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Did you know it was British cheese week? Nope, neither did I until about an hour ago – which supports new research finding that Britons know surprisingly little about our native cheese industry.
So woefully inadequate is our cheese-based general knowledge, according the British Cheese Board (geddit?), that one in ten of us is unaware that [...]
As any fule kno the purpose of the banking sector is to serve its shareholders and, well, bankers. Why on earth would anyone be interested in the needs of the boring old consumer?
Giles Lucas reviews the latest Premier League weekend…
“Feliz Cumple Mami” was the message inscribed on Carlos Tevez’s undershirt. The words, revealed by the Argentine after scoring his stunning goal for Manchester City against Chelsea on Saturday, roughly translate as ‘Happy Birthday mum’.
Chelsea still remain top with the same points as the number of [...]
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The Independent reports on the battle to succeed the Great Leader at the workers’ party conference.
Ed Il Band, on the right, was voted Supreme Leader by an overwhelming margin over his brother David, left, in an exemplary display of guided democracy, and acclaimed by a grateful nation.
I have an article in The Independent on Sunday today that Kevin Maguire regards as “savage”, in which I point out that the Labour Party and Labour MPs resisted the temptation to vote for The Panda:
He is soft, cuddly and panders to every oppositional instinct in the party.
They saw Ed Miliband’s pandering for what it [...]
Whoever chose Coldplay for Ed Miliband’s election announcement didn’t read or understand the lyrics …
I used to rule the world
Seas would rise when I gave the word
Now in the morning I sleep alone
Sweep the streets I used to own
I used to roll the dice
Feel the fear in my enemies’ eyes
Listen as the crowd would sing
So, in the end, it was the unions what won it. David Miliband’s refusal to pander to the left, either by attacking New Labour’s record or hinting he wanted to spend more time wooing the Labour base, cost him dear.
Do translators really need 1m euro in EU subsidies – and is the future digital?
Earlier this week I received a press release that told me a man from Belgium was running 365 marathons in 1 year. As Sport Editor for independent.co.uk I tend to receive quite a lot of these emails. Most move quicker to the trash bin than Usain Bolt moves over 100 metres but this once caught [...]
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