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Caught & Social: Striking poses at Cannes, Notebook

Caught & Social: Striking poses at Cannes

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:17 pm

Great Expectations, Eagle Eye

Great Expectations

Important and passionate article written by Peter Hyman about why he is setting up a free school in Newham in today’s Times, which you can read free on his website.
I was particularly impressed by his assessment of what is wrong with so many schools today:
Schools are too big; children in need of frequent support get lost; [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:11 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: The head that wears the crown, Notebook

Today from i: The head that wears the crown

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 11:19 am

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 11:10 am

America’s Death at the O.K. Corral, Notebook

America’s Death at the O.K. Corral

Last week, for the first time in a long time, reality approached the realm of the great westerns. Our old-time hero tracked down the enemy to a dusty village amongst the mountains of some foreign land. After years of searching, turned bitter by constant evasion, he’d found his man.

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 10:33 am

Bin Laden’s green-fingered (and utterly charming) neighbours, The Foreign Desk

Bin Laden’s green-fingered (and utterly charming) neighbours

Last Friday evening, as the showers hastily turned into a downpour in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad, myself and a female colleague found ourselves tramping around the neighbhourhood of Osama  Bin Laden, searching for a secret building.  It had been reported that for several months, the al-Qa’ida leader had been under surveillance not only from [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 8:56 am

Online House Hunter: Buying v Renting, Property

Online House Hunter: Buying v Renting

It’s now cheaper to buy than to rent, according to one survey. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver reports.

By | Property | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Whatever the result, there should be goals at Old Trafford, Sport

iBet: Whatever the result, there should be goals at Old Trafford

Man Utd v Blackpool,  Premier League, Sunday 4pm

Lay under 1.5 goals at 4.8 to one with Betfair
Man Utd won’t field a full strength side in this game as they prepare for the Champions League final and that actually gives Blackpool a chance; I remember West Ham winning on the last day of the season [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:01 am

iBet: Look to the best defence in the play-offs, Sport

iBet: Look to the best defence in the play-offs

Nottingham Forest v Swansea, Championship Play-Off semi-final, tonight 7.45pm
Lay Nottingham Forest at 6/4
The play-offs must be the best thing the Football League ever invented – they extend the season and give the fans of four teams great excitement and hope, as well as generating lots of revenue. The Championship play-offs are [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 12 May 2011 at 12:01 am

“You look SO WELL”, Health

“You look SO WELL”

It comes with the best intentions. It comes with a smile, perhaps a hand on the shoulder. Genuine, of course, but so utterly ignorant of the consequences.
Most people would be flattered. Maybe because they had lost a few pounds after working hard at the gym for a few weeks, cutting out the crap in their [...]

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 11 May 2011 at 8:41 pm

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