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Today from i: Oh, brother!, Notebook

Today from i: Oh, brother!

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Monday, 13 June 2011 at 1:30 pm

Caught & Social: Grey power on the Isle of Wight, Notebook

Caught & Social: Grey power on the Isle of Wight

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Monday, 13 June 2011 at 1:27 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Monday, 13 June 2011 at 1:12 pm

A “toxic mistrust” at Cambodia’s dysfunctional genocide trial, The Foreign Desk

A “toxic mistrust” at Cambodia’s dysfunctional genocide trial

It’s increasingly clear that the genocide tribunal in Cambodia – a court set up to investigate and prosecute senior members of the Khmer Rouge regime who were responsible for the deaths of unknown numbers of people – is in nothing less than a state of utter crisis.

By | The Foreign Desk | Monday, 13 June 2011 at 12:39 pm

Conflicting loyalties, Eagle Eye

Conflicting loyalties

As the biog says, I’m an ex-civil service Ministerial adviser. But you won’t be getting any revelations here – and not just because I was on the lowest rung of the “politically restricted” ladder.

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 13 June 2011 at 10:16 am

Can We End Obesity Within A Decade?, Eagle Eye

Can We End Obesity Within A Decade?

Number 634 in the series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Carole Carson, a “fitness advocate” (“Occupation?” “Fitness advocate.”), at the Huffington Post, or, as this part of it seems to be called, AOL Healthy Living.
Thanks to Dan.
Also today I bring you number 633, from the automatic QTWTAIN generator:
We’re all [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 13 June 2011 at 9:50 am

Online House Hunter: Homes under £100,000, Property

Online House Hunter: Homes under £100,000

Our Online House Hunter takes a quick tour of homes on sale for under £100,000.

By | Property | Monday, 13 June 2011 at 7:00 am

Can India rise to the challenge of celebrating M.F.Husain’s legacy?, Arts

Can India rise to the challenge of celebrating M.F.Husain’s legacy?

While India’s politicians squabbled about the perceived rights and wrongs of M.F.Husain’s virtual exile from India, the country’s most famous and prolific artist was quietly buried in the UK on Friday, and then remembered yesterday at a London teatime memorial meeting – both events attended by relatives, friends and admirers of his work.
Namaz-e-Janaza (prayers) took [...]

By | Arts, The Foreign Desk | Sunday, 12 June 2011 at 6:52 pm

Nationwide British arts festival set for Brazil, Arts

Nationwide British arts festival set for Brazil

A six-month nationwide series of events celebrating British culture is planned for Brazil from September 2012, according to a source at the Brazilian embassy in London.
The events are set to be curated by South Bank Centre chief Jude Kelly, and will include the cooperation of major British institutions including the British Museum, according to the [...]

By | Arts | Sunday, 12 June 2011 at 3:12 pm

Labour tries to be interesting, Eagle Eye

Labour tries to be interesting

Alastair Campbell last week described Labour as the “third most interesting party”. Well, there is one way that Labour people know to fix that problem, and that is to launch a coruscating civil war.
We have had the leak of the Ed Balls files (my column in The Independent on Sunday is a defence of the [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 12 June 2011 at 3:10 pm

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