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By | Digital Digest | Thursday, 14 April 2011 at 11:33 am

Online House Hunter: Commuter homes, Property

Online House Hunter: Commuter homes

If you want your new home to have easy access to rail stations or other public transport, the net is here to help. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver explains..,

By | Property | Thursday, 14 April 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Spartak Moscow have enjoyed their holidays a bit too much, Sport

iBet: Spartak Moscow have enjoyed their holidays a bit too much

Spartak Moscow v Porto, Europa League quarter-final second-leg, tonight 6pm
Lay Spartak at 2-1 with Betfair
I don’t know if something’s afoot in the Spartak Moscow camp but they have had an awful start to their season. Four games in and they have scored only twice and conceded seven, and although it’s early days scores of 0-4 [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 14 April 2011 at 12:01 am

Liverpool release new ‘metallic elements inspired’ away kit, Sport

Liverpool release new ‘metallic elements inspired’ away kit

It’s new football kit season, that time of year when club’s look to the future by designing a shirt that will either entice fans to part with their cash or open the club up to ridicule.
Once upon a time (pre goal celebration music and post jumpers for goalposts) a new kit would be released every [...]

By | Sport | Thursday, 14 April 2011 at 12:01 am

Pamela Anderson owes $600,000 in taxes, California claims, Arts

Pamela Anderson owes $600,000 in taxes, California claims

This year’s list of California’s top 250 tax delinquents was published a few minutes ago. And among the troubled souls who feature is one Pamela D Anderson of Los Angeles, who owes some $607,860.88.

By | Arts, The Foreign Desk | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 11:47 pm

What kind of hypocrisy, again?, Eagle Eye

What kind of hypocrisy, again?

And if I did restart the Banned List, I would add “breathtaking hypocrisy”, as used by Yasmin Qureshi, Labour MP for Bolton South-East, to describe the Prime Minister’s comments about his old university (right).
Well, it was either that kind or rank.
Thanks to Daniel Knowles, who pointed it out. And thanks to Adam Gray.
But, asks Damesignora, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 9:30 pm

Must watch: A completely original penalty kick, Sport

Must watch: A completely original penalty kick

Smash it down the middle, place it in the bottom corner, a delicate chip; there are many ways to take a penalty – but we’ve never seen one quite like this…

By | Sport | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 5:51 pm

Pick up your National Arts Pass…, Arts

Pick up your National Arts Pass…

A National Art Pass has been launched by art charity The Art Fund in a bid to finance new acquisitions for galleries and museums nationwide.
The pass, which costs £35 for adults, gives users half-price entry to exhibitions at the country’s best-known institutions, including the British Museum, Tate Modern and National Gallery of Scotland.
The Fund, which [...]

By | Arts | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 4:16 pm

Social Mobility is Not Allowed, Eagle Eye

Social Mobility is Not Allowed

If I ever revive the  Banned List – and I am on the cusp – one of the first phrases to go on it will be social mobility. Nick Clegg last week made a speech and published a document on the subject. Faisal Islam at Channel 4 News summed up the Government’s new “strategy” thus:
1. Rename [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 3:50 pm

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy, Notebook

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy

This week’s update from the world of digital newsgathering and the place to let us know your thoughts on The Independent and i’s digital operations.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 3:33 pm

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