nerve-jangling love


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  • For battle-weary hedge-fund managers that survived the crisis an d the nerve-jangling volatility of the past few years, any pickup in deals will come as a relief.

    Hedge Funds' Long-Awaited Deal Feast

  • For supporters more familiar with administration, talk of ground freeholds and nerve-jangling flirtations with relegation from the Championship, Palace fans will be pleased with the progress their team has made under club hero and managerial novice Dougie Freedman.

    Manchester United v Crystal Palace

  • But installations can be dazzling, even nerve-jangling affairs, pushing what noise and image can do with kaleidoscopic effects and disorienting soundtracks.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • While the U.S. military has vowed to keep the strait open, doubts about the safety of future oil shipments and worries about a potentially unending, nerve-jangling crisis involving Washington, Tehran, and Tel Aviv have energy experts predicting high oil prices for months to come, meaning further woes for a slowing global economy.

    Michael T. Klare: Danger Waters

  • Seedcamp London – to give this nerve-jangling day its formal title – has become a landmark occasion in the tech scene's calendar.

    Seedcamp London: the other Dragons' Den

  • California is the third-largest state in the USA, and you could easily spend weeks navigating its blue highways and rural byways, safely distant from the nerve-jangling, always-jammed interstate system.

    PHOTOS: The Prettiest California Road Trips

  • The film's nerve-jangling climax, set at a carnival, is a particular highlight.

    John Farr: Hitchcock, In Sinister Shades Of Gray

  • In 1976, with his career in red-hot mode, Dustin would re-group with his "Midnight Cowboy" director John Schlesinger for a nerve-jangling thriller called "Marathon Man" (1976).

    John Farr: The Graduate Turns 73: Dustin Hoffman's Top Ten Movies

  • Director Nichols builds a gradual sense of dread, culminating in a nerve-jangling conclusion.

    John Farr: Thoughts on Haiti, And the Spirit of Activism in Film

  • But then the contractions came and the Camerons had to undertake one of those nerve-jangling dashes to the hospital that expectant couples know so well? though not many have a police escort to clear traffic out of the way.

    Camerons' baby brightens up their summer holiday in Cornwall

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