Old tricks and new comforts in Fielding’s fantasy of consolation
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Friday 06 September 2013
Ronald Motley, who died on 22 August at the age of 68, was a lawyer best known for leading lawsuits against tobacco and asbestos companies and for pursuing cases against Hamas and al-Qaeda.
Thursday 22 August 2013
The writer Elmore Leonard, who died on Tuesday, has had a number of stories adapted for the big screen, as well as influencing Quentin Tarantino. Watch trailers for two such films, ‘3:10 To Yuma’ (2007 version) and ‘Jackie Brown’ - directed by Tarantino - below:
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Crime novels spawned several film adaptations, including Get Shorty starring John Travolta and Danny DeVito
Friday 16 August 2013
The energy drink giant has done Redwell a favour with threats of legal action
Wednesday 17 July 2013
It will take a champion of champions to join the list of greats at one of the great courses
Wednesday 22 May 2013
A new trailer for the Superman reboot Man of Steel has been released today.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
British driver was fascinating man whose epic duel with Niki Lauda in 1976 was typical of an era of glamour and glory – but also the ever-present threat of death
Wednesday 20 February 2013
The blue bandana-style headwear worn by Prime Minister David Cameron while visiting Amritsar in India might have been a combination of respect for the Golden Temple and a politician’s eye for a photo opportunity. But it seems he inadvertently latched on to a trend for blue hats.
Saturday 29 December 2012
Who knew that Harry Styles, the curly-haired, urchin-faced pretty boy from One Direction, fancifully described by a leading fashion commentator as "part Indie-boy mess, part French arthouse, part young Mick Jagger", enjoys knitting?
Tuesday 07 August 2012
It may be painful for Australia to be languishing in the Olympic medal table, but it is torture to be overtaken by its pipsqueak neighbour New Zealand. Fortunately, the Australian media has found ways to soften the blow. Cheekily announcing the birth of a new nation, the Daily Telegraph, a Sydney tabloid, showed "Aus Zealand" at ninth place in the league table yesterday.
Saturday 04 August 2012
Where are you now and what can you see? In the office of the house I'm renting in Los Angeles. I can see palm trees and all sort of lush foliage. Also, the sparkly water of the hot tub.
Sunday 24 June 2012
Meet Mr T, the Hollywood veteran making his London debut in 'Dr Dee'
Sunday 26 February 2012
He's violent, mouthy, seductive, and an all-round scuzzball. Woody Harrelson is a man out of time in the cleaned-up LAPD. Still, he can always retrain and become a lawyer
Sunday 19 February 2012
As in the 1930s, tough economic times mean more musicals on the cinema screen
Friday 03 February 2012
Starring: Jamie Bell, Sam Worthington, Ed Harris
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
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
- 1 Paul Scholes: Manchester City were so good against Liverpool I felt like turning the television off
- 2 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 3 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'
- 4 Homer Simpson takes the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he does
- 5 Hello Kitty is not a cat after all