This is no ordinary tourist guide to Bermuda. Lennon Bermuda, by Scott Neil, tells the largely untold story of John Lennon setting sail on a 43-foot yacht from Newport, Rhode Island, to Bermuda for his last summer holiday with his young son Sean, before the singer was shot dead later that year.
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Friday 18 June 2010
John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for Beatles hit A Day In The Life sold for more than £810,000 (1.2million US dollars) at an auction in New York today.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
Tuesday 01 June 2010
A woman arrested while trying to board a plane to Germany with her dead husband has been rebailed, police said today.
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Sunday 09 May 2010
The teenage John Lennon (Aaron Johnson) has been living with his straitlaced Aunt Mimi (Kristin Scott Thomas), only to discover that his biological mother, Julia (Anne-Marie Duff), is raising another family just down the road.
Friday 07 May 2010
The artist Sam Taylor-Wood's pre-Fab Four drama is pretty conventional, forgoing the more visually arresting techniques used by fellow artist Steve McQueen on Hunger, and the artistic flair employed by the likes of Lynne Ramsay (Ratcatcher) and Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank).
Thursday 29 April 2010
For the right price, some lucky Beatlemaniac will be able to own the lyrics to the final song on the Beatles album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."
Wednesday 21 April 2010
Of a similar age to his schoolfriend, John Lennon, Mal Perry attended Quarry Bank school in Liverpool. He obtained a recording contract as early as 1958, some four years before the Beatles.
Wednesday 07 April 2010
Two women arrested on suspicion of allegedly trying to smuggle a dead relative on to a flight to Germany insisted they were innocent.
Tuesday 06 April 2010
Two women have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle a dead relative on to a flight out of the country.
Friday 26 March 2010
How did an old-fashioned British manufacturer of motorbike clobber become the label of choice for the Hollywood set?
Saturday 09 January 2010
Longton, Staffordshire, is one of the original six Potteries towns that make up the city of Stoke-on-Trent, where it is known, rather disparagingly, as "the neck end". Once home to so many "bottle-oven" brick kilns that the streets were clogged with the fug of chimney smoke, Longton now fights urban decay. There's no obvious connection to the red carpets of film premieres, to nation builders and iconic revolutionaries, to pioneers of aviation or heroes of motorsport.
Thursday 07 January 2010
Here's a development that is sure to come in handy in the aftermath of this year's election: Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to Tony Blair, has found a publisher for his forthcoming book, aptly titled The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in Modern Britain.
Wednesday 06 January 2010
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- 2 What, let gays get married? We must be bonkers
- 3 'Something passed underneath us, quite close': Airbus A320 has close encounter with UFO
- 4 Lord of the Sings: Sir Christopher Lee, 91, to release heavy metal album
- 5 Two bailed after arrest over Woolwich attack Twitter comments
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