Police in Quebec say a fire at a seniors' residence in Quebec has left eight dead and 24 missing.
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Sunday 07 April 2013
When the Beach Boys sang about "Disney Girls" back in 1971, the very phrase evoked a world of "Earlier nights and pillow fights … Open cars and clearer stars". Mention Disney girls these days, and chances are it will be in the context of one scandal or another.
Thursday 04 April 2013
Today's announcement by Manchester Police is a small but significant victory for Sylvia Lancaster, the mother who has tirelessly campaigned for a more robust police response to attacks against alternative music fans after her daughter was brutally murdered in 2007.
Sunday 31 March 2013
Exciting Exile loves the big occasion and a date with the Barbarians beckons at Twickenham
Sunday 17 March 2013
Thursday 07 March 2013
The new Cindy Sherman? Perhaps.
Music review: Justin Bieber at the 02 Arena is a pale shadow of the Timberlake-style Justin he wants to be
Wednesday 06 March 2013
The music is the usual box-ticking corporate pop
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Police have praised the bravery of an 81-year-old woman who battered an intruder with a pair of crutches.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
It's hard enough to quibble with a hairdresser...
Sunday 17 February 2013
Jane Merrick applauds the Bafta nominee's unqueenly hair colour
Thursday 14 February 2013
On Tuesday night, 18 crack teams of students convened at Birmingham's Ikon Gallery for the inaugural iQuiz. Each team had battled through regional heats in November, lured by an unforgettable prize: a two-week trek across America.
Monday 11 February 2013
Hairstyling brand ghd (good hair day), endorsed by Katy Perry, has been flipped between two private equity houses with a £300m price tag.
Friday 08 February 2013
Take hair from the belly of a yak, wrap it in tissue, wind it around wooden dowelling, secure it with cotton and string, and boil for two to three hours. Before you reach for Heston's cookbook, this is not the latest culinary fad but English National Opera's recipe for curling facial hair. "It smells like wet dog," says Vanessa Davis, wigs and make-up supervisor at ENO."Whenever we do it, everyone complains."
Friday 08 February 2013
The murder highway that turns off into the French provinces
Friday 01 February 2013
Whether we call them 'redhead' or 'ginger', there seems to be little these people can do to protect themselves from persecution in the public domain
Sunday 27 January 2013
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
- 2 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 3 Daily Show's Jon Stewart destroys Fox News for its Ferguson coverage
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 Botched ice bucket challenge leaves man critically injured after plane drops hundreds of gallons of water