Something strange happened while I was watching the new series of US legal drama The Good Wife (More4) this week. I found myself humming the theme tune from Australian soap opera Home and Away. It was my unconscious mind's way of serenading new addition to the cast, Melissa George.
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Wednesday 18 September 2013
A Swedish pest control company has confirmed the discovery of sewer rats with an immunity to commonly used anti-rodent poisons.
Thursday 12 September 2013
Football set to challenge legality of window in move that could have Bosman-rule level of impact
Thursday 12 September 2013
Children should not start formal school lessons until they are six or seven because of the “profound damage” the current education system is causing, a group of experts has warned.
Edited extract: Alexander McCall Smith’s introduction to the new Folio Society edition of Margery Allingham’s ‘The Tiger in the Smoke’
Sunday 08 September 2013
A far-fetched, 1950s noir: just perfect for the modern world
Tuesday 03 September 2013
The pinafore is shaking off its classroom connotations this season in favour of a more grown-up interpretation, says Holly Swayne
Monday 02 September 2013
Men have grown at the rate of approximately a millimetre a year and a centimetre a decade
Saturday 31 August 2013
Andy Lynes finds an idyllic location for a West Country break where great views, surf and food are all within reach
Tuesday 27 August 2013
David Blunkett has called on broadcasters to dub more foreign dramas so that blind members of the audience like himself are able to enjoy imports such as The Killing.
Denmark’s historic claim to the Faroes in doubt as archaeologists find proof that islands were inhabited before arrival of first Norse colonists
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Discovery indicates existence of sea-faring northern Europeans before Vikings
Friday 02 August 2013
The number of students taking modern languages at university fell by 12 per cent for 2012/13
Thursday 25 July 2013
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will attempt to win a seat in Australian Senate elections while still confined to Ecuador’s embassy in London.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
As the interest in Nordic detectives and killers wanes, publishers are looking across the Channel for the next wave of crime thrillers.
Musician and 'Anders Breivik sympathiser' Kristian Vikernes arrested in France for 'plotting massacre'
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Authorities 'intercepted violent comments' on messages transmitted by Vikernes on the internet
Monday 01 July 2013
New figures will ease pressure on Mr Carney to pump more stimulus into the economy
Friday 21 June 2013
Storage is coming out of the shadows with a blaze of bright boxes and chic cupboards, says Trish Lorenz
Threat of 'catastrophic cascade of collisions' must be averted, warn scientists
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
- 1 Pakistan vs Paul Smith: Sandal-wearers bemused by famed British designer's attempts to sell traditional Peshawari chappal-style shoes for the distinctly untraditional sum of £300
- 2 Family forced to flee home after discovering nest of potentially deadly spiders in bananas
- 3 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 4 Russell Crowe's Noah banned in three Arab countries before worldwide premiere
- 5 Bob Crow death: RMT Union leader dies of massive heart attack aged 52