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Wednesday 29 June 2011
Mike Doyle, former Manchester City captain and third on the club's all-time appearance list, died yesterday aged 64. Doyle played 558 matches between 1964 and 1978, during City's most successful period, culminating in his lifting the 1976 League Cup as captain.
Wines of the week: Ridgeview Grosvenor Blanc de Blanc 2007; Champteloup Muscadet Sèvre et Maine 2009; Villa Pani Chianti Riserva 2007
Sunday 29 May 2011
Friday 04 February 2011
Friday 04 February 2011
An enormous winter storm left millions of Americans shivering in its frozen footprint and crushed snow-laden buildings in the north-east of the country yesterday, where a combination of ice, snow and rain pushed much of the region to breaking point.
Saturday 23 October 2010
The US Navy selected four submarines yesterday to carry the first women to serve aboard what had been the last class of American naval vessel off-limits to them.
Tuesday 21 September 2010
Pop star Lady Gaga visited the US state of Maine on the eve of a key Senate vote to urge its two US senators to help repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays.
Thursday 19 August 2010
The troubled US singer-songwriter Loretta Maine was the star character of British comedian Pippa Evans's 2008 award-nominated show, and thus the best bet for a solo showcasing. Choosing Maine was not only wise but another sign that, despite its previously much maligned status, musical comedy is very much in the ascendant. You could easily see Maine wailing her woes in an episode of Flight of the Conchords, the show that has done much to bring about this comedic sea change.
John Bishop, Underbelly<br/>Kevin Eldon, The Stand<br/>Paul Foot, Underbelly<br/>Loretta Maine, The Caves
Sunday 15 August 2010
Saturday 07 August 2010
Sunday 18 July 2010
Stephen King first had the idea for this novel in 1976, began it, abandoned it, and did not return to it until 2007, when he finally felt confident of tackling the technical problems that his theme posed.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
The mother of a little girl who was crushed to death by electronic gates said she is "angry and devastated" about the death of her youngest child.
Sunday 09 May 2010
Monday 22 March 2010
Wednesday 04 November 2009
Cecelia Burnett and Ann Swanson had already set their wedding date. When they joined about 1,000 other gay marriage supporters for an election night party in a Holiday Inn ballroom, they hoped to celebrate the vote that would make it possible.
Friday 17 July 2009
As the keyboardist in the Hold Steady, Franz Nicolay serves as the Roy Bittan to Craig Finn's Springsteen, animating the singer's street parables with florid flourishes.
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