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Friday 22 July 2011
Action is needed now to prevent nightmarish "Planet Of The Apes" science ever turning from fiction to fact, according to a group of eminent experts.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Passive smoking can cause genetic damage to sperm cells that may result in birth defects, miscarriages and other reproductive problems which make it difficult to father a healthy child, scientists have found.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Gordon Brown was last night forced to defend receiving £600,000 from speeches and books published in the past year.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Monday 06 June 2011
News of the contest to become the next chancellor of Cambridge University has tended to focus on the David and Goliath battle between Lord Sainsbury and local shopkeeper Abdul Arain. But this unlikely face-off could be disrupted by the unexpected participation of the leading beard-wearer Brian Blessed. A Facebook campaign by students has resulted in the vocally endowed actor garnering the required 50 nominations to run – and, reports the Cambridge Tab, he has consented to his inclusion on the ballot. This is not the first time that marginally-less-hilarious-than-they-think undergraduates, made giddy by their eclectic DVD collections, have afforded Blessed the status of a campus folk hero. In January a motion was passed by York University's student union, mandating the institution to rename one of its study spaces "The Brian Blessed Centre for Quiet Study".
Thursday 02 June 2011
Starring as the swaggering, leather jacket-wearing heartthrob Kenickie, alongside John Travolta, in the film version of the hit musical Grease brought Jeff Conaway global fame. Cinema audiences were quick to learn of Kenickie's two biggest loves – fast motors and fast women – in an early scene where he has sex in the back of his car with his girlfriend, Rizzo (Stockard Channing). Kenickie is a leading light in the high-school T-Birds gang of greasers and sidekick to Danny Zuko (Travolta), whose rekindling of a summer romance with Sandy Olsen (Olivia Newton-John) is the central story in the 1978 film. Conaway had already played Danny in the stage musical on Broadway but had to make way on screen for Travolta, who was hot property following his starring role in the film Saturday Night Fever.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Monday 16 May 2011
Sunday 01 May 2011
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Monday 25 April 2011
Gordon Brown has earned hundreds of thousands of pounds from speeches and a book deal since leaving Downing Street, according to the register of MPs' interests.
Friday 22 April 2011
Monday 18 April 2011
Monday 11 April 2011
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2
- 5 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia