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  1. The best of British take a bow

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... was an apt choice to present that one. Black Lion records founder Alan Bates was acclaimed for services to jazz, and in the other categories determined by popular vote Irish singer-songwriter ... of current British jazz, and the awards themselves, announced and presented last Monday, of what the British jazz-radio listening public thinks of it. The BBC Jazz Awards have a little credibility ...

  2. Four Lions

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Four Lions Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Adeel Akhtar, Arsher Ali Director: Chris Morris As if to prove his knack for inflaming social norms remains intact, satirist Chris Morris has appropriated a term associated with English patriotism for a film about a group of British Muslims trying to launch suicide bomb attacks in their home country. ...

  3. Honour for last living child of executed Irish rebels

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... the garrison of the Irish Citizens Army that took St Stephen's Green on April 24, 1916. As the rebels were overwhelmed by British troops, Michael Mallin surrendered on April 30 and was executed ... in this weekend's 90th anniversary commemorations. Father Joseph Mallin, who has lived in Hong Kong for more than half a century, is guest of honour of the Irish government as it revives a parade in honour ...

  4. Mini rugby targets major upgrade on record for largest tournament

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the bank announced it would headline the IRB World Sevens Series, and this week, revealed they would be the principal partner behind the British and Irish Lions tour of Australia in 2013. ...

  5. Six degrees

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... Russell Crowe's Robin Hood took the lead at the worldwide box office in its first weekend of release, earning US$111.1 million. Asked by a BBC DJ about his curious Irish lilt in the film, the Australian actor replied, 'You've got dead ears, mate - seriously dead ears if you think there's an Irish accent,' before adding, 'Bollocks' and, ...

  6. Prince William: Born to be King- An Intimate Portrait

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... British monarch' since James I (39 per cent English, 16 per cent Scottish, 6.25 per cent Irish, 6.25 per cent American, and 32.5 per cent German). When he is king, he will be ready ...

  7. Life as Hagrid's body double

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo On the eve of the release of the new Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which hits the shelves worldwide on July 21, Hong Kong had its own Potter-esque encounter last week. Former British Irish Lion and England International rugby player Martin Bayfield is often described as one of the giants of British rugby's guest speaking circuit. Standing ...

  8. Royal celebrations given a touch of colour

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... it was cancelled due to a rail strike. Each of the guards regiments has its own colour, and the honour of trooping is taken in strict rotation between the Coldstream, Grenadier, Scots, Welsh and Irish ... to the 113 separate commands. Sometimes jocularly called wooden tops or chocolate warriors by their comrades in other regiments in the British Army, every one of the guardsmen on parade is a trained ...

  9. The world's...

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on their faces. British student Joe Allison realised this dream when he managed to balance 16 spoons on his face, claiming an entry in this year's Guinness World Records book. He beat a world record ... Records, was born in an Irish pub in 1951. Sir Hugh Beaver, one of the book's founders, and his friend couldn't agree on the fastest game bird in Europe. Neither could find ...

  10. Not So Lovely Lions

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Ellen Whyte They are majestic, strong and powerful. It is no wonder they have been called 'The King of Beasts'. In most fairytales, lions are brave and noble. Like the great ... were once likened to lions, like the 12th century English king Richard the Lionheart. But the big cats' reputation for bravery and honour is undeserved. Lions rarely hunt alone. Instead, ...




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