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Time has run out for defence of indefensible, Eagle Eye

Time has run out for defence of indefensible

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 [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 1:20 pm

Championship preview: Norwich fans revel in their promotion, Sport

Championship preview: Norwich fans revel in their promotion

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 [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 1:13 pm

Let’s talk about sex, baby, Notebook

Let’s talk about sex, baby

By the time sex education was taught at my secondary school at the end of year nine, one girl had already left to have a baby and another was pregnant; a little too late then, perhaps?

By | Notebook | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 12:00 pm

Caught & Social: Wedding bells for Lily?, Notebook

Caught & Social: Wedding bells for Lily?

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 11:58 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Simon Cowell and his judges, Notebook

Today from i: Simon Cowell and his judges

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 11:53 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 11:45 am

Hana: Hanna: Exclusive Interview with Saoirse Ronan and Joe Wright, Film

Hana: Hanna: Exclusive Interview with Saoirse Ronan and Joe Wright

A 16-year-old who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

By | Film | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 11:34 am

Pinochet refugee and eastern Europe’s “big society”, Arts

Pinochet refugee and eastern Europe’s “big society”

East London’s RED Gallery is opening its latest show — GDR Art From the City of Schwedt – today [Friday 6 May]. The back-story of the exhibition is worth dwelling on, as is the story of some of those who have brought it to fruition. RED, for those who are interested, is a semi-permanent pop-up [...]

By | Arts | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 10:41 am

Online House Hunter: Welsh wonders, Property

Online House Hunter: Welsh wonders

Our Online House Hunter, Alan Cleaver, feels the Welsh hills calling…

By | Property | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: It’s do-or-die for both Blackpool and Tottenham, Sport

iBet: It’s do-or-die for both Blackpool and Tottenham

Spurs v Blackpool, Premier League, Saturday 5.30pm

Lay under 2.5 goals at 2-1 with Betfair
It really is a crunch weekend in the Premier League at the top and bottom with a couple of do-or-die relegation battles on Saturday and then the top two going head to head on Sunday. The game that jumps off the [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 12:01 am

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