An E4 show called Beauty and the Geek, used to be a guilty pleasure of mine. Guilty because while I enjoyed the spectacle of paired-up strangers bringing out the best in one another other, I didn't enjoy the reductive labelling or the sexist gender division whereby the "geek" was always a man and the "beauty" was always a woman.
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Friday 04 October 2013
Known as the Caso Malaya, it has been Spain’s longest-running town hall political corruption court case, featuring 95 local politicians and their associates in the dock.
Monday 26 August 2013
Shane Knowles, Reid's ex-boyfriend, says he doubts story they were forced to carry cocaine and that they chose to of their own accord
Tuesday 06 August 2013
They might have been expected to set an example, and old enough to know better, but an over-35s football match between two police forces had to be abandoned when the match officials were abused after two players were sent off.
Saturday 06 July 2013
'A seafood platter is my holiday luxury'
David Moyes delighted after Rio Ferdinand agrees to stay at Manchester United with new one-year contract
Thursday 23 May 2013
The defender has enjoyed a fine season
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Jermaine Jenas, David Bentley and Andros Townsend are all targets for Premier League's bottom club
Friday 11 January 2013
‘Whether flying fish or snails, have a go’
Friday 16 November 2012
Monday 27 August 2012
In this newspaper, the novelist Gerald Seymour was asked which fictional character he thought he most resembled. His answer: "One of those johnnies who sent agents off in the early Le Carré stories but stays on the safe side of the border".
Tuesday 26 June 2012
A British man has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of murdering his mother.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
The Football Association is confident that it will appoint Roy Hodgson as the new England manager today, subject to him finalising the details of his contract this morning, after four hours of successful talks with the FA chairman, David Bernstein, right, yesterday.
Saturday 02 July 2011
Saturday 11 June 2011
Here's an awkward sentence, from an article last Saturday about celebrities holidaying in Marbella:
Saturday 04 June 2011
Saturday 04 June 2011
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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- 2 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 3 Robert Mugabe eats a zoo for 'obscene' 91st birthday party
- 5 The jihadi girls who went to Syria weren't just radicalised by Isis — they were groomed