President François Hollande is wrestling with a sluggish economy and unemployment at a 16-year high
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My Edinburgh: Max Olesker on wrestling comedians at The Fringe (and not plugging his new show at all)
Saturday 10 August 2013
If I were a truly canny businessman I might be tempted to use these precious column inches to plug the show I am performing in all month (Max and Ivan: The Reunion, 8.20pm, Queen Dome – a heart-warming, hilarious and poignant tale of the class of 2003’s 10 year school reunion, directed by sketch maestro Tom Parry of Pappy’s) but instead, I am here to talk about The Wrestling. Or rather, The Wrestling II.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Former hit TV show World of Sport (WOS) wrestling is set to return in a one-off event that will resurrect the once hugely popular Saturday afternoon programme.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
"Hangman hangman, hang me a man, any old man will do," Luke Haines maintains on "A Badger Called Nick Love" from the 45-year-old's characteristically eccentric (and menacing) new concept record, Rock and Roll Animals.
Thursday 25 July 2013
A former professional wrestler who posted a photo of a bloody body part on his Facebook page is facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of a woman at a Tampa apartment complex.
Monday 22 July 2013
Britain is at a crossroads. It needs the radical and thought-through responses which expertise from humanities and social science can provide
Thursday 18 July 2013
If you ever saw Hulk Hogan beat “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, you’ll know that pro wrestling is nothing if not predictable. But even fans who keep a ringside eye on their muscle-bound heroes would struggle to forecast the outcomes of 38 straight WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) bouts in a row.
Thursday 18 July 2013
Since beginning his posts he has correctly selected the winner 38 times out of 38
Wednesday 17 July 2013
In the next month or so, your year's worth of dissertation hell will be over. Harriet Williamson has a few ideas on how to fill your time
Splits emerge over top job in Egypt’s new leadership as Salafi Al-Nour Party blocks Mohammed el-Baradei
Sunday 07 July 2013
Feuding erupted within Egypt’s new leadership on Sunday as secular and liberal factions wrangled with ultraconservative Islamists who rejected their choice for prime minister, stalling the formation of a new government following the military’s ousting of President Mohammed Morsi.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Following a petition that attracted more than 1,000 signatures, the Wyverns drinking society agreed to cancel their 'traditional' annual jelly wrestling contest. Its replacement, according to some, isn't much better...
Sunday 09 June 2013
St Helens 30 Bradford Bulls 18
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 5 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early