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Thursday 01 October 2009
Friday 25 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Saturday 25 July 2009
Titanic. Lord of the Rings. Aliens. King Kong. The Terminator.
The men behind those movies, James Cameron and Peter Jackson, are among modern film's special-effects kings, advancing technology in computer-generated imagery, motion-capture photography and 3-D.
Tuesday 10 March 2009
In March 1959, the world had heard only a few rumours of trouble in Tibet, after the Chinese closed the borders with India and Bhutan but the Indian government was being informed by its diplomats in Lhasa.
Friday 13 February 2009
A bestseller in her native France, this memoir-come-treatise explains how Virginie Despentes came to write the controversial 1994 novel and 2000 film, Baise Moi.
Sunday 08 February 2009
Virginie Despentes is best known for her controversial 1995 novel and 2000 film, Baise-Moi, about a prostitute and a rape victim who go on a killing spree. King Kong Theory is a free-ranging feminist manifesto that gives a little backdrop to that novel (Despentes's own ordeal being gang-raped, for instance) and details her other first-hand experiences of prostitution and pornography.
Saturday 17 January 2009
Friday 26 September 2008
Thursday 25 May 2006
A Kurdish separatist group claimed responsibility for a large fire at Istanbul's Ataturk airport that injured three people, delayed international flights and destroyed the main cargo-handling building. The group's claim could not be independently verified.
Monday 22 May 2006
Susannah York has agreed to present her one-woman show, The Loves of Shakespeare's Women, at the King's Head Theatre in Islington, in aid of its Raise the Roof campaign. She has her own concerns about its structure: "I am still trying to work out how much of the set will fit into the theatre," she says. "I want my big medieval tapestries to hang at the back, but they are too big. I may have to do without the stone columns. There is only one prop - a letter [that John Falstaff sends to The Merry Wives of Windsor]."
Wednesday 31 August 2005
Friday 29 October 2004
Thursday 20 May 2004
Friday 12 December 2003
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'