News archive from 1 May 2012, page 10

Walk of the week: Elephant Rock, Sanda Island

ANDA Island, off the Mull of Kintyre, is a strange place, uninhabited save for a top-notch restaurant with extremely well appointed rooms. Away from this luxury, the island offers rugged west coast beauty. As well as the yachts that can crowd the...

 

I was silly about stunts: Statham

The Expendables star Jason Statham has admitted he was "silly" to say he can do all his own stunts. The 44-year-old British action star revealed at the European premiere of his new thriller Safe that now directors know he can do his own...

 
Travel: Fiji

Travel: Fiji

ONCE occupied by cannibals, Fiji is these days home to one of the warmest welcomes on the planet I PICTURED Fiji blessed with white sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms, soft tickling sea breezes and pristine turquoise waters. A tropical paradise. I...

 
Travel: The Pierhouse Hotel, Port Appin

Travel: The Pierhouse Hotel, Port Appin

YOU NEED a reason to visit Port Appin the first time. Though it's probably only an extra 20 minutes' drive to reach than it would be to get to Oban from Edinburgh or Glasgow, the village is tucked away on the shores of Loch Linnhe, on a dead-end road,...

 
City guide: St Petersburg for art lovers

City guide: St Petersburg for art lovers

S T PETERSBURG was founded by an emperor looking to emulate the cultural modernity of Europe. Today, in many respects, Russia's "northern capital' eclipses its Western counterparts. The historical significance of the city cannot be overstated,...

 
Mayfesto: Moving loud and clear

Mayfesto: Moving loud and clear

THE deaf community has an eloquent spokesman at this year's political theatre festival, Mayfesto, writes Mark Fisher Ramesh Meyyappan is telling me about his early childhood in a village near Chennai in southern India. He can’t tell me the name...

 

Derby win sends City to summit

The winner arrived on the stroke of half-time when David Silva curled over a corner and Chris Smalling momentarily lost Kompany, who planted his header high into the net. United almost found themselves two down when De Gea came for a corner without...

 
Lifestyle: There are more ways than ever to stay sane with self help guidance

Lifestyle: There are more ways than ever to stay sane with self help guidance

FINANCIAL worries. Marriage breakdown. Fractured families. Job insecurity. Peer pressure. How on earth do we manage to stay sane in this increasingly crazy world we live in? It's one of those big questions in life, along with things like “How can I...

 
Lifelines: Sexual privacy

Lifelines: Sexual privacy

Anne Chilton, head of professional practice for couselling with Relationships Scotland offers advice CAUGHT IN THE ACT weekend my husband and I went out for a celebration meal. He had just heard a new contract had come into his work – it was brilliant...

 
MANCHESTER CITY 1 - MANCHESTER UNITED 0: ROBERT MANCINI HAS VIN AND TONIC

MANCHESTER CITY 1 - MANCHESTER UNITED 0: ROBERT MANCINI HAS VIN AND TONIC

With just two games left, Manchester City have leapfrogged United into the driving seat for the Premier League title. And it all proved too much for Ferguson who had to be separated from City boss Roberto Mancini near the end as they had a furious...

 
DIEGO MARADONA HAILS MIGHTY HEAD OF VINCENT KOMPANY

DIEGO MARADONA HAILS MIGHTY HEAD OF VINCENT KOMPANY

After a while, amid the kind of tense, fraught and scruffy stalemate these huge games can so often become, you began to wonder if he was having any mischievous ideas about how City might find the breakthrough they desperately required. A Hand of...

 

CBBC to continue Dixon dance show

Alesha Dixon is to host a further series of her BBC children's dance show despite her departure to ITV for Britain's Got Talent. The former Strictly Come Dancing star was lured to the commercial network earlier this year by BGT boss Simon Cowell to...

 

I was silly about stunts: Statham

The Expendables star Jason Statham has admitted he was "silly" to say he can do all his own stunts. The 44-year-old British action star revealed at the European premiere of his new thriller Safe that now directors know he can do his own...

 
PAULA RADCLIFFE CALLS FOR DWAIN CHAMBERS REVOLT

PAULA RADCLIFFE CALLS FOR DWAIN CHAMBERS REVOLT

Olympic silver medallist Steve Backley claimed the British vest had been devalued and Paula Radcliffe said athletes should revolt and called for tougher sentencing. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that the British Olympic Association's...

 
NOT REALLY A BRUCIE BONUS, THIS GAME

NOT REALLY A BRUCIE BONUS, THIS GAME

Fans up and down the country hit the bars to watch Sky's extravaganza, but none so hard as Nemanja Vidic. After 46 minutes and 10 seconds, United's injured captain leant forward to put his coffee on the ground and cracked his head on the railing in...

 


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