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Dedicated followers of fashion in Dubai, The Foreign Desk

Dedicated followers of fashion in Dubai

For women in the Arab world, cross-dressing can be a way of accessing masculine power and privilege.

By | The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 4:41 pm

In it for the long run: want sponsoring — prepare to be humiliated, Health

In it for the long run: want sponsoring — prepare to be humiliated

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 [...]

By | Health, Notebook | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 4:09 pm

The Bin Laden and Mladić Saga: A clash of civilisations?, Notebook

The Bin Laden and Mladić Saga: A clash of civilisations?

“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.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 3:46 pm

A Cook with the perfect recipe, Sport

A Cook with the perfect recipe

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?

By | Sport | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 2:55 pm

Is the Archbish right?, Eagle Eye

Is the Archbish right?

Is Rowan Williams right to say that “no one voted” for the Coalition Government’s policies?
He was talking about its “radical long-term policies” on health and education, but the charge would be more accurate if made of the Government’s deficit-reduction plan. Labour and the Lib Dems agreed on two-thirds of the Conservative spending cuts and tax rises.
And [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 11:59 am

Caught & Social: Glamorous chaps…in need of manhood, Notebook

Caught & Social: Glamorous chaps…in need of manhood

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 11:11 am

Today from i: Torch parade, Notebook

Today from i: Torch parade

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 11:03 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 11:00 am

iBet: Don’t expect England Under-21s to win European Championship, Sport

iBet: Don’t expect England Under-21s to win European Championship

England are not without all hope in the eight team Under-21 Euro Championship, but they look a lay at 4-1. The only reason they are second favourites is because they are England – it’s not a price based on form.

By | Sport | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 10:00 am

Online House Hunter: Map it out, Property

Online House Hunter: Map it out

There’s more than one way to map out the route to your new home. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver looks at the revived art of cartography.

By | Property | Thursday, 9 June 2011 at 7:00 am

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