The National, Pixies, and Disclosure also confirmed for Barcelona festival
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Friday 23 March 2012
The handful of recipes in this intriguing curiosity about "madness, beauty and the food of Rome" includes "a charming description of Vineyard Snails" from 1930 and a seminal recipe for tomato sauce from 1891, but the strangest takes the form of an eight-page interview. "Other ingredients are absolutely not allowed, so we have to take maximum care that it's only flour and water," says David Winner's informant, before explaining the subsequent stages – mixing, pressing, baking, humidification and wrapping – of the process. "We pay a lot of attention to every detail because we know what the wafer will become."
Tuesday 06 March 2012
The scrum-half's latest incident and impending RFU job interview add to coach's heavy workload
Saturday 03 March 2012
A Political Life
Sunday 15 January 2012
"The unseen subject of these photographs is power," writes the man who took them, Donald Weber
Friday 13 January 2012
A midwifery leader has expressed concern about the "commercialisation" of pregnancy and the growing trend for expectant mothers to hold "foetus parties".
Sunday 18 December 2011
Mr Drew of Passmores school was my hero, in a year in which the reality show got a bit more real
Tuesday 23 August 2011
"So many memories," reflects Kristin Hersh, leafing through a copy of Paradoxical Undressing, her 2010 memoir, which has formed the basis of this show of the same name both before and after its publication. It's proven a rich vein so far, with her return to Edinburgh yielding two Book Festival appearances – one spoken, one performing – and two more typical gigs such as this at the Edge music festival. These latter events are more Hersh's regular style, rock venue gigs which merge solo song and electric guitar with unconnected spoken word excerpts from the book.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Trent Reznor has urged fans not to buy the new Nine Inch Nails release.
Monday 13 June 2011
Troops involved in a crackdown in Jisr al-Shughour say they have found the graves of ten troops killed by anti-government protestors.
Saturday 11 June 2011
Sunday 29 May 2011
Friday 29 April 2011
A Swiss artistic duo is seeking a Russian couple expecting a baby this autumn to offer an unusual proposition: call your baby "Dada" and we'll give you $10,000 (£6,000).
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Residents of the southern Syrian city of Daraa braved sniper fire today to pull the bullet-riddled bodies of the dead from the streets and hide them from security forces, a day after a brutal government crackdown on the popular revolt against President Bashar Assad, witnesses said.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
There's good reason for the extra spring in the step of Micky Flanagan's signature Cockney walk this evening. After nearly 15 years in comedy, and jobs before that which have included fish-packer and dishwasher, the Bethnal Green-bred 46-year-old was strutting out on to the stage of a venue that seats over 3,500 people and is synonymous with career ascendancy.
Friday 11 February 2011
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
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
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
- 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