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Maradona vs Kadyrov: A football match to make the soul vomit, Notebook

Maradona vs Kadyrov: A football match to make the soul vomit

It’s one of those things that makes you wish that you were a wolf, so that you could tear off your clothes, throw yourself down on your haunches and howl in agony towards the moon.  It makes you look at the keyboard into which you’re thudding angry verbs and nouns and makes you ponder how [...]

By | Notebook, Sport | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:19 pm

Caught & Social: Striking poses at Cannes, Notebook

Caught & Social: Striking poses at Cannes

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:17 pm

Great Expectations, Eagle Eye

Great Expectations

Important and passionate article written by Peter Hyman about why he is setting up a free school in Newham in today’s Times, which you can read free on his website.
I was particularly impressed by his assessment of what is wrong with so many schools today:
Schools are too big; children in need of frequent support get lost; [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:11 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: The head that wears the crown, Notebook

Today from i: The head that wears the crown

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 11:19 am

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 11:10 am

America’s Death at the O.K. Corral, Notebook

America’s Death at the O.K. Corral

Last week, for the first time in a long time, reality approached the realm of the great westerns. Our old-time hero tracked down the enemy to a dusty village amongst the mountains of some foreign land. After years of searching, turned bitter by constant evasion, he’d found his man.

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 10:33 am

Bin Laden’s green-fingered (and utterly charming) neighbours, The Foreign Desk

Bin Laden’s green-fingered (and utterly charming) neighbours

Last Friday evening, as the showers hastily turned into a downpour in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad, myself and a female colleague found ourselves tramping around the neighbhourhood of Osama  Bin Laden, searching for a secret building.  It had been reported that for several months, the al-Qa’ida leader had been under surveillance not only from [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 8:56 am

Online House Hunter: Buying v Renting, Property

Online House Hunter: Buying v Renting

It’s now cheaper to buy than to rent, according to one survey. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver reports.

By | Property | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Whatever the result, there should be goals at Old Trafford, Sport

iBet: Whatever the result, there should be goals at Old Trafford

Man Utd v Blackpool,  Premier League, Sunday 4pm

Lay under 1.5 goals at 4.8 to one with Betfair
Man Utd won’t field a full strength side in this game as they prepare for the Champions League final and that actually gives Blackpool a chance; I remember West Ham winning on the last day of the season [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:01 am

iBet: Look to the best defence in the play-offs, Sport

iBet: Look to the best defence in the play-offs

Nottingham Forest v Swansea, Championship Play-Off semi-final, tonight 7.45pm
Lay Nottingham Forest at 6/4
The play-offs must be the best thing the Football League ever invented – they extend the season and give the fans of four teams great excitement and hope, as well as generating lots of revenue. The Championship play-offs are [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:01 am

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