A look ahead to this weekend’s Divisional Playoff match at Gillette Stadium in New England
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Thursday 18 December 2008
Sunday 14 September 2008
There are five main ways to tell if someone is flirting with you: their eyes will flit around your face and body; they begin to mirror your actions; they raise their eyebrows when they first meet you (ever so slightly); their feet and hands will point towards you subconsciously; and their pupil size and blink rate increases.
Saturday 16 August 2008
Saturday 14 June 2008
The man widely viewed as America's most influential political journalist, Tim Russert, the probing host of NBC's Meet the Press, died suddenly yesterday.
Saturday 10 May 2008
The jokes have been wearily predictable. The news that Harrison Ford is to return to the silver screen as Indiana Jones, some 18 years after what was billed as his Last Crusade, has prompted a deluge of dodgy ageist puns. The 66-year-old star is ironically rebranded as Indefatigable Jones, and the film, variously, as Raiders of the Lost Memories, The Saviour of a Lost Art, and The Temple of Zimmer. Then there are all the inevitable gags about whips being swapped for hips, as in replacement.
Friday 09 May 2008
A myriad of analogies have been lavished on Hillary Clinton as she has waged her desperate, demented, putrid and strangely magnificent rearguard over recent months. She's been the Duracell Bunny, the Terminator, Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction, the schlock horror creature that cannot be killed, and too many other paradigms of relentlessness to mention here.
Monday 05 May 2008
It may have been Kentucky Derby weekend, but it was that other horse race in America – the political one between the rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination – that continued to demand attention yesterday with two more do-or-die primary contests set for tomorrow in Indiana and North Carolina.
Friday 02 May 2008
For all his recent troubles – his resounding loss in Pennsylvania 10 days ago, his inability to crack Hillary Clinton's hold on white, working class voters and, of course, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright chronicles – Barack Obama still seems to be winning the battle that really counts: the one for superdelegates.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
Defeated in Pennsylvania, Barack Obama quickly turned his attention to the next opportunity to dispense with Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton in hopes of facing the Republican nominee-in-waiting.
Sunday 13 April 2008
My kids are already over-excited about the new Indiana Jones movie. They're craving their own slice of swashbuckling adventure, giving me the perfect excuse to check out the new Latin American family holidays on offer.
Tuesday 15 January 2008
A couple of years ago, eagle-eyed visitors to the Edinburgh Fringe were surprised to discover a doyenne of British film and stage, Susannah York, hiding away in a production of The Deluge at a minor venue of the city. Now, she's doing it again, this time appearing in the back room of the White Bear pub in Kennington, south London.
Tuesday 30 May 2006
A travel company has apologised to hundreds of passengers whose cruise trips were ruined by a viral outbreak on their ship.
Monday 07 November 2005
Wednesday 19 October 2005
Friday 30 September 2005
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Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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