James’s ghost stories are almost like Hammer horror films in their status and predictability: we know too much now of the genre to be surprised by what happens in any of them, but that doesn’t lessen the pleasure of reading them.
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Monday 16 September 2013
Folk-rock favourite Jack Johnson has a new album out but he’d still rather be surfing than in the studio.
Watch some of his most popular tracks in the music videos below:
Celebrity MasterChef 2013: Which finalist has been crowned the winner after serving up a 'mindblowing' menu?
Friday 06 September 2013
Spoiler alert: The Young Ones and Bottom actor Ade Edmondson has been crowned the winner of Celebrity MasterChef after serving up a "mindblowing" menu.
Friday 06 September 2013
'I love Nando's. Is that bad? It's so far away from what I do'
Thursday 05 September 2013
Bakers say the launch is 'the most exciting thing since the birth of the sausage roll'
Friday 26 July 2013
Many years ago John Aldridge, a Liverpool striker of formidable application, delivered a stunning riposte when it was suggested that he was wrong to question the value of playing football in the wake of the Hillsborough tragedy.
Thursday 27 June 2013
'I like to buy foods I've never come across and experiment'
Wednesday 12 June 2013
When Alan Ayckbourn’s 45th play transferred to the West End in 1993, the critics were a little underwhelmed and disappointed. It had done well in Scarborough but for some reason it failed to excite the passions of the metropolitan taste police.
Saturday 25 May 2013
If you’re going to stay in for an evening of cheesy pop, camp presenters and political voting à la Eurovision, you may as well munch on the continent’s finest cuisine.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Thursday 28 February 2013
There’s colour on the horizon for men and women this season and fluorescent highlights are an easy way to bring a ray of sunshine to spring wardrobes
Wednesday 13 February 2013
We've learnt a new word. Affenpinscher. Sounds great, right? It’s also nice to say, with a satisfying mouthfeel. But what on earth is it?
Saturday 05 January 2013
Sperm deposits, wombs in ribbons and ripped-out Fallopian tubes... Who enjoys this?
Thursday 20 December 2012
Premier Foods yesterday extended its licence with Cadbury to continue making cakes under the chocolate company's brand through to 2017.
Thursday 15 November 2012
Interview with an ice cream entrepreneur
Thursday 11 October 2012
Taking to his new Twitter account, this week David Cameron uploaded a picture from the Tory party conference. "Thanks to my team for squeezing in a quick birthday celebration on this v hectic day," he wrote, alongside a photo of him behind two chocolate logs with candles.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 3 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 4 Nicki Minaj finally releases predictable 'Anaconda' video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence