News archive from 20 July 2014, page 1

Harry Redknapp: I was prepared to jack it all in before QPR promotion

Harry Redknapp: I was prepared to jack it all in before QPR promotion

When Bobby Zamora struck the winning goal with 11 seconds left at Wembley to deny Derby play-off glory, Redknapp was already daydreaming about a life on the links playing golf. But the chance to pit his wits against the likes of Louis van Gaal and...

 
Jordan Ibe sends PICK ME signal to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Jordan Ibe sends PICK ME signal to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

And the youngster, who made his league debut for Wycombe aged 15, did just that at Preston yesterday. The 18-year-old Londoner created goals for Suso and Kristoffer Peterson, laying on a 2-1 win just as the League One side looked to be handing out a...

 
It's time for Tiger Woods to tee up answers

It's time for Tiger Woods to tee up answers

After he shot a double- and triple-bogey in an error-strewn 73, the media liaison officer reported that Woods would only speak to reporters following his round on the proviso that it was limited to three questions. It was only proper that one of those...

 
Louis van Gaal and Manchester players show United front

Louis van Gaal and Manchester players show United front

Van Gaal and his 25-man squad touched down in Los Angeles on Friday for the first leg of their pre-season tour. United play the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday before heading to Denver, Washington DC and Detroit. After arriving at Los Angeles...

 
'I hate writing most of the time,' says author Mark Haddon

'I hate writing most of the time,' says author Mark Haddon

When Mark Haddon began to write what would become The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, he hoped he might sell a few thousand copies. He rather out-did that ambition. To date it has sold in the millions, has been translated into 44...

 
TV round-up: A violent Ray Donovan and Nick & Margaret on immigration

TV round-up: A violent Ray Donovan and Nick & Margaret on immigration

Who would want to do Ray Donovan's laundry? He is certainly not bothering. In the first episode of the much-awaited second series about Liev Schrieber's LA fixer and all-round bad guy, he soiled at least two immaculately laundered shirts, with a third...

 
The mysteries of the ocean depths fascinate in Radio 4's The Abyss

The mysteries of the ocean depths fascinate in Radio 4's The Abyss

When I was little I had a book called something like Mysteries And Marvels of Sea Life. My favourite bit was the two pages which described the strange creatures that dwelt in the depths of the ocean. So I was always going to love Into The Abyss (Radio...

 
Satire king Armando Ianucci: 'I've lost my sense of humour over British politics'

Satire king Armando Ianucci: 'I've lost my sense of humour over British politics'

Imagine a world without Armando Iannucci. We would be bereft of some of our finest comedy, including The Day Today, Alan Partridge, Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It, and now Veep on Sky Atlantic. For those unfamiliar with the satire, this HBO comedy...

 
MH17: Britain warns Putin over Ukraine probe

MH17: Britain warns Putin over Ukraine probe

PRO-RUSSIAN separatists must be ordered by Russia to provide full access to the Malaysian Airlines plane crash site so bodies can be recovered and a proper investigation take place, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond demanded yesterday. He said the...

 
Opera singer Danielle de Niese's fight to help refugees

Opera singer Danielle de Niese's fight to help refugees

Ever since her Glyndebourne debut as a sex kitten Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare in 2005, Danielle de Niese has shaken up the world of opera. Acclaimed as “a diva for the 21st century,” she combines pop star glamour with a glorious operatic...

 
China: 38 killed in collision between bus and van

China: 38 killed in collision between bus and van

AT LEAST 38 people have been killed in a collision between a bus and a van carrying flammable liquids in southern China, the latest in a string of accidents that have fuelled anger over unsafe transport. The crash in Hunan province happened in the...

 
Brasil Brasileiro's sexy samba dance party is a must-see

Brasil Brasileiro's sexy samba dance party is a must-see

This is the nearest I have ever been in a London theatre to spending an evening with a bunch of friends. Stripped to the bone of all pretence, 20 or so men and women dressed simply in white, perform a tribal incantation on a bare stage with cool,...

 
Book break! 12 of the best children's and young adult novels

Book break! 12 of the best children's and young adult novels

OLDER FICTION Cathy Cassidy fans can catch up with the Tanberry sisters in Sweet Honey (Puffin, £12.99). Honey moves to Australia to live with her dad but, although she's far away, her past is about to catch up with her. Family life can be...

 
Summer of reading: The best picture books and children's fiction

Summer of reading: The best picture books and children's fiction

PICTURE BOOKS Archie is full of (often messy) questions. Why is mud so sticky? Why is milk so sloshy? Maybe a trip to the museum will help him to find the answers to some of life's big questions. Why? by Tracey Corderoy and Tim Warnes (Little Tiger,...

 
The Essay: Homage to Caledonia; Back to Charm School; Don't Make Me Laugh – radio review

The Essay: Homage to Caledonia; Back to Charm School; Don't Make Me Laugh – radio review

AL Kennedy: ‘packed tighter than a sockful of marbles with insights’. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod The writer Alison Kennedy was the pitch-perfect accompaniment as those north of the border gird themselves for the opening of the Commonwealth Games in...

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