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Super Mario – Balotelli fights crime and gets the girl, Sport

Super Mario – Balotelli fights crime and gets the girl

Italian striker Mario Balotelli, who joined Manchester City last summer, has had a somewhat inconsistent season on the pitch. But off it, the 20-year-old has been providing headlines on a remarkably regular basis, the latest of which involved confronting a school bully.
With more tabloid stories than he’s scored goals, you may well have missed some [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 11 May 2011 at 12:02 am

iBet: Celtic’s recent defeat was a blip, Sport

iBet: Celtic’s recent defeat was a blip

Hearts v Celtic, Scottish Premiership

Back Celtic at 1.52
We are reaching the business end of the Scottish Premiership and Rangers are in pole position following Celtic’s shock 3-2 defeat at Inverness last week. However, they have otherwise been in solid form, and that was their only reverse in their last nine games, a period during [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 11 May 2011 at 12:01 am

Willetts and the Future of Conservatism, Eagle Eye

Willetts and the Future of Conservatism

I have just been to see David Willetts, the universities minister, deliver a lecture at the Mile End Group at Queen Mary. Which was strange after the flapdoodle all day over his musings about selling extra university places — “on a needs-blind basis” — to the highest bidder.
There was even a protest, consisting of about 12 young [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 10:04 pm

Water for Elephants: How Hollywood continues to embarrass its female audience, Film

Water for Elephants: How Hollywood continues to embarrass its female audience

I generally tend to hate films that are aggressively marketed towards my particular sex. It’s not that I don’t like films about romance and emotions and all that; it’s just that films that have been dreamed up by Hollywood studios with the sole intention of tapping into a female audience are generally terrible films.

By | Film, Notebook | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 5:20 pm

Exclusive clip! Julia’s Eyes, Film

Exclusive clip! Julia’s Eyes

Guillermo Del Toro and Guillem Morales’ thriller about a woman losing her sight and investigating her twin sister’s death.

By | Film | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 3:56 pm

UPDATED: Google launches online music service to rival Amazon and usurp Apple, Notebook

UPDATED: Google launches online music service to rival Amazon and usurp Apple

Google’s Music Beta will put an end to the need for wires in digital music, the firm claimed yesterday at the launch of the “cloud-based” music service.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 1:17 pm

Caught & Social: Is this the real Keira Knightley?, Notebook

Caught & Social: Is this the real Keira Knightley?

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 11:43 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Battle of the brands, Notebook

Today from i: Battle of the brands

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 11:21 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 10:59 am

Online House Hunter: Searching for good news, Property

Online House Hunter: Searching for good news

There are reasons to be cheerful in today’s housing market. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver explains…

By | Property | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 at 7:00 am

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