News archive from 29 April 2013

Olivier Awards: Helen Mirren wins for Queen role

Olivier Awards: Helen Mirren wins for Queen role

DAME Helen Mirren reigned at London's Olivier theatre awards taking the best actress prize for her performance as the Queen in The Audience. Mirren had been favourite for the trophy for her regal yet vulnerable turn in Peter Morgan’s play about the...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Album review: Iggy & the Stooges: Ready to Die

Album review: Iggy & the Stooges: Ready to Die

THE way The Stooges carried on in the late 1960s and early 70s, living and performing on the edge, it's a wonder there weren't more premature fatalities. Iggy and the Stooges: Ready to Die Fat Possum, £13.99 * * * Three quarters of the founding...

 

Images of Scotland: The Discovery, Dundee

JOHN Ireland sent in this stunning image of RRS Discovery, the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in Britain, which is now berthed in Dundee. View more images of Scotland on our Facebook page • To submit your picture for publication...

 
Ezra Miller roused by the call of the wild

Ezra Miller roused by the call of the wild

EZRA MILLER is sipping on a mug of tea and lighting a cigarette in a pub garden in London - worlds away from his trip to the North Pole at the start of April, during which he suffered severe frostbite and sickness and faced the possibility of death...

 
RVP'S SORRY FOR SPOT PRIZE

RVP'S SORRY FOR SPOT PRIZE

ROBIN VAN PERSIE silenced the Arsenal boo-boys with a spot-on finish. And then he went into his old dressing-room to apologise for hitting his former team-mates' Champions League hopes. Van Persie's 44th minute penalty and 25th league goal of the...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Emili Sande beats Beatles to set album chart record

Emili Sande beats Beatles to set album chart record

SINGER Emeli Sande scored a new chart record yesterday, with her debut album remaining as one of the biggest sellers for almost 15 months. Sandé, who grew up in Alford, Aberdeenshire, smashed a record held for nearly 50 years by the Beatles when her...

 
QPR DOWN AND OUT

QPR DOWN AND OUT

HARRY REDKNAPP fears the spectre of a Wolves-style double relegation could hang over Queens Park Rangers. A drab goalless draw at Reading yesterday ended the mathematical hopes of both clubs staying in the Premier League. And Redknapp, unable to save...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Album reviews: Wolf People | Seasick Steve | Gary Burton

Album reviews: Wolf People | Seasick Steve | Gary Burton

OUR critics round up the rest of the week's album releases POP Wolf People: Fain Jagjaguwar, £13.99 * * * * APPARENTLY, the members of Wolf People were teenage hip-hop fans. Quite how they got from there to their current folk-prog incarnation is...

 
FIRST MESSI, BUT NOW IT'S TIME FOR STEPHANE SESSEGNON

FIRST MESSI, BUT NOW IT'S TIME FOR STEPHANE SESSEGNON

STEPHANE Sessegnon has pledged to fire resurgent ­Sunderland to Premier League safety at Villa Park tonight. The talented Benin international has discovered his goal touch under Paolo Di Canio with the openers in the Black Cats' wins over ­Newcastle...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

Gig review: McFly, Glasgow

IT'S not often one might except to be surprised by a band so obviously bred for commercial unit-shifting as McFly, but in this ten-year "Best Of..." anniversary tour there was a certain kind of alchemy which extended beyond the simple sense...

 

Concert review: RSNO - American Festival II, Glasgow

IN THE second of the RSNO's American Festival concerts, the composers were well-known, but not all of the music. RSNO: American Festival II Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow * * * * So while the fresh fragrances of Copland’s “Appalachian Spring Suite”...

 
ASTON VILLA'S RON VLAAR'S READY TO SILENCE PAOLO DI CANIO

ASTON VILLA'S RON VLAAR'S READY TO SILENCE PAOLO DI CANIO

WACKY messiah Paolo Di Canio has been warned his antics may come back to haunt him. Sunderland skipper reckons the Black Cats' madcap new boss might already have given Aston Villa fans the hump. Vlaar says Villa fans won't have forgotten the...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Man in critical condition after assault outside pub

Man in critical condition after assault outside pub

A man is in a critical condition in hospital this morning following a serious assault in Somerset Terrace last night. Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the incident, which occurred at around 11pm opposite Scholars Bar. The road is...

 

Gig review: Low, Glasgow

"SOMEONE silence that t**t!" barked the grumpy voice of one man evidently not enamoured by another, well-oiled punter's irregular roaring outbursts of appreciation for Low. Low Classic Grand, Glasgow * * * * There’s an unspoken agreement...

 
FA WOMEN'S SUPER LEAGUE: MISSION KIM-POSSIBLE

FA WOMEN'S SUPER LEAGUE: MISSION KIM-POSSIBLE

KIM LITTLE enjoyed a glorious double. She was voted the first PFA Women's Player Of The Year last night after leading Arsenal into their 13th FA Cup Final with the Gunners' winner at Anfield. Natasha Dowie had equalised for Liverpool after Ellen...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 


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