Claudia O’Doherty is a Foster’s Award-nominated stand- up touring the UK as part of The Invisible Dot’s New Wave tour. She tells Charlotte Cripps about her current reading, watching and listening
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Thursday 22 November 2012
Environment Secretary orders assessment after more reports on the dangers to insects emerge
Wednesday 21 November 2012
More than thirty separate scientific studies in the last three years have shown adverse effects on insects such as bees from neonicotinoids, the controversial nerve-agent pesticides, MPs have been told.
Monday 05 November 2012
A convicted murderer was handed a second life sentence today for gunning down a retired army officer in cold blood.
Monday 22 October 2012
The combination of two pesticides commonly used on UK fields can have damaging effects on the behaviour of bumblebees and cause their colonies to collapse, new research by British scientists has found.
Monday 22 October 2012
Government study suggests long-term exposure to chemicals can destroy colonies
Sunday 07 October 2012
The job market is undoubtedly tough, even tougher if the job you're after involves sitting down all day, reading a book and occasionally playing an accordion.
Friday 05 October 2012
City traders like a gamble, right? Well there were certainly enough punters fond of a flutter to push Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment up more than 6 per cent yesterday. The online poker business has been the subject of spurious bid rumours over the past month and yesterday the rumours, on a predominantly quiet Thursday, increased.
Friday 28 September 2012
As National Anti-Shooting week draws to a close, guns are in the news, but it's not only humans that fall victim to violence
Tuesday 21 August 2012
After some muted outings, the sketch group Pappy's are back to their lovable best, on the kind of form that saw them shortlisted for Edinburgh's comedy award in 2007 and will probably get them a place on this year's list, too.
Monday 21 May 2012
A 50-year-old man has been charged with criminal damage after an incident at a research centre where a trial of GM wheat is taking place.
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- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 The publisher who played with fire: the battle for control of Larsson's £30m legacy
- 5 Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness