The Government must “take more responsibility” in stopping violent online pornography, the vicar from the town of the murdered teenager Georgia Williams has said.
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Friday 07 June 2013
The Rolling Stones celebrated the release of their first single "Come On" by giving it a rare live performance to mark its 50th anniversary.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Georgia Williams 'died from pressure to her neck', as Jamie Reynolds appears in court over her murder
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Jamie Reynolds has yet to enter a plea to the 17-year-old's murder
Monday 03 June 2013
“Do you think that it's wrong to be an artist?” Daniel Johnston breaks off tonight’s all-star tribute to his artistry to ask us. It’s a real question that must sometimes torture him, raised as he was by fundamentalist Christians in Texas.
Sunday 02 June 2013
Friends of Georgia Williams are hoping to raise more than £1,000 for a permanent memorial to the 17-year-old.
Saturday 01 June 2013
It's not happening.
Friday 17 May 2013
Following is a full list of winners:
Saturday 04 May 2013
1. Tsar Nicholas I of Russia's description of the failing Ottoman Empire – used of many countries since – was what?
Friday 03 May 2013
Her 2010 album of Glass, Tavener and Nyman pieces was a more effective showcase for Amy Dickson's soprano sax than this collection of popular classics and classic pop. Fauré's “Pavane” works fine – her sleek , pure timbre, closer to clarinet or even oboe at times, floats weight-lessly over the gentle pizzicato and swish of strings; but the sax lacks the emotional flexibility of the human voice when taking the vocal line to “Casta Diva”, from Bellini's Norma.
Thursday 02 May 2013
Complexity has been ironed out from the footballer's legacy
Former Newcastle striker Nile Ranger given 12-month community order for pulling girlfriend's hair in row
Tuesday 09 April 2013
London-born Ranger was released by Newcastle United following a series of off-pitch problems
Monday 25 March 2013
This week I learnt about a new genre of literature. In a fascinating article in the LA Review of Books, writer Valerie Weaver-Zercher explored the growing popularity of Amish romance novels (including the ones pictured). The headline? Bonnet Rippers. I LOVE it. An update on the bodice ripper, but so much more chaste.
Sunday 24 March 2013
Their Britpop rivalry was legendary, but Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn have put their musical differences aside to perform together in aid of a cancer charity.
Friday 22 March 2013
It seems as if The Rolling Stones have an infinite amount of rock ‘n’ roll memories to mine for all the biographies written about them.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness