The festival is believed to have roots in pagan Rome and Christian martyrdom
Previous research found men have a tendency to misjudge a woman's sexual intent
Treat your loved one to a night or two in a romantic retreat, from the intimate to the extravagant
From Love is Strange and Blue Valentine to romance Tarantino-style
'I don’t come with a money back guarantee. Dates aren’t commodities.'
'An assistant teacher will have private conversations with those who are in love, telling them not to have physical contact or engage in improper behaviour on campus'
The advert sees the love between a high school couple bloom
Pick up lines are cheesy in every culture
If Haddin is about to retire, what better way to go than after the series of his life in which he has saved the Aussies time and time again?
It is understandable, to say the least, why football fans can get so frustrated at the amount of their money that ends up in the hands of football agents. Even in the era of the billionaire foreign benefactor, the theory has always been that the fans’ wages pay the players, through the medium of paying for tickets. For there to be other well-rewarded recipients almost feels like a betrayal of that.
He has put away the Chinese hang, yet Nick Mulvey is proving just as adept on acoustic guitar as he delights this packed basement venue with his bewitching technique. As a founder of Mercury-shortlisted jazz outfit Portico Quartet, he introduced us to that UFO-shaped percussion instrument. Now with two EPs under his belt, Mulvey is building up to the release of a major-label album next year.
Whimsy is hard to pull off. In the wrong hands it becomes fey and cloying. When it's done well it can create a loyal, lasting audience, as Terry Pratchett will tell you.
No matter what our age, background or relationship status, we’re all connected by one common theme – our quest to find love.
Daniel Kitson’s new show is a reflection on reality, memory and our sense of self. Hardly wall-to-wall giggles, you might think, but this publicity-shy, TV-shunning, Perrier Award-winning comic’s talent lies in burrowing into the human psyche and dispensing profound nuggets through tales in which, more often than not, he is the hapless protagonist. After The Beginning, Before The End is like a TED talk with added LOLs.
A perpetual voyager is saved by selflessness and a terrific chorus
Organisers breathe a sigh as Health and Safety wins the 4.15 at Aintree