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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

Third anniversary of Restless Beings charity, Notebook

Third anniversary of Restless Beings charity

The disillusionment of a school teacher, Rahima Begum and a researcher, Mabrur Ahmed, saw the creation of a grassroots human rights charity called Restless Beings.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 12:00 pm

Foreign Office warns Brits who prefer tea to travel insurance, Notebook

Foreign Office warns Brits who prefer tea to travel insurance

Packing to go on holiday is always a bit of a trial. In my case, cramming the right number of pants, sandals, sun cream and trashy novels into a bag small enough to fit into the EasyJet hand luggage lockers can take anything from an hour to an afternoon. This invariably ends with my sprawling on the bed in defeat, only later remembering my trusty solution of wearing layers of everything I couldn’t fit in on the journey there.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:49 am

Caught & social: Factor in Kelly, Olly, Tulisa and Gary, Notebook

Caught & social: Factor in Kelly, Olly, Tulisa and Gary

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:22 am

Today from i: When art goes bad, Notebook

Today from i: When art goes bad

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:10 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:07 am

Online House Hunter: Property’s north face, Property

Online House Hunter: Property’s north face

Grim up north? Certainly not says our Online House Hunter who explores the growing north-south divide in the property market.

By | Property | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 11:04 am

Reagan: too left wing for today’s Republicans, Chunomics

Reagan: too left wing for today’s Republicans

They were doing a roaring trade at the Ronald Reagan Library this holiday weekend, with crowds so big that the car-park overflowed and visitors were forced to undergo the most un-American ordeal of parking up to a mile from the gate and walking up a steep hill to the ticket office.
Like all modern Presidents, The Gipper preserved his personal memorabilia [...]

By | Chunomics, The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 2 June 2011 at 6:41 am

Diluting the Blairite Revolution, Eagle Eye

Diluting the Blairite Revolution

A well-informed reader writes with a useful corrective comment on my recent blog and article about the academies revolution:
You make a big implicit assumption, which is that the findings of the encouraging Machin and Vernoit research (pdf) into the previous Government’s academies (which were schools that had previously been poorly performing) can be applied to [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 1 June 2011 at 9:19 pm

Eric Schmidt: Google tried to use personal info from Facebook in data-sharing deal, Science & Technology

Eric Schmidt: Google tried to use personal info from Facebook in data-sharing deal

Google tried to “partner” with Facebook in a bid to gain access to its users’ personal information, the search giant’s executive chairman has revealed. Eric Schmidt believed Facebook data would improve Google’s search function.

By | Science & Technology | Wednesday, 1 June 2011 at 5:44 pm

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