Mario Party: Island Tour
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Friday 12 August 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
The most significant achievement of the ice dance coach Betty Callaway was devel-oping the skills of the sport's most famous exponents, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.
Friday 17 June 2011
The Chilean novelist and poet is best known for the novels The Savage Detectives and 2666: his "supernovel", in part an elegy to the real murder victims of a Mexican town.
Sunday 10 April 2011
Friday 07 January 2011
Thursday 30 December 2010
Snow is falling, this time on stage. Frederick Ashton's ballet Les Patineurs shows skaters at play, showing off or slipping on the ice. When the snow starts to fall, they react as people do react: they look up, reach out to touch it, rush into a new round of activity, a whirl of movement.
Thursday 16 December 2010
If you're still not feeling festive, here are some ideas to fill you with Christmas Spirit.
Wednesday 08 December 2010
Two brothers could have made more than £1 million by misleading thousands of customers into visiting a Lapland-style theme park, a court heard today.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Thursday 11 November 2010
When the great Thames is frozen on the northside," wrote Archdeacon William Fitzstephen in 1190, "young men have taken to tying bones to their feet ... and do slide as swiftly as birds on its glassy surface." Although medieval prelates may have found such things surprising, today ice rinks are as much part of Christmas as mulled wine, turkey and 5am queues outside Hamleys. But while the sight of people skating is no longer noteworthy, one thing remains a mystery to many: how you actually build one? How do you set up, maintain and take down an outdoor ice rink?
Sunday 24 October 2010
Friday 15 October 2010
Benjamin Grosvenor looks much less than his eighteen years, but he’s already come a very long way. After winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition at eleven, he has built up a glittering career as both recitalist and concerto performer.
Sunday 25 July 2010
The British philosopher Julian Baggini wants to raise complaining from its reputation as the whingeing about trivial matters that cannot be altered, to a new ideal as a serious, political, even beautiful way for the disenfranchised to make themselves heard.
Friday 23 July 2010
The fourth movie from the Kent-born Andrew Kotting is set in the French Pyrenees, and watches a family blow apart.
Friday 21 May 2010
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 4 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
- 5 #AskNigelFarage: Twitter starts hilarious Q&A for Ukip leader