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Caught & Social: Russ is Perry happy with Helen, Notebook

Caught & Social: Russ is Perry happy with Helen

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 11:39 am

Fast & Furious 5: Exclusive Interview With Vin Diesel, Film

Fast & Furious 5: Exclusive Interview With Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker lead a reunion of returning all-stars from every chapter of the explosive franchise built on speed in Fast Five.

By | Film | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 11:30 am

MovieWatch: Out this week, Film

MovieWatch: Out this week

Get comfortable because we’re about to take you on an Exclusive tour of the biggest movie hitting up your multiplex this week with the MovieWatch – Exclusive!

By | Film | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 11:23 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 11:17 am

Online House Hunter: The shape of the rental market, Property

Online House Hunter: The shape of the rental market

The upheavals in the property market continue to have a knock-on effect on the rental market. Our Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver reports…

By | Property | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: It’s not often you bet against Real Madrid, but…, Sport

iBet: It’s not often you bet against Real Madrid, but…

Barcelona v Real Madrid, Copa Del Rey, tonight

Lay Real Madrid at 3.2 to one with Betfair
All Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Barcelona at the weekend proved to me was that although Jose Mourinho knows how to stifle the Catalans, he does not yet know how to beat them. The truth is that if all things [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 12:01 am

Big banks talk big nonsense, Eagle Eye

Big banks talk big nonsense

No less than nine banks are underwriting Glencore’s floatation: Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Société Générale, UBS and Liberum Capital. And Glencore says more banks could yet be named.

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 8:02 pm

What George Osborne said about Ireland before the crash, Eagle Eye

What George Osborne said about Ireland before the crash

In a tweet earlier today Denis McShane asked if anyone could dig up George Osborne’s comments on Irish economy before the 2008 crash.
A quick search reveals a speech he made at University College Dublin’s Michael Smurfit School of Business in 2006 about the lessons the UK could learn from Ireland. It makes interesting reading.
The key [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 5:58 pm

Updated: Fakes, abuse and a social media storm…, Notebook

Updated: Fakes, abuse and a social media storm…

… or if not a storm, at least an unpleasant downpour.
[See below for update.]
I am writing about something that today hit independent.co.uk regarding the article which actually has this url: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/kate-middleton-jelly-bean-expected-to-fetch-500-2269573.html
That however was far from the url that was tweeted about 6am, where the headline component had been changed offensively and using words I cannot [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 5:49 pm

A guide to swearing on the football pitch, Sport

A guide to swearing on the football pitch

So, is it okay to swear at a Frenchman but not at a Sky Sports cameraman?

By | Sport | Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 3:28 pm

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