Justin Bieber’s pet monkey is set to become property of Germany after the Canadian pop star failed to produce the correct vaccination and import papers for the animal.
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Sunday 09 August 2009
White-boy retro-soul, long on attitude and stomp, short on subtlety.
Friday 17 July 2009
German police arrested three men suspected of attempting to blackmail Susanne Klatten, the country's wealthiest woman, by claiming they had a secret video of her affair with a Swiss gigolo, prosecutors said today.
Saturday 23 May 2009
Fifteen: the degrees of longitude corresponding to a one-hour zone as you make your way around the planet; the name of Jamie Oliver's "global social enterprise brand" which now has restaurants in London, Cornwall, Amsterdam and Melbourne; and the number of passengers on flight FR2406 on Tuesday.
Saturday 09 May 2009
Friday 01 May 2009
"In Munich I had obtained a temporary reprieve, but the execution would still take place." This documentary novel, from a former adviser to Mitterrand with an insider's grasp of behind-the-scenes intrigue, revisits the Munich summit of 1938 through the eyes of French president Daladier, as much Hitler's fall-guy as Neville Chamberlain.
Saturday 11 April 2009
Born in Italy, raised in Britain and ennobled by Margaret Thatcher, Charles Forte was one of Britain's greatest hoteliers, yet the hotel that bears his name isn't in Britain or Italy but in Munich. Lord Forte died in February 2007, at the grand old age of 98, and the Charles Hotel is his monument – an Italianate landmark in this Bavarian metropolis that's described by many Germans (and even some Italians) as Italy's most northern city. Charles Forte, who would have celebrated his centenary last November, surely would have approved.
Wednesday 04 March 2009
Friday 18 July 2008
Swamp-rock auteur Tony Joe White is best known for "Polk Salad Annie", so it's surprising it's not on this set of revisitations.
Thursday 10 July 2008
Police have raided more than 600 homes and businesses in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in an attempt to smash an international drugs ring manufacturing and selling the date-rape drug known as "liquid ecstasy".
Friday 09 May 2008
This weekend’s world cup regatta in Munich is the first indicator of who will sit in the seats of the 11 boats that Britain qualified for the Olympics at last year’s world championships.
Friday 11 April 2008
Johnny Dowd is like some self-mutating virus of American music, restlessly bringing fresh twists to old forms, absorbing influences.
Tuesday 12 February 2008
Manchester United last night welcomed a decision by the online auction site, eBay, to remove from sale commemorative Munich scarves that the club gave away to fans at Sunday's Manchester derby.
Tuesday 12 February 2008
Aberdeen are facing their biggest European game for more than 20 years in the midst of an injury crisis after five players were ruled out for the visit of Bayern Munich.
Sunday 10 February 2008
Gregg saves. And Gregg is saved. 'One Life: Harry Gregg's Journey' (BBC1, Wednesday) was one of several programmes to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Munich disaster that featured Gregg, the Manchester United goalkeeper who pulled other survivors from the wreckage of the plane. But 'One Life' provided a more personal perspective.
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