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From her TLC show, it seems that the former Governor of Alaska has embellished her outdoorsy credentials in an effort to appeal to red-necked portions of the Republican movement
For decades the world of poetry has been simultaneously lamenting the supposed demise of its impact on society, and having an internal discussion about whether poetry still has any relevance in the modern world.
‘The jury is out on whether Wayne Rooney would have been an Article 17 bargain, but it’s clear he would have been a cut-price buy’
The recent and well publicised stand-off between Wayne Rooney and Manchester United has, at least for the moment, been resolved, with Rooney committing himself to the club for a further five years. However, the tactics employed by the parties in the negotiations over Rooney’s new contract highlight the importance of decisions from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the Webster and Matuzalem cases.
There’s no nice way of saying this: Fulham are rubbish on the road.
1. Will Straw at Left Foot Forward tries to persuade us that Iain Duncan Smith misleads by saying that 70 per cent of the net 4m jobs created in 13 years of Labour government were taken by people from overseas. I am baffled by his attempted distinction between the net and gross increase in employment. The [...]
I have written about the Phil Woolas case and truth in politics for The Independent today. It is right that there is a law against knowingly publishing a “false statement of fact” about an opponent during an election campaign. But the disqualification of Woolas (right), if upheld by the courts, would be undemocratic.
The law of defamation [...]
The 2012 Olympics may be providing the capital with all sorts of new facilities, improved public transport, and an influx of tourists when London finally opens its gates to athletes and spectators in 18 months time. But for some savvy Londoners, 2012 is also proving to be an opportunity to earn a bit of extra cash on the side.
Celtic and Rangers both losing SPL matches on the same day, as they did last night to Hearts at Hibs respectively, is a rare enough occurrence, but for both of them to lose to Edinburgh teams on the same day happens less than once in a generation.
L.A. Noire is Rockstar’s dark and violent detective thriller set against the backdrop of 1940s Los Angeles.
Would Stephen Glover and Kelvin MacKenzie be spitting poison at these two journalists if they had criticised the strike? Would that have demonstrated that they were too right-wing to do their jobs objectively? Would that have indicated a dangerous bias from the two journalists in favour of the Coalition? I think we all know the answer to that question.
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