News archive from 1 October 2012, page 9

Gig review: Richard Hawley - Barrowland, Glasgow

Before belatedly establishing a solo career as the connoisseur's choice of non-cheesy crooner, Richard Hawley played guitar for other artists - Pulp and All Saints among them - and it is towards his axe-wielding skills that he has inclined on current...

 

Gig review: Jaill - Stereo, Glasgow

"THIS one don't have anythin' to do with y'all, "cause y'all seem like real sweethearts," ran gum-chewing Jaill singer and guitarist Vincent Kircher's polite introduction to the snarling Everyone's A B***h, framing at a stroke the...

 

DVD reviews: Cabin in the Woods | The Pact

THE cyclical nature of storytelling means that genre filmmakers often have an insatiable appetite for deconstruction, with horror in particular lending itself to breaking the fourth wall and commenting on its various tropes. Cabin in the Woods...

 

Actress Koo Stark facing theft allegation

KOO Stark, the former girlfriend of the Duke of York, is to appear in court in connection with an alleged theft, police have said. The 56-year-old actress, photographer and artist, who dated Andrew in the early 1980s, has been summonsed under her real...

 
Carbisdale Castle Youth Hostel battles to stay open

Carbisdale Castle Youth Hostel battles to stay open

FOR more than half a century, it has been the "jewel in the crown" of Scotland's network of youth hostels. More than 20,000 visitors a year have flocked to a remote corner of Sutherland for the chance to stay in 100-year-old Carbisdale...

 

Auch and Invermearan Estate estate up for sale – all 28,313 acres of it

A VAST sporting estate has gone on the market at offers over £8.4 million, attracting potential buyers from around the world. The 28,313-acre Auch and Invermearan Estate stretches from the southern Highlands of Argyll to Perthshire, offering salmon...

 

Study: Wokingham best for families

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Church calls for Pussy Riot punk band to repent on eve of prison appeal

Church calls for Pussy Riot punk band to repent on eve of prison appeal

The Russian Orthodox Church has called for members of the Pussy Riot punk band to repent, on the eve of an appeal court ruling on their two-year sentences for performing an anti-Kremlin song in Moscow's main cathedral. The three performers of the...

 

Call for UK-wide carrier bag charge

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Aleppo’s historic market is reduced to ashes in clashes

Aleppo’s historic market is reduced to ashes in clashes

LARGE parts of Aleppo's covered market, the largest of its kind in the world and a Unesco world heritage site that traces its history back to the 14th century, have been reduced to ashes as government forces and rebels fight for control of the city....

 

Shakespeare 'unknown to many kids'

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DJ forced to apologise for Gillard remarks

A RADIO "shock jock" in Australia has been forced to apologise after claiming Prime Minister Julia Gillard's Welsh father "died of shame" because his daughter continually lied in parliament. Outspoken commentator Alan Jones told a...

 

Auto-enrolment pension scheme opens

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Boy dies in grenade attack on church

A NINE-year-old boy was killed and three other children wounded when a hand grenade was thrown into a Sunday school session in a church in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Kenya has suffered a series of grenade attacks since it sent troops across the...

 

Ghana deports 38 Chinese citizens

Thirty-eight Chinese citizens have been arrested and deported after allegedly mining gold illegally in the west African country of Ghana. The Chinese embassy in Ghana said 40 Chinese citizens were recently detained in Obuasi district in southern...

 


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