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Thursday 16 August 2012
Sir Paul McCartney has written to on-trial Russian rock act Pussy Riot, telling them to "stay strong" and saying he would do everything in his power to help.
Thursday 05 July 2012
A murder inquiry into the Bloody Sunday killings 40 years ago in Northern Ireland could take four years, police warned.
Monday 09 April 2012
If you want proof of the extent to which ‘early music’ is now enshrined in our culture, look no further than the packed Wigmore Hall on Easter Sunday, where the a cappella group Stile Antico were singing Renaissance motets which not so long ago would have drawn a small cohort of sandalled beardies and flower-maidens.
Friday 06 April 2012
Four police officers in Northern Ireland have been suspended from duty after the discovery of racist and sectarian text messages.
Sunday 01 April 2012
Anything but middle of the road
Wednesday 21 March 2012
“Sometimes I'm scared of being Ozzy Osbourne. But it could have been worse. I could have been Sting.”
Thursday 01 March 2012
Brooking insists Fabio's replacement may be 'parachuted in' on eve of tournament
Sunday 19 February 2012
Dereck Chisora has been arrested by Munich Police and is being questioned following last night's post-fight press conference brawl with David Haye.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
A South African man who claims to be a famous Zulu folk singer returned from the dead after being held captive by zombies for the past two years has been detained on suspicion of fraud.
Sunday 22 January 2012
As the BBC recreates the pairing of Bailey and The Shrimp, Mike Higgins recalls meetings that defined the decade
Sunday 08 January 2012
The better half of a poet's life
Thursday 08 December 2011
A London-based PR firm claimed it was planning to orchestrate a campaign by Kazakh children against the pop singer Sting after he withdrew from a performance in the country, The Independent can reveal.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Exposed: Public relations firm's dealings with some of the world’s most controversial regimes
Monday 05 September 2011
One in 20 police officers is carrying out roles that could be fulfilled by civilians, wasting almost £150 million a year, a think-tank said today.
Friday 26 August 2011
I loathe London and visit it as little as I can. But on the the other hand, I find it hard to resist the sight of a self-deceiving tool making a spectacle of themselves. So I really do mean to make a special effort to visit the forthcoming V&A exhibition, "The House of Annie Lennox", which runs from next month until the end of February and to which admission is absolutely free. In such cash-strapped times, I foresee many a middle-class Mumsnetter using this outing in lieu of the traditional panto. It will certainly provide the usual prompts for audience debate and participation: "Annie Lennox is a hypocritical cow to criticise Rihanna for prancing around in her scanties when she regularly used to take her top off onstage back in the day!" "O no, she's not!" – "O yes, she is!" – and so on.
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