Why Are Americans So Good At Short Stories?

Andrew Holgate | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Holgate

Look at the shortlist for this year's Sunday Times EFG Short Story award, the world's richest and most prestigious prize for a short story, and you'll...

Help Us To Build Diana's Legacy!

Abiodun Michael Olatokun | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Abiodun Michael Olatokun

On the 31st August 1997, our country lost a leader like no other. An enduring cultural icon that changed the lives of all that met her, she was a nati...

Adele's Right... Why Doing What You Love When You're A Mum Helps You 'Come Back To Yourself'

Lucy Griffiths | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Griffiths

When munchkin was about 14 months old, I began going to yoga classes while my husband watched the baby, and it was such a relief to do something just for me. And yes, I could almost hear the strains of Adele singing.... "HELLOOOO" in my mind as I did my downward dog. Yes, Hello, I was back.

Why I Didn't Watch Brazil vs Germany

Stephen Howard | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK
Stephen Howard

For now, there is still progress to be made. We want many more businesses to join the move to creating an enhanced contract with society and harness the influence and reach of their businesses to tackle key issues. In return businesses will unlock innovation, growth and long term opportunities. It's a win-win and it's time that every business recognised this.

A Kinder City - Playable City Award

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Tech
Ben Gwalchmai

For anyone unaware of the project or those uninterested, they'll be powering the project by day and should they cross the bridge at night then they'll be pleasantly surprised.

Irish YouTube Sensation Rubberbandits in Shock BBC Jimmy Savile Revelation

John Fleming | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

I thought it would be jolly to chat to Rubberbandits for this blog, because I thought there might be a chance they would pay me money in a belated, after-the-event bribe to win the increasingly prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Award.

What Can We Expect From Our Future Cities? It's All About 'Playfullness', Argues Clare Reddington

Clare Reddington | Posted 10.02.2013 | Home
Clare Reddington

I remember clearly my first trip to New York City. I was seven and in awe of the skyscrapers and the sense of possibility. I remember too my uncle lying down on the floor to take a photo, which my younger, well-behaved self found shocking.

Canned Laughter Aims to Expose Reel Laughter at the Cannes Film Festival

John Fleming | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Jonathan is also half of comedy duo Teakshow. But, as well as the comedy streak running through him there is an entrepreneurial streak.

Embarrassing Self Promotion

Annette Burgess | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK
Annette Burgess

I run a company. Virtually every day I do something that is designed to either enhance the reputation of that company, or to increase its market position. I'm more than comfortable with this, in fact I (secretly) quite enjoy it.

Edinburgh Fringe Becomes Laughing Stock as Comedians and Critics Attack

John Fleming | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Richard Herring explained to me yesterday: "I was told I couldn't use the words 'dick' and 'fuckinghamshire' in the 40 words. I wasn't too surprised about the 'fuckinghamshire' ("honourable member for fuckinghamshire" was the line) even though that isn't a swear word and presumably means you have to censor 'Scunthorpe' too.

Anne Hathaway Rubs Shoulders With Royalty At Princess Grace Awards | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Style

She might have famously played a princess on screen, but Anne Hathaway came face-to-face with the real deal last night. The actress was back to her re...

My Stylish Life: Celia Birtwell | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Style

Did you always know that you wanted to be a designer? I think it's all I can really do. When I was a child the first thing I did were drawings of f...

Why the Malcolm Hardee Awards are the REAL Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Awards

John Fleming | Posted 21.10.2011 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

I organise the Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards. I hate to be bitchy, but those other Edinburgh Fringe comedy awards - the ones that used to be called th...

Angelina Jolie Honoured With Heart Of Sarajevo Award | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK Style

An emotional Angelina Jolie was honoured with the Heart of Sarajevo Award yesterday, for her work on her directorial debut, In the Land of Milk and Ho...