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Here’s a Question We’re Not Going to Answer, Eagle Eye

Here’s a Question We’re Not Going to Answer

Wonderful blog about “The Four Kinds of New York Times Headlines” by Alex Leo (via Charles Arthur). They are…

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 7:35 pm

The Scottish people say no to empire, Notebook

The Scottish people say no to empire

On May 5th, as the media hyped up an ‘alternative vote’ campaign that many people knew and cared little about, another, far more significant election was taking place. In Scotland, a Parliament was being elected.

By | Notebook | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 4:44 pm

The actual plans for Bin Laden’s “pucca” house, The Foreign Desk

The actual plans for Bin Laden’s “pucca” house

There’s understandably been much interest in the house in which Osama Bin Laden whiled away his hours while hiding in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. Photographs have been taken of the three-storey buildings, graphics have been produced to show the outline and design of the eight-bedroom property. But for those who have an interest in [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 4:28 pm

Top of the posts, Notebook

Top of the posts

Our top posts and bloggers from the past week

By | Notebook | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 4:00 pm

United v Chelsea, the wait for technology and my tips for relegation, Sport

United v Chelsea, the wait for technology and my tips for relegation

Manchester United v Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon is a classic not to be missed.

By | Sport | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 3:27 pm

1,000 words, Eagle Eye

1,000 words

Spectacular. Via Heidi N Moore.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 2:13 pm

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

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