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There’s more to the Olympics and Paralympics than central London. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver looks at some of the other venues benefiting from the Olympic effect.
Iceland were the team to watch in qualification for the Under-21 finals. They scored 29 goals in their eight games – more than group winners the Czech Republic – but they also let in 11 for an average of five goals per game.
Millions of domestic workers around the world are employed in private homes, often unregulated by public authorities, making them vulnerable to exploitation. This week the ILO has been meeting in Geneva to design a convention to protect them.
It was a sad beginning to Christie’s annual auction of Indian modern and contemporary art in London’s Old Brompton Road this afternoon.
Maqbool Fida Husain, the doyen of that world, was not there to take his usual seat and see how his works were doing. MF, as he was known, died of a heart attack early [...]
It’s one thing to walk into a trap. It’s another to do so when there’s a big neon sign labelled “Trap This Way”.
For a while now Conservative MP Priti Patel has been digging into the cost of civil service staff representation (and getting some impressively Sir Humphrey-ish answers in return). She’s been joined by Dominic Raab, sponsor of the unsuccessful Bill on thresholds for strike ballots.
For women in the Arab world, cross-dressing can be a way of accessing masculine power and privilege.
The plethora of fundraising running events filling the calendar is an interesting development in terms of both running and charity funding. The somewhat symbiotic relationship they enjoy is to be lauded in many ways but it is not without its problems.
Whose heart hasn’t slightly sunk at yet another email popping into their inbox, asking for [...]
“Why does Mladić who was allegedly a part of a state command that caused the death of 100,000 people including 8,000 in Srebrenica, deserve due process? And why was Bin Laden denied that same right having killed 2817 American citizens? The answer may lie in what Edward Said concept of orientalism.
Over the past 12 months Alastair Cook has taken apart several records set by greats of England’s past, and following his latest century for the Three Lions, when will his exploits at the crease cease to amaze?
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