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Chelsea relishing Liverpool visit for Torres’ debut – and more, Sport

Chelsea relishing Liverpool visit for Torres’ debut – and more

For a variety of reasons – Ole, ole – Chelsea fans will welcome Liverpool to Stamford Bridge this weekend.
Not least of them will be that in the Premier League, they’ve seen their team win a dozen times at home against Liverpool in 18 attempts. Chelsea’s record is the same against Tottenham but no other [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 12:53 pm

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By | Digital Digest | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 11:58 am

Cricket World Cup: The good, the bad, and the unprepared, Sport

Cricket World Cup: The good, the bad, and the unprepared

It’s strange. A few weeks ago we were singing their praises after a historic victory over a disorganised Australia outfit. Yet what we must realise is that despite the tremendous rise up the Test rankings, the one-day side is still struggling much to the frustration of English fans.I don’t know about you, but it is rather difficult to perceive victory at the impending World Cup later this month.

By | Sport | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 11:43 am

Games review roundup: DC Universe Online; Nail’d; Dead Space: Extraction; Breach, Games

Games review roundup: DC Universe Online; Nail’d; Dead Space: Extraction; Breach

A weekly roundup of our bite-size games reviews, this week featuring a world of superheroes in DC Universe Online; breakneck racing in Nail’d; yet more Necromorph meets plasma cutter action in a PS3 remake of Dead Space: Extraction and explosive action from Breach.

By | Games, Notebook | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 11:07 am

Guinness World Record, Notebook

Guinness World Record

Below is Chris Geiger’s special World Record breaking newspaper feature.

Daily newspapers in dozens of countries around the world, supported Chris Geiger, by publishing the below feature. This enabled him to achieve a Guinness World Record, and more importantly created awareness on World Cancer Day.

World Cancer Day & Guinness World Record Feature.
Congratulations ! You’re [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 6:42 am

Eat, Pray, Love: When is it too late for travelling?, Notebook

Eat, Pray, Love: When is it too late for travelling?

I’ve always been dubious about taking the “gap yah” that many pre and post students take. I find myself wondering if it’s just a glorified extended holiday where more often than not the same places are visited and similar people are sought out.

By | Notebook | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 6:00 am

Motorcycle Diaries – Ducati Hypermotard 796 Review, Notebook

Motorcycle Diaries – Ducati Hypermotard 796 Review

My first review for Bikechannel.com, check it out to see what I think of this sweet little machine!

By | Notebook | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 6:00 am

iBet: Back England to win the Six Nations, Sport

iBet: Back England to win the Six Nations

2011 Six Nations
Back England to win the tournament at 2-1
0.5 pts
Although I fancy England to get their RBS Six Nations campaign off to a great start by beating Wales tonight, I can’t quite justify backing them at the generally available 5/6 giving up a three point start. England do seem far more settled and appear [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 4 February 2011 at 1:00 am

Bankers’ pay is crazy. Footballers’ pay is not, Eagle Eye

Bankers’ pay is crazy. Footballers’ pay is not

There is plenty that is wrong with Premier League football but the fact that it makes quality footballers as rich as Croesus is not one of them.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 3 February 2011 at 8:59 pm

Can complexity theory explain Egypt’s crisis?, Eagle Eye

Can complexity theory explain Egypt’s crisis?

We’re a bit late in getting to number 500 in my series, but here is number 498. Asked by New Scientist.
Thank you to Caspar Melville.
It joins another series that I inadvertently started this week, of Unexpected Historical Questions about the Egypt Crisis. Well, I say I started it, but it was started by a correspondent of mine [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 3 February 2011 at 7:45 pm

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