The penny may not have dropped at the David Kelly Conspiracy Daily, but it is slipping. Today, the green-ink paper has started to turn on Dominic Grieve, the Attorney General, as it begins to realise that he is not, after all, about to announce a new inquiry into the death of the weapons inspector. (Something politically-correct and pinko about [...]
Turkish singer/musician Ahu (full name Ahu Kelesoglu) graduated from the Red Bull Music Academy in 2005 and got attention for guest vocal appearances with the likes of Flying Lotus (using the name Dolly) and Mr Beatnick. Now she strikes out on her own with a single through One-Handed Music. It’s a 12″ and digital release [...]
North America has been consumed by one story and one story alone these past few weeks: the so-called – and mis-named – ‘Ground Zero Mosque‘.
On the other side of the Atlantic many a jowl has quivered and turned puce in indignant fury; you can’t miss it over there. There’ve been a few whispers of it [...]
Saturday and it is two days till the start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.
I’m lucky enough to be doing it with some great sailors on a VO 70 that did the last Round the World Race.
The boat is Telefónica Blue – one of the fastest VO70s from the last Volvo Ocean Race-, [...]
Games review roundup: Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days; Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light; Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World; We Sing Encore
A weekly review roundup of the newest games available, this week featuring: relentless action in Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days; a new perspective for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light; seven evil ex’s in Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and karaoke for the family courtesy of We Sing Encore.
At some point, the Catch-Up Service will reach the end of July. But first, number 379 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No. This was asked by the BBC on 29 July, and includes the immortal quotation from Hawley Crippen upon his arrest:
I am not sorry; the anxiety has been too [...]
While filming his latest commercial for Gillette, tennis ace Roger Federer served up a trick shot that his fellow countryman William Tell would have been proud of.
Right, we have fallen a little behind. The Chilcot Coverage Rebuttal Service has not yet had a chance to comment on the reporting of the evidence given by John Prescott, the former Deputy Prime Minister, on 30 July.
Worst offender was, again, my own newspaper, The Independent, which saw fit to devote its front page to a [...]
I’ve been listening again this week to Fever Ray’s freaky/brilliant brand of dark electronica from the 2009 self-titled album. It scares the bejeesus out of me and beguiles in equal measuare. I’m pleased, then, to see some fresh music emerge from the Swede (aka Karin Dreijer Andersson of the Knife).
NME have just premiered a new [...]
Football fans the world over were treated and tantalised during the summer’s festival of football by Spain’s poetry of possession and artistry of approach.
The 2008 European Champions dished out lesson after lesson in ball retention to their most acclaimed challengers, occasionally having to physically-fight against adversity, until they rightfully claimed football’s most cherished prize.
But those [...]
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