 December 2010
Thursday 23 December 2010
Building giant Tarmac is planning to axe 550 jobs and close one of its divisions, blaming "tough" market conditions.
Friday 17 December 2010
Pupils will be given an "MOT" to ensure they can read properly at the age of six, the Education Secretary said today.
In defence of liberal democracy
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- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit