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Monday 16 September 2013
Seven down, two to go and still no-one knows when New Zealand will be able to take the America’s Cup away from the Americans after a thriller on the bay went first to the defending Oracle team and then swung back to the challenger, Emirates Team New Zealand.
America’s Cup: Ehman raises question of radio communication in veiled accusation against New Zealand
Sunday 15 September 2013
A veiled accusation of cheating has been made against the New Zealand challenger for the America’s Cup by a senior member of event organiser and the defending Golden Gate Yacht Club.
Thursday 12 September 2013
Kiwis now have six of the nine wins they need to claim the 1851 trophy for the first time in 10 years
High street cosmetics chain Lush emerges as the main financial backer of Frack Off after donating £20,000 to anti-fracking campaign
Saturday 03 August 2013
“It's a threat to our water. It's a threat to our air. The oil and gas industry wants to frack the UK and only we can stop them,” begins Lush, the handmade cosmetic company, in its online campaign against the controversial method of fracking.
Tuesday 09 July 2013
The star called in doctors after being taken ill during his European tour
Friday 17 August 2012
The Man Who Pays His Way
Saturday 21 July 2012
Friday 26 August 2011
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Playing on the third night of this year's Meltdown, curated by Ray Davies, the alternative rock trio from Hoboken, New Jersey, more than match the high standards set on the two previous evenings by cult acts The Legendary Pink Dots, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown and The Fugs.
Sunday 27 March 2011
Friday 04 March 2011
Ray Davies is considering resurrecting The Kinks without his brother.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Wednesday 22 December 2010
Saturday 04 December 2010
My parents were ... working class, but very supportive of our family of eight children. They moved from the city to the suburbs after the Second World War to give us a fresh start. They were both from Islington, and the street they lived in had been bombed during the war.
Friday 26 November 2010
Former kinks frontman Ray Davies has been appointed artistic director of next year's Meltdown Festival, at London's Southbank Centre, just along the Thames from Waterloo Station, where Terry met Julie every Friday night in one of his most enduring songs.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
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