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The NHS reforms are misunderstood, Notebook

The NHS reforms are misunderstood

The government’s NHS reforms will mean a greater role than ever before for competition, markets and independent providers of healthcare. They will shift the NHS from a centrally managed system to a regulated industry, similar to the gas and telecoms sectors.

By | Notebook | Monday, 31 January 2011 at 12:19 pm

Games review roundup: Dead Space 2; Mario Sports Mix; Spare Parts; Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem!, Games

Games review roundup: Dead Space 2; Mario Sports Mix; Spare Parts; Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem!

A weekly roundup of our bite-size games reviews, this week featuring sci-fi frights from Dead Space 2; sports with a twist with Mario Sports Mix; doing the robot in Spare Parts and an unleashing of clockwork Marios in Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem!

By | Games, Notebook | Monday, 31 January 2011 at 12:07 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

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By | Digital Digest | Monday, 31 January 2011 at 11:12 am

The Strange Case of Jeremy Bamber, McSmith

The Strange Case of Jeremy Bamber

The story of Jeremy Bamber, who is court this week hoping to prove that he has been imprisoned for over 25 years for crimes that he did not commit, is almost the polar opposite of the normal cases of miscarriage of justice.

By | McSmith, Notebook | Sunday, 30 January 2011 at 6:53 pm

Top of the posts, Notebook

Top of the posts

Our weekly round up of the top posts and bloggers

By | Notebook | Friday, 28 January 2011 at 6:10 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

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By | Digital Digest | Friday, 28 January 2011 at 1:33 pm

Carlos the Jackal: the Venezuelan terrorist portrayed on screen, Notebook

Carlos the Jackal: the Venezuelan terrorist portrayed on screen

Before Osama Bin Laden and Saddam Hussein, the world’s most wanted terrorist was known as Carlos the Jackal. He’s recently been portrayed in a golden globe winning mini-series by the French filmmaker Olivier Assayas.

By | Notebook | Friday, 28 January 2011 at 12:36 pm

Will today mark the end for Mubarak?, Notebook

Will today mark the end for Mubarak?

“It’s now 3 am in the morning in Egypt. Hundreds of political activists are being arrested from their homes at this moment in a very large scale operation. More reports that Police agents are pouring petrol in the streets of main squares to set them on fire during protest. Please act.”

By | Notebook | Friday, 28 January 2011 at 11:18 am

Gaming handsets to the fore as Nintendo and Sony seek hearts of minds on the go, Games

Gaming handsets to the fore as Nintendo and Sony seek hearts of minds on the go

Sony’s next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP) has just been announced, meaning that this year sees not one high profile console release but two.

By | Games, Notebook | Friday, 28 January 2011 at 9:00 am

Ear To The Ground: Fem Fel, Notebook

Ear To The Ground: Fem Fel

UK rap music seems to be the talk of the town at the moment. With the success that Giggs has seen over the past couple of years, along with K Koke’s recent signing to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, UK rap might just be a genre of music to be reckoned with in the near future. Introducing Fem Fel, a south London-born lyricist who is currently making some major waves on the underground music scene. Known for his laid-back flow and thought-provoking lyrics, this artists’ name has now been placed high up in my ones to watch list for 2011.

By | Notebook | Friday, 28 January 2011 at 6:00 am

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