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2008-08-24 22:57:30

By John Matthew Hall Last Night READING FESTIVAL ** As rain crashed down upon the bedraggled Reading crowd, The Killers took to Saturday night's main stage accompanied by a spectacular light show. And yet, despite their dramatic entrance, Las Vegas' answer to U2 got off to a slow start as frontman Brandon Flowers fumbled with the basics, often singing out of key and away from his microphone. However, it wasn't long before The Killers recovered, blasting out epic crowd pleasers such...

2006-03-23 09:56:22

By Kieran Doherty LONDON (Reuters) - Rock singer Pete Doherty pleaded guilty on Thursday to seven charges of possessing heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis in a court appearance in east London. Sentencing was delayed till April 20 for the 26-year-old Babyshambles singer over the offences which took place in December and January. Only last month Doherty, who found fame as a sometime boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, escaped a jail term for separate drugs charges. Doherty, who had...

2006-03-07 17:21:50

LONDON (Reuters) - British rock singer Pete Doherty, who had a relationship with model Kate Moss, was charged on Tuesday with seven counts of possessing drugs. The lead singer of Babyshambles will appear in court in London on Thursday charged with the possession of crack cocaine, heroin and cannabis, police said in a statement. Doherty, 26, from east London, shot to stardom as the lead singer of The Libertines. He went on to form his own group, Babyshambles, and became a regular...

2006-02-08 11:22:18

LONDON (Reuters) - Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty, who had an on-off relationship with supermodel Kate Moss, escaped a jail term on Wednesday over seven separate drug-related charges. The 26-year-old rocker, who had pleaded guilty to possessing heroin and cocaine at a hearing last month, was given a community service order for 12 months, requiring him to attend a drug rehabilitation center and undergo monthly check-ups. "You must submit to treatment with a view to ending your...

2006-01-16 05:38:21

LONDON (Reuters) - Babyshambles lead singer Pete Doherty has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs, just days after pleading guilty in a London court to possessing heroin and cocaine, police said on Monday. The 26-year-old, best known for an on-off relationship with British supermodel Kate Moss, was stopped by police early on Saturday and arrested for alleged possession of class A and class C drugs. He was also suspected of driving under the influence of illicit...

2006-01-11 09:07:38

LONDON (Reuters) - Babyshambles lead singer Pete Doherty, who had an on-off relationship with supermodel Kate Moss, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to possessing heroin and cocaine. The 26-year-old rocker was greeted by dozens of photographers and reporters and a small number of fans when he arrived more than an hour late at a London courtroom. Wearing a cream-colored sweater and dark waistcoat, the self-confessed drug abuser signed several autographs after the hearing ended. His...

2006-01-11 07:36:33

LONDON (Reuters) - Babyshambles lead singer Pete Doherty, who had an on-off relationship with supermodel Kate Moss, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to possessing heroin and cocaine. The 26-year-old rocker was greeted by dozens of photographers and reporters and a small number of fans when he arrived more than an hour late at a London courtroom. Wearing a cream-colored sweater and dark waistcoat, the self-confessed drug abuser signed several autographs after the hearing ended. His...

2006-01-10 09:12:51

LONDON (Reuters) - Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty, best known for his on-off relationship with supermodel Kate Moss, has been charged with possession of cocaine and heroin, British police said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old rock star, a self-confessed drug abuser, is due to appear in court in London on Wednesday. Doherty, who shot to fame as lead singer of The Libertines, was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs in November last year. He has been in the headlines since Moss...

2005-10-02 11:18:43

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Bad-boy British rocker Pete Doherty, famous for his relationship with supermodel Kate Moss, has been held by police after a drugs raid on a venue where his band were playing, a spokesman for the singer said on Sunday. Officers with sniffer dogs raided Shrewsbury Music Hall in central England, where Doherty's group, Babyshambles, were playing on Saturday night to target "the suspected illegal use of class A drugs." They also searched the band's...

2005-09-27 05:05:12

By Dominique Vidalon PARIS (Reuters) - A new book of photographs shows the hidden side of troubled British rocker Pete Doherty, a far cry from the media's fascination with the drugs, the fights, and his relationship with supermodel Kate Moss. In "London: Birth of a Cult," French fashion designer Hedi Slimane, head of menswear design at the Christian Dior fashion house, documents the emergence of a new British rock scene. The book, published on Tuesday by German art publisher Seidl...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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