Judging by the national mood, I would urge David Cameron to go to the polls now; the mood is good out there
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Saturday 02 July 2011
Thursday 30 June 2011
One of Britain's most famous seaside attractions, Brighton Pier, has been put up for sale. Its owner, Noble Group, has not revealed a guide price for the Grade II-listed landmark but GVA Humberts Leisure, handling its sale, said "strong interest" from potential buyers has already been generated.
Friday 17 June 2011
Monday 30 May 2011
Demand for housing fell in May for the first time in three months putting downward pressure on house prices once again, according to the latest survey of estate agents by Hometrack.
Thursday 19 May 2011
The Danish director Lars Von Trier, whose films have seen characters mock the handicapped and mutilate each other, has surpassed his own strong record for controversy by jokingly claiming to be a Nazi and expressing his desire to direct hard-core pornography.
Friday 29 April 2011
The title of this short-story collection is of course, ironic. These sensitive studies of women with cheating husbands, babies who adore their babysitters, sensitive piano-tuners, unloving mothers wracked with guilt, are really about the secret disappointments and quiet tragedies that behind the façade of the "perfect life".
Saturday 23 April 2011
Britons may be heading for the coast in their thousands this weekend but many cannot spell the names of some of our most famous seaside resorts.
Monday 11 April 2011
Life in Poole is not all about the millionaires' mansions of Sandbanks and the luxury yachts that line the marina, it seems, with the Dorset coastal town faring worse for business closures than anywhere else in Britain.
Saturday 12 March 2011
A woman shot in a laundrette in a seaside town was named by police today as Marion Millican.
Sunday 27 February 2011
Friday 25 February 2011
For a while now bands have been cutting out the middle-man to use fan investment to finance their music through sites such as pledgemusic.com and kickstarter.com. A recent example is indie-folk artist Emmy the Great, who started raising funds for her second album a few months ago at pledgemusic.com/emmythe great.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
A man who barricaded himself inside a property in Bournemouth, sparking a 10-hour armed police stand-off, has been arrested by police.
Monday 07 February 2011
Be transported into a world of magic, fairytales and lost childhood at a new exhibition which opens in Bath next week.
Thursday 13 January 2011
When I was a kid growing up in Bristol, we would go on day-trips to the nearby seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare. It was popularly known as Weston-Super-Mud, as the "sea" (the Bristol Channel) was always miles away, and we would have to trek for what seemed like days across the soggy sand in order to paddle. The donkeys were depressed (no cracks – I was a veritable sylph back then) and there often seemed to be more water falling from the sky than there was in the alleged "sea". Nevertheless, I loved Weston, and as a somewhat unbearable brat, it struck me as a complete and utter outrage that I had to go home at night while less intelligent children than I actually lived there! I remember many a silent train trip back to Bristol shooting my poor parents evils, unable to forgive them for the deadly sin of living in a landlocked city.
Friday 24 December 2010
Police were today warning of the dangers of taking illegal drugs after the bodies of two men were found at a flat in a seaside town.
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