Despite Nigel Farage's prediction that the UK Independence party will cause an “earthquake” in British politics at the European Parliament elections, Britons give Ukip as much chance of winning as finding life on Mars.
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Thursday 04 October 2012
Saturday 25 August 2012
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Stars of the classic US soap opera Dallas have been reunited in London to mark the arrival of a new series to UK television screens.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Britain's Olympic triumph has been immortalised in verse by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Where are you now and what can you see?
Monday 18 June 2012
Holders Leigh will meet Featherstone in the semi-finals of the Northern Rail Cup, while Halifax will be away to Sheffield Eagles.
Monday 11 June 2012
Ireland have called up Connacht's Gavin Duffy after ruling Keith Earls out of the second Test against New Zealand.
Sunday 10 June 2012
After 20 years away, 'Dallas' is returning to TV
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Australian centre Adrian Purtell suffered a heart attack following Bradford's Magic Weekend game against Leeds on Sunday.
Monday 28 May 2012
I admire and hugely like the singer Billy Bragg, that proud working-class hero. The last time we met, the Queen's Jubilee came up and also my fierce republicanism. Don't fret, said Billy, understand. Royalty is an integral part of British culture. Respect it, as you ask for your culture to be respected. I have never believed any tradition should be above criticism, just because it goes back a long way. But still, Billy, this time I tried, really tried. And then this week the excessive indulgence of spoilt royals, the oleaginousness and uninhibited ostentation got to me. Objections broke out, like hives. And quite honestly it is a relief after the suffocating restraint of the past months.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Holders Wigan will play St Helens in the quarter-finals of the Carnegie Challenge Cup.
Monday 30 April 2012
Last season's beaten finalists Leeds were given a fright by Salford before booking a place in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup. The world champions were held 6-6 at the break but scraped through 16-10 thanks to tries from Ben Jones-Bishop and Shaun Lunt in the second half.
Sunday 25 March 2012
Saturday 17 March 2012
A man who posted an offensive doctored image of a teenage shooting victim on Facebook has been given 300 hours' community service.
Friday 16 March 2012
A man who posted an offensive image of a teenage shooting victim online has been given community service, the Crown Office has said.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more