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Today from <i>i</i>: Boxing’s golden age – the great bouts, Notebook

Today from i: Boxing’s golden age – the great bouts

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By | Notebook | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 12:53 pm

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By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 12:50 pm

Why Blunkett, Reid and Prescott have much to answer for, Eagle Eye

Why Blunkett, Reid and Prescott have much to answer for

Neil Kinnock, the former Labour leader, may no longer be on the national stage but he is still a totemic figure in the Labour movement – and that makes his intervention in the AV debate significant.
Today he becomes the first senior Labour figure to openly question the motives of Mssrs Blunkett, Reid and Prescott (amongst [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 11:39 am

iBet: Expect an open El Clasico, Sport

iBet: Expect an open El Clasico

Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid have to win this by two goals and that will play into Barcelona’s hands.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 11:00 am

Are al-Qa’ida and the Taliban driven by the desire to help others?, Eagle Eye

Are al-Qa’ida and the Taliban driven by the desire to help others?

A worthy entry at number 602 in the chart of Questions to Which the Answer is No is supplied by Aditya Chakrabortty at The Guardian.
It is actually an interesting article about research by psychologists and economists into the motivations of suicide bombers. Although it is spoiled by Chakrabortty’s apparent endorsement of the facile conclusions one [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 10:54 am

There is nothing normal about celebrating death, The Foreign Desk

There is nothing normal about celebrating death

I thought justice was about bringing people to trial for crimes they have committed, not targeted assassinations.  It seems I was wrong.  I thought disdain for Britain and the US was born from our imperialist foreign policy, not one man recording video messages.  It seems I was wrong.  First, NATO bomb Libya and kill three [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 9:58 am

Online House Hunter: Dealing with the little problems, Property

Online House Hunter: Dealing with the little problems

Websites can help you find your new home – and flag up problems with potential homes ranging from anti-social behaviour to a broken street light. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver reports.

By | Property | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 7:05 am

Prince Charles is an “eco-hypocrite,” film-maker claims, The Foreign Desk

Prince Charles is an “eco-hypocrite,” film-maker claims

The film “Prince Charles, hypocrite” was released on YouTube earlier today. It highlights some of the inconsistencies involved in a very wealthy royal, who lives in several palaces, demanding that his subjects “live with less.”

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 3 May 2011 at 4:22 am

Justice for Bin Laden?, Eagle Eye

Justice for Bin Laden?

Norman Geras asks a rare and unexpected Question to Which the Answer is Yes But Not in That Way.
The usual moonbats around the internet will conform to Sadie Smith’s Law, which is that [Osama bin Laden's Death][Big News Story] Will Prove Us All Right, by saying that what happened in Abbottabad (which sounds like an English [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 2 May 2011 at 7:02 pm

Premier League review: Manchester United and Chelsea get ready for seismic summit meeting, Sport

Premier League review: Manchester United and Chelsea get ready for seismic summit meeting

Get set for Seismic Sunday. After Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey stroked the ball home to defeat the Red Devils and tangle with Manchester United’s plan of imminently taking the title, thoughts swiftly shifted to 8 May.

By | Sport | Monday, 2 May 2011 at 12:04 pm

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