Controversial Joey Barton takes to Twitter again!

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I don’t think there is a footballer on the planet who divides opinions more than Joey Barton of QPR. The midfielder is considered a maverick and a genius by some but a vile individual and fool by others. Today, he has taken to Twitter once again to air his views. Joey Barton is 32-years-old and the Merseysider broke onto the …

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award

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Last night, the BBC hosted one of its biggest annual events, the Sports Personality of the Year Award. A fantastic evening where sports men and women are recognised for their incredible services to their sports. Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo picked up the coveted, Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award by the BBC last night and was presented the trophy by team-mate …

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BBC trialling live 4G streaming during the Commonwealth Games

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The BBC’s Research and Development Team has announced that it will be trialling new ways of broadcasting television content as part of its coverage of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in order to help shape the future of BBC television. One of the main focuses will be on broadcasting the Games live over EE’s 4G network. Unlike conventional streaming, which requires …

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City will never overtake United – says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Is he right?

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been turning up the heat on the eve of the Manchester derby. The former United striker has told the BBC that Manchester City are like a “little brother” who will never take their “big brother’s” place. In a statement sure to wind up City fans even further Solskjaer said,: “It’s always this thing about being the …

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A Comic Love The Look: Dom Joly is MC Hammer on ‘Let’s Dance for Comic Relief ’09’

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This year’s Red Nose Day campaign is in full-swing and everyone from Fearne Cotton to Fern Britten is doing something funny for money. Dom Joly, the comic-genius and all-round bon viveur behind Trigger Happy TV, has joined the show Comic Relief show ‘Let’s Dance’ and last Saturday we saw him imitate the style and dance of the infamous MC Hammer.

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Chris Evans Uses Blog To Show-Off New Baby Noah!

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Radio DJ Chris Evans is the proud father of new-born son Noah and he has taken to his BBC blog to reveal pictures of his baby. Evans told readers of his BBC Radio Two blog that the new born child is “a little belter” and explains that “I know everyone says that about their own but he really is a bit special.” How adorable!

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BBC x Rockin’ Jelly Bean

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Love him or lothe him, Pharrell Williams is a style force to be reckoned with, as is his clothing line Billionaire Boys Club. As part of their A/W 2008 line BBC has collaborated with the artist Rockin’ Jelly Bean on this pair of crew neck sweaters, available in white and grey and costing a recession ignoring $190 they are a really nice piece and a potential collectors item.

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British Style Genius

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British fashion she be a wild and confusing beast, luckily the BBC (and I mean the real BBC– voice of a nation the British Broadcasting Corporation) has created a website that carves up British Fashion into 5 manageable chunks. Surprisingly this guide is actually really good and though 5 sections may not seem like enough to cover the whole gamut of British fashion it has done the job quite nicely linking many different styles together with cultural and social references.

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Simon Doonan’s Beautful People comes to the small screen

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Beautiful People, Simon Doonan‘s memoirs about growing up in Reading amongst his eccentric family have been made into a BBC series. which will start
The New York-based window dresser has come a long way from his beginnings in a cork factory. He moved down to London in search of glamour and glitz and was soon creating windows for Aquascutum and Nutters of Savile Row.

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Brandish Poll: Chris Martin Reads Brandish?

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In previous months, I have reported on the possibility that maybe Brandish is read by major celebrities. We preempted Russell Brand’s short shorts, the change in mood of Mr Mill’s Style Column in the Sunday Time’s Style Magazine and now, it appears that our editor Isabelle may have inspired Coldplay frontman Chris Martin’s new haircut. Days after claiming skinhead-inspired film ‘This Is England’ as style inspiration, Chris Martin has appeared at a BBC Radio 2 song session with his previously curly locks shaved off. Simple chance or Sartorial steal?

Anyway, what do you think of this new look? Continue reading to vote in our poll.

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