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Questions to Which the Answer is Nyet, Eagle Eye

Questions to Which the Answer is Nyet

“Is Russia’s puppet president ready to stand up to his master?”
Well, the Telegraph changed the headline to “Is Dmitry Medvedev ready to stand up to Vladimir Putin?”, but the original is preserved in the url (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/8451710/Is-Russias-puppet-president-ready-to-stand-up-to-his-master.html)
Is that because they realised that a puppet cannot stand up to his master unless the blue fairy turns him [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 10:14 pm

Should Zsa Zsa Gabor Become a New Mom at Age 94?, Eagle Eye

Should Zsa Zsa Gabor Become a New Mom at Age 94?

Um, wait. Er, I know the answer to this one. Anyway, this is number 579 in the unstoppable series.  Thank you to Damian Counsell at PootBlog.
Zsa Zsa Gabor, at age younger than 94, right.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 9:59 pm

Michael Meacher Demands an Inquiry into Why He Was So Useless, Eagle Eye

Michael Meacher Demands an Inquiry into Why He Was So Useless

A former minister has demanded an official investigation into his approval of a controversial nuclear fuel plant at Sellafield in Cumbria, reports The Independent.
“Tony Blair made me do it,” said Mr Meacher, 71. “Only a full public judicial inquiry into why I took a decision with which I didn’t agree would put this matter to [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 9:43 pm

Ticking things off the list…in Minsk, of all places, Sport

Ticking things off the list…in Minsk, of all places

I am lucky enough to have done my fair share of border hopping.  I’ve bumbled from Kenya to Uganda, popped in on Pakistan, pootled around a bit of India and a few others, as anyone unfortunate enough to have heard any ‘gap yah’ stories will no doubt attest. I have had cameras confiscated or destroyed, [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 6:07 pm

In it for the long run: Expo, Health

In it for the long run: Expo

I could feel my heart starting to beat faster and my mouth get dry.  As I approached the sea of red Virgin London Marathon signs my adrenalin was pumping. I knew I was among fellow runners – they had a look in their eyes that was a mixture of steely determination and fear — except [...]

By | Health, Sport | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 5:49 pm

Traumatised refugees from the Ivory Coast: too scared to go home, Notebook

Traumatised refugees from the Ivory Coast: too scared to go home

Mother of three, Louise Blagnon, sits with her extended family in the open air of the grounds of an abandoned school in the south-eastern Liberian coastal city of Harper.   The sun beats down on us as we talk; and the only shelter is provided by some leaves which form a makeshift roof on [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 5:45 pm

Top of the posts, Notebook

Top of the posts

Our top posts and bloggers of the week

By | Notebook | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 5:16 pm

Winnie The Pooh – Trailer, Film

Winnie The Pooh – Trailer

Walt Disney Animation Studios returns to the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh, the first big-screen Pooh adventure from Disney animation in more than 35 years.

By | Film | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 3:10 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: When snacks attack, Notebook

Today from i: When snacks attack

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 1:46 pm

Mistajam: Always a case of when, not if, Music

Mistajam: Always a case of when, not if

BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ, MistaJam’s double Sony Radio Award nomination was always a matter of when not if and sees his services to breaking up and coming artists recognised on the biggest radio stage of them all.

By | Music, Notebook | Friday, 15 April 2011 at 1:10 pm

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