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Wednesday 21 November 2012
Flamboyant former boxing world champion Hector Camacho on life support after being shot in the face in Puerto Rico
Monday 19 November 2012
Tonight frontman Justin Young seemed to want to signify how far he has come from his clean-cut former incarnation JJ Pistolet by growing his hair and beard out to caveman-like shaggyness.
Friday 16 November 2012
“Now you're not going to believe this,” said Glenn Boylan as he took to the stage at the Santon Bridge Inn in the Lake District valley of Wasdale. But, of course, that was the whole point. Glenn was defending his title of World's Biggest Liar in the competition that is held annually in the pub.
Thursday 15 November 2012
A glass of something spicy – whether it’s boozy or soft – will get you in the mood for winter. Just add a roaring fire...
Friday 12 October 2012
Jack Kerouac's cult novel On the Road, first published in 1957, has sold more than 10 million copies but has never before been filmed. After watching this Walter Salles-directed adaptation, you begin to understand why. The very term "cult novel" seems to include within it a warning to film-makers: don't go there. And the warning is always ignored. No doubt the book will still have many eager readers to come, but it's hard not to feel that this film will have chipped away some of its cultish glamour. The problem with "the romance of the road" is that so many movies in the last 40 years have gone there, most of them chasing the tail exhaust of Easy Rider in 1969. This adaptation, however faithful it may be to the book, looks awfully tame in 2012.
Sunday 02 September 2012
Can the food match the views at the vertigo-inducing Duck & Waffle?
Tuesday 28 August 2012
Friday 24 August 2012
Whether you’re in search of roasting tips or just want to find the perfect pint, we’ve got the hi-tech tools for the job...
Wines of the week: Vidal Fleury Cairanne 2010; Caliterra Reserva Shiraz Rosé 2011; Legaris Verdejo Rueda 2009
Sunday 10 June 2012
Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
Tuesday 22 May 2012
A 21-year-old man who "wrecked the life of another human being" with one unprovoked punch has been jailed for two years and eight months.
Friday 09 March 2012
An 18-year-old was today jailed for a total of seven years for attacking a Malaysian student during the London riots and other offences.
Friday 02 September 2011
The cover to Late Late Party, a snapshot of Packy Axton, Don Nix and Steve Cropper looking sharp and bequiffed outside Satellite Records in Memphis in March 1961, packs a powerful nostalgic punch.
Saturday 27 August 2011
I have recruited two shares to the no pain, no pain portfolio. They are Northern Petroleum, an oil and gas group, and the Spirit Pub Company, the chain that arrived on the stock market following a demerger from the struggling Punch Taverns. With the departure of Clarity Commerce Solutions and Lighthouse, my little share exercise was reduced to a dozen constituents.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
The widower of reality TV star Jade Goody today admitted assaulting a man outside a nightclub.
Friday 08 July 2011
The debt-laden pub operator Punch Taverns has confirmed plans to shunt its Chef & Brewer and Fayre & Square branded pubs into a new managed pub business.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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