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Chalet Girl: Exclusive Interview With Felicity Jones, Film

Chalet Girl: Exclusive Interview With Felicity Jones

Feisty 19 year old Kim Matthews (Felicity Jones) takes on the challenge of her life when she lands a job as a chalet girl in a glitzy ski resort in the Alps.

By | Film | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 11:15 am

India’s ‘jugaad’ means its nuke power plans should be dumped, The Foreign Desk

India’s ‘jugaad’ means its nuke power plans should be dumped

Japan’s unfolding nuclear disaster must surely lead to a complete re-think of India’s $175bn plans to build a new generation of nuclear power plants with technology from France, Russia and the US. It is inconceivable that India could begin to match Japan’s far from successful attempts, since last weekend’s earthquake and tsunami, to limit the [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 11:11 am

Submarine: Exclusive Interview With Richard Ayoade, Film

Submarine: Exclusive Interview With Richard Ayoade

A comedy which follows a 15-year old boy with two objectives: to lose his virginity to the girl of his dreams before his next birthday, and to stop his mother from leaving his father and hooking up with a new age mystic.

By | Film | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 10:55 am

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 10:50 am

Children dealing with trauma, Notebook

Children dealing with trauma

No government, however wealthy, can be expected to prevent what rose to 10 metre tsunami waves smashing down on and fairly disintegrating articulated trucks to houses, schools and tragically people. And it was this new reality that I faced on arrival to Asahi city. Here the authorities estimate nearly 19,000 households have been affected by [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 10:44 am

A letter to the Chancellor, Notebook

A letter to the Chancellor

I’m a single parent father with a seven year old daughter and it’s been a struggle bringing her up on my own. We live on a very tight budget. We live in a one bedroom flat in Manchester and my daughter still sleeps in a cot because I can’t afford a new bed. We can’t afford to move to a bigger place.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 9:55 am

Why every tournament should aspire to the Indian Wells tennis in the desert phenomenon…, Sport

Why every tournament should aspire to the Indian Wells tennis in the desert phenomenon…

“It certainly is the best tournament in the world that’s not a Slam, and it can be more enjoyable than some of the Slams.” Without stating the knock on the head obvious, that’s a rather big proclamation to make.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 9:30 am

Online House Hunter: Downsizing, Property

Online House Hunter: Downsizing

Downsizing is just one option to free up cash when you retire. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver investigates others.

By | Property | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Focus on Champion Hurdle without Binocular, Sport

iBet: Focus on Champion Hurdle without Binocular

Stan James Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham, 3.20pm
Back Peddlers Cross EW at 6-1, 0.5pts each way
I’ll be looking closely at the racing this week and while it’s always ultra competitive at Cheltenham, it’s a fantastic spectacle and you can get big prices on top quality horses. With favourite Binocular having to pull out of the Champion Hurdle [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 at 1:00 am

Lost in Translation, Notebook

Lost in Translation

You’re one of twelve in a jury. It is your job to decide a persons fate. Guilty or not guilty. You have to be sure. If you’re not sure you have to find him or her not guilty. If the charge put to them carries a lengthy sentence, you could say their life is in [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 10:17 pm

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