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Communist defeat and land disputes dominate Indian politics, The Foreign Desk

Communist defeat and land disputes dominate Indian politics

It’s been a great few days for hyper-activity in Indian politics, but whether it will lead to much improvement in the way that different parts of the country are ungoverned is hard to say.

By | The Foreign Desk | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 4:14 pm

In it for the long run: one month on, Health

In it for the long run: one month on

It’s hard to believe that today, one month ago, I finally realised after a week of anguish that I was going to run the London marathon despite a last minute injury. It feels like a lifetime ago.

By | Health, Sport | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 3:00 pm

The keys to the NHL Conference Finals, Sport

The keys to the NHL Conference Finals

Michael Kim speaks to ESPN America’s lead NHL analysts Barry Melrose and Matthew Barnaby about their thoughts on the NHL Conference Finals.

By | Sport | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 1:54 pm

Honda CBR600F First Ride & Press Day, Notebook

Honda CBR600F First Ride & Press Day

We got invited to the Honda Technology Institute in Slough to have a play with some new models…the CBR125, CBR250R, and the reworked Hornet, but the big story is the brand new version of the classic CBR600F. We put it through its paces and give you our first impression on just how well this new sports tourer fares

By | Notebook | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 1:51 pm

Trailer: Julia’s Eyes, Notebook

Trailer: Julia’s Eyes

Julia (Belén Rueda), a woman suffering from degenerative sight disease, finds her twin sister Sara, who has already gone blind as a result of the same disease, hanged in the basement of her house. In spite of the fact that everything points to suicide, Julia decides to investigate what she intuitively feels is a murder case, entering a dark world that seems to hide a mysterious presence.

By | Notebook | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 1:44 pm

Unemployment figures announced next week, Notebook

Unemployment figures announced next week

Families continue to be the ‘sponge’ absorbing much of the Government’s deficit reduction pain. Changes brought in last month have reduced support for families through the freezing of child benefit and a cut to the childcare tax credit. Combined with rising inflation, the squeeze on struggling families is increasingly apparent as families consider their household budgets and note declines in their bank balances.

By | Notebook | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 1:03 pm

Championship play-off preview: Emotions running high as Cardiff and Reading collide, Sport

Championship play-off preview: Emotions running high as Cardiff and Reading collide

Even after many months, one dour day on Wembley way last May still hurts the heart of Dave Jones.
Inside the sun-soaked national stadium in the play-off final last year, goals from Charlie Adam, Gary Taylor-Fletcher and Brett Ormerod earned Blackpool promotion with a 3-2 win and cancelled Cardiff’s dream of dining at the top-flight table.
And ahead [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 1:01 pm

Caught & Social: Penelope and Pepe, Notebook

Caught & Social: Penelope and Pepe

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 12:19 pm

Today’s from <i>i</i>: Rock opera, the Marmite of musicals, Notebook

Today’s from i: Rock opera, the Marmite of musicals

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 12:05 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Friday, 13 May 2011 at 12:03 pm

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