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Serbia’s EXIT festival: A social and musical event, Music

Serbia’s EXIT festival: A social and musical event

Dusan Kovacevic is the operational manager at Serbia’s one and only EXIT Festival. It is a music event that has its roots steeped in politics and was conceived as a student movement which fought for freedom in the Balkan region. It is now one of the biggest festivals in Europe and remains active in social causes, this year using its position to raise money for the victims of devastating floods in the Balkans.

By | Music | Thursday, 21 August 2014 at 8:18 pm

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Minted Jersey Royals & BBQ’d Red Pepper Frittata, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Minted Jersey Royals & BBQ’d Red Pepper Frittata

This makes a perfect brunch, lunch or dinner option and if you have leftover new potatoes (like I did when I made this) then it’s a great way to use them up.

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 21 August 2014 at 8:02 pm

Yvette Cooper blames Government for allowing British jihadis, Eagle Eye

Yvette Cooper blames Government for allowing British jihadis

Yvette Cooper linked British jihadists in Syria and Iraq with the Government’s having “stopped” a lot of the Prevent anti-radicalisation programme, when she was on BBC News Channel this morning.
Here is the transcript:
Simon McCoy: While I have you here and in your role as Shadow Home Secretary, could I just ask you about the overnight [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 20 August 2014 at 12:18 pm

On Berlin’s beat: An interview with Berlin Atonal organiser Laurens Von Oswald, Arts

On Berlin’s beat: An interview with Berlin Atonal organiser Laurens Von Oswald

Berlin Atonal is a forward-thinking music event that takes place in the German capital this week. Ahead of the event Marcus Barnes speaks to one of the organisers, Laurens Von Oswald, who recently stepped in to revive the event after the previous owner Dimitri Hegemann called it a day…

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 18 August 2014 at 8:00 am

Pressure on Narendra Modi to deliver after impressive oratory at Delhi’s Red Fort, The Foreign Desk

Pressure on Narendra Modi to deliver after impressive oratory at Delhi’s Red Fort

Narendra Modi has yet to show that his government can make a significant difference to the way that India is run and performs, but this morning he impressed critics as well as supporters with his first Independence Day speech as prime minister from the ramparts of Delhi’s majestic Red Fort.
Breaking with tradition, he ad-libbed his [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Friday, 15 August 2014 at 5:39 pm

What did the Chinese do during the Great War?, Eagle Eye

What did the Chinese do during the Great War?

An alliance of Chinese British political and social organisations have launched a campaign to raise public awareness of the efforts of the Chinese in the First World War.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 14 August 2014 at 5:40 pm

A Q&A with double Commonwealth Gold medalist, Jodie Stimpson, Notebook

A Q&A with double Commonwealth Gold medalist, Jodie Stimpson

Jodie Stimpson is one of the UK’s leading female triathletes. At only 25 years old, she recently won two Gold Medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow – one in the women’s triathlon and then in the team event alongside the Brownlee brothers and team mate Vicky Holland. Last year she finished runner up in the ITU World Triathlon Series.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 14 August 2014 at 11:58 am

The Football Lawyer: The top three football laws, including Luis Suarez and FFP, Uncategorized

The Football Lawyer: The top three football laws, including Luis Suarez and FFP

Football’s rules are becoming a little tighter here, a little looser here, a little clearer there.

By | | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 3:09 pm

There are no words – because I’ve banned them, Eagle Eye

There are no words – because I’ve banned them

If news continued to break while I was away, so too did crimes against the English language, which also demand my attention in my capacity as keeper of the Banned List. No, I do not “curate” it – one of my colleagues, on reading that someone had “curated a picnic” wanted to know if the word [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 1:53 pm

The Reluctant Vegetarian’s DIY Bloody Marys, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian’s DIY Bloody Marys

The Bloody Mary. It’s practically a meal in a glass (that has the rejuvenating qualities you may be looking for after a large night out). The Reluctant Vegetarian shows you how

By | Dish of the Day | Monday, 11 August 2014 at 5:20 pm

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