Emmelie de Forest had been the overwhelming favourite among the 26 entries
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Friday 08 April 2011
Rising soul pop star Carrie Mac gives us the skinny on her favourite tunes, pop idols... and Jedward.
Saturday 17 July 2010
Thursday 24 June 2010
His famously stinging critique of Martin Amis's writings on Islam helped to make his name as Britain's foremost literary critic. But Terry Eagleton has saved some of his most poisonous invective for a fellow critic.
Friday 19 March 2010
Has ever a flower been so aptly named? The ghost orchid was presumed to have disappeared from these islands some 20 years ago. But now it has reappeared almost like, well, a ghost.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
X Factor twins Jedward have been signed up by Universal, just 24 hours after it was revealed they had been dumped by their former record label.
Tuesday 16 March 2010
X Factor twins Jedward have been given the boot by their record label after their debut single failed to top the charts.
Sunday 07 March 2010
Sunday 28 February 2010
Thursday 04 February 2010
“Does anyone remember 1992?” shouts Hadouken! singer James Smith. Judging by the appearence of Smith and the fresh-faced crowd, I'd be surprised if anybody actually does. A smattering of grunts from the back proves my point.
Sunday 13 December 2009
Thursday 03 December 2009
Sunday 22 November 2009
Sunday 22 November 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
If you try to tart up simple information with topical chat you risk turning fatuous. An article on Wednesday about design discussed the origins of the word "ergonomics": "Those who are irritated by composites like Brangelina or Jedward won't like this, but ergonomics is a portmanteau word too – a combination of the Greek ergos and nomos (work and natural laws)."
Wednesday 18 November 2009
When John and Edward touched down in Dublin Airport on Monday a wild chase ensued with new leads on their location swiftly followed by dead ends.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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