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Caught & Social: Gaga’s star car quality, Notebook

Caught & Social: Gaga’s star car quality

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 at 12:56 pm

Today from i: Parliamentary punch-ups, Notebook

Today from i: Parliamentary punch-ups

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 at 12:22 pm

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 at 12:19 pm

George Davis wasn’t as innocent as all that, McSmith

George Davis wasn’t as innocent as all that

Presumably we will read more in one of the Sunday tabs about George Davis, the man who became the  most popular slogan ever to emerge from London’s gangland. The case dates from those ‘Life on Mars’ days when judges, juries, journalists and the public assumed that if a police officer said something on oath, it must [...]

By | McSmith, Notebook | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 at 11:16 am

Online House Hunter: Banking on bank holidays, Property

Online House Hunter: Banking on bank holidays

Another Bank Holiday coming up – our Online House Hunter discusses whether it’s an opportunity for increasing viewings or an excuse to explain away poor sales figures

By | Property | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 at 7:00 am

Example: I’m not the best rapper or singer, but I convert people, Music

Example: I’m not the best rapper or singer, but I convert people

Elliot Gleave, or Example as he’s better known in the charts, got his breakthrough with the catchy pop song ‘Kickstarts’ last year. His upcoming third album will take a darker turn into dubstep and dance, featuring ‘Swallowed Up By The Floor’ which is about “taking shitloads of ketamine”. The ubiquitous rapper will be playing at 25 festivals across the summer so if you haven’t seen him live already, expect to be seeing him at a stage near you. The confident star describes what he thinks makes his act so appealing to the public, and how he intends to stay at the top of his game.

By | Music | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 at 6:00 am

iBet: Depleted Wales will struggle against full-strength Scotland, Sport

iBet: Depleted Wales will struggle against full-strength Scotland

Wales v Scotland, Carling Nations Cup
Lay Wales at 2.6 to one
Scotland hammered Northern Ireland 3-0 in the first round of the Carling Nations Cup ties, thanks to goals from Miller, McArthur and Commons. It was 2-0 at half time and could have been more as the Scots took their foot off the gas in the [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 25 May 2011 at 12:01 am

AIPAC conference confirms futility of negotiations, The Foreign Desk

AIPAC conference confirms futility of negotiations

It was Nelson Mandela who once said, “Only free men can negotiate”.  So-called negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian governments have often taken the form of slave and slave-master over the years.  The rhetoric of the extreme right-wing current Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is only a confirmation of a wider truth; that negotiations with the apartheid [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 4:52 pm

In it for the long run: cheering on others, Health

In it for the long run: cheering on others

On Sunday the tables were turned on me in a most delightful manner. Every year the local YMCA organises a fun run incorporating a 10km adult race and 1 mile children’s races round the local park .
This event is dear to my heart because it was the first ever 10km race I took part in. [...]

By | Health, Notebook | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 3:52 pm

Avert a humanitarian catastrophe Mr President, Notebook

Avert a humanitarian catastrophe Mr President

US President Barack Obama, who is visiting the UK at the moment, will be aware of the urgent humanitarian situation facing 3,400 Iranian pro-democracy supporters in Camp Ashraf, Iraq, who came under deadly attack by Iraqi armed forces last month at the behest of Iran.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 24 May 2011 at 3:42 pm

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