Radamel Falcao played for the Under-21s this week - and failed to impress Louis van Gaal
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Friday 31 December 2010
"Sometimes a song is better than a tear; sometimes a song can rescue us from fear," which is certainly the case with the catchy score in this vivid production of Noël Greig's dark but gripping take on the tale of the steadfast Tin Soldier. The story of the one-legged misfit, moulded – along with 25 apparently perfect tin soldiers – from an old metal spoon, was originally an 1838 tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Thursday 16 December 2010
A former friend of Tommy Sheridan and his brother-in-law was part of a "conspiracy" to make false allegations about a visit to a sex club in Manchester, a court heard today.
Wednesday 01 December 2010
It’s 25 years since the world lost Rock Hudson to Aids. Hudson was a screen idol in 50s LA, but his career was perpetually under threat from Confidential Magazine.
Friday 26 November 2010
Census records detailing the lives of around 275,000 people which were rendered illegible in floods more than 100 years ago have been transcribed and published online for the first time.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Former Happy Mondays star Bez has been fined £140 after he admitted breaching a restraining order preventing him contacting his ex-girlfriend.
Monday 22 November 2010
There are some powerful moments in Braham Murray's penetrating, stripped-down version of Euripides' play.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
A four-month-old baby was knocked out of her mother's arms to the floor during a knifepoint robbery at their home, police said today.
Thursday 11 November 2010
Police bosses were feeling deflated today after an £80,000 surveillance balloon was scrapped after just a year.
Saturday 06 November 2010
Gardai launched a public appeal today to find the family of an Englishman found dead in greater Dublin.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Former Happy Mondays star Bez was being sought by police today over allegations he breached a restraining order by contacting his ex-girlfriend.
Thursday 21 October 2010
A plot to "bring down" former Scottish Socialist Party leader Tommy Sheridan "existed mostly in his mind", a court heard today.
Saturday 09 October 2010
The people who call themselves oddfellows are members of various friendly societies, but not all friendly societies call themselves oddfellows.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
After its exceptional contribution to Manchester's celebration of Mahler last season, the Hallé – opening the season with more music by the same composer – appeared to have some unfinished business. But when the pieces in question were so fascinating and their interpretation so compelling, by players who now clearly have the rhythms and subtleties of Mahler's music in their blood, it felt quite logical.
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BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats