Murray may well be named BBC Sports Personality of the Year tonight, but he won’t be there
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Monday 15 June 2009
Chargrilled asparagus and lemon tart – that's the vegetarian menu for a glamorous cast of musicians, actors, writers and artists starting a mass movement today to limit meat eating and combat climate change.
Monday 15 June 2009
The suggestion by Paul McCartney and his two daughters, Stella and Mary, that we should abstain from meat one day a week has a certain irony, as well as historical resonance, to it; until the late Middle Ages, that was already standard practice throughout Europe.
Saturday 13 June 2009
Many of the reviews of Kenny Rankin's dozen albums compare him to James Taylor and certainly he fits into that soft rock, easy listening mould. He was as much influenced by the pre-war songwriters as his contemporaries, however, and this quality is noted both in his own songs and in the standards which he recorded. Paul McCartney was impressed with his exquisite versions of Beatle songs such as "Blackbird" and asked him to collect an award for Lennon and McCartney from the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
Goodness. It appears David Cameron's relationship with his local authorities has once again come under strain (you will recall that the Tory leader ran into a spot of bother back in 2007, after erecting a 6ft high, £3,000 wind turbine on the roof of his Notting Hill home.)
Wednesday 27 May 2009
Those wearying of Katie Price's honeyed figure adorning tabloid front pages may want to breathe a sigh of relief: it appears that the multi-talented model is to pursue a lower profile for the foreseeable future.
Thursday 07 May 2009
News, now, to bring joy to the hearts of music fans everywhere: it seems that a collaboration between Sir Paul McCartney and the ever-less-grouchy Bob Dylan may be very much on the cards.
Tuesday 10 February 2009
Tragic police chief Michael Todd's string of extra-marital affairs raised questions of his "integrity and judgment" but did not affect his job, a report concluded today.
Wednesday 28 January 2009
Tuesday 16 December 2008
Saturday 29 November 2008
Sunday 23 November 2008
Paul McCartney has always been keen to counterbalance his perceived schlocky tendencies with a perceptible Stockhauseness.
Sunday 16 November 2008
Tuesday 11 November 2008
A document with the signature of the person who apparently inspired the Beatles hit Eleanor Rigby will be auctioned to raise funds for a charity.
Saturday 27 September 2008
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
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