A solicitor at the centre of a fraud investigation may have stabbed himself to death, police said.
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Sunday 13 May 2012
Tim Burton's stalwart star gives good fang, but this gothic comedy feels about as fresh as stale garlic
Saturday 21 April 2012
Jonathan Frid,who died yesterday of natural causes at the age of 87, was a Canadian actor best known for playing Barnabas Collins in the 1960s original vampire soap opera Dark Shadows.
Friday 30 March 2012
This is the time of year when leads are lost, fans cry and dreams die. As Manchester City approach their moment of truth, we examine five sides who should have won the league but didn't. They were all flair teams who dominated home games but had little experience of winning titles. Sound like anyone?
Monday 13 February 2012
Victory in Maine caucus is overshadowed by a clumsy attempt to woo the Republican right
Friday 03 February 2012
The past is a foreign country in more ways than one for the protagonists of Douglas Kennedy's novel. Largely set in Cold War Berlin, this hard-hitting love story tears down the dividing walls between past and present, showing how the course of history can turn in an instant. An author of consistently engaging and clever bestsellers, Kennedy has ranged from Stateside dramas to noirish thrillers. The Moment pulls together both strains in his fiction, marrying romantic tragedy with Le Carré-style espionage.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Wednesday 10 August 2011
Taxpayers hoping one day to get their money back from Lloyds Banking Group will be pleased to see it doesn't miss a trick. What better day than yesterday to announce 1,300 job losses? After all, the bank knew people would be focused on the riots. Just to make sure it was slipping the announcement under the radar, it was headlined "Lloyds Banking Group announces organisational changes" – the words "jobs" and "losses" were nowhere to be seen. With nous like this, it can be only a matter of time before the black-horse bank pays us all back.
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
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.
Friday 04 February 2011
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail