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Vote Yes to AV for Mass Unemployment, Eagle Eye

Vote Yes to AV for Mass Unemployment

I promised not to write any more about the Alternative Vote in the newspaper, but I am still allowed to go on about it here. I am in favour of AV in principle, and opposed to proportional representation. It is not the most important thing, but it is a simple change that would give everyone [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 1:35 pm

Best of British gaming: Charles Cecil, Notebook

Best of British gaming: Charles Cecil

In the second of our five-part series profiling the developers who have helped put the UK on the videogame map, David Crookes interviews adventure game stalwart Charles Cecil.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 12:37 pm

In it for the long run: not running, Sport

In it for the long run: not running

On Sunday I had a lie in. With my newspaper and cup of tea in bed it had all the hallmarks of an enjoyable, lazy Sunday morning. Except it wasn’t. Because instead of reading about the Egyptian situation and the latest film reviews, I should have been lined up to start a half marathon race.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 11:44 am

Caught & Social: King of the after party, Notebook

Caught & Social: King of the after party

Gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 11:40 am

Hands Off and Give Us the Money, Eagle Eye

Hands Off and Give Us the Money

Dan Hodges. Wrong on AV. Right about the Big Society. His post at Labour Uncut is excellent:
The prime minister announced, with a flourish, his ‘big idea’. ‘Our purse is empty. But do not worry. The voluntary sector will shoulder the burden.’ The volunteers looked up with a start. ‘But we can’t. You’ve taken all our [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 11:27 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Life on Mars?, Notebook

Today from i: Life on Mars?

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 11:26 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 11:16 am

Not only the BBC is sneering and wrong, Eagle Eye

Not only the BBC is sneering and wrong

Two features in The Guardian are consistently worth reading. The “Corrections and Clarifications” column and Steve Bell.* The C&C column is like a disclosing tablet for LBLM&C† bias, and today’s is a fine example:
A report on the revolution in Egypt incorrectly stated that Hosni Mubarak “was on a plane with his family to Sharm el-Sheikh, where [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 10:19 am

Online House Hunter: Moving to a Conservation Area, Notebook

Online House Hunter: Moving to a Conservation Area

Moving into a conservation area? Our Online House Hunter considers the consequences.

By | Notebook, Property | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Tottenham will find it tough in Milan, Sport

iBet: Tottenham will find it tough in Milan

AC Milan v Tottenham, Champions League

Lay Spurs at 4.4 to one
It’s been a great season to be a Spurs fan and getting into the Champions League knockout phase is just fantastic – but now it gets really tough. Milan lead Serie A and have only been beaten three times all season, [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 1:00 am

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