Royal Opera House, London
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Wednesday 11 September 2013
Fictional game world of Los Santos casts a satirical eye over the excesses of Los Angeles and its surrounding areas.
Saturday 07 September 2013
A good book must have a certain aroma. That is what a lifetime of reading library books has taught me. Some reek too much of tobacco, others have a musty odour that seems to choke the very text, but the books that chime with me just smell right. I find them by accident; hiding behind frayed plastic jackets in the book sales of the local libraries. I peel away their protective wrapping and then sniff. In the Heart of the Country by JM Coetzee had hints of apple, sandalwood and charcoal between its pages; surprising, for such a lean and austere book, but also promising.
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Gary Tweddle has not been seen since he disappeared after a work dinner seven weeks ago
Monday 02 September 2013
The 23-year-old expat went missing on 15 July from his hotel
Sunday 01 September 2013
The visitors' dressing-room backs onto the press toilets at the DW Stadium. Usual insights are reliably restricted to dubious musical tastes, but at half-time of this match, only the rasping voice of Billy Davies was audible. When put politely, the Nottingham Forest manager was not happy with his team's performance. It was industrial strength stuff. Given what he'd seen, it was also understandable.
Johnathan Croom suicide: Teenage boy obsessed with Into the Wild film found dead after disappearing in Oregon wilderness
Tuesday 27 August 2013
The 'super smart' teenager's abandoned car was discovered last Wednesday
Tuesday 27 August 2013
A group of people in China have been rescued after they were nearly swept away by a fast-flowing river when torrential rain struck.
Monday 26 August 2013
The body of a 26-year-old swimmer who was snatched by a crocodile as he attempted to cross an Australian river has been recovered by police.
Saturday 24 August 2013
From safari-style tents and old ghost towns to rice paddies and desert experiences
Sunday 18 August 2013
A wildfire in central Idaho forced the evacuation of 2,250 homes near the upmarket tourist towns of Hailey and Ketchum over the weekend, as firefighters lost ground against the blaze that also threatens the Sun Valley ski resort.
Wednesday 14 August 2013
As thick as a plank (not in a bad way...)
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 4 Video: Students 'punched and dragged to the ground by their hair' as police break up demonstration
- 5 Cannabis can cause man boobs, US surgeon claims