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Your police force needs you! Time to take Police and Crime Commissioners seriously, Notebook

Your police force needs you! Time to take Police and Crime Commissioners seriously

Despite its recent defeat in the Lords, the Government is determined to introduce elected Police and Crime Commissioners.  Elected police chiefs were a key Tory policy, with which the Prime Minister is personally associated – and given what is happening to the health reforms Tory MPs are in no mood for a U-turn on policing. [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 3 June 2011 at 12:38 pm

Caught & Social: Pair party for Russia with love, Notebook

Caught & Social: Pair party for Russia with love

Anne Hathaway might be a member of the Hollywood A-list but supermodel Natalia Vodianova was the guest of honour at last night’s For Russia With Love party. The event, hosted by Sadie Frost at the W Hotel in London, was set up to launch a partnership between Vodianova’s Naked Heart Foundation and the W’s venue [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 3 June 2011 at 11:09 am

Today from i: Marathon protests, Notebook

Today from i: Marathon protests

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Friday, 3 June 2011 at 10:59 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Friday, 3 June 2011 at 10:56 am

Online House Hunter: Small is beautiful, Property

Online House Hunter: Small is beautiful

Our Online House Hunter swaps tips and advice with those thinking of downsizing.

By | Property | Friday, 3 June 2011 at 9:20 am

Bulimia Laid Bare, Health

Bulimia Laid Bare

Bulimia hovers in the background. Health implications are sometimes discussed, but largely, we don’t talk about Bulimia; we gloss over it, ignore it, section it off nicely and discuss Anorexia instead.

By | Health, Notebook | Friday, 3 June 2011 at 12:50 am

iBet: England are very good in the first half, Sport

iBet: England are very good in the first half

England v Switzerland, Euro 2012 Qualifiers, Saturday, kick off 4.45pm
Half Time Score Marke, Lay 0-0 at 2.7 to one with Betfair 0.5pts

Match Odds, England to win at 1.4 with Betfair 0.5pts
England won the reverse fixture 3-1 back in September when Wayne Rooney, Adam Johnson and Darren Bent all scored. They face something of an [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 3 June 2011 at 12:01 am

Confirmed: Creative Commons to come to YouTube, Notebook

Confirmed: Creative Commons to come to YouTube

YouTube users are to be allowed to edit and use content uploaded by others for the first time after the site confirmed it was to introduce the popular Creative Commons license globally.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 4:56 pm

Taking on centuries of tradition with the West Africa harp, Notebook

Taking on centuries of tradition with the West Africa harp

The kora, a 21-stringed harp, is one of West Africa’s – and Mali’s especially – finest cultural exports. The instrument is at the heart of the region’s tradition of hereditary court musicians or praise singers, known as griots, whose knowledge has been passed down through dozens of generations by word of mouth. The history of [...]

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 3:10 pm

MovieWatch: The new releases this week, Film

MovieWatch: The new releases this week

Get comfortable because we’re about to take you on an Exclusive tour of the biggest movies hitting up your multiplex this week with the MovieWatch

By | Film | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 1:20 pm

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