Blogs

Recent entries

Water for Elephants: Interview with Reese Witherspoon, Film

Water for Elephants: Interview with Reese Witherspoon

Based on the acclaimed bestseller, Water For Elephants is an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson.

By | Film | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 4:32 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 3:24 pm

“Why I,  a Conservative say Yes to AV”, Eagle Eye

“Why I, a Conservative say Yes to AV”

Fresh out of university, I chose to pursue a career in politics. I knew working for an MP didn’t pay well. But I was young and idealistic:  what was important was doing something where I felt I was making a difference to people’s lives, helping to bring about positive change.
But, too often, I became disillusioned [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 2:23 pm

Barcelona, Madrid, and Radiohead’s final sigh, Sport

Barcelona, Madrid, and Radiohead’s final sigh

So: Barcelona 1, Real Madrid 1. In the immortal words of the C&C Music Factory, this match was one of the things that make you go “Hmmmm”. I can’t help that think that, when football’s historians return to ponder this fixture, their verdict will be a slight frown and a brief stroke of the chin.
It [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:56 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: Naked ambition, Notebook

Today from i: Naked ambition

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:45 pm

Rugby League: Coaches should not fear the consequences of speaking the truth, Sport

Rugby League: Coaches should not fear the consequences of speaking the truth

So, another coach hung out to dry, with Hull’s Richard Agar fined the not inconsiderable amount of £6000 – half of it suspended – for pointing out that James Child is not a very good referee.
Agar’s offence was to claim that Child was “100 per cent” responsible for his side’s defeat by Castleford. Now, obviously [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:38 pm

The Solo Voyage Diaries: Won’t you Charleston with me?, Sport

The Solo Voyage Diaries: Won’t you Charleston with me?

If this final leg is windy I will give Brad a run for his money!

By | Sport | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:27 pm

Osama Bin Laden: The Unknown Cost of Victory, Notebook

Osama Bin Laden: The Unknown Cost of Victory

The death of Osama Bin Laden will be analysed by hundreds of authors in hundreds of books and thousands of chapters for years to come, if only as a bookmark in the continued war on terrorism and fundamentalism.
However, it will be analysed in countless different ways. Some will write about a death fetishised by the [...]

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:22 pm

Ian Tomlinson, and many others like him, deserve justice, Notebook

Ian Tomlinson, and many others like him, deserve justice

Finally, two years after the G20 demonstrations descended on the City of London, the truth that we knew all along has been confirmed.  Ian Tomlinson was unlawfully killed.  A newspaper seller, on his way home from work, attacked from behind by a police officer.  Minutes later, he died.
The Tomlinson case could prove to be one [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:09 pm

Caught & Social: Fans enter the Twilight zone, Notebook

Caught & Social: Fans enter the Twilight zone

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 1:00 pm

Property search
Browse by area

Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter