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Brad Pitt, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Robert De Niro are set to wander down the Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet next week. The latest addition to that glittering roll-call of talent, it is fair to say, is somewhat less internationally celebrated.
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On May 5th, as the media hyped up an ‘alternative vote’ campaign that many people knew and cared little about, another, far more significant election was taking place. In Scotland, a Parliament was being elected.
There’s understandably been much interest in the house in which Osama Bin Laden whiled away his hours while hiding in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. Photographs have been taken of the three-storey buildings, graphics have been produced to show the outline and design of the eight-bedroom property. But for those who have an interest in [...]
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Manchester United v Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon is a classic not to be missed.
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A correspondent asked me, as a defender of the academy schools programme, how I responded to the letter to the Times Educational Supplement last week, headlined “Time is running out for defence of indefensible”. It was from a group of people who looked as if they knew what they were talking about, saying that academies performed [...]
The fate of front-runners Queens Park Rangers may not yet be affirmed, and the odd play-off party occupant is doubtless dying to discover the verdict of the Londoners’ case, but the feting of Norwich City can certainly start.
Norwich, who host Coventry tomorrow, can ponder their life in the top flight having secured promotion and will participate in an [...]
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