Now a mental health campaigner, Jonny Benjamin wanted to find the stranger so he could thank him
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Wednesday 23 July 2008
Sunday 18 May 2008
The trouble with Martin Johnson, as the man himself is undoubtedly aware, is that as things stand with a stuttering England team, he is the most dominant and recognisable personality associated with it. Short of genetic modification, the captain named by Johnson to lead the tour to New Zealand next month – Bath's Steve Borthwick – can never be a second-row skipper in the new manager's image. No one can.
Thursday 15 May 2008
As portrayed by Minnie Driver in Grosse Pointe Blank, Debi Newberry is one of the iconic film DJs. The part fitted Driver like a glove, since she had been a budding singer and was on the verge of signing a deal with EMI when she was offered the female lead in the film Circle of Friends in the mid-Nineties. Her music career has therefore little of the method acting so prevalent when other thespians attempt the transition.
Sunday 27 April 2008
Thursday 31 January 2008
Tuesday 22 August 2006
His rough language should be an asset at closing time. Even so, the world of haute cuisine may be surprised to learn that Britain's most acclaimed chef is planning to become a publican.
Friday 10 February 2006
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Friday 04 February 2005
Wednesday 15 December 2004
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, the architect who designed the Eden Project in Cornwall and the Eurostar terminal at Waterloo, was yesterday appointed the 25th president of the Royal Academy of Arts.
Wednesday 17 November 2004
Monday 15 November 2004
Ambitious plans for a dual rail link between London and the Continent have been abandoned in a controversial decision to close Waterloo International station to be announced today.
Sunday 17 October 2004
Sunday 12 September 2004
Sunday 14 March 2004
To prejudiced Parisians, Lille will always remain a dreary, rainy city somewhere near the Belgian border. Brits know better. With the coming of the Eurostar, and the resurgence of France's northern capital in the past two decades, a brand-new, 1,000-year-old continental city has materialised on Britain's doorstep.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist