Residents in Grimsby are rising up against Channel 4’s attempts to cast them as the subjects of its next documentary series on the poor – a television genre that has been dubbed “poverty porn”.
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Saturday 02 January 2010
If ever one man embodied the history, the tradition, the very ethos of a football club, then it was Jack Brownsword at Scunthorpe United.
Tuesday 29 December 2009
Friday 11 December 2009
Manchester City manager Mark Hughes has confirmed that midfielder Michael Johnson will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury.
Thursday 29 October 2009
Thursday 22 October 2009
Chris Hughton hopes to take over as permanent Newcastle boss within days before redoubling his efforts to drag the club back into the Barclays Premier League.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Martyn Woolford gave Newcastle an untimely reminder of how hard life outside the Premier League can be, as his double condemned them to a 2-1 defeat at Scunthorpe last night. The winger struck in the 53rd and 79th minutes, either side of a Kevin Nolan equaliser, to ensure Chris Hughton's side failed one of the acid tests of life in the Championship – a wet Tuesday at Glanford Park.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
Two things are often forgotten about the Messiah: that it was written for Easter, not Christmas, and that its original audience would have been very well-heeled indeed. Only in Victorian England did it become the quintessential expression of the amateur choral tradition, sometimes involving as many as 4,000 singers; a remarkable thought, considering how musically taxing it is.
Wednesday 02 September 2009
A senior British National Party member was disqualified from driving today after being found guilty of refusing to take a police breathalyser test.
Thursday 27 August 2009
QPR have signed Arsenal striker Jay Simpson on a season-long loan.
Sunday 09 August 2009
Friday 07 August 2009
Martin Simpson follows up 2007’s award-winning Prodigal Son with analbumcomprised of equal parts traditional and original material, all featuring his virtuoso handling of just about any stringed instrument.
Monday 27 July 2009
Friday 24 July 2009
A worker at recession-hit steel giant Corus today said a "dark cloud" had lifted after he and five colleagues won more than £2.2 million on the Lottery.
Thursday 09 July 2009
The steel industry was dealt a fresh blow today with news that Corus plans to axe hundreds more jobs at one of its biggest plants.
Wednesday 08 July 2009
A woman was jailed for 20 months yesterday for what is believed to be the first case of an adult female grooming a schoolgirl for sex.
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