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2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Jenny Haworth Environment Correspondent IT COULD be the animal's large appealing eyes and attractive furry features. Or it could be its association with popular television shows and films from Springwatch to Harry Potter.

2008-08-28 00:00:26

Very occasionally we are treated to something very different on TV which does not spell out sex, violence and bad attitude. The other Sunday evening the BBC showed the Miss Potter film, made in 2006.

2006-04-18 15:59:05

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Renee Zellweger has signed to star in the horror thriller "Case 39," playing a social worker who saves an abused 10-year-old girl from her parents only to discover that things are not as they appear.

2006-04-18 01:52:57

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Renee Zellweger has signed to star in the horror thriller "Case 39," playing a social worker who saves an abused 10-year-old girl from her parents only to discover that things are not as they appear.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.