May 2009

Some say I'm an arrogant diva: the judges disagreed

Annaliese Dayes - Britain's Next Top Model contestant I was so excited to interview ex-Eternal music star Louise Rednapp. In terms of me wanting to be a Tv presenter, this would have been a great challenge to win. Unfortunately I didn't, although I ...

My ordeal on the end of a wife beater's string

Annaliese Dayes - Britain's Next Model Top Model contestantAnother week, another challenge and photo shoot. But serious domestic violence campaign stuff this time - which made tabloid headlines for my mate Ashley. I consoled myself as the winner of a l ...

Top British wit ridicules MPs' expenses row: 'journalists are hypocrites'

One of the UK's leading comic actors has dismissed the story making the most headlines in Britain - reports of sleaze involving top politicians including prime minister Gordon Brown.Leaked expenses receipts published by the right-wing Daily Telegraph o ...

Catch me if you Cannes: search for the classic man

Lara Platman - in Cannes, FranceMagic hour at the Mirama beach bar on the Cannes Boulevard de la Croissette is a bustling affair. The DJ plays the latest house tunes and the long weekend leads up to the international film festival. Predatory papparazzi sta ...

President's 'Ghana Maybe Time' and Coded Attack on Political Enemies

Marc Wadsworth New Ghanaian President John Atta Mills kept supporters waiting for more than two hours at a London hotel because he was delayed by BBC World Service who interviewed him for an international audience on Thursday night. He then made a coded at ...

My 'kiss' with the woman I wanted axed from show

Annaliese Dayes - Britain's Next Top Model contestant Episode three definitely started off with a bang. Ok, so it looks like I completely over-reacted over some stupid smelly mackerel (which may have a little truth to it) but my televised outburst had ...

Labour 'meltdown': Senior Minister's grovelling apology to activists

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVE News media frenzy over the Labour government's current troubles has focused on gossip among politicians in the Westminster village. The anti-Labour propaganda from the right-wing press has failed to look at the grassroots people ...

Bloggers ask: How can I justify staying a Labour member?

Prime minister Gordon Brown botched it when he used YouTube to make an ill-fated announcement about Sleazegate MPs' expenses. More internet-savvy Labour bloggers have been online venting their spleen on the embattled party leadership. Here's a sele ...

Why I love May Day

Aileen Casey It's that time of year again, May 1st. The time I long for and await in joyful anticipation as it brings the first signs of summer. It should be an exciting phase for all, with the winter well and truly over and the dawn of a new season.&n ...

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