News archive from 21 October 2012, page 9

Anna Friel: 'I hope to be even more of a national treasure come 80'

Anna Friel: 'I hope to be even more of a national treasure come 80'

Actor Anna Friel, who is to return to the London stage in Uncle Vanya. Photograph: Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/WireImage.com Your new play, Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, is known as a rather melancholic piece of work. Is that your reading of it? You...

Guardian, 00:18 in Showbiz
 
Interview: Journalist Blair Jenkins on why he backs the Yes Campaign

Interview: Journalist Blair Jenkins on why he backs the Yes Campaign

FOR many, he was an odd choice to lead such a campaign, but Blair Jenkins believes his message will galvanise Scotland BLAIR Jenkins is recalling the turn of the year with the SNP government having just made it clear it intended to plough ahead with a...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 

Moves like Swayze: Louis Smith pulls of iconic lift perfectly as he recreates Dirty Dancing routine on...

He confessed he had been struggling with it all week, but Louis Smith needn't have worried.The Olympic star managed to pull off the infamously difficult dance routine from the movie Dirty Dancing during Saturday's Strictly. Looking like a modern day...

 

If you give the police more Tasers, don't be shocked by the result

The police have been going through a rough patch recently. First they were implicated in the phone-hacking scandal – though they managed to escape most of the blame when we collectively came to the surprising conclusion that it was more serious for...

 

All eyes on her! Catherine Tyldesley shows off her famous curves in sexy evening gown as she steps out in...

We're used to seeing Catherine Tyldesley in dazzling outfits that reveal her great figure as Eva Price on Coronation Street.And the Coronation Street actress, 29, stayed true to form when she stepped out in Manchester on Saturday night. Looking as...

 
Mario Testino interview: the man who makes models super

Mario Testino interview: the man who makes models super

“I adore it, my life. Every day a new city, new people, new everything. I can’t get enough of it”: Mario Testino's 2007 shot of Gisele Bündchen. If Mario Testino, who jetted into Los Angeles from London barely 12 hours earlier, would rather be some...

 
Gerald Warner: Depraved old crone Auntie long overdue for euthanasia

Gerald Warner: Depraved old crone Auntie long overdue for euthanasia

"WHAT'S all this, these rumours we hear about you, Jimmy?" "That's all nonsense." That exchange was the account by Derek Chinnery, former controller of BBC Radio 1, of his interrogation of

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 
Introducing Mr Biel! Justin Timberlake shows off his wedding band in first appearance as a married man

Introducing Mr Biel! Justin Timberlake shows off his wedding band in first appearance as a married man

On their first day of marriage you might expect Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel to be holed up in a bedroom.But there was no long lie-in for Justin as he headed out bright and early, his brand new wedding band on show. The reason for his early...

 
Thakoon Panichgul: why celebrities love his colourful dresses

Thakoon Panichgul: why celebrities love his colourful dresses

Red alert: Thakoon Panichgul backstage at his autumn/winter 2012 collection. Thakoon Panichgul danced round fashion for a long time. "I wanted to design, but I was nervous. I was always taught that creative things were side projects that you...

 
5 Broken Cameras – review

5 Broken Cameras – review

5 Broken Cameras: Emad Burnat's mother pleads for the release of his brother, Khaled, who has been arrested. Back in the late 70s and early 80s, before he embarked on the grander works that made him famous such as his Decalogue series and his Tricolor...

 
We owe it to ourselves to think through our arguments on independence

We owe it to ourselves to think through our arguments on independence

A NUMBER of years ago at an SNP branch meeting, the late and much missed Dr Allan Macartney suggested that it could be illuminating to get members at all levels to describe how they came to support the SNP and Scottish independence. He thought it...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 
Hiking in Colombia: Among the guerrillas

Hiking in Colombia: Among the guerrillas

A bend in the river: El Mirador Canyon in Colombia. Photograph: Prisma Bildagentur AG / Alamy/Alamy The sound of distant gunfire disturbed the early-morning peace of a sunlit valley brilliant with tropical colours. A young woman with long brown hair...

 
WATFORD 1 - PETERBORUGH 0: POSH GET A REAL KANING

WATFORD 1 - PETERBORUGH 0: POSH GET A REAL KANING

The Posh defender hauled down Daniel Pudil, and sub Matej Vydra made no mistake from the spot. Gianfranco Zola's men deserved the points, and he said: “They cancelled us out in the first half by playing the same system so we had to be patient. We...

 
Euan McColm: Attacking Britishness will only damage Nationalist cause

Euan McColm: Attacking Britishness will only damage Nationalist cause

MORE than a decade ago, something occurred to the brightest young things in the SNP: the success of the party, and the broader independence movement, was completely dependent on their ability to connect with voters who felt British. This realisation...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 
NORWICH 1 - ARSENAL 0: CANARIES GRANT HOLT ROT TO SHOCK

NORWICH 1 - ARSENAL 0: CANARIES GRANT HOLT ROT TO SHOCK

It was the sweetest of victories for Canaries manager Chris Hughton as he finally shrugged off the shadow cast by former boss Paul Lambert. But it was a miserable night for Arsene Wenger, whose below-par side simply didn't perform. The defeat,...

 


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