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Television programmes to look forward to in 2013, Arts

Television programmes to look forward to in 2013

As 2012 draws to a close and the long, dark days of January approach, here are some television shows to look forward to in 2013.

By | Arts | Monday, 31 December 2012 at 3:33 pm

What did we search for in 2012? The Google Zeitgeist reveals all., Digital Digest

What did we search for in 2012? The Google Zeitgeist reveals all.

At the end of each year, Google compiles its annual Zeitgeist. A collection of detailed summaries, categorising the world’s Google search activity over the previous twelve months.

By | Digital Digest, Notebook | Wednesday, 12 December 2012 at 2:04 pm

After reality stars and footballers, the Olympians are just what we’ve been looking for, Notebook

After reality stars and footballers, the Olympians are just what we’ve been looking for

Since the dawn of the millennium, we’ve seen reality television spread like wildfire. Fortunately, these last two weeks have seen a different kind of role model come to the forefront of national media. That of Olympic athletes.

By | Notebook, Olympics, Opinion | Monday, 13 August 2012 at 5:07 pm

Big Brother bullying: When sexual and physical abuse are seen as entertainment, Arts

Big Brother bullying: When sexual and physical abuse are seen as entertainment

Big Brother is not exactly a stranger to blazing rows between housemates; in fact, one could be forgiven for thinking that they positively encourage as much bile and hatred as possible between contestants.

By | Arts, Notebook | Friday, 29 June 2012 at 12:00 am

Swallowing My Pride – Nikki Grahame Opens up about her Anorexia, Notebook

Swallowing My Pride – Nikki Grahame Opens up about her Anorexia

Nikki Grahame is an interesting creature – I was both chastised and praised by a mixed audience not so many months ago when I described her as ‘marmite’ in a blog in which I lashed a heap of angerafter her appearance on ‘This Morning’. You may remember my infamous little Twitter argument with a certain [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 7 September 2010 at 10:29 pm

Only winning keeps the lid on football’s Big Brother houses

It is time for the leaders in the camp to take command and tell the squad: ‘To hell with them all, let’s do it for ourselves’

By | Sport | Sunday, 20 June 2010 at 5:36 pm

Screw terrorists: US security forces go after the journalists who upset them

When it comes to stopping Islamic extremists trying to blow up their underpants, America’s security agencies demonstrated this week that their fat-necked employees are about as much use as a chocolate teapot.
When it comes to persecuting journalists who manage to embarrass them, these gun-toting buffoons are, however, a ruthless force to be reckoned with. [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 31 December 2009 at 6:17 pm

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