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Liverpool fans are understandably getting excited about next season. Kenny Dalglish – ‘The Messiah’ on Merseyside – has weaved his magic wand and got the squad he inherited from Roy Hodgson playing scintillating football. He has also added some serious firepower up front [...]
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The prestigious One World Media Awards will be held in London tomorrow night. Hosted by Jon Snow, this annual event celebrates film, broadcast, print and new media about the developing world. We aim to encourage and deepen mutual understanding between people across the world. I am a trustee of One World Media, but my day [...]
House prices are going up, down, staying the same – it’s a nervous time for the property market. But Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver reveals one part of the country where home owners can feel a bit more confident.
Doctor Who turned pirate this week with ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’ which took viewers on a swashbuckling adventure, involving stowaways, mutiny and a siren.
Experts at picking out our flaws. Experts at analysing and obsessing every little part of us that we do not like. Experts at glossing over it all, painting on a convincing smile and telling the world that we are fine.
10 years on and the ‘fine’ that rolls off the tongue so easily will be doubted [...]
A fascinating question that was asked by Political Betting of my 28 December 2010 article in which I made the following four predictions for this year…
Brad Pitt, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Robert De Niro are set to wander down the Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet next week. The latest addition to that glittering roll-call of talent, it is fair to say, is somewhat less internationally celebrated.
Wonderful blog about “The Four Kinds of New York Times Headlines” by Alex Leo (via Charles Arthur). They are…
On May 5th, as the media hyped up an ‘alternative vote’ campaign that many people knew and cared little about, another, far more significant election was taking place. In Scotland, a Parliament was being elected.
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