Has there has ever been a tougher time to keep schtum, asks Simon Usborne
Jonny Lee Miller
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Wednesday 25 July 2012
As Danny Boyle asks people not to blab about his opening ceremony, Simon Usborne wonders if there's ever been a tougher time to keep schtum
Thursday 15 March 2012
Gavin and Stacey star James Corden is up against Jude Law for a prestigious theatrical award.
Thursday 24 February 2011
Friday 04 February 2011
Sunday 23 January 2011
Friday 13 August 2010
Think of drug addiction in movies and the titles likely to spring to mind include Christiane F and Trainspotting.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Tuesday 05 May 2009
Sunday 04 January 2009
Saturday 19 April 2008
Bring back the poll tax. It will always be an unfair levy, especially at a time when the credit crunch is biting and gas bills can match an Indian cricketer's pay packet, but something has to be done to rid our screens of the ubiquitous Graham Poll. Who would not willingly pay to ensure he stays off air? At the very least it would give Garth Crooks those vital extra minutes to complete his chains of thought.
Monday 17 March 2008
How did they get like that, some of literature's most drug-fuelled characters – Renton, Sick Boy, Spud and the rest of their gang in Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting? We're about to find out, because 15 years after his celebrated novel, the Scottish author intends to write a prequel.
Friday 05 July 2002
Sunday 28 November 1999
Thursday 18 November 1999
Wednesday 10 November 1999
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'