If there is one thing the uprisings in Tunisia and now in Egypt prove it is this; no matter how far you bend your back to appease your oppressor slash bank-roller, they will never hesitate to abandon you at the first sight of trouble.
I love graphs, but some are just frightening. See, right, traffic to Independent.co.uk from Egypt over the last few days, following the government’s decision to cut off access to the internet . Follow our continuing coverage of the situation in Cairo here.
The Sports Lawyer: ‘As part of any legal claim, Andy Gray will inevitably seek to argue laddish behaviour was accepted, endorsed, part of the culture at Sky’
THE SPORTS LAWYER is actually a posse of Britain’s brightest lawyers, from the Sport & Media team at the UK law firm, Thomas Eggar, who will be contributing features, analysis and insight on a regular basis on the key sports law issues of the day. In TSL’s latest column, Paul Gaff and Andrew Nixon consider the legal implications of the ‘Lino-gate’ story that cost Andy Gray and Richard Keys their jobs
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.
In the fourth round of the FA Cup Arsenal’s Theo Walcott went down a little easily under a challenge in the area from Leeds United’s Alex Bruce. The referee did not see fit to award a penalty nor did he issue a yellow card which would have been the appropriate course of action had he felt that the Arsenal winger had dived.
Games review roundup: Dead Space 2; Mario Sports Mix; Spare Parts; Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem!
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Ireland are really struggling with injuries and may be worth laying for the RBS Six Nations Championship starting this weekend.
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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.
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