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Wednesday 10 February 2010
Friday 01 January 2010
David Mackenzie, whose haunting 2003 mystery Young Adam promised so much, has gone to La-La land to tell the story of a young(ish) hustler in Spread.
Thursday 12 November 2009
Tuesday 14 July 2009
Today I watched a remarkable film that anyone who is interested in journalism, in Burma, in the fight for democracy or in humanity's capacity for amazing bravery in the face of overwhelming odds, really ought to go and see. The documentary is called Burma VJ and it goes on release at 40 cinemas across the UK.
Thursday 09 July 2009
John A. Keel, who died on 3 June aged 79, was the author of The Mothman Prophecies, an account of his investigation in the 1960s into sightings in West Virginia of a strange winged creature, which was made into a 2002 film starring Richard Gere and Alan Bates.
Monday 16 February 2009
Saturday 20 December 2008
Thursday 25 September 2008
"Without immediate action by Congress, America could slip into a financial panic" - President George Bush, in his televised broadcast to the American people.
Saturday 28 June 2008
False economies. For a financial dunderhead like me, it's difficult to spot them. I get seduced by the BOGOF signs, the three-for-twos, the interest-free periods, and so on. It's only later, when I'm chucking away uneaten food or studying the small print on a credit card bill with a giant interest charge attached that my foolishness occurs to me.
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Friday 28 March 2008
Friday 18 February 2005
Wednesday 09 February 2005
Tuesday 26 October 2004
Sunday 08 February 2004
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug, Australian MP claims
- 2 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 3 Group of students refused entry to Leicester nightclub 'because they are black'
- 4 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace