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The setting is one that makes avoiding clichés a challenge; spectacular white sands, coconut palms, and glistening turquoise ocean-think Bounty advert and you’d be halfway there. What sets St Lucia apart from the rest of the Caribbean islands though, are those five days in May when the island is penetrated with the sound of jazz, playing host to one of the largest and most prestigious Jazz festivals in the world. This year’s buzz centred around the 20th anniversary of the festival, inviting headliners Trey Songz, John Legend, and the legendary Chuck Brown, among others.
Number 612 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by the newspaper that the Prime Minister Dared to Contradict. (I told you it would be cross. Cameron’s ill-advised outburst of common sense in the matter of David Kelly yesterday has “led to anger“. Frankly, its report today should have [...]
Our Online House Hunter weighs up the pros and cons of buying a brand new home…
David McMillan is known for escaping from the infamous Klong Prem prison in Bangkok. As one of the world’s most notorious drug smugglers who has seen the highs and lows of an illicit career path, he discusses his present attitude to drugs and the law after a life of crime.
Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a gruesome murder she says she didn’t commit.
Peterborough v Milton Keynes, League One play-offs
Lay under 1.5 goals at 4.6 to one with Betfair
I played cautious in the first leg between these teams in case the manager’s wanted to sound each other out before the real business tonight. I should have known better. Peterborough just continued in their normal gung-ho fashion, scoring [...]
Figures released today reveal that overall unemployment has fallen to 2.46 million, but the most worrying statistic is the jobless rate for young people reaching 20%.
Uh oh. David Cameron has recklessly upset the lizard people from the lower levels of the fourth dimension who run the Daily Mail. Look at this exchange at Prime Minister’s Questions today:
Sir Peter Tapsell (Louth and Horncastle) (Con): Now that there is to be a full investigation into the abduction or murder of Madeleine McCann, [...]
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