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Sunday 13 January 2013
When it came to modernist funk, New Orleans composer, producer and performer Toussaint was your go-to guy.
Sunday 06 January 2013
A coach carrying 26 passengers has overturned while travelling on a motorway, according to police.
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Rescuers fight in vain to save two boys and a woman on a bleak day on Britain's roads
Sunday 23 December 2012
Christmas songs tend to be either brash and tinselly or calm and still. This collection falls as delicately and lightly as snow into the latter category.
Sunday 23 December 2012
A third Christmas live album by the Swedish trombonist, recorded in a Stockholm church.
Saturday 22 December 2012
Tracey Thorn takes a wider brief than usual for her Christmas Album Tinsel & Lights, mostly avoiding the routine carols and standards in favour of left-field choices from writers like Stephin Merritt, Sufjan Stevens and Low, the wonderfully oblique melody of whose "Taking Down the Tree" affords a lovely duet with Green Gartside of Scritti Politti. Gartside's own "Snow in Sun" is another highlight, cleverly paired with Randy Newman's "Snow".
Wednesday 12 December 2012
10 people, including eight firefighters, have been treated in hospital for breathing difficulties after toxic fumes were reportedly released following a chemical tanker fire which shut parts of the M6 motorway.
Monday 10 December 2012
A spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said the collision involved two vans, two HGVs and five cars
Thursday 06 December 2012
"Call me the sea/ Call me the stream/ Call me the sky/ Call me the leaves," Beth Orton informs us, in her distinctive nasally folk twang, on new track "Call Me the Breeze". There’s a great deal about the elements - the moon, the sun, the sky, the leaves, the breeze, the wind – in this patchy, mainly solo performance in these reverential environs.
Monday 03 December 2012
Four fire engines and six ambulances were sent to the scene this morning
Sunday 25 November 2012
Well this is most unexpected: a stands-up-in-its-own-right solo album from an affiliate of Canadian collective Broken Social Scene who isn’t Feist.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Nearly 40 years after Abba burst on the scene, Swedish pop continues to amaze and delight and enthrall. How does it happen?
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Police horses could become a rare sight on Britain’s streets as forces across the country cut or merge their mounted section units to save money.
Friday 02 November 2012
Crystal Palace have been given permission by Blackpool to talk to Ian Holloway and he is set to become the club's new manager over the weekend.
Sunday 26 August 2012
Four people were seriously injured in a motorway crash after a stationary car was hit by two other vehicles.
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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