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Need for Speed | Movie review

Need for Speed
MOVIE REVIEW

Need for Speed is based on the successful racing game franchise of the same name. The game incorporates police interference into its high-speed street racing format – the main element linking the film to the game. The film begins [read more]

French sailor rescued by cruise liner

French sailor rescued by cruise liner

A French sailor has being rescued in the Southern Ocean off the coast of Tasmania after being stranded for three days due to bad weather forcing him to abandon his yacht. Yachtsman Alan Delord, 63, who was attempting a solo round-the-world [read more]

Nicky Henderson makes Cheltenham history on day two at the Racecourse

Nicky Henderson makes Cheltenham history on day two at the Racecourse

Cheltenham 2012 – Day 2 1.30 – Diamond Jubilee National Hunt Chase. Teaforthree and jockey JT McNamara took top honours in the opener on day two. The 5/1 favourite sat handily throughout all four miles of the race; quickened when [read more]

Rock On Ruby wins Champion Hurdle for Nicholls

Rock On Ruby wins Champion Hurdle for Nicholls

Cheltenham 2012 – DAY 1 Cheltenham 2012 started with an outstanding day of racing, each race keeping punters on the edge of their seats. The major headline was saved for the shock defeat of the Willie Mullins-trained Hurricane Fly, who [read more]

Red Bull’s Mark Webber wins Brazilian Grand Prix as champion teammate Vettel eases home

Red Bull’s Mark Webber wins Brazilian Grand Prix as champion teammate Vettel eases home

The final race of the season proved to be more than a foregone conclusion with Sebastian Vettel suffering with a gearbox problem and having to nurse his car home, Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren retired with a broken gearbox and Virgin [read more]

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Qualifying Report

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Qualifying Report

Vettel pips Hamilton to secure pole position. Qualifying for the penultimate round of the F1 World Championships got underway in the early evening sunshine at the Yas Marina circuit with Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel looking to add to his [read more]

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Translations at the Rose | Theatre review
Translations at the Rose

After debuting in Sheffield in February, director James Grieve has brought his revival of Brian Friel’s play [read more]

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Ready, set, prom: your essential guide with help from Little Mistress

So it’s April, prom is on the horizon and the final race for the perfect dress, shoes and just about everything else [read more]

Archimedes’ Principle at the Park | Theatre review
Archimedes’ Principle at the Park

Premiering in London after an award-winning sell-out run in Spain, Archimedes’ Principle is the theatrical adaptation [read more]

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