From Seattle to the Austrian border, the fallout from the latest verdict on Meredith Kercher’s murder has been dramatic
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Friday 13 June 2008
"Hello, we're U2!" yells one of the Fleet Foxes. "We're going to play all the hits." The crowd fall about laughing. It's a funny joke, but not that funny – and it's a neat reminder of how little the Seattle five-piece have to try tonight. Their acclaimed eponymous debut album of spooked, baroque Americana has only just been released, but it's won over ULU's sell-out crowd before the band even step on stage.
Saturday 31 May 2008
Can there be a better way to arrive at a hotel late on a hot afternoon than for someone to welcome you with a cold beer? After a trip through the mountains of Washington state, and a couple of hours' tangling with Seattle's rush-hour traffic, I turned up in the chic, conspiratorial foyer at 5.40pm.
Sunday 30 March 2008
If Hannah Montana was played by Frances Bean Cobain instead of Billy Ray Cyrus's daughter Miley, you'd pretty much have Smoosh, a two-piece indie-rock band from Seattle featuring sisters Chloe, 12, on drums and Asya, 14, on keyboards and vocals.
Friday 21 March 2008
Best we know there is no federal bail-out planned for Starbucks nor is one of its competitors, say Dunkin' Donuts, poised to buy it for a rock-bottom price. Things are not that fragile at the house of the double-shot soy-milk frozen macchiato. But, by its own admission, they are no longer especially buoyant either.
Friday 21 March 2008
He was the voice of Generation X, speaking to disaffected youth with the lyricism of grunge music. Now, 14 years after his suicide, a new film – in his own words – gives fresh insight into the life and death of Nirvana's tortured frontman Kurt Cobain.
Wednesday 05 March 2008
Wednesday 23 January 2008
Thursday 10 January 2008
Sunday 28 May 2006
Tuesday 23 May 2006
Arsenal were last night completing the signing of Tomas Rosicky for around £7m. The 25-year-old play-maker left the Czech Republic's pre-World Cup training camp in Austria yesterday morning to fly to London for contract negotiations. He has been ear-marked as the replacement for Dennis Bergkamp, who retired this month.
Sunday 09 October 2005
Thursday 15 September 2005
Saturday 23 July 2005
Monday 16 May 2005
Saturday 26 February 2005
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