(1) Alex Turner has already set about ingratiating himself with the 2013 festival by guesting with his erstwhile partner in the Last Shadow Puppets, Miles Kane, earlier this afternoon, but as he takes to the Pyramid Stage for the Monkeys' headline slot, piling straight into the bluesy electronic throbs of new single Do I Wanna Know in a sharp striped suit and teddy quiff and throwing the odd karate beckoning motion, there's a real sense of points to be proved.
(2) It's as well to be aware of the beckoning avenues of justification that are drawing in so many of our erstwhile comrades.
(3) That seemed not to worry Unite's Len McCluskey, his erstwhile blustery critic, who sent out paeans of reckless praise: "This is a tour de force … the best speech from a Labour leader I have heard."
(4) Appropriately for a presenter steeped in statistics, the BBC's erstwhile economics editor drew up a cost-benefit analysis weighing up the pros and cons of replacing Jeremy Paxman as Newsnight's lead anchor, to little effect.
(5) The erstwhile envoy caused ructions earlier this week when he declared in an interview with the New York Times that Greece's IMF-dicated fiscal adjustment program was doomed to failure.
(6) It was all very well for erstwhile broadsheet newspaper readers to jeer "Who cares?"
(7) When George Robertson, erstwhile secretary general of Nato, used a New York speech to warn of the "cataclysmic" effects of a yes vote, suggesting it would be an early Christmas present for global terrorists, even close colleagues had to avert their ears.
(8) Blackout will be organising grassroots events, nationwide, for people to come out and show their solidarity in the fight for equal human rights.” Backers include Fruitvale Station actor Michael B Jordan, Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham, hiphop mogul Russell Simmons and erstwhile Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello.
(9) He has also covered an old Scottish folk song, 'Hymn Of The Whale', as well as a fearsome semi-industrial track in the company of the erstwhile drummer from Nine Inch Nails.
(10) But if he can roll out enough insults to Democrats and pal around with more conventional Tea Party heroes such as Steve Lonegan (the erstwhile GOP NJ senate candidate), Christie could convince the conservative base he has their best interests at his large heart.
(11) If its officials have been more visible it is a function of the fact that many, including Koussa and his erstwhile deputy, Khaled Kaim, have more experience in dealing with the west.
(12) For the erstwhile parliamentarian, who has had more time on his hands since losing his Morley and Outwood seat at the general election in May, it is an opportunity to indulge a passion for the club he has harboured since he was a small boy.
(13) Earlier this month, the Kabul-based military command, under marine general Joseph Dunford, sharply rebuked its erstwhile Afghanistan partners for releasing 65 detainees it said had US and Afghan blood on their hands.
(14) Archer's creepy Pecksniffian pals If there's one thing worse than Jeffrey Archer, it is the erstwhile friends of Jeffrey Archer.
(15) Moreover, after what’s sure to be millions of people who were otherwise not very engaged in the topic of internet security go ahead and read Zuckerberg’s post, they may care just a bit more about what’s being done to us all by our erstwhile protectors – not just by the criminals.
(16) Although still stunned by the Fifa president’s resignation, Dyke thinks he can explain it, starting with the allegations of a bribe to erstwhile Fifa official Jack Warner.
(17) For more than two weeks, his erstwhile deputies claimed Mehsud was ill while they arranged his succession.
(18) Harassed western alliance seeks erstwhile head of Taliban administration.
(19) That is our project, and we are getting there.” Manchester United reverted to the three-centre-back system they started out with under Louis van Gaal for their visit to the erstwhile league leaders, partly out of respect for Vardy’s hot streak but also because Marcos Rojo had to pull out injured.
(20) The successful cloning of a non-structural antigen from the genome of what is now designated as the 'hepatitis C virus' (HCV) has transformed an erstwhile diagnosis of exclusion for non-A, non-B hepatitis (NANBH).
(adv.) In time past, either in time immediately preceding or at any indefinite distance; of old; heretofore.
(1) A former Labour minister, Nicholas Brown, said the public were frightened they "were going to be spied on" and that "illegally obtained" information would find its way to the public domain.
(2) A former Berlusconi aide, Valter Lavitola, is also on trial for being the alleged intermediary in the bribe.
(3) It involves creativity, understanding of art form and the ability to improvise in the highly complex environment of a care setting.” David Cameron has boosted dementia awareness but more needs to be done Read more She warns: “To effect a cultural change in dementia care requires a change of thinking … this approach is complex and intricate, and can change cultural attitudes by regarding the arts as central to everyday life of the care home.” Another participant, Mary*, a former teacher who had been bedridden for a year, read plays with the reminiscence arts practitioner.
(4) All former US presidents set up a library in their name to house their papers and honour their legacy.
(5) Schneiderlin, valued at an improbable £27m, and the currently injured Jay Rodriguez are wanted by their former manager Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs, but the chairman Ralph Krueger has apparently called a halt to any more outgoings, saying: “They are part of the core that we have decided to keep at Southampton.” He added: “Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin are not for sale and they will be a part of our club as we enter the new season.” The new manager Ronald Koeman has begun rebuilding by bringing in Dusan Tadic and Graziano Pellè from the Dutch league and Krueger said: “We will have players coming in, we will make transfers to strengthen the squad.
(6) The criticism over the downgrading of the leader of the Lords was led by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, a former Scotland secretary, who is a respected figure on the right.
(7) Former Regional director for Latin American Caribbean and Middle East, Save the Children.
(8) Even former Florida governor Jeb Bush, one of Trump’s chief critics, said ultimately, “anybody is better than Hillary Clinton”.
(9) Formerly, many patients in this category were considered either inoperable or candidates for total or partial nephrectomy.
(10) Uptake could be supported either by substrate oxidation or by adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP), and was inhibited in the former case by antimycin or cyanide, in the latter case by oligomycin, and in both cases by 2,4-dinitrophenol.
(11) Former lawmaker and historian Faraj Najm said the ruling resets Libya “back to square one” and that the choice now faced by the Tobruk-based parliament is “between bad and worse”.
(12) Both former presidents Bush have said they will sit out the 2016 campaign, as has former presidential candidate Jeb Bush.
(13) Former detectives had dug out damning evidence of abuse, as well as testimony from officers recommending prosecution, sources said.
(14) Only IgG2a and IgG2b myeloma proteins bound readily to IC-21 Fc-receptors, the former in nonaggregated as well as aggregated form, the latter only as aggregated complexes.
(15) Transient intermediates were distinguished from dead-end metabolites by the rapid formation and disappearance of the former.
(16) The former Stoke City manager Pulis had reportedly been left frustrated by the club failing to push through deals for various players he targeted to strengthen the Palace squad.
(17) Eighty people, including the outspoken journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk from the Nation newspaper and the former education minister Chaturon Chaisaeng, who was publicly arrested on Tuesday, remain in detention.
(18) US presidential election 2016: the state of the Republican race as the year begins Read more So far, the former secretary of state seems to be recovering well from self-inflicted wounds that dogged the start of her second, and most concerted, attempt for the White House.
(19) Two lunches are recoded with John Yates and Andy Hayman, the former assistant commissioners.
(20) Younge, a former head of US cable network the Travel Channel, succeeded Peter Salmon in the role last year.